Responsible for implementation, maintenance, and training for clinical
applications of MEDITECH
Hospital Information System:
Lab, Microbiology, Pharmacy, Nursing Care Plans, Nursing Order Entry,
Radiology, Medical Records Transcription, Patient Care Inquiry, and Office
Automation. Designed and coded statistical and patient-care reports for
physicians, department heads, and Quality Assurance staff. Supervised
application installation for 12 clinical departments and 8 inpatient units.
Mediated inter-departmental differences over database structure and content
and helped resolve sensitive conversion issues. Supported 200+ physicians,
nurses, and clinical staff during 18-month transition from completely
manual record-keeping to full computerization. Southwestern
Vermont Medical Center,
Bennington, VT, 1990-1993.
writer / Grant Manager.
Lead writer for 2 National
Science Foundation (NSF)
proposals, one funded, one still under review. NSF grant SBR-9730465
provided $300,000 over 3 years, funding 2 years of my doctoral research.
Obtained funding from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for creating
3D visualizations of sediment contaminants, supporting 1 year of my doctoral
research. Managed FIPSE
(Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education) grant for substance
abuse prevention program at Southern Vermont College. Participated in
the preparation of multiple DARPA
(Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) proposals at Carnegie Mellon.
General contractor for construction of $90K+ energy-efficient home. Hired,
coordinated, supervised subcontractors for electrical, plumbing, and finish
work. Installed sheetrock, tile floors and counters, brick sunroom floor;
painted exterior siding. Pownal, VT, 1989-1990.
estate development manager. Managed
development of 16-unit subdivision for out-of-state investor. Collaborated
closely with civil engineer to secure state environmental permits for subdividing
160-acre plot, entailing 18 months of hearings under local and state officials.
Coordinated land clearing, road construction, installation of electrical
and telephone services. Managed snow removal and road maintenance. Organized
homeowners' association. Pownal, VT, 1988-1993.
|Halfway house manager. Managed 10-bedroom, 3-story halfway house for patients discharged from Northampton State Hospital. Supervised 8 full-time and part-time staff in caring for 8-10 mentally ill adults in transition from hospital to community (interesting article on the decline of the state hospital system). Responsible for treatment planning, building maintenance, staff coverage, residents' work schedules, and clinical supervision for staff. Berkshire Mental Health Center, Pittsfield, MA, 1985-1986.|