Simone M. bacon

healthCARE administrator | ministry leader | Creative

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Who i am

About Me

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My life's mission is to promote healing and equity by engaging communities through compassionate leadership:

Physically, through my career as a healthcare administrator, Spiritually through my calling in ministry, and Emotionally through my creative passions

NOTABLE Experience

2023

Atrium Health

Administrative Fellow

I support Atrium Health’s mission of improving health, elevating hope, and advancing healing - FOR ALL through experiential learning, mentorship, and impactful project work across growth, strategy, and operations

2022

nahse case competition

2nd place winner

I led a team of MHA students in developing an innovative 5-year, $20 million strategic plan to improve the healthcare workforce of Ochsner Health system in Louisiana and Mississippi, resulting in placing 2nd out of 30+ teams

2022

university of chicago medicine

administrative intern

I helped to improve patient access to UCM Ambulatory Services by bolstering room utilization via the creation of a provider room allocation metric for use across 28 clinic areas, projecting an appointment increase of 24%


2021

one look ministries

founder

I created a young adults, social-media based ministry that aims to encourage others through community, practicality, intimacy, and faith. Through thoughtful content creation and sharing my story in vulnerability, I hope to inspire others to strengthen their faith and experience joy in their daily lives

2020

unc.a.g.ed (changing the achievement gap in education)

founder & director

I founded an 8-week evidence-based early education intervention program for 30 low-income families with children aged 0-2 years to decrease racial and socioeconomic educational disparities in Columbus, OH, resulting in an increase in parents’ confidence in supporting their child’s learning

Education

& AWARDS

master of healthcare administration (MHA)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, May 2023


Involvements: Graduate Assistant, HPM Alumni Council; Teaching Assistant, HPM730 Leadership & Management in Healthcare; Student Associate, NAHSE North Carolina; Director of Membership Development, Healthcare Executives Student Association (HESA)

bachelor of science in public health (BSPH)

The Ohio State University, December 2019


Involvements: 2020 OSU College of Public Health Student Commencement Speaker; 2019 President's Prize Recipient; 2019 Candlelight Ceremony Emcee; SPHINX Senior Class Honorary; President, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Theta Chapter

Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship

THEF Graduate Student Scholarship

American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), 2022


Competitive scholarship given in honor of Albert W. Dent, who was the first Black Fellow of ACHE

Triangle Healthcare Executives Forum

(THEF), 2021


Competitive scholarship given to a high-performing & passionate MHA student at UNC Chapel Hill

Interests & Proficiencies

HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION

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LEADERSHIP

I lead by serving, and I maximize teams by cultivating the potential of those around me

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COMMUNITY BUILDING

I aim to empower communities by identifying community assets and sharing tools for sustainable success

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Project management

I excel in organization and am skilled at simplifying complex goals into tangible steps

CREATIVe work & MINISTRY

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public speaking

I feel most alive when sharing important ideas in impactful communication styles

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website & GRAPHIC design

I support the purposes of others by creating websites, flyers, and other designs that amplify their work

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ministerial teaching & event planning

I find joy in faith-based teaching, curating events, and moderating panels that encourage and inspire others

Selected Works

Becker's Hospital REVIEW

NAHSE NC Chapter WEbsite

Designed a newly created chapter website for NAHSE NC

NAHSE INDY Chapter WEBSITE

Designed a newly created chapter website for NAHSE Indy

THe Communion collective website

Designed a brand website for The Communion Collective

selected flyers and content creation

Created several flyers for colleagues and supervisors

Heartbreak anniversary:

9-Day devotional

Wrote a series to encourage healing after heartbreak

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REFERENCES

Throughout Simone's graduate education, it has been a privilege to watch her blossom and refine her skills as a passionate community-driven leader and change agent. Simone has proven herself to be a leader that thinks outside the box with great zeal, organization, compassion, and creativity.

Jeffrey Simms

Director of student life and alumni relations, UNC Chapel hill

Simone is the kind of person who just makes you better simply by being herself and walking in her own truth as a leader. I am confident that she will continue to significantly impact the world with all the work she engages in.

Dr. Christopher Travers

Founder, The communion collective

Connect with me

to chat or submit an inquiry for professional, ministerial, or creative services

Simone M. bacon

simonembacon@gmail.com


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