Seeking an understanding of clinical research through Northwestern University's Clinical Research Advanced Certificate program to provide the framework necessary to focus my anticipated degree in Predictive Analytics in the areas of clinical research and biostatistics.
Proficiency in data modeling using SAS and R
SAS proficiency in data prep, modeling, analysis
Experience with SAS macros
Strong ability to communicate analytic results to non-statisticians
Strategic use of data visualization
Project Management Professional (PMP) certified
Strong written communication skills
Excellent oral and presentation skills
Builds relationships at all levels
Writing for publication
Experienced in research methods
Northwestern MedicineChicago, IllinoisTeam/Project Lead08/2012 to Current
Manages and oversees highly critical and complex enterprise system projects that directly affect patient care
Serves as a Team and Project Lead on the Clinical Infrastructure team that primarily focus on system support of the hospital's electronic medical records
Meticulous planning and coordination with hospital departments to implement and support projects with little disruption
Coaches challenging staff in skill and interpersonal development in order to gather business requirements and meet deadlines
Oversees project managers to ensure best practice project management tools and techniques are utilized effectively for on-time and on-budget delivery
Managing vendors Precise financial administration of 1.5 million dollar departmental budget and successfully resolving.
Northwestern Memorial HospitalChicago, IllinoisSenior Network Analyst Team Lead10/2007 to 07/2012
Managed a multi-million dollar telecom partner account and the multi-year audit project of large data sets, resulting in a $500,000+ credit for the hospital.
Created processes for staff to achieve all performance metrics and exceed customer service level agreements.
Executed personal and performance development plans for staff, resulting in promotion or new skill acquisition.
Allocated and managed resources and workload to successfully complete all projects on time and within budget.
Northwestern Memorial HospitalChicago, IllinoisCommunications and Implementation Specialist Independent Contractor05/2005 to 10/2007
Developed and implemented multi-phased communication plan for hospital-wide Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology conversion.
Created VoIP end-user training program and materials; delivered organization-wide training modules.
Managed customer survey data, outcome reports and influenced change to hospital leadership and project team.
Brand Integrity, IncRochester, New YorkSenior Performance Development Consultant03/2004 to 05/2005
Facilitated regional and national clients' brand identification workshops and synthesized data output into cohesive categories defining the clients' brand.
Created performance management systems reflecting clients' brand, values, mission and top business objectives.
Conducted job analysis and developed metrics linking performance directly to the company brand.
THINQ InteractiveRochester, New YorkHuman Resources and Operations Consultant01/2003 to 03/2004
Provided human resource consultation in areas such as employment law, job and skill analysis and benefits, for growing web-development company.
Collaborated with leadership on program and project management as projects and client base increased in scale.
Idea Connections Systems, IncRochester, New YorkAccount Manager02/2002 to 04/2003
Managed the organization's largest client, a major biomedical company.
Facilitated leadership and team building retreats; programing based on analysis of multiple individual and team data sources.
Delivered recommendations to leadership teams based on various survey results.
Collaborated with senior leadership in the creation and delivery of employee onboarding program.
Graduate:Industrial and Organizational Psychology2001University of TennesseeGPA: GPA: 96Industrial and Organizational Psychology GPA: 96
Bachelor of Arts:PsychologyMay 1994Concordia College, Moorhead, MinnesotaGPA: Magna cum Laude GPA: 3.63Psychology Magna cum Laude GPA: 3.63
Project Management Professional (PMP)2009
Bartz, A., Blume, N. E., & Rose, J. (1996). Gender differences in self-report measures of Anger: The role of social desirability and negative affect. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 11, 241-253.
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Blume, N. E., McIntyre, M., and James, L. (2001). Predicting unreliable behavior in a coursework setting: A field study. Paper accepted to the Society of Industrial and Organizational Conference, Toronto, Canada.
Bartz, A., Blume, N. E., & Rose, J. (1996). Gender differences in self-report measures of Anger: The role of social desirability and negative affect. Paper presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Convention, Chicago, Illinois.
Blume, N. E., & Jagim, R. (1994). Clinical Outcomes. Paper presented at the Red River Valley Psychology Conference, Fargo, North Dakota.
Blume, N. E., & Jagim, R. (1994). Clinical Outcomes. Paper presented at the Minnesota Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Northfield, Minnesota.
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Communications and Implementation Specialist Independent Contractor
Senior Performance Development Consultant
Human Resources and Operations Consultant
Master of Science : Predictive Analytics March 2016 Master of Arts : Clinical Psychology December 2007 Graduate : Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2001 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology May 1994 Project Management Professional (PMP) 2009
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