EDP Programmer Analyst Senior
Santa Barbara County - ADMHS
statistician I provide statistical consultations and analytical support on
As a project manager I work with departmental managers and
supervisors to develop new and to revise existing processes for reporting
capabilities to provide data critical to the department decisions improving the
quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation services
in order to reduce illness, death, disability and cost to society resulting
from substance abuse and mental health. I review results with involving parties
(stakeholders) to assure the goals of the requests are met and meaningful.
was principal analyst during the implementation and testing of our new billing
system called ShareCare that replaced billing system called VAX. My self-gained
knowledge of the new system and knowledge of ADMHS business model helped our
vendor in debugging and improving their system which resolved in reduction of
our denied claims.
I serve as a source for problem solving whenever there is
any issue or discrepancy with billing, claiming, certification, data entry,
I provide training and functional supervision of other
programmers/analysts and consultants in tasks relating to the ADMHS business
model, relating to the development of menu-driven reporting capabilities and
data sharing opportunities. I use statistical analysis background to develop
very complex analysis of data from a variety of sources to assist the
department in such projects as measuring the productivity and effectiveness of clinic
As a supervisor I actively work with the staff engaging them in
planning and decisions. I encourage staff development with a goal to maximize
staff potential. I know strength and weakness of our staff and this
understanding helps in getting the job done with maximum benefits.
as acting manager and have the power of signature.
I develop written documentation and
tracking mechanisms and I conduct training sessions with other staff to pass
the knowledge and to produce the desired outcome.
Adjunct Professor of Mathematics
Santa Barbara City College
Teach a full scope of college mathematics courses.
Create and maintain an environment which emphasizes teaching and learning and
encourages free discussion of ideas, interests and issues and I concentrate on
feedback from students.
Emphasize analytical reasoning and problem solving skills. Introduce students
to various computer software used in solving statistical and mathematical
problems as SPSS, MINITAB and also encourage students to use mathematical
aids as Moodle, Math lab, smart board etc.
EDP Programmer/Analyst II
Apr 1998－Jul 2002
Santa Barbara County - ADMHS
was a lead programmer/analyst for Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Department.
developed applications that provided critical data for the Department. I
developed data containing details of services provided by ADMHS and contract
agencies that were needed by DSS and Probation to claim revenues for the
benefit of MISC program. I provided system programming and RDB support to VAX
operations. Some of tools I used -
Access, EXCEL, SPSS, SAS, Crystal Reports, SQL, MS Office.
the data to assist ADMHS to measure the productivity and effectiveness of
clinic operations, to gain better understanding of service funds and consumers'
worked with management and technical staff of other departments and contract
agencies to develop solutions to the data sharing opportunities. I reviewed
needs, developed plans, scheduled tasks and reviewed results with outside
agencies. Data exchange files were created in a number of different formats:
EXCEL, SPSS, SQL ... as needed to make the exchange efficient and timely,
had several projects for which I was responsible which required working with
several State Agencies to exchange data electronically. Those agencies include
Department of Mental Health, Office of Statewide Planning and Development,
Medicare and Medi-Cal.
was project manager for the implementation of the Drug and Alcohol
computer system and its linkage to the existing Mental Health system.
developed reporting mechanism to meet the fiscal and clinical needs of new
wrote documentation for the applications that I created as well as those that I
learned but have not been documented.
Mar 1987－Apr 1998
The MEDSTAT Group, Inc.
- Report results of statistical analyses, including information in the form of graphs, charts, and tables.
- Evaluate sources of information to determine any limitations in terms of reliability or usability.
- Evaluate the statistical methods and procedures used to obtain data to ensure validity, applicability, efficiency, and accuracy.
- Process large amounts of data for statistical modeling and graphic analysis, using computers.
- Identify relationships and trends in data, as well as any factors that could affect the results of research.
- Prepare data for processing by organizing information, checking for any inaccuracies, and adjusting and weighting the raw data.
consultations, analytical and programming support on various projects. I wrote
program specifications for data processing. I developed script for a two-stage
cluster sample process that sampled data from various healthcare plans. I
managed Medicare sampling method. I worked closely with plans that had problems
that required corrective measures. I reviewed the programming source code
supplied by software vendor organization for State of Maryland HCACC HEDIS
Audit project. I managed a team that developed a linkage between the American
Hospital Association annual survey data and nationwide inpatient discharge data
(Healthcare Cost and Utilization project). I was a lead analyst/programmer for
Cornell University/Strang Cancer Prevention Center project that created a risk
profile for heartburn sufferers in order to develop marketing strategies for
the new heartburn medication. I was a lead analyst for selection of stratified
probability sample from all US community hospitals. I developed statistical
reports to evaluate data quality issues.