Selected Accomplishments

§ OCN certification 1989-1997; 2018- present

§ Participated in planning/testing clinical software for oncology medical practices.

§ Managed multi-million dollar pharmaceutical purchasing contracts.

 

Experience

1996–present                 ARK Solution Group, Inc.                      York, PA

President, Owner, Consultant

§ Create and maintain a variety of websites: non-profit, membership, services, corporate.

§ Write or modify PHP or ASP code to meet client needs.

§ Manage project communications among team players for client

§ Review and test IT applications as requested by clients

§ Facilitate client meetings as requested

1996–2013                Krout Academy                                    York, PA

Education Supervisor

§ Monitor, facilitate or teach multiple subjects at age & student appropriate levels

§ Identify and tailor education to student interests and needs.

§ Maintain and submit required state required reports.

2011–2014                Albright Care Services - Normandie Ridge          York, PA

RN Supervisor

§ Monitor and assess care of residents in a 64 bed skilled nursing unit.

§ Supervise charge/med nurses.

§ Communicate with physician regarding ongoing resident care.

§ Facilitate conformance to policies and procedures through education and monitoring.

2011–2014                Memorial Hospital - White Rose Hospice              York, PA

RN

§ Assess, monitor and facilitate supportive care for hospice patients.

§ Communicate with other health team members regarding supportive care.

§ Support patients and families as they deal with a terminal illness.

 

1996-2001                     POHMS                                         Reading, PA

GPO Manager

§ Initiated and negotiated pricing contracts with pharmaceutical firms.

§ Negotiated annual contracts with wholesale suppliers

§ Monitored pricing compliance

§ Recruited and maintained relationships with member practices.

 

 

1993-1996                     Cancer Care Associates                       York, PA

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Manager

§ Managed team of nurses and assistants: chemotherapy/infusion administration, clinical care, phone triage and patient movement in busy practice with three oncologists.

§ Monitored clinical to insurance coding compliance

§ Primary practice interface with pharmaceutical industry reps.

§ Taught pain management class for local oncology hospital nurses.

§ Guest Lecturer, York College

§ Maintained practice interface with community oncology resources.

 

1986-1993                     Office & Hospital settings     York & Hershey, PA

Staff Nurse

§ Completed Chemotherapy and Leukemia Nursing certifications

§ Principal purchase manager - chemotherapy drugs

§ Clinical liaison with business office during paper-computer conversion

§ Guest Lecturer, ACS

Education

1982-1986                     Messiah College                           Grantham, PA

§ B.S.N., passed RN licensure 9/1986

1989-1993                     Univ. of Maryland at Baltimore             Baltimore, MD

§ M.S.,  Oncology Nursing

§ Thesis, 

 

Interests

Music, Needlecrafts, Reading, Walking, Women’s ministries