Research Positions
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Location: Pasadena, CA, USA
School: University of California, Santa Barbara
Field of study: B.S. Biopsychology

Research Positions

Joclyn Gergis
Pasadena, CA 91106 | (209) 531- 6033 | xxx-xxx-xxxx

University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) Santa Barbara, CA
Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience August 2018
• Relevant Coursework: Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Psychopathology, Organic Chemistry, Endocrinology, Microbiology (w/ Labs) Psychopharmacology, Neuropharmacology, Cognitive Neuroscience
• Awards: Dean’s Honors List (2 quarters), UCSB Office of Student Life – Leadership and Activities Community Service Award

• Fast learner, well organized with excellent phone skills, strong attention to detail
• Proven ability to gather and analyze data and generate reports
• Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills to produce effective decisions and recommendations
• Able to take medical and vital signs
• Excellent team player with the ability to also work autonomously
• Proficient with MediTract and SharePoint, Final Cut Pro, Vegas Pro, MatLab, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Hollywood Walk-In Clinic Hollywood, CA
Front Office Medical Assistant June 2019-Present
• Accept and process insurance to facilitate verification, collect payment for clinic visit, and serve as the liaison between the patients, providers, and insurance companies
• Promote preventative health and wellness to patients and community through outreach and promotion of services available at the clinic.
• Assess all calls and inquires in an efficient manner and prioritize based on medical emergencies; schedule appointments and aide in any further assistance needed
• Maintain medical records and scan all documents for records
• Proficient with computer programs used for scheduling such as Patient Fusion and Intake
• Greet and check in patients upon arrival while answering any questions they may have

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
Contract Administrator (Temporary Assignment) May 2019- July 2019
• Assisted with processing contracts by identifying, uploading, and organizing over 3,000 contracts while maintaining constant communication with the project team and meeting all deadlines
• Managed and executed projects for the Director of Contract Admin. Management; conducted user access cleanup and vendor category research
• Reviewed and entered all vital information into the hospital’s main contract database, MediTract
• Read and analyzed contracts, grants, and research proposals while utilizing critical thinking skills to extract vital information and identify any errors or issues within the agreements
• Prepared, reviewed, and processed legal documents using CHLA form templates
• Performed due diligence on incoming contract packets to ensure CHLA policy compliance
• Provided administrative support as needed

Neuro – Fit Systems Los Angeles, CA
Cognitive Performance Specialist February 2019 – May 2019
• Provide proprietary training program called Functional Neuro-Motor Activation Technique (FNAT) in a one on one setting to clients possessing a neurological diagnosis ranging from Autism, ADHD, to brain/spinal cord injury
• Create and implement individualized training programs for each client based on their specific needs in order to improve their motor, processing, and cognitive function which has produced notable cognitive improvements in 100% of patients
• Selected Project Experience: Project Product/Service Development
 Assist with efforts in expanding FNAT and other training programs by leading marketing and outreach tasks to build relations with variety of healthcare professional such as M.D.s, D.O.s, Occupational and Speech Therapists, Professors, etc.
 Research protocol and neurological effects of FNAT and design a new strategy to fit with international expansion strategy

LA Fitness Glendale, CA
Personal Trainer October 2018 – Present
• Guide 30 clients in safe exercise, provide consultation in fitness and nutrition, while taking into account individualized limitations
• Perform fitness assessments and network with club members in order to increase personal training sales, consistently achieved over 80 client session bookings on biweekly basis, falling within 95th percentile of company trainers in terms of client booking

SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind Santa Barbara, CA
Executive Student Assistant February 2017 – June 2018
• Acted as the liaison between the SAGE Directors, university employees, and participants in SAGE Center Conferences
• Assisted the Associate Director of the SAGE Center in developing a new neuroscience major for the university
• Spearheaded in planning, development, and management of the 2017 and 2018 Kavli Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience in collaboration with UC Davis, while managing over 30 graduate student participants
• Recorded and edited lectures presented by visiting neuroscientists and professors from across the nation

Vision and Image Understanding Lab Santa Barbara, CA
Research Assistant February 2017 – June 2018
• Aided in experiment protocol by utilizing equipment such as eye trackers, by collecting, recording and analyzing data from participants, while guiding participants through experiments and assisting in troubleshooting
• Developed the experiment by editing images needed through Photoshop while assisting in coding when necessary

Health Professions Association (HPA) Santa Barbara, CA
Executive Director of Community Service December 2014 – December 2017
• Lead weekly committee meetings to delegate projects, obtained updates on current assignments, and provided and received feedback to strengthen teamwork amongst the committee, while coordinating community service events for over 200 HPA members
• Established partnerships with other organizations and non-profits in the Santa Barbara County, obtained numerous grants and balanced the budget allotted to the community service committee to fund all programs and events for the academic year

Science Outreach Program and Educational Outreach Program Santa Barbara, CA
Co-President and Co-Founder March 2016 – December 2017
• Managed over 40 volunteers, coordinated with the teachers at Isla Vista Elementary to match participants with students in need of academic assistance, while developing lesson plans and experiments standardized to meet grade level science requirements
• Conducted over 60 interviews for each recruitment cycle and provided training to those selected for the programs
• Performed evaluations of the teachers and participants in order to analyze the overall effects of the program on students’ performance and to identify the areas of improvement

Languages: Fluent in Aramaic
Wellness Skills: Certified Personal Trainer (NCCPT), CPR, AED and Basic Life Support (BLS) Certifications