Highly skilled professional offering a distinguished career in positions of progressive responsibility. Natural leader with over twenty-five years diversified, multi-modality experience, and twelve years healthcare operations and management experience.
Finance, Budgeting & Cost Management
Education and Training
Accreditation and Government Regulations
Policy & Procedure Development
Physician Liaison/Marketing/Public Affairs
Quality Control & Risk Management
Substitute Teacher January 2015 to CurrentHazleton Area School District － Hazleton, PA
Responsible for substitute teaching for all grades K-12, including special education, emotional support and vocational curriculum.
Adjunct Instructor January 2014 to CurrentMcCann School of Business & Technology － Wilkes-Barre, PA
Instruct students in assigned medical, business and IT classes in accordance with learning objectives and session plan outlines specified by the program director.
Director of Imaging Services January 2010 to January 2014CHS-Berwick Hospital － Berwick, PA
Executive management of hospital and outpatient imaging center operations: finance, strategic planning, contracting, capital budgeting, practice development and expansion, policy and procedure, regulatory compliance, and marketing.
Effectively worked around decrease of radiology reimbursement and prevented vulnerability to recent changes in the economic environment by maintaining overall radiology volumes Increased productivity from 85% to 105% to meet prescribed metrics Implemented two on site radiology services for physician offices Acquisition and installation of a new digital mammography suite Established mobile PET scanner increasing radiology services Launched two teleradiology groups working with IT, emergency, and nursing departments Electronic Medical Records (EMR) super user and trainer Introduced the Physician Liaison Program, improving marketing, public relations and customer service issues which became a hospital wide physician communication program Participated on: environment of care, inpatient satisfaction, community cares, core measures, emergency management, and patient safety, quality improvement council committees lowering readmission rates, decreasing troponin-blood test and CVA turnaround time and maintaining regulatory compliance Raised over $15,000.00 for the American Cancer Society as Chair of Relay for Life in 2012 Recognized for, "Mammography Excellence", by Community Health Systems, after passing ACR/FDA compliance.
Operations Manager January 2004 to January 2010Advanced Radiology Services － East Stroudsburg, PA
Radiology Supervisor January 2001 to January 2004Advanced Radiology Services － East Stroudsburg, PA
Lead CT Technologist January 1999 to January 2001Advanced Radiology Services － East Stroudsburg, PA
Recruited to provide technical expertise and project management for a new, state of the art, freestanding imaging center specializing in women's care in East Stroudsburg, PA remained on staff as lead CT Technologist.
Cross trained in MRI.
Promoted to management level.
Strategic planning for marketing, budgeting, staffing, service enhancement, and upgraded equipment acquisition Assisted in setup, management and coordination of services of an additional outpatient imaging center in Tobyhanna, PA, with capital equipment purchase, bidding and contract negotiation Created a Physician Liaison Program by visiting physicians to address their needs in a timely, one-on-one manner, increasing patient volume through increased referral rates Implemented PACS system which saved $8000.
00 in film costs first quarter Project manager for the installation of radiology information system (RIS) including integration with PACS, and provided training to staff and physicians Upgraded CT system to Siemens' Multi Slice CT scanner and upgraded to digital mammography.
CT Technologist January 1989 to January 1999Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital － Lehighton, PA
Radiologic & CT Technologist January 1987 to January 1989Hazleton St. Joseph Medical Center － Hazleton, PA
Education and Training
Master of Health Care Administration : 2013Ohio University
BS : Radiography Business Administration, 2001Radiography Business Administration
Radiologic Technology Certification Hazleton St. Joseph Medical Center 1987
ARRT: Radiologic Technologist & Computed Tomography FEMA: National Incident Management System (NIMS) Community Service American Cancer Society Relay for Life Conyngham Valley Civic Organization American Heart Association Scout Executive Committee Hazleton City View BMX Boy Scouts of America