Radiology Technologist with experience in the Cardiac Catherization Lab, Clinical Research and Medical Devices.
Knowledge in Clinical Research, GCP guidelines, FDA regulations, HIPAA regulations
Knowledge of Electronic Data Capture
Knowledge of sterile technique
Able to scrub Cardiac, Peripheral and Structural Heart Procedures
Knowledge of EP procedures
Lutonix, Inc CR BardJanuary 2012 to January 2015Clinical Field Specialist New Hope, MN
The Clinical Field Specialist supports regional conduction of clinical research within participating research centers for our global IDE trials.
The Clinical Field Specialist (CFS) is responsible for developing positive relationships with our investigative groups by providing clinical protocol and medical device training, clinical investigation awareness, continuing education, study support, and clinical expertise for our emerging medical devices.
The CFS is also responsible for communicating internally any market dynamics, device issues or potential improvements, study activities/compliance, adverse event adjudication and study enrollment strategies.
The CFS provides presence for device support as requested and assist with CRO management and study long-term follow up logistics as appropriate.
Prairie Heart Institute St. John's HospitalJanuary 2007 to January 2012Special Procedures Radiologic Technologist III Springfield, IL
Performing multiple cardiovascular fluoroscopy procedures, scrubbing, and monitoring hemodynamics for various procedures in the Cardiac Catherization Lab.
Assist Cardiologist during Cardiac and Peripheral interventions along with IABP insertion, IMPELLA, Permanent Pacemaker and ICD insertions, PFO closures, Lariat procedures (Left atrial appendage ligation), AO Valvuloplasty and cardiac ablations.
Assist Cardiologist and CardioThoracic Surgeons with Abdominal Aneurysm repair and Trans Aortic Valve Replacements.
Assist Interventional Neurologist with Cerebral Angiograms and Inteventions including but not limited to cerebral aneurysm coiling, cerebral stenting, 3D cerebral angiogram reconstruction, and surgical aneurysm clipping assessment.
Provided quality patient care based on missions of HSHS health system.
Often retrieved research and history information for supervisors.
Prairie Education and Research CooperativeJanuary 2010 to January 2011Clinical Research Coordinator Springfield, IL
Trial experience includes coronary, peripheral, interventional, cardiovascular devices involving the coronary, superficial femoral, popliteal, infra-popliteal, renal, AAA and carotid arteries.
Experience with drug trials for acute heart failure management, cholesterol lowering medication and adherence, contract-induced nephropathy, as well as a trial involving thrombo-prophylaxis for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery.
Coordinate clinical research activities including IRB submissions, data collections, patient and family informed consent, study record keeping and facilitation of study monitor visits.
Obtained and maintained institutional review board approval for research protocols and informed consents.
Report Protocol Deviations, Adverse Events, and Serious Adverse Events as per PERC's standard operating procedures, the Institutional Review Board's guidelines, and as per the study sponsor's written instructions in the study protocol.
Participate in site selection and initiation process as needed/required by study sponsor.
Manage proper storage setup and care of all study supplies.
Assisted investigators with patient care aspects of protocol design and data collection.
Educate patients and medical staff regarding research protocol procedures through written information, in services and bedside teaching.
Manage patient enrollment via guidelines established by inclusion and exclusion criteria.
Collect data before, during, and after the execution of research protocols through patient interview, medical record review, physical exam, and telephone follow up.
Education and Training
University of Saint FrancisPresentPursuing Bachlor's degree : Healthcare Leadership
Bloomington-Normal School of Radiography2007Certificate in Radiologic Technology
3D, data collection, IDE, logistics, market, protocols, quality, record keeping, research, teaching, telephone, written
ACHIEVEMENTS / C ERTIFIC AT IONS / M EMBERSHIPS NIH Stroke Scale Certified, 2010 Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, 2009 Basic Life Support, 2007- Accreditation in Medical Radiation Technology, State of Illinois IEMA Division of Nuclear Safety License Accreditation No. 500506908, 2007- Present American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, Registry ID No. 426605, 2007-Present