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Clinical Research Registered Nurse

Essex, Ontario, Canada
April 02, 2018

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Strong healthcare leader with demonstrated skills in motivating and mobilizing teams to meet deliverables and required objectives within budget.


Outcome Oriented

Strong Presentation Skills

Project Management Specialist

Resourceful Team Player

Results Driven Leader

Innovative Problem Solver

Excellent Planning and Organizational Skills



ASCENSION ST. JOHN PROVIDENCE, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 2010-2017

Director Oncology Network (2014-2017)

Provided administrative leadership to multidisciplinary oncology teams and projects as well as overseeing all operational and budget aspects for ambulatory departments totaling over $2 million.

Provided clinical expertise and oversight to the strategic expansion of ambulatory oncology departments.

Ensured metrics for growth, quality and financial goals were continuously met.

Utilized project management methodologies to ensure projects were optimized and were completed on time and within budget.

Managed and coordinated the activities of associates within the Oncology ambulatory departments. Mentored, developed and managed staff to ensure objectives and strategic priorities were met.

Proactively identified and resolved issues, and participated in development and implementation of process improvement initiatives.

Consultant Oncology Care Services (2010-2014)

Supported the Vice President Oncology Care services in the execution of strategy development and transformation. Directed the development and implementation of novel programs while maintaining positive customer relationships at all levels of the organization. Responsible for the coordination and management of all aspects of project implementation according to an established time schedule. Directly engaged and worked closely with stakeholders to develop and implement creative solutions to grow the business and or resolve business processes

Developed and implemented new programs including a Mobile Mammography Van, Genetics counseling and Oncology Psychology Department as well as a GI Multidisciplinary program thru donor funding.

Oversaw stakeholders, support staff, and upper management to ensure the scope and direction of each project were on schedule, and deliverables were met.

Developed specific cost reduction solutions and business case analyses to support transformation efforts.


Associate Manager Research

Worked directly with Emergency Center team to develop and implement clinical research trials within the Emergency and Urgent care departments at two large urban Hospitals.

Identified project proposals with investigators and worked with institutional IRB to move research proposals into implementation.

Lead the development of study-related documents including study protocols, informed consent, study manuals, plans and case report forms.

Implemented quality auditing documents to ensure GCP and regulatory compliance was maintained.


Consultant/Lead Clinical Research Coordinator (2005-2008)

Worked in collaboration with the Director of Oncology Research and the Dean of Wayne State University Medical School to oversee clinical trials research in a community setting.

Oversaw the acquisition and planning for implementation of new cardiology technology.

Directed the conducting of customer and stakeholder analyses.

Identified gaps within existing resources, unmet needs and opportunities resulting in innovation and new program development.

Established and managed working and advisory groups reflecting the diversity of stakeholders that were involved and impacted by the work being done.

Ensured projects met targets, budget, and timelines.

Clinical Research Coordinator (2001-2005)

Managed all aspects of Oncology clinical trials for disease-specific cancers within an academic Comprehensive Cancer Center.

DETROIT MEDICAL CENTER, Detroit, Michigan 1989-2001

Clinical Nurse

Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans. Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams. Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities to identify performance areas for improvement.


Master of Arts: Healthcare Administration/Leadership, 2014

Siena Heights University, Adrian, MI

Bachelor of Arts: Nursing, 1996

University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada

Associate of Science: Nursing Healthcare, 1989

St Clair College-Thames Campus-Field, Chatham-Kent, ON, Canada


Recipient of St. Clair College Award: Alumni of Distinction/Healthcare, 2015

Certification as a Clinical Research Professional thru the Society of Clinical Research Associates, 2017


Registered Nurse -State of Michigan, 1989-current

Current Member of Windsor Regional Hospital, Research Ethics Board, 2015

Current Member of American College of Healthcare Executives

Current Member of InForum, Michigan 2015

Current Member of Society of Clinical Research Associates, 2015

Current Member of Association of Clinical Research Professionals

Current Member of Oncology Nursing Society

Current Volunteer Victoria Order of Nurses/Meals on Wheels

Current Volunteer Windsor Youth Center

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