Director Operations in Chicago IL Resume Barbara Bielawski by BarbaraBielawski

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									                            BARBARA A. BIELAWSKI
                                        Riverside, IL 60546
                               708-218-6711        b.bielawski@att.net

Sales, customer support and installation project management leader within medical equipment
and healthcare technology (hardware and software) with experience developing, integrating and
installing leading edge, customized solutions into hospitals and free standing clinics. Senior
operations professional who has managed and developed high functioning remote teams.
Consistently deliver revenue quota, on time projects within budgets.


                        Selected Professional Experiences and Accomplishments

Varian Medical Systems, Des Plaines, IL                                          2000 - PRESENT
$2B public, global, medical equipment company.
MANAGER, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 2006 - present
Provide leadership to a team of project managers working with IT software application
developers, product support engineering, installation professionals, application
trainers/educators and business operations department to develop specific client solutions that
incorporate radiation therapy solutions including medical equipment/hardware and software
technology sold to hospital, physician groups and free-standing clinics. Supervise a team of up
to 13 project managers and report into Manager, Project Management of the Americas to ensure
meeting of revenue goals and financial objectives. Client contact. Manage $1.4M budget and
contributor of attainment of $300M+ in revenue.
■ Consistent achievement of quarterly/annual financial goals.
■ Mentor and manager leading to zero turnover and 5 promotions.
MANAGER, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE, 2004 - 2005
Asked to take on additional responsibility for project management of hardware and software
resulting from increasing complexity of products sold and increasing volume of sales. Managed
team of 8 software project managers and 8 hardware project managers.
■ Improved customer satisfaction scores to 96 from 80.
■ Contributed to achievement of installation quotas for all consecutive quarters.
■ Architected an orientation and training program for new project managers.
MANAGER, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, HARDWARE, 2000 - 2004
Recruited to spearhead the project management function. Led initial team of 3 in the
development of processes and procedures and completion of client projects. Managed budget
of $700K and contributor of attainment of $150M.
■ Implemented utilization of Microsoft Project 2000 and use of dashboards for project visibility.
■ Successfully rolled out Project Management function to Europe.
■ Formalized use of metrics that led to $600K savings.
■ Rolled out Upgrade Acceptance Database for more timely revenue recognition.



The Foster Group, Chicago, IL                                                         1999 - 2000
Healthcare IT consulting company.
PROJECT MANAGER AND SENIOR CONSULTANT
Assigned to Cook County Health Bureau to manage IT department and implement the new
hospital information system (including patient registration, billing, and order entry), and ready
state of Electronic Medical Record. Managed group of Application Analysts.
■ Developed, coordinated and trained 1K Physicians in new IT system.
■ Improved accuracy & timeliness of documentation via system upgrade for Dept. of Obstetrics.
■ Held full time role and attended Northwestern’s Executive Management Program.
                                                                Barbara Bielawski, Resume page 2


Quadramed Corp., Chicago, IL                                                         1997 - 1999
Nursing Documentation and Acuity IT System company
PROJECT MANAGER AND CONSULTANT
Account management of onsite education, training and implementation of software to nursing
departments within hospitals. Ensured contract management and performance. Worked with
customers to perform to meet contract requirements, develop timeline and matched with
company financial goals.
■ Managed $2M client account base.
■ Sold and managed $250K of incremental business.
■ Contributed to $300K nursing labor cost savings at client sites via data analysis.


                                       Previous Experiences

Evanston Hospital and Glenbrook Hospital
QUALITY ASSURANCE & RISK MANAGEMENT

Rush University Medical Center
QUALITY ASSURANCE

Northwestern Hospital
EMERGENCY ROOM CHARGE NURSE


                                            Education

Executive Management Program/mini MBA Certificate, Kellogg Management Institute;
Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL     2000

Master of Science in Nursing Administration, University of IL at Chicago, Chicago, IL 1990

Bachelor of Science in Nursing,                Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN   1982


                                           Other
Certifications: Project Management Professional, PMP, PMI
Honors:         Sigma Theta Tau
                2,000 Notable American Women
                Who’s Who of Women Executives
Annual participant in Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure event.

								
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