Team Builder and Player

Larry has established himself as a solid team builder and player in various industries and companies.

Healthcare Industry

Who: Epic Credentialed Trainer
What: Train new hire nurses to use Epic electronic health record computer system at a 10,000+ employee hospital system. Provide support to a 34-bed nursing staff at a regional hospital.  Create inpatient nurse training materials in support of IT initiatives and deliver training across Presbyterian Healthcare Services sites in New Mexico, including ASAP (Emergency Department), EpicCare Inpatient ClinDoc (inpatient nursing), HOD, Radiology, Rehab, Care Coordination, Respiratory Therapy, Wound Care, Sleep Medicine, and Stork (L&D). Used Word, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Acrobat, Captivate, Audacity, Snagit, VIP Access, Epic, Fuze Meeting, Join.Me, ZoomIt, Skype for Business, and NetDimensions Talent Suite as LMS. Provide Epic & IT support to hospital providers. Member of Presbyterian Espanola Hospital Health Information Management team.
When: February 2014–Present
Where: Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Albuquerque, N. M.—Hospital system.

Oil and Gas Industry

Who: Senior IT Trainer
What: Create training materials to support IT initiatives and deliver stand-up training across sites in U.S., including Concur and Concur Mobile, STAT (sand logistics), and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. Create/deliver Microsoft Office 2010 courses. Used Word, SharePoint, and PowerPoint.
When: August 2011–Present
Where: FTS International, Fort Worth, Tex.—Oil and gas hydraulic fracturing firm.

Computer and Telecommunications Industry

Who: Technical Writer
What: Write guides for flagship product, Vega Prime, Special Effects, LADBM, and MetaFlight: programmer, getting started, release notes. Write documentation for Creator Terrain Studio, a large-area database generation tool: getting started, release notes, user’s guide, online help. Also wrote MPI Glossary and MetaFlight User’s Guide. Used FrameMaker, Paint Shop Pro, and Mif2Go.
When: August 2001–Present
Where: MultiGen-Paradigