Skills

Skills

Culture of Patient Safety Certified

Clinical Workflow and Process Improvement

Application of LEAN/Six Sigma and traditional process improvement methodologies in the clinical setting  Leveraging technology to fill in workflow gaps such as computer screen scrapes, WiFi network location services and RTLS Simulation and modeling

Clinical Communications and Mobility

Versed technically and functionally in the following: Vocera  B2000 B3000 Mobility Staff Assignment Messaging Client Cisco 79XX Series CUCM AMCOM Wireless handsets Mobile Management Scheduling/Resource Allocation Spectralink Polycom ASCOM NEC Wireless Handsets

Clinical Information Systems and Applications

GE Centricity and Centricity Enterprise  Order Entry Clinical Documentation PIM HIM BAR Perinatal Physician Office Perioperative Meditech Certified Order Entry (OE) LIS RIS Abstracting Pharmacy Medical Records McKesson OE HBOC/STAR Perioperative Clinical Documentation Cerner

PMP Plus

I completed the PMP plus course, however never took the PMP Plus certification.

HL7 Standards

Solution Selling

SPIN Selling

LEAN/Six Sigma

Registered Nurse State of IN

Work History

Work History
Dec 2011 - Jan 2014

Chief Nursing Officer

Extension Health Care

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  • Member of the Executive and Sales Leadership Committee Team's
  • Define clinical vision and strategy for EXTENSION's product suite
  • Educate sales, professional services, marketing and product development on clinical and hospital operations, biomedical equipment and clinical informatics concepts/theories
  • Pre-sales support to the sales team as well as used to close 70% of sales in 2013
  • Subject matter expert for all marketing material developed that is distributed to all current and prospective customers
  • Development of new solutions and product offerings
  • Management of Clinical Nursing staff support
  • Continuing Education development for customers and Extension employees
  • Educate sales team on new initiatives and strategic plans
  • Local and national speaking engagements to hospitals, healthcare / healthcare technology associations
  • Network building with hospital executive leadership including, but not limited to Chief
  • Executive Officer, Chief Information Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, Chief Medical Officer, Chief
  • Clinical Information Officer and/or Medical Information Officer, Chief Safety Officer and Performance Improvement
  • Orient and train new staff on proper procedures and policies
Sep 2009 - Dec 2011

Clinical Consultant

Vocera Communications

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  • Met with Chief Nursing Officers and Hospital Executives delivering sales presentations
  • Observe, document, analyze clinical workflow
  • Design new workflows built around efficiencies Vocera offers
  • Define and design clinical workflows around the customers current functional strategic goals
  • Pre-Sales Support
  • Solution Selling to clinical executives
  • Expense reporting
Jan 2004 - May 2010

Adjunct Professor (Department Health Care Administration)

Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis

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  • Educate approximately 32 graduate students on Clinical Information Systems/Business of Information Technology
  • Keep up with emerging technologies in the Healthcare Technology space to maintain my relevance and perceived as an industry expert
  • Develop syllabus and curriculum each year
  • Grade assignments weekly
  • Host online class sessions
Sep 2002 - Apr 2009

Director of IT and Patient Safety/Informaticist

Community Health Network

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  • Oversee clinical, IT, biomedical and informatics operations
  • Serve as liaison between Information Systems and Clinical / Hospital Leadership
  • Participate, develop annual budget and strategic planning
  • Manage and facilitate projects, initiatives and software implementations in clinical and business environments
  • Create, update and disseminate information and education relating to system changes
  • Lead and participate in the vendor selection process (RFI, RFP processes)
  • Lead all patient safety initiatives
Sep 2000 - Oct 2002

Assistant Director of Emergency Services

Hendricks Regional Health

  • Provide patient care (ranging from the young to old, chronic to acute)
  • Admit patients, assess conditions and administer medications
  • Precept new employees and students
  • Participate in committees for new orientation of registered nurses and internship programs
  • Perform ED department chart audits and maintain statistical databases
  • Maintain staff schedule and nursing credentials
  • Responsible for educating all ED staff on their annual/ongoing clinical competencies 
  • Interview, hire and terminate employees
  • Participate in annual capital budget process
  • Optimize nursing workflow to increase patient care efficiencies
  • Subject matter expert for the Emergency Department during the transition to a new clinical information system

Education

Education
Jan 2004 - Jan 2008

Masters of Science

Indiana University