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    Jake Dorst
    Jake Dorst
    Chief Information Officer at Southside Regional Medical Center
    Richmond, Virginia
    LocalityRichmond, Virginia
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    2006 - Present
    Successfully managed and implemented the hospitals relocation to its new facility from zero resource position to completion on time with only 12 hours of scheduled downtime. Saved over 200 thousand dollars at Southside Regional Medical center by renegotiating contracts, discontinuing service contracts that were no longer effective and cutting waste. Implemented new paging system throughout Southside Regional Medical Center including nurse call and nurse trackingCreated web based programs for patient tracking, searchable phone index, bed tracking, infection control tracking, and employee surveys.Replaced patient arm band system to incorporate better technology and bar code drug administration. Successfully implemented numerous upgrades to PACs, Cardiovascular, Pharmacy, ED, Payroll, Respiratory, Obstetrics and Medical Record Systems.Created innovative communication resources for hospital staff including text paging, VoIP zone phones, automatic report distribution and automatic email updates for various applications.Implemented a full EMR system on the McKesson Horizon platform.Support of over 30 different clinical and ancillary computer platformsSelected as a Beta site for 3M's new computer aided coding product97 percent positive direct report employee satisfaction score.
    2002 - 2006
    CHS is one of the nation's leading operators of general acute care hospitals. CHS owns, operates, or leases 122 hospitals in 29 states; Responsible for maintaining over 80 AS/400 midrange servers. Applying PTF's and performing maintenance on said servers. Project management for HMS conversions and new installations including managing several contract workers for hardware roll outPerformed many installations and upgrades of AS/400 and Microsoft Windows servers. In charge of the technical project management of over 10 new hospitals and several MediTech to HMS conversions. Responsible for training all new hospital IT staff on AS/400 system operations and system security.
    2000 - 2002
    TKDH was a 200 bed hospital specializing in acute care.Director of Information TechnologyResponsible for directing the information and data integrity of the hospital and its groups and for all Information Technology functions. This includes all data centers, production scheduling functions, help desks, communication networks (voice and data), computer program development, and computer systems operations. Responsible for maintaining the integrity of all electronic data for the hospital and its groups. Evaluated all computerized and manual systems; information processing equipment and software for acquisition, storage and retrieval. Provided overall management and definition of all computer and communication activities within the hospital including responsibility for providing a leadership role in the day-to-day operations of hospital as well as providing direction as the enterprise develops through internal growth and external acquisition. Interact with the executive management team to monitor and validate the enterprise's compliance with its security policies.
    1998 - 2000
    Key Solutions is a full service computer company focused on the sales, service and support of small to large businesses, agricultural, educational, governmental and personal customers.IT SpecialistWorked as the lead technician in supporting all types of business and private customers with all their IT needs. Installed LAN's, enterprise servers, accounting software, and cotton manufacturing systems. Maintained a rigid work schedule traveling to and from different business while very focused on customer service
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