Experienced Health information Systems Specialist committed to maintaining cutting edge technical skills and up-to-date industry knowledge. 5 years of great understanding of clinical information systems, and basic clinical and medical workflows, to support clinical and medical staff's optimal use of existing and new clinical information systems.
Excellent problem-solving abilities
Windows and Linux
Windows Microsoft Suite
Strong communication, interpersonal, and
Proficient and Knowledgeable In Epic
Understanding of clinical workflow
Proficiency working with Program
management in the Build and implementation
knowledge based of Computerized
Physician Order Entry (CPOE),
documentation, orders, flow sheets, Power
Chart, Progress Note template building.
Trainer/consultantJune 2014 to June 2014 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
Trained doctors, Mas, Nurses, and clerical staff 1:1 with Michart (U of M's Epic).
Helped Create documentation for implemented processes in the Cancer center Delegated suggestions and duties to other team members regarding opportunities for.
improvement in work-related tasks and processes.
I Facilitated the understanding of the schedule, treatment plans and therapy plan while affectively defining each folder and their functions.
Responsible for ensuring the nurses how to properly chart infusions.
CernerOptimization specialist consultantMay 2014 to June 2014 IU Health - Indianapolis, IN
Support Team Documentation
Assisted Medical Practices with transition from Touchworks to Cerner EHR
Ensuring providers and clinical staff to having immediate access to PowerNote Documentation & Cerner Orders Professional
Diagnosed and troubleshooted Cerner and Windows processing problems and applied solutions to increase office efficiency.
Cerner Certified TrainerApril 2014 to May 2014 Community Health Systems - Easton, PA
Provided Training to Physician and Clinical Staff in every specialty for Both Inpatient and Ambulatory
Trained Physician in PowerChart Documentation
Dragon Nuance Training
Answered End-user inquiries regarding computer software and hardware operation to resolve problems
Instructor-led for a class size of 12-16
Developed training materials and train users in proper use of EHR software
Assessed clinical education needs and client teaching needs using adult education methods
Epic Care consultantApril 2014 to May 2014 John Muir Health - Concord, Ca
Provide Radiologist support to Radiology, including Nuclear Med, Interventional Radiology, Ultrasound, Mammography, Fluoroscopy, and MRI.
Assist Radiology in the Reading room, facilitating their understanding on how to access reports for dictation in Radiant
Coordinated with Command center to finalize designs and confirm requirements.
Diagnosed and troubleshooted Radiant and Windows processing problems and applied solutions to increase efficiency.
Cerner Trainer/Adoption CoachingMarch 2014 Mayo Clinic - St. James, MN
and coaching in the computerized provider orders entry. Including Power Note,
Dynamic Documentation, Message Center.
Answer user inquiries regarding
computer software or hardware operation to resolve problems.
Develop training materials,
and train users in the proper use of software.
clinical education needs and End user teaching needs using a variety
of methods. Nursing and allied health educator/trainer for nursing
classes, and EHR classes
Cerner Certified TrainerJanuary 2014 to February 2014 Cerner Corporation - Kansas City, MO
Attended and completed Cerner Certified Trainer Program (CCTP) on Cerner Millennium application Completed general certification which covered Cerner Millennium solutions associated with a hospitalist, emergency care provider, primary care provider, and inpatient nursing in the context of their workflow Certification process included but not limited to
Credentialed trainer/Epic support SpecialistDecember 2013 to February 2014 Reading Hospital - Reading, PA
I provided At-the-elbow support, training and supported front desk staff and also ATE the elbow support for Ambulatory physicians.
As a Consultant I help facilitate the workflow and understanding of different functions of Cadence such as Insurance verification, Check-in, Check-out
Assisted physicians in entering Orders for Labs,and prescriptions
Epic Care support specialist/Script TesterNovember 2013 to December 2013 Wellstar Kennestone Regional Medical Center - Marietta, GA
Epic Application Systems
Responsible for providing nursing staff and physicians support ATE of the NICU.
I walked nurses through their workflow, and helped clinicians navigate through the system.
Helped physicians with their computerized physicians order entry, sat with NPs and Physicians to build progress note templates and facilitate their documentation of the progress notes by introducing them to smart phrases and smart lists, and the pulling up of information using smart links.
Script tester for Pre-Go Live
Hyperspace, Novell Login testing, TDR Testing report, Share Point Reports
Epic Care 2012 support specialistOctober 2013 to November 2013 UAHN - Tucson, AZ
Epic support specialist
responsible to assess and monitor the learning need of end users.
Maintain rapport with end users so they feel comfortable with Epic system.
Responsible to be front line support to the end users.
Helped to facilitate the Epic functionality with hands on support.
Area supported: NICU and General Peds
Cerner Power Chart specialistJune 2013 to July 2013 Washington Adventist Hospital - Silver Springs, MD
Provided support to Nursing Staff and Physicians in Surgical services, which includes OR, Short Stay, PACU.
Check- in process, Documentation in Pre-Op, Perioperative documentation, I/O I-view, via PowerForm.
