Driven and compassionate healthcare professional with 30 years of experience in fast-paced residential and hospital environments. Accountable and responsible with a strong focus on MRI patient safety. Specialties include: MRI Safety Regulations Policies and Procedures, Neuro and MSK Imaging, ACR Accreditation, Protocol Adjustments and Patient Satisfaction. A track record of managing personnel, finances, and MRI facility operations. A dedicated MR specialist, a strong problem solver with excellent time management skills, driven to achieve the highest levels of client satisfaction.
Education and Training
Bachelor Medical ImagingLa Roche College － Pittsburgh, PA
Master of Arts: Healthcare AdministrationGrantham Univeristy － Lenexa, KS, USA
Associate SciencePennsylvania State University － New Kensington, PA
Sound Decision Making
Personal and Professional Integrity
MRI Protocol Adjustments
Sept 2016 Magnetic Resonance Safety Officer (MRSO)
March 1996 American Registry of Radiologic Technologist- MRI
March 1988 American Registry of Radiologic Technologist- RT
September 1984 American Heart Association- Advanced Life Support and CPR Certification
September 1984- December 1987 Member of Pennsylvania Society of Radiologic Technologists
Responsible and accountable for all MRI department operations.
Manage operations of two MRI departments with 12 staff technologist and 4 MRI units.
Responsible and accountable for staff schedule, patient schedule, Kronos payroll/timekeeper, daily statistics, patient turnaround times/on-time table times, billing system review, supplies, DOR, Strategic planning, employee evaluations, capital purchases, protocols, physician interactions, and obtaining ACR accreditations for all four MRI systems.
Daily use of Office- Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point, Visio, PACs system, Vista Plus/ 313 Billing System, Kronos Payroll, Technologist QA program, Radiology charge system- Image cast, Clinic View, Stentor.
02/2003 to 09/2008
MRI Lead TechnologistUPMC － Pittsburgh, PA
Coordinate daily operations of patient and staff schedule, Kronos payroll system, tracking patient statistics, contributions to employee evaluations, Tech QA, protocols, physician interactions.
01/2001 to 01/2003
Staff MRI and CT Technologist
MRI and CT department as a staff technologist.
06/1997 to 03/2000
Applications SpecialistMicroSignal Corporation － Cranberry Twp, PA
05/1997 to 01/2001
MRI TechnologistUPMC Presbyterian － Pittsburgh, PA
05/1995 to 03/1997
Unit Manager/MRI TechnologistMMG Enterprises － Pittsburgh, PA
07/1991 to 07/1996
MRI TechnologistPittsburgh NMR Institute
Daily operations of all MRI systems.
IDX Rad Radiology Systems.
Instructor for Student training program, Research Imaging, Protocol Development.
03/1990 to 06/1991
Mobile MRI Technologist
10/1989 to 03/1990
Mobile MRI TechnologistMICA Imaging, Inc
2001- Present- Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Association- Executive Committee Member, Merchandise Coordinator. Autism Society of Pittsburgh and Allegheny Valley School (AVS).
2005- 2015- White Oak Recreation Board- provides community activities for White Oak Borough residents: Holiday Parties for Adults and Children, Parades, School Dances, Child Activities