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Sr. Project Manager

Location:
Hollywood, Florida, United States
Posted:
March 19, 2019

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EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

Versatile Cerner project manager driving highly visible projects on time, within scope and under budget while meeting key program deliverables. Recognized for integrity, valuing and empowering project teams, high professional standards and ‘grace under fire’. Customer-service and strong team orientation, “big-picture’ vision as well as sensitivity to the bottom line combine to effectively deliver projects stamped with a characteristic blend of detail and cost effectiveness. Inspired by the power of assembling talented, self-directed teams and committed to sustaining robust, streamlined systems that respond to business objectives.

Key Achievements

Reorganized and led with complete authority per the CIO, Cerner ambulatory project already in progress with 10 Health Care Clinics, 45 Physician Offices and 4 Urgent Care centers. Broward Health as of 2017, has attested to HIMSS Level 6.

Initiated and Planned Cerner Population Health Program across Broward Health’s outpatient and managed care enterprise. Was first of approximately 45 Cerner clients to move forward with Population Health solution.

Designed, developed and implemented PMO templates, methodologies and fully charted the PMO at Broward Health. PMO continues to be successful 11 years later.

Led team of 140+ through a Cerner Millennium upgrade - advanced 20 versions of Cerner Millennium code as well as changed the Millennium OS from VMS to HPUX; achieved all project-related deliverables in 97 days.

Managed numerous large scale/complex IT systems and successfully achieved all milestones, managed risk while ensuring projects were completed on time, within budget and scope

Led Medication Administration implementation CareAdmin (BCMA) affecting 3000 clinicians across 6 acute care hospitals. Oversight of 2.2-million-dollar project budget.

Led CommunityWorks Implementation from Initiation to Closing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Project Manager

Healthlink Advisors

HealthCare System in Mid-West

January 2019 – Present

●Responsible for developing an approach/plan to reflect data migration and data archiving needs for a Cerner RHO environment.

●Responsible for preparing a data migration project plan inclusive of a project timeline with tasks and milestones to be used in support of the overall Cerner data needs.

●Responsible for project management services in defining the healthcare application portfolio future state in conjunction with integration into a merged healthcare system application portfolio.

●Manage the data migration work plan to ensure the successful Cerner go live and decommissioning on time and within budget.

●Provide program management leadership guidance in defining the appropriate archiving future state, utilizing experience and best practices.

●Document the anticipated future archived application portfolio which will consist of a complex environment with several source and supporting solutions (i.e. Cerner, McKesson, Centricity, MEDITECH, etc.).

Project Director

Healthlink Advisors

Jupiter Medical Center September 2017 – January 2019.

Responsible for the implementation of CommunityWorks, budget of 18.6 million.

Let and managed on a daily basis a total of 42 consultants and client staff across functional teams throughout the entire project life cycle from initiation through closing and lessons learned.

Responsible for the coordination and engagement of all 3rd party vendors to support future state EHR.

Coordinated and communicated project status updates at various levels in the organization.

Operationalized and led both consultants and client team members through a robust model of project governance.

Implementation Project Manager

Expert Technical Solutions

IASIS Health Care April 2017- September 2017

Responsibilities include oversight for all aspects of implementation for go live readiness inclusive of - scheduling and appointment backload, clinical backload, training, adoption, Cerner Sign On Fairs, Cerner Favorite Fairs for Providers, Medical Informatics Board (facility based provider led .), logistics coordination, command center tactical and logistical, resource management and hardware deployment.

Project Manager August 2016-April 2017

Excite HealthCare Partners

University of Alabama

Oncology PM project on behalf of Mitchell Cancer Institute as part of USA hospital to streamline both the build and validation processes for 450 adult power plans and 120 adult regimes for Power Chart Oncology.

Responsible for leading and driving discussions with all teams for both solution specific cutover planning as well as identification of integrated steps to be incorporated into the enterprise wide migration plan

Full responsibility for resource management across all projects under my responsibility

Responsible for leading SurgiNet and SA Anesthesia projects to complete building, BMDI clinical integration with Draeger machines auditing of build, break fixes, coordination of nearly 1500 surgeon specific preference cards, various levels of functional, integration and parallel testing of Cerner's Surginet inclusive of case tracking.

Responsible for all departments within 2 laboratories across 2 medical centers inclusive of Anatomic Pathology, Gen Lab, Blood Bank and Micro.

Responsible for leading PharmNet migration to Cerner.

Executive level status reporting

Program Manager June -August 2016

FluidEdge Consulting

Johns Hopkins Health Care

Managing cross functional project team efforts to construct a data mart on MS SQL server platform by sourcing and integrating data from the multiple Care Management (CM) applications to enable care coordinators to monitor high-risk populations and manage complex cases through the care continuum.

Led DataMart activities to support interactive dashboards in a QlikView application, custom reporting using analytic tools including SQL and SAS, and providing outcomes evaluation activities across all case management programs and systems.

Sr. Project Manager

Pursuit Healthcare Advisors April 2016-May 2016

Led efforts to complete Cerner Population Health ASP model on project already in execution.

Realigned the enterprise wide Cerner Ambulatory ASP project and coordinated move forward to finalize project.

Responsible for oversight of enterprise wide daily ambulatory operations for practices previously migrated.

Consulting Program Manager December 2015- April 2016

iMethods

Broward Health

Initiated Cerner’s Population Health suite of solutions across outpatient care coordination and managed care enterprise inclusive HealtheIntent, HealtheRegistries, HealtheCare, HealtheEDW and HealtheLife Engaement solutions.

Initiated, planned and executed Cerner Readmission Risk Prevention solution across the acute care enterprise encompassing 4 acute care facilities (2 community, 2 medical centers).

Initiated, planned and executed Cerner Acute Care Case Management solution to be used across the enterprise in all case management areas – ED, Acute, Hospice, International, Specialty Care, Palliative Care and Trauma.

Sr. Consulting Project Manager

iMethods February 2015-Dec. 2015

Broward Health – Ft Lauderdale, Fl

Recovered, realigned, reinitiated and subsequently successfully completed Cerner Ambulatory and Maternity solutions in 45 separate provider offices affecting a total of 80 providers and 10 community based health centers throughout Broward County.

Implemented Cerner’s FirstNet solution in 4 urgent care centers owned and operated by Broward Health. Two of those Urgent Care Centers also involved integration of workflows between Firstnet and Ambulatory solutions.

Sr. Consulting Portfolio Manager

iMethods October 2014 – February 2015

HealthFirst – Melbourne, Florida

Lead telephony portfolio inclusive of Cisco phone replacement in Holmes Regional Medical Center and 12 remote clinical sites, Cisco Unity, Cisco Unity Migration of Subscribers, Cisco Unity Connection and Aceyus Contact Center solution.

Responsible for wired and wireless network upgrade project at Cape Canaveral hospital.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Hospital Administration with Management Specialization, Florida International University, 2000

Associate of Science, Respiratory Technology, Broward College, 1981

Training

Microsoft Project, PSSI, 2009;

Cerner Millennium Fundamentals, Cerner Corp, 2003

Qualifications: Broward Health VP award for Customer Service, 2009; Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, 2010

Credentials: PMP®, Project Management Institute

Green Belt Lean Six Sigma in progress, 2016

Certifications: 2011 Scrum Master Certification, 2010

Awards/Achievements

Florida’s Finest Award

American Lung Association – Volunteer of the year award



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