AMY JO BAKER
●Coordinated and presented engaging onboard training for all new Healthcare Technology Management team members throughout Advocate Aurora Health. Scheduled rooms and other training presenters.
●In the merger of Aurora Health in Wisconsin, trained 60 new technicians. Coordinated with PartsSource providing short training session of their parts ordering system.
●Successful implementation of BD CareFusion Alaris IV Pumps bi-directional project for 12 Advocate Health Care hospitals.
●Part of the project group to replace the Alaris IV Programmable Control Unit and remediation of the IV Pumps, which includes the bi-directional communication between the pump and the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) System throughout 27 hospital and several clinics.
Advocate Health Care (currently Advocate Aurora Health) 2006 – Present
Chicago area and Eastern WI healthcare organization with 27 hospitals and hundreds of clinics.
●Developed workflows for restructuring the Safety Alert Process, as well as the Disposal of Equipment Process.
●Created a variety of forms as needed, which at times included approval workflow.
●Project Coordinator for IV Pumps Upgrade, QR Label implementation, and inventory verification.
●Managed Computer Management System (CMMS), which involves validating the inventory model and Nomenclatures, entering new accounts, and maintaining the database.
●Managed the medical equipment safety alerts throughout the organization.
●Revised the safety alert policies and assisted with SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation) communications.
●Part of the team composing the CMMS manual and supplemental training materials for approximately 80+ associates.
●Trained new team members on the current CMMS and other training needs.
●Managed departmental SharePoint website.
●Collaboratively wrote policies and procedures for Clinical Engineering Department.
●Assisted in the ISO standard readiness.
Loretto Hospital 2004 – 2006
●Maintained and repaired medical equipment throughout the hospital
●Updated policies and procedures and re-inventoried the equipment with new asset labels.
●Prepared and participated in JCAHO survey for accreditation.
●Ensured the proper disposal of any mercury sphygmometer still in the hospital as well as other equipment awaiting disposal. (Also properly disposed of antiquated needles in the sharps container).
●Managed the biomedical shop, as a one person shop.
Resurrection Health Care (currently Presence Health) 2000 – 2004
Biomedical Technician & Supervisor
●Analyzed and determined the issue with Baxter Colleague IV Pump concerning the gear mechanism: lubrication was of poor quality and the gears size slightly off. These findings and solutions were published. As a result, saved the organization about $40K in repairs.
●Maintained and repaired variety of medical equipment, such as Hemodialysis Machine, Physiological Monitors, and IV Pumps
Advanced Technology Laboratories (now Philips Healthcare & FujiFilm SonoSite)
Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging manufacturing company.
●Tested the ultrasonic transducers throughout production.
●Quality assurance the transducers were to manufacturer’s specifications.
School Districts of Whatcom and Skagit Counties
●Taught K-12 Special Education classes and other variety of subjects.
●Assisted pre-school for the Deaf, kindergarten, and special education teachers in the classroom as well as one-on-one.
Montana School for the Deaf and Blind
●Taught independent living skills, physical education, health, and vocational training courses to 8th-12th grade special needs students.
Graduate Certificate, Sports Mgmt.: Outdoor Adventure
Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA
MEd, Special Education: Deaf & Hard of Hearing
Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR
AA, Electronics: Biomedical Equipment Servicing
Bellingham Technical College, Bellingham, WA
BA, Physical Education: Sports Science
Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA