Barbara Cooper

Objective

To attain a position within a global corporation in utilizing my clinical skills obtained through Nursing while in turn utilizing my experience in Medical Consulting through data analysis, informatics, design and implementation with end-users.

Work History

Work History
Nov 2003 - Present

Medical Management/Data Analyst

Principal Financial Group

Third Party Administrator

Insured/Self-Insured Group Reporting utilizing desk top decision support tool Medstat.

Integrated pharmacy, medical and wellness data utilized in conjunction for data mining to identify healthcare trends, quality trends, financial risks and predictive modeling.

Clinical Consultation with groups in regards to actionable items presented in Annual Group Reporting and possible clinical as well as financial goals for the next year.

Requests for proposals on financial and clinical analytics.

Provider Profiling

Excess Loss reporting for both internal and external underwriter's and brokers.

Program development and analysis through Medstat database.

End-User education and training with Case Management and Utilization Management.

Business Objects utilization in data reporting.

Mar 1999 - Nov 2003

Chief Nursing Officier

Jones Regional Medical Center

Chief Nursing Officer:

Staff Development

Budgetary guidelines/implementation/analysis

Performance Improvement

Critical Access Designation/Regulation

JCAHO  Designation/Regulation

Policies and Procedures review and implementation

Peer Review

Hospital Board Relations and Presentations

Staffing/Scheduling

Medical Staff Credentialing

Employee Health/Safety

Risk Management

Adverse Events Reporting

Iowa Hospital Association Databank Quality Reporting Program

May 1990 - Mar 1999

Staff Registered Nurse/ Intensive Care/ Critical Care Unit

Mercy Hospital

Management of medical complext patients in Critical Care Unit

16-bed unit combined ICU and CCU.  Wide base knowledge required for such a variety of patient needs.

Decisive thinking skills in assessing and implementation of immediate patient needs.

Detail orientation required for assessing, implementing and collaboration of all team members; patients, family members, provider's.

Performance Improvement Committee

Education presentation to nursing staff on root-cause analysis, process changes, expectation and time-line for implementation and follow-up analysis.

Decision documentation support tool Meditech.

Education

Education
Aug 2007 - Present

BSN with minor in Business

Mt. Mercy College

I have approximately 4 courses left to complete my BSN.  I have completed my required courses for a minor in Business which includes Human Resources and Business Law.

Aug 1988 - May 1990

Associate Degree of Nursing

Des Moines Area Community College

Skills

Skills

MS Access

Medstat

Meditech

MS Power Point

MS Word

MS Excel