I am seeking a position that will allow me to use my skills either in an acute care hospital or another part of the health care industry.
Qualifications and Skills
? ••••• Years executive management as associate administrator in an ••••• bed hospital. ••••• years of progressive management positions.
? Executive assigned as the operations advisor for implementation of Soarian Orders Information systems.
? ••••• ••••• Developed and Implemented opening of transfer Center and ••••• additional critical care beds, Medical ICU and Neurological ICU.
? ••••• Obtained Level I status with American College of Surgeons Trauma Center.
? Strong financial manager.
? Facilitator with strong interpersonal skills.
? Actively participates in physician recruitment.
? Manages a ••••• physician hospitalist group with ••••• extenders.
? •••••/••••• Developed and opened Outpatient Imaging Center with MRI, CT, mammography and other radiology modalities.
? Six Sigma Greenbelt
? Trained in application and implementation of Lean Processes. Sponsor for Lean Implementation for 2 nursing units.
? Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications, Front Page for web development and other computerized applications.
? Published in both informational and a peer reviewed journals as well as textbook publication.
? National and International speaker for the American Association for Respiratory Care in management and clinical topics.
? Currently President of the American Association for Respiratory Care the professional organization of more than •••••,••••• respiratory therapist members around the world.
Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV
••••• ••••• - Associate Administrator Trauma, Neurology and Emergency Services
Responsible for Emergency Services and Level I Trauma Center, Medical Intensive Care, Surgical Trauma Intensive Care, Neurological Intensive Care, Trauma Stepdown unit and nursing unit, General Neurology Nursing Unit, Respiratory Care Services••••• hospitals, Pulmonary Function Services, Hospitalist Service 2 hospitals, Trauma Service, Pulmonary Rehab, Sleep Center, and Aeromedical transport and Medical Base Command Center .
Current FTE base ••••• FTEs
••••• ••••• Associate Administrator Acute and Chronic Medicine
Responsible for Medical Services at Charleston Area Medical Center with ••••• FTEs.
Included is responsibility for quality of care of medicine patients with management of quality indicators such patient populations such as congestive heart failure and community acquired pneumonia.
Units and services reporting direct include Pulmonary Care Nursing, Oncology Nursing and Medical Intensive Care, Medical Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Respiratory Care, Pulmonary Function, Sleep Center, Endoscopy, Medicine Clinics, Ambulatory Infusion Centers (2), Acute Infusion Services, and Dental Center.
Director Respiratory Care and Sleep Disorders •••••
? Implemented departmental computer system with demonstrated labor savings of ••••• FTEs. The project included the configuration of the data base and the system, report writing and productivity analysis. This system is built largely on tables and utilizes hand held technology for documentation input.
? Manage •••••+ FTEs.
? Manage operating budget of more than $••••• million dollars in revenue and $••••• million dollars in operating expenses.
? Responsible for the daily operation of 3 hospitals respiratory care services, pulmonary function services, sleep disorders center, pediatric cardiology.
? Experienced in the management of Vascular Lab and Neurodiagnostics.
? Implemented Pulmonary Rehabilitation program.
? Obtained Accreditation for Sleep Disorders Center and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
? Responsible for on going quality improvement and management of all services in my area of responsibility.
•••••Special Assignment - Project Manager /Analyst
o Responsible for revenue cycle and process flow evaluation of all hospital departments that are under my direction. This includes, a functional review of the department interactions with all patients from the time the patient enters the system until the discharge. In the evaluation staffing levels are considered and the timeliness of service delivery.
o From ••••• ••••• I was responsible for the implementation of Order Entry and Results Reporting information system. As a team leader and facilitator in this role I was responsible for the process modeling of all orderable clinical services for the hospital and providing gap analysis information which was used to redesign the operation enabled by technology. The process used was flow charting all order entry activity and result reporting, identification of inefficiencies and to work with programmers to customize a product that would meet the future state delivery model. I was also responsible for integrated testing of the Order Entry application.
o Also part of this role was the modeling of all levels of security access, creation of the security TCLs per application and job description and policy writing and education of policy education to the end user.
o In the go live process I was responsible as Technical and Application support specialist for the help desk. This included identification of the cause of the call and assignment to the appropriate programmer, testing and reapplication of the program to the live environment.
o In addition to the above I assisted in the writing of education material for ••••• employees and •••••+ physicians, taught train the trainer classes and scheduled all employees for training in a 3 month period of time.
o Literate in MS project, all office applications, Visio and Corel Flow as well as other graphical and presentation software.
State of West Virginia
? Chair West Virginia Board of Respiratory Care
o Appointed by Governor Caperton in ••••• for a four year term and re-appointed by Governor Underwood in ••••• for a four year term. I was responsible for the initial set up of the Board. This included identification of rental property, office organization and the hiring of staff. During this time I also placed the Board on the WV FMIS and created the environment for electronic processing payments for the Board as well as payroll processing.
Reappointed by Governor Wise ••••• with term ending •••••
Orangeburg Regional Hospital Orangeburg, SC
Clinical Director Respiratory Care •••••
o Assisted in the development of Respiratory Care Education Program at Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College.
o Fulfilled the position of Clinical Educator at OC Tech.
o Obtained specialty training in neonatology, member Neonate transport team.
Ocean View Memorial Hospital Myrtle Beach, SC
Director Respiratory Care ••••• •••••
Medical Services of America Columbia, SC
Assistant Director Respiratory Care •••••
Greene Kellogg, Inc Buffalo, NY
Staff Respiratory Therapist •••••
••••• Marshall University •••••, Health Care Administration ••••• St. Josephs College B.S., Health Care Administration
••••• Biosystems Diploma Respiratory care
Other Education and Certification
••••• Certified Investigator National Certification of Investigator Training with the Counsel on Licensure Enforcement and Regulation.
••••• Green Belt Six Sigma
Licensed Respiratory Therapist Registered WV
License number LRTR•••••
Community and Professional Development
? Chair of the West Virginia Board of Respiratory Care (licensing agency for WV, appointed by 3 different governors) •••••
? Member of the Board of Directors of the American Association for Respiratory Care.
o President ••••• and •••••
o President elect AARC •••••
o Elected Secretary Treasurer •••••
o Elected Vice President Internal •••••
o Elected Vice PresidentExternal •••••
o Board Member ••••• •••••
? Chair of the Management Section (•••••+ members) for the American Association for Respiratory Care. ••••• and ••••• •••••
? Chair of the Patient Safety and Professional Practice Committee for the American Association for Respiratory Care.
? Coordinator of the 4 Corners Neighborhood Watch, (The only not for profit •••••(c)3 neighborhood watch in WV.)
? Member of the Board of Directors of Boyd Memorial Christian Church ••••• •••••
? Co Author of the ••••• AARC Uniform Reporting Manual.
? Managing Respiratory Care: Where is the Science?
Respir Care. ••••• July;•••••(7):••••• Review.
PMID: ••••• [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
? Promoting professionalism and reducing staff turnover in respiratory care.
Respir Care. ••••• Aug;•••••(8):••••• No abstract available.
PMID: ••••• [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
? Respiratory care in the computer age.
Respir Care. ••••• Apr;•••••(4):•••••; discussion ••••• Review.
PMID: ••••• [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
? Multiple presentations at national, state level and international level.