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Project Manager Quality Assurance

Montclair, NJ, 07042
August 29, 2012

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Stacey L Callons


Project Manager, Analyst: Radiology, Cardiology, PACS


Senior Consultant with over 10 years of radiology IT systems experience. As a former Chief Radiologic Technologist, she provided a broad and thorough understanding of PACS & Radiology systems, processes, and management for a system-wide rollout, along with strategic planning to ensure that all users became proficient, maintained access and provided effective support. Well-versed in all phases of system implementation, and has stepped in to lead on many such initiatives, at various stages of the project. Confident in her ability to analyze complex workflow issues and provide decisive recommendations, working hand-in-hand with end users including radiologists and cardiologists.

This consultant has the advantage of realizing success based on her wide range of roles, as; End User, Radiology Administrator, Radiology/Cardiology PACS/RIS/VR Administrator, Systems Analyst, System Integrations Consultant, Vendor Consultant, Workflow Analyst, Data Integrity and Migration Consultant, Process Improvement Analyst, and Project Manager. This skill set equates to effective oversight and an appropriate level of drive to meet project timelines, dashboard metrics and realize cost containment.


Six Sigma Black belt

CAP change agent

Vast working knowledge of many adjacent department information systems

Konica CR and DR

System training

Disaster recovery

HIPPA compliance

ROI and cost containment analysis

Working directly with top tier management and key stakeholder


All aspects of Radiology/Cardiology Systems 11/09 - Present

Independent Consultant

Provide expertise in Radiology/Cardiology systems

PACS/RIS installations and upgrades

System optimization

System integration

Interfacing and testing

Site readiness

Vendor comparison

ROI analysis

Workflow analysis and rebuilds

Bon Secours Charity Health, NY 11/07 – 11/09

Independent Consultant –Project Manager/Analyst

Installation of GE Centricity PACS, RIS upgrade from Siemens to GE Centricity RIS, and cardiology installation of GE CVIS.

Workflow assessments and redesign, hands-on system setup, determination and creation of user groups and privileges.

Customized system setup specifically for cardiologists and radiologists.

Trinitas Hospital, NJ

Independent Consultant

Experience implementing Eclipsys, GE Centricity, Sectra, Siemens, Cerner, McKesson, and Stentor PACS systems.

Implemented Eclipsys 4.0, GE Centricity, Progress, and Philips RIS systems. Implemented voice dictation, Dragon, Dictaphone, and Voice Speak. Installed Kodak, Agfa, and Konica CR and DR.

Extensive background and experience with full-cycle implementations including project management, build, installations, set up, and go-live support.

Exceptional Microsoft office skills including Project, Visio, and all MS applications.

GE Healthcare 09/05 – 09/06

PACS IT Consultant

Responsible for documenting workflow, analyzing the impact of GE Healthcare Solutions to the existing model.

Made recommendations on how workflow would change to improve the efficiency of the system and to realize the full potential of GE Solutions.

Expert in workflow planning, analysis, and solutions, including PACS and RIS.

Provided assistance for field-based Solutions Sales, specifically related to the GE Healthcare Solutions Products and Services.

Six Sigma Black Belt utilization for dashboard metrics and customer follow-through.

CAP Work Out change agent.

Atlantic Health Systems 06/04 – 09/05


Oversaw and facilitated the transition of Atlantic Health Systems Hospitals from analog imaging to complete PACS.

Responsible for the management of all PACS/RIS devises and interconnectivity from the modalities to the Diagnostic Review stations.

Acted as liaison to PACS/RIS systems analysts in IS.

Responsible for ensuring complete database accuracy and consistency.

Ensured all images were archived and stored for future viewing.

Maintained HIPAA compliance requirements for storage, patient confidentiality, and disaster recovery.

Collaborated with IS to gather statistical information for sizing system and growth to meet current and future needs of the PACS/RIS.

Supervised the training of all new staff on PACS and RIS.

Reviewed daily work log and performed daily merges.

Investigated, identified, and prepared proposals to solve specific operational problems within the Department of Radiology.

Ensured data integrity.

Set up and maintained quality assurance for work stations.

Trained outside departments to operate in a PACS environment.

Maintained all Tele – Radiology application systems: o Stentor

o RadWorks

Established and defined workflow to succeed in a PACS environment.

Offered 24/7 support for PACS related issues.

MMH Radiology 1999 - 2004

Chief Radiologic Technologist

Oversaw and maintained daily workflow.

Team member for two Six Sigma projects.

Gathered and provided monthly statistics for improved productivity.

Created PACS/CR/DR manual.

Created radiology department PACS/CR/DR competency.

Facilitated and performed PACS Radiology training for all staff members.

Facilitated the transition from film/screen to digital imaging.

Performed test studies to standardize and ensure quality digital images.

Assisted PACS administrator with workflow and implementation of PACS in the Children’s Medical Center.

Supported supervisor on-call off hours to troubleshoot PACS/digital issues.

Staff Technologist

Acted as weekend point person working double shifts.

Performed routine exams.

Wayne General Hospital 1989 - 1999

Staff Technologist


Bachelor of Science, Healthcare Administration

Montclair College, 1990

Associate of Science, Radiography

Bergen Community College




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