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Clinical Systems Analyst/physician Liaison Resume

Princeton, IL

SUMMARY:

To serve by applying extensive IT and medical experience to the successful conversion of business and clinical data into knowledge useful in the care of both the patient and the organization.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Office Suites: Microsoft Office, Open Office, Apple iWorks Suite

Operating Systems: DOS, Windows (3.1, WfWG, 98, XP, 7), OS X, OS/2, Linux (Red Hat, Mandrake), CICS

Database: rBase, dBase IV, Open SQL, FileMaster Pro, Access 2010

Programming languages: BASIC, Cobol, Fortran, C, C++, Toolbook

Analysis/Statistical Tools: SAS, SPSS

Clinical classification and coding systems: CPT, ICD - 9, HL-7, SNOMED

EMRs: CPSI, Epic, McKesson, VistA/CPRS, AHLTA, Essentris

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Princeton, IL

Clinical Systems Analyst/Physician Liaison

Responsibilities:

  • Research and implement Clinical Quality Measures in the EMR
  • Access the Confidential to resolve/define issues in quality reporting standards and metrics
  • Research and prepare for CQM reporting for Meaningful Use
  • Research and implement hospital and clinic Electronic Prescribing; obtain and maintain provider SSIDs
  • Research, write and customize Physician Documentation tools for the hospital and clinic
  • Perform workflow analysis and adjustment in hospital owned clinic
  • Research and write tools for documentation by clinic staff
  • Integrate clinic documentation with automated billing code abstraction
  • Maintain and customize CPOE order sets; integrate clinical quality initiatives, guidelines and best practices into order sets
  • Research/refine methodology for management of Order Set updates
  • Assist in alignment of Problem List entries with quality - related EMR components
  • Research, implement, revise and refine Medication Reconciliation processes
  • Apply conditions, constraints and requirements of HIPAA, Meaningful Use, TJC, IDPH and other applicable regulatory agencies to all operations
  • Develop methods for use by other hospital departments to obtain and analyze required reporting metrics and data
  • Propose use of external database programs to extract data from the EMR’s SQL database for additional analysis
  • Utilize TrackIT task management software and assist with establishing and applying ITIL V3 practice conformance to its use
  • Attend all medical staff meetings and present updates on EMR initiatives/issues
  • Meet with staff physicians whenever possible to discuss and promote the use of the facility EMR
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert for the hospital board for questions relating to the acquisition and use of HIT assets

Confidential, Elmhurst, IL

Founder

Responsibilities:

  • Assist solo/small group physician practices in the evaluation, selection, implementation and maintenance of a clinic EMR system
  • Evaluate clinic readiness for EMR installation
  • Evaluate goals of clinic management/ownership regarding EMR use and capabilities
  • Evaluate needs of payers and business partners regarding data/information exchange with the clinic
  • Develop RFIs/RFPs for use by the clinic to facilitate EMR evaluations
  • Provide data management strategies and policies, including data security and storage processes
  • Perform needs analysis of the clinic property relating to infrastructure requirements
  • Evaluate clinic workflows with respect to EMR workflows
  • Evaluate patient record migration options
  • Install infrastructure consistent with clinic/EMR needs
  • Provide/arrange for training to clinic staff/physicians on network and EMR functions and procedures
  • Prepare procedures/process for business partner communications
  • Install and test EMR software
  • Schedule/coordinate Go Live event with vendors/business partners/support staff
  • Provide contracted maintenance activities; troubleshoot problems as required; resolve vendor/business partner issues
  • Perform ongoing backup/maintenance/expansion/training functions as contracted

Confidential, San Diego, CA

Team Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Manage team of 4 trainers in EHR support for DoD installations in southwest US, Alaska and Pacific regions
  • Ensure trainer capability in military’s AHLTA and Essentris ambulatory and in-patient EMRs
  • Coordinate with DoD personnel to plan training visits to various DoD facilities
  • Work with hospital administration at site visit locations to coordinate visit logistics
  • Ensure completion and timely submission of team travel, security and general administrative documentation
  • Perform “at the elbow” training on-site for physicians using the AHLTA and Essentris EMR systems

Confidential, IL and WV

Locum Tenens Anesthesiologist

Responsibilities:

  • Work contract assignments ranging from 1 to 3 months as an anesthesiologist providing patient care for surgical/procedural patients
  • Supervision/collaboration with CRNAs
  • Pre-operative patient evaluation/consultation
  • Intraoperative patient care involving general, regional and/or local anesthesia and/or sedation
  • Postoperative care in both the recovery room and nursing units managing postoperative pain control
  • Formulation of call schedules, OR assignments and other administrative tasks

Confidential

Associate Professor

Responsibilities:

  • Member, Department of Anesthesiology Executive Advisory Committee, responsible for advising department chairman on strategic and operational decisions affecting the 140 member Department of Anesthesiology
  • Super User in rollout of Epic EMR to perioperative units of the hospital
  • Assist users with issues related to use of Epic EMR from login problems to template creation to data location
  • Meet with IT representatives to provide feedback/suggestions on implementation details of the Epic EMR
  • Super User in rollout of Pyxis and Omnicell remote pharmacy units in the OR and perioperative units
  • Assist users with issues related to location of drugs and special handling of certain drugs
  • Work with pharmacy/nursing to determine appropriate drug supply levels
  • Represent Anesthesiology department in decisions concerning drug “kit” assembly, narcotics handling protocols and processes and trauma/code/remote location drug requirements
  • Design, perform and report evaluation of Anesthesiology coding/billing procedures
  • Member, LUMC Clinical Computing Committee, responsible for advising administration of physician desires/requirements related to EMR, digital note taking equipment, electronic billing systems and other hardware/software related to the digitization of the Loyola medical community
  • Lead author, LUMC Perioperative Beta Blocker usage guideline, formulating criteria for administration of beta blocker drugs in the perioperative period, formulating the order sets consistent with those criteria, working with IT to ensure correct inclusion of the order sets into the EMR, coordinating with pharmacy and nursing on the use of the order sets and providing training to physician and nursing staff about the guideline and its use
  • Provide lectures, demonstrations and hands on education in anesthesiology to anesthesiology residents at all levels of training as well as medical students
  • Assist with hands on experiences with medical students in the gross anatomy lab

Confidential, ID

Solo Private Practice Anesthesiology

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct patient care in a community hospital setting
  • Provide pre-operative anesthesia consultations for complex patients
  • Evaluate patients on or prior to day of surgery for routine procedures
  • Provide operative or procedural anesthesia services, including general, regional and local anesthesia and/or sedation

Confidential

Instructor/Assistant Professor

Responsibilities:

  • Provide lectures, demonstrations and hands on education in anesthesiology to anesthesiology residents at all levels of training as well as medical students
  • Design and create a drug database for use on HP LX-95 pocket PCs containing name, dose, form, mechanism, physiopharmacology and usage advisories for over 500 drugs used in Anesthesiology
  • Member, Insurer Relations Committee, making recommendations to LUMC regarding advisability of various insurer contract language elements regarding physician payments and various administrative requirements
  • Advise department chairman on establishing a web site for the Department of Anesthesiology, including sections on patient referrals, patient education, and potential resident inquiries

Confidential

Intern, Surgery and Resident, Anesthesiology

Responsibilities:

  • Receive training in all aspects of the delivery of anesthesia services
  • Design and program “Vaporware”, a hypertext graphical modeling program describing anesthetic vapor delivery, uptake, transportation and elimination in a closed-circuit anesthesia system, for subsequent use in the department for resident training

Confidential

Medical Student

Responsibilities:

  • Course work in BASIC, Cobol, Fortran, C and CICS; familiarity with DataPoint and IBM terminals and PCs; courses with USAA programmer/analysts on business applications of computer hardware and software
  • Internship, Fox Photo - operate a geolocation database (NDS) integrating marketing demographic information into various geographic locater systems (SMSA, Zip code, census tract, etc.) to assist in the placement of Fox Photo processing kiosks

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