Yerecic - Cerner Activation Consultant - Brookwood, Alabama, USA

Karen Yerecic

Brookwood, Alabama, USA


My goal is to obtain a Consultant position utilizing my experience as an RN with extensive management skills. Cerner / GO LIVE/ CPOE/ and Process Continuity Specialist experience. 10 years experience.

RN/Neuro Intensive Care using Cerner Application for 8 years, Cyper Certified, Arterial Lines, Central Venous Lines, PICC Lines, Lidco, CRRT, EEG, Medication Titration and Sedation, ACLS and BLS Certified.

Regional Administative Co-Ordinator for Bell Mobile. Experienced RN with executive management experience. Co-ordinated sales managers and sales representatives from multiple states in the NE. Compiled, evaluated and presented Weekly Lead Reports, Order Summary Reports, Sales Forcasts, Activity Reports, reviewed and approved Discretionary Budgets. Organized Boat Shows, Sales Meetings, Marketing Meetings, and Key Agent Meetings. Calculated payroll, conducted intial interviews for potential personnel. Communicated with and aided disgruntled clients. All aspects of confidential correspondence.



Cerner Activation Consultant

Work History

RN / Independent Cerner Provider/RN Go-Live Activation Consultant

Mt. Carmel Hospitals

April 2012 - May 2012

CPOE/RN Cerner Go-Live activation at Mt. Carmel Hospitals. Successful activation with excellent response from facilities.

CPOE / RN Go-Live Activation Support Consultant

Trinity Hospitals

April 2012 - April 2012

Activation Consultant for RN Cerner Go-Live at Trinity Hospitals. Elbow support, education and very successful opening of Cerner System.


Excela Health System

March 2012 - April 2012

Activation consultant for nursing and providers. Elbow support for Go-Live activation in Mt. Pleasant, PA. Successfully aclimated Providers and Nursing staff for maximum utilization of Cerner System. Provided information and direction to maintain consistant workflow at maximum proficiency.

TENET HOSPITALS/Process Continuity Specialist

Independent Cerner Consultant

November 2011 - February 2012

Cerner system. Process Continuity Specialist. Tenet Hospital System (49) hospitals. Position entailed travel to converting hospitals, interviewing Providers and Ancillary personnel to create a Detailed Summary of current workflows, for builders on site. PCRA (Preconversion Readiness Assessment) onsite to gauge readiness for Go-Live. Interviewed all department heads as well as determining equipment rediness and appropriate accessability. CDE (Care Delivery Event) High level presentation and virtualization with employees from all departments who will be utilizing Cerner Power Charting.
Worked closely with EL (Engagement Leaders) Hospital CI's, Impact CI's to facilitate transfer from papercharting to EMR.

CPOE Consultant at Florida Hospital

Independent Consultant

October 2011 - November 2011

CPOE Consultant for Cerner System at LARGEST MEDICARE HOSPITAL IN THE UNITED STATES. Assisted MD's in transformation from paper charting to EMR implementation. 700+ physicians utilizing 800+ Power Plans.Successfully assisted/trained physician (MD) staff with the implementation of (Large) Cerner System. Supported MD’s with Order Entry, Medication Reconciliation, Order Entry for Laboratory, Radiology, CT/MRI, Dietary, Ancillary Departments, as well as Depart Process. Physician to Physician, Lab, Radiology messaging, Signing of orders, forwarding of incorrect mailings. Assured compliance, efficiency, and confidence in new EHR documentation. Reduced anxiety and resistance of staff. Successfully instilled team spirit, proficiency, and enthusiasm for maximum utilization of Cerner System.


Independant Consultant

July 2011 - August 2011

CPOE Go-Live. Successfully aclimated MD's in the use of clinical documentation in new Cerner system. Specifically, in ICU Unit of hospital. Gave guidance, education and confidence in new skills for EMR.


Independant Consultant

June 2011 - June 2011

RN/Consultant/GO LIVE- Assisted medical staff during transition from paper charting to EMR. Provided support, education, compliance, and a positive attitude toward new system. Instilled confidence, proficiency and team spirit during integration of Cerner system..

RN Neuro Intensive Care Unit/ also previous OR

UAB Hospital

November 2006 - August 2011

Provided all aspects of nursing care at a Level 1 Trauma Hospital in Neuro Intensive Care Unit. Cyper Certified. Arterial Lines, Central Venous Lines, PICC Lines, PEGS, Drains, Lidco, CRRT, EEG, medication titration and sedation. Cerner Certified.

Independent Consultant / Cerner Systems


January 2005 - January 2011

CERNER SKILLS: (Including, but not limited to):

Go-Live, CPOE, Power Chart, EMar,IView, Order Entry, Medication Reconciliation, Admission Assessment, Admission History Training, Compliance, Ad Hoc, Lab Orders, Retrieval of Labs, CT and MRI Scans.


Training/ support, giving personnel the proficiency for maximum utilization of Cerner System. Instilling team spirit, confidence and compliance for minimum disruption of workflow during Cerner EMR/EHR utilization.

Qualifications & Certifications


Jefferson State

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