Education

Education

Objective

To further my professional development in the healthcare / IT field. Specifically, to actively pursue software application, development, and support of electronic charting and practice management systems to include administrative, scheduling, billing, charting, records, and all other forms of healthcare management.

Interest

  • Time with family
  • Bible Study
  • Carpentry & Wood Working
  • Gardening
  • Computer Software Applications

Abilities

Self-motivated medical software trainer / analyst with extensive IT experience including the ability to perform system wide application instruction (administrative & clinical) in a hosted or onsite setting.  Also possessing an intuitive ability to assist in system design and installation as well as full documented system support and analysis.

Key Skills

Basic Programs:

  • Windows OS (all)
  • Linux OS (some)
  • Extensive Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Access, etc.)
  • Extensive Web 2.0 Tools and Related Apps (browsers, email, chat, conferencing, etc.)

Specific Softwares:

  • Entire Medical Suite Application (patient administration & electronic medical records; http://www.ehsmed.com/)
  • Crystal Reports (report engine for ehs system, running on Oracle)
    • Designed custom application reports to serve varying client needs
    • Performed by linking to internal Oracle database structure and thus involved a knowledge of Oracle SQL tables, fields, queries, relationships, etc.
  • PC Anywhere (remote desktop support)
  • Adobe CS4 Suite (Dreamweaver web development, Fireworks graphic design, etc.)

Presentation Skills:

  • Classroom Instruction (Traditional & PC Lab environment)
  • Public Speaking Instructor
  • Teaching Adjunctly for local community college
  • Experienced Technical Writer
  • Graphical Design
  • Desktop Publishing
  • PowerPoint, SmartBoard, and other multi-media
  • Website Development
  • Adobe Presentations

Prior Related Employment Experience

Computer Science Services, Health Care Administration, & Academic Instruction Experience

Extensive Information Technology Experience to include:

  • Complete and extensive working knowledge of a comprehensive Medical Suite Application (patient administration, electronic medical records, etc.; http://www.ehsmed.com/) serving various types of medical clientele in a multi-state area...
    • In-depth Software Training Instructor of complete medical suite (administrative & clinical)
    • Help Desk and Error Analysis Support with Incident Documentation and Resolution Follow-Up
      • Performed to a depth of even slightly digging in to the Oracle tables and working with the developers
    • Installation Support
    • "Informal" Practice Management Consulting (office flows, scheduling, billing practices, etc.)
    • "Go-Live" on-site assistance of clinical facilities
  • Database Design and Implementation
  • Custom Report Design from Data Structures
  • Remote Desktop Support
  • Electronic Claims Set-Up and Submission
  • Electronic Patient Statement Processing
  • Software Installation and Support
  • Hardware Installation and Support
  • Query and Form Design
  • Computer Aided Design / Graphical Design
  • Web Development (if needed)
  • Ambulatory services and operations
  • Computer Information Systems Instructor

Health Care Administration Experience to include:

  • Office Flow Procedures
  • Clinical Protocols
  • Scheduling
  • Charting Procedures
  • Legal / Contractual
  • Fiscal Operations
  • Staffing
  • Property Acquisition
  • Insurance Structures / Agreements & Follow-Up Procedures
  • Business and Physician Licensing
  • Physician Liability Insurance
  • HIPAA Regulations and Compliance
  • OSHA Guidelines
  • Lab Procedures
  • Business Development
  • Joint Mergers
  • Profit and Non-Profit Corporation Formation

Academic Instruction Experience to include:

  • Computer Information Systems Instructor
  • Comfortable in a P.C. Lab Lecture Environment
  • College Level Instruction
  • Lesson Plan & Curriculum Design

Certifications

Certifications

Test of Adult Basic Education Examiner

McGraw Hill for U.S. Dept. of Education

CPR

Red Cross

First Aid

Red Cross

Professional Teaching License

State of West Virginia