• Summary

    I am a masters prepared experienced radiographer with advanced certifications in Computed Tomography and Imaging Informatics. I have a wealth of managerial experience and skill. I possess excellent analytical skills and have a strong understanding of project management, lean operations, and radiology information systems, PACS administration, finance, and budgeting.

     

  • Skills

    Business Managment

    -MBA Graduate in Healthcare Administration

    -Completed 800 hours of healthcare administration practicum

    Hospital Administration

    -Over 4 years of leadership experience in radiology.

    -Involved in accreditation with the ACR and State Licensing

    Computed Tomography

    -ARRT Registered

    -Extensive clinical background

    -Experience teaching all aspects of CT in a University setting

    Radiography

    -ARRT Registered

    -Extensive Clinical background

    -Experience teaching students in multiple settings

    Project Implementation

    -Implemented multiple clinical initiatives

    -Involved in the go live for two EMR implementations

    -Developed clinical protocols for new Cardiac CT program

    PACS

    -ABII - Certified Imaging Informatics Professional

    -PARCA - Certified PACS associate

    -Experience with several PACS, RIS, and EMR software solutions

  • Experience

    Dignity Health

    Radiographer II Dec 2011 - Present

    Completes fluoroscopic exams, portable exams, Computed Tomography, and emergency exams for a diverse population of patients.

     

    Works independently during a variety shifts while collaborating with other medical professionals to deliver outstanding patient care.

     

    Proficient in the following software: Meditech, DR systems Dominator PACS software, Seimens CT interface.

     

    Proficient in the following hardware: Fuji CR systems, Seimens Somatom CT scanner, GE AMX portables, GE OEC 9800 and 9900 C-arms.

    Loma Linda University

    Instructor Jan 2014 - Present

    Directs Imaging Informatics Program

     

    Instructs Students in Computed Tomography principles and advanced procedures.

     

    Develops course material and interactive exercises as needed.

     

    Collaborates with other faculty to accomplish program goals and objectives.

     

     

    Chaffey College

    Temporary Full Time Faculty Aug 2013 - Dec 2013

     Instructed A.S. Medical radiography students students in Radiographic principles, radiation physics, and advanced positioning procedures (including cranial imaging).

     

    Instructed students during laboratory exercises and x-ray principles experiments.

     

    Visited clinical sites and provided evaluations of student performance and clinical progress.

    Vibra Healthcare

    Radiology Coordinator - Lead Radiologic Technologist / Radiology Coordinator Aug 2008 - Mar 2013

     Schedules employees for shifts and on-call time, with a particular emphasis on efficiency and cost reduction.

     

    Ensuring technologist and equipment state licensing and renewals

     

    Successfully transitioned radiology department from paper workflow to an electronic medical record system. Including the coordination of CPT billing codes and exam tracking.

     

    Supervised quality control of radiology equipment in coordination with a contracted medical physicist.

     

    Developed and implemented employee education initiatives that increased technologist and nursing staff awareness of radiology ordering and ALARA principles.

     

    Performed radiologic examinations of typically limited mobility rehabilitation patients.

    Loma Linda University Medical Center

    Medical radiography Assitant May 2007 - Apr 2008

    Working under a supervising radiographer, provided support for imaging services at the only level one trauma center in the geographic area.

    Assisted in transferring patients, radiographic positioning, starting IV lines, preparing contrast solutions, and performing CT scans.

    Worked with AGFA CR systems, Cerner QuadRIS, and GE DR and CT equipment.

    Loma Linda University

    Data Clerk and Teachers Assistant for Biostatistics 522 Course Sep 2002 - Jun 2005

    Provided students with technical support using SPSS software to conduct biostatistics laboratory exercises. During this time I became intimately familiar with statistical methods, data validation, and statistics tools.

    Laboratory exercises included evaluation of a cohort for risk factors, comorbidities, and correlations using statistical tools and tests. Statistical methods included t-tests, z-tests, ANOVA, p values, and various visualization and stratification methods.

  • Education

    Loma Linda University

    Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Health/Health Care Administration/Management 2014 - 2016

    Participated in practicum affiliation with 800 hours of hands on work in dignity health hospitals.

     

    Focused coursework on management, finance, and operations.

     

    Developed business plans for comprehensive stroke center, outpatient imaging facilities, as well as hospital pro-forma budgets

    University of Redlands

    Business Administration and Management, General, Bachelor of Science (BS) 2009 - 2012

    Graduated with High Distinction
    Member of the Whitehead Leadership Society

    Capstone Paper Focus: Strategic firm analysis of Goldman Sachs.
    A look at the effect of over the counter derivatives, mortgaged backed securities, and credit
    default swaps during the 2008 financial crisis on firm performance and long term sustainability.

    Activities: Graduated with High distinction (4.0 GPA) Inductee to the Whitehead Leadership Society. An exclusive honorary society where members are nominated by peers and confirmed by faculty.

    Loma Linda University

    Medical Radiologic Technology, Associate of Science (AS) 2006 - 2008

    Involved in student government and student fundraising activities as medical radiography class president.

    Completed a clinical affiliation at Loma Linda University Medical Center.

    Activities: Class President

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