Lucas R Veras, Jr.

Army 68W E-8, Active Duty

San Antonio, TX

Years of Service: 19 years, December 2001 - Present

ETS September 2021


Experience

Manager of Business Unit Operations, U. S. Army,
November 2017 - Present

Business Unit Operations Team Leader, U. S. Army,
August 2014 - November 2017

Associate Medical Staff- LPN, CSL Plasma,
August 2010 - August 2014

Education

Bachelors of Science, Trident University International,
January 2009 - June 2010

Work Experience

Manager of Business Unit Operations November 2017 - Present

Army | 68W | E-8 | Fort Sam Houston, Texas

  • Ensured that all business operations were planned, prepared, and executed in a cost-effective manner and delivered on time.
  • Managed the organization's 'Decision and Execution Cycle', the crucial management process designed to synchronize the organization's current and future operations.
  • Introduced employee-recognition programs, labor/management communication forums and career-pathing opportunities that boosted staff retention, morale and satisfaction to new bests.

Business Unit Operations Team Leader August 2014 - November 2017

Army | 68W | E-8 | Fort Sam Houston, Texas

  • Assisted in synchronizing business operations by effectively communicating with all the relevant people, business units, and coordinating all relevant inputs to ensure production output and on time delivery goals were achieved.
  • Planned, scheduled, reviewed, and approved the workload to ensure production output, quality, and on time delivery goals were achieved in a cost-effective manner.
  • Prepared all written information management tools/documents designed to simplify business plan execution.
  • Ensured that all business operations were planned, prepared, and executed in a cost-effective manner and delivered on time in accordance with customer specifications and quality requirements.
  • Assisted in overseeing the organization's operation functions and was responsible for the development of team members.
  • Assisted in managing the organization's 'Decision and Execution Cycle', which was the crucial management process designed to synchronize the organization's current and future operations.

Associate Medical Staff- LPN August 2010 - August 2014

CSL Plasma Louisville, KY, USA

  • Responsible for medical history reviews and conducting head to toe physical health assessments to over 1800 donors annually.
  • Conducted confidential and effective interviews with donors to obtain necessary information regarding suitability to donate plasma
  • Provided limited emergency medical care to donors and staff, including the administration of medication or treatments in accordance with licensure or certification
  • Administration and supervision of approved immunizations other than red blood cells
  • Responsible for the evaluation of donor suitability for automated pheresis procedures.

Business Unit Assistant HR Manager January 2009 - August 2014

Army | 68W | E-7 | Fort Knox, KY, USA

  • Developed human resource planning models to identify competency, knowledge, and talent gaps and developed specific programs for the filling of the gaps.
  • Monitored effective new hire transitions for an effective onboarding and orientation to allow the organization to embrace applicants and employees of all backgrounds.
  • Developed staffing strategies and implemented plans and programs to identify talent within and outside the organization for position of responsibility.
  • Developed appropriate policies and programs for effective management of the people resources of the organization.
  • Processed routine day-to-day tasks such as preparing personnel status and strength reports, preparing personnel awards, and other administrative support as required.
  • Allocated human resources, ensuring appropriate matches between personnel and job position
  • Monitored employees' short-term and long-term medical leaves and ensured the organization's compliance with FMLA and HIPAA regulations.

Business Unit Operations Planner October 2003 - June 2007

Army | 68W | E-6 | Fort sam houston, texas

  • Ensured that all business operations were planned, prepared, and executed in a cost-effective manner and delivered on time in accordance with customer specifications and quality requirements.
  • Planned, scheduled, reviewed, and approved the workload to ensure production output, quality, and on time delivery goals were achieved in a cost-effective manner.
  • Assisted in overseeing the organization's operation functions and was responsible for staff development, operations and plans, and organizational development and modernization
  • Prepared all written information management tools/documents designed to simplify business plan execution.
  • Assisted in synchronizing business operations by effectively communicating with all the relevant people, business units, and coordinating all relevant inputs to ensure production output and on time delivery goals were achieved.

Lead Medical Assistant May 1987 - December 1989

Army | 68W | E-4 | Fort Knox, KY, USA

  • Interviewed and examine patients, took their temperature, pulse and blood pressure to obtain information about their physical condition.
  • Obtained, compiled and recorded patient medical data, including health history, progress notes and results of physical examination.
  • Made tentative diagnoses and decisions about management and treatment of patients and prescribed therapy or medication with physician approval.
  • Provided continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.
  • Instructed and counseled patients about prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development.
  • Visited and observed patients on hospital rounds or house calls, updated charts, ordered therapy, and reported back to physician.
  • Provided physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures.
  • Performed therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and infection management.

Top Skills

Skills Verified by Purepost

AWARDS

Meritorious Service Medal

August 2014

Meritorious Service Medal

February 2012

Training and Certifications

Basic Lifesaver Healthcare Provider

April 2018

Sexual Assault Response Coordinator

May 2017

Ground Safety Officer

April 2016

Master Resilience Trainer

June 2015

Licensed Practical Nurse

May 2003

EDUCATION

Bachelors of Science, Health Sciences

Trident University International, Cypress, California

January 2009 - June 2010 , GPA: 3.8