Developed work-flow charts and diagrams to ensure End-user documentation team compliance with patient documentation.
Epic Care 2012 SpecialistMarch 2013 to April 2013 Asante Health - Grants Pass, OR
Epic Care 2012 support Specialist.
Responsible for providing nursing staff and physicians support ATE of the ICU.
I was Responsible for triaging problems to correct department.
I walked nurses through their workflow, and helped clinicians navigate through the system.
Helped physicians with their computerized physicians order entry, and also facilitate their documentation of the progress notes by introducing them to smart phrases and smart lists, and the pulling up of information using smart links.
Other things that I helped with included: post partum flowsheet, dishcharge process/
Epic support SpecialistDecember 2012 to December 2012 University Health - Augusta, GA
Served as primary source of Go-Live support assisting end users to ensure tasks are completed successfully.
Responsible for proactively engage end users (EU); Asses & monitor learning needs of EU, Maintained Rapport with the EU so they feel comfortable with me and the system.
I Answered questions, Troubleshooting & any errors, Printing issues, security problems, & enhancements suggestions.
Areas of applications that I supported were.
InPatient clinical documentation, InPatient Physician order entry& management, Radiant Radiology.
Epic credentialed trainer/RadiantSeptember 2012 to November 2012 Texas Health Resources - Stephenville, TX
Provided support to clinicians in Radiant at the Radiology department.
My role as a trainer was to delegate a stress-free workflow to help with the tremendous amount of cases that were scheduled in the department.
As a facilitator, I demonstrated several tasks and possible workflows such as scheduling multiple orders per study, mammography exam documentation, how to view patients in the ED track Board and Using Radiant for Non interventional Radiologist, Barcoding medications into the MAR.
Epic Trainer support/RadiantSeptember 2012 to November 2012 Texas Health Resources - Terrell, TX
I provided At-the-elbow support, training and supporting clinicians in Radiant at the Radiology department and also ATE the elbow support for clinicians for Med Surge and ICU Department.
As a Consultant I help facilitate the workflow and understanding of different functions of radiant.
Credentialed trainer/supportSeptember 2012 to November 2012 Texas Health Alliance - Fort Worth, TX
training with clinicians in Radiant at the Radiology department.
ATE the elbow support
clinicians in the Med surge and ICU Department.
as: logging in/out, filtering and sorting columns, beginning and ending an
exam; scheduling an Add-on patient.
Trainer/consultantJune 2012 to September 2012 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
Trained doctors, Mas, Nurses, and
clerical staff 1:1 with Michart (U of M's Epic)
documentation for implemented processes in the Med Peds Clinic
Delegated suggestions and duties to
other team members regarding opportunities for improvement in work-related tasks
Facilitated the understanding of InBasket while effectively defining each
folder and their functions.
Remote Security Validation
Cerner support specialistJune 2012 St. Rita's Medical Center - Lima, OH
I was able train ATE, supporting nurses and secretary front desk.
I helped facilitate a smooth transition to an EMR System.
I honed my Skills as a consultant by emphasizing the effects of Interpersonal Communication in an organization such as St.Rita's.
In Geriatric/Psych Unit.
The aspects of Epic that were taught were Docflowsheets, InBasket, and other common inpatient documentation.
Implementation consultantJune 2012 UCSF Medical Center - San Francisco, CA
Supported clinical staff in an inpatient, and ambulatory setting.
Areas included radiology, MRI, Neurology interventional radiology, PACU.
Assessed training needs through surveys, interviews with employees, work shops and consultation with managers.
Investigated and resolved Employees inquiries and complaints in an empathetic manner.
Provided an elevated customer experience to generate a great atmosphere of positive change
Health Information Systems specialistNovember 2010 to December 2010 Clarian Ball Memorial Hospital - Muncie, IN
Implemented activation CPOE support to physicians and implemented Power plan documentation to nurses and tech support in First Net.
San Gabriel Valley Medical Hospital San Gabriel March 2009 EMR Activation Consultant in Cerner Power Chart
Implemented Nursing power plans and flow sheets and documentation
Implementation ConsultantJune 2010 to July 2010 Parkland Health Center and Children's Hospital - Dallas, TX
Provided support to Clinical Staff in
relation to inpatient electronic documentation, flowsheets and results.
Kept documentation on any problems that arose
With Epic application including how it
University of West, GA2010Carrollton, GA Bachelor of Science: BiologyBiology
Devry UniversityCurrent Bachelor of Science: Computer information systems/ health informaticsGPA: GPA: 3.59
Emphasis in Health information Systems
Recipient of Career catalyst Scholarship
Outstanding Achievement Award
Dean's List with GPA of 3.59
Certified Cerner Systems Professional
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"His strong knowledge in both software and tremendous work ethic makes him an outstanding implementation consultant. Valerhy would be a great asset to any company and any go- live implementation and I truly would love to work with him again" -
Catherine Bernardo, RN Epic Credentialed Trainer