Clinical Applications Specialist in Chicago IL WI Resume Bill Weichman

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					 BILL WEICHMAN, RT (R)
                                                                   Lake Villa, Illinois 60046
 billweichman@yahoo.com                                               Home (224)225-6058
                                                                        Cell (815)592-9476

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

           Medical imaging professional with over 20 years experience in x-ray and digital imaging
            technology, Portable X-ray, Surgical X-ray, limited CT and MRI.
           Experienced and proficient with multiple information technology systems, PACS, RIS, HL7.
            Digital information QA/QC specialist (DR systems, GE, and EMED)
           Exceptional planner, organizer, and manager of workflow, data, and deadlines.
           Passionate and effective problem-solver of technical, quality, administrative and customer
            service issues.
           High attention to detail; poised, efficient, and accurate under pressure.
           Multi-talented self-starter. Strong service commitment to both internal as well as external
            customers.
           AAS degree earned with Highest Honors as well as continued education in PC technology,
            applications software, networking/security applicable towards BS degree in Computer Science.
           Experience with Windows, MS Excel, Power Point, Networking and Computer Security.
           X-ray Consultant for Digital Imaging Systems and general X-ray imaging procedures.
           Radiation Safety Officer experience in hospital settings and clinics.
           OSHA training received at hospital.
           Limited Non Destructive Testing with X-ray Equipment

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
      MAINSTREET TOWING
      Richmond, Illinois
      OPERATOR AND SHOP ASSISTANT
      June 9, 2009 – Present

         Volunteering time to sharpen and acquire new mechanical skills.
         Basic auto wiring.
         Maintenance of tow trucks, flatbed and wrecker.
         Minor Bobcat experience.
         Minor hydraulic repairs and replacement of hydraulic hoses on equipment.

      MERIDIAN REGIONAL IMAGING
      Vernon Hills, Illinois

      IMAGE PROCESSING TECHNOLOGIST/IMAGING OPERATIONS & SUPPORT/QA-QC
      MANAGER
      June 2001 - April 2011

       Multi-faceted position and quality assurance manager responsible for day to day functions within a
        radiology services organization interpreting more than 150 imaging studies per day. X-ray
        Consultant to client sites for digital imaging technologies, QA, and X-ray protocols.
       Workload consisting of comparing patient information across multiple data bases prior to submitting
        to Radiologists.
  BILL WEICHMAN, RT (R)                                                                     Page Two

          Communication link, problem solver, and mediator between radiologists and client sites.
          Diplomatically facilitates solution to both technology based and human errors. Assisted the
           operation as quality assurance manager communicating between vendors, support staff and 35
           unique clients to mediate service and clinical issues.
          Processed, formatted and packaged raw dicom data and image sets for clients and physicians across
           integrated PACS and associated information systems.
          In charge of Windows and other software upgrades in addition to general security of multiple PC’s and
           local area networks.
          Traces computer problems back to source and corrects minor problems; contacts vendor for assistance of
           higher level issues. Teams with vendor on hardware, system, and network upgrades.

     NORTHERN ILLINOIS MEDICAL CENTER
     McHenry, Illinois

     NIGHT SUPERVISOR & X-RAY TECHNOLOGIST/CHIEF SURGERY TECHNOLOGIST
     June 1989 – March 2001

      Managed department 11 pm to 7 am. Multi-tasked in trauma and non-routine situations. Performed and processed
         general and trauma X-rays in department, as well as at bedside and in surgery using C-ARM.
      Checked chemicals of Kodak automated processors nightly before use, and performed general maintenance of all
         Kodak processors.
        Developed own time management system and implemented to all shifts in department.
        Cross trained and stepped in as nurse, orderly, and physician assistant as needed.
        Cross trained nurses in X-ray processes and procedures. Department Radiation Safety Officer
        Learned operation of CT equipment and procedures by observation. Trained in Mri for 16 weeks.
      Managed time and resources efficiently as patient load grew. Took care of an average of 45 patients per shift.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

        COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY
        Grayslake, Illinois
              ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE, RADIOLOGY
              1989, Graduated with Highest Honors
  Continuing:
                       McHENRY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
                       Crystal Lake, Illinois
                              MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
                                 Windows, Networking I, Applications & Hardware Computer
                                 Security I

                         NORTHERN ILLINOIS MEDICAL CENTER
                         MRI Technology l6-week, on the job training program


AFFILIATIONS:
       American Society of Radiologic Technologists
       American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

				
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Description: Bill Weichman is a medical imaging professional with over 20 years experience in x-ray and digital imaging technology, Portable X-ray, Surgical X-ray, limited CT and MRI. He is experienced and proficient with multiple information technology systems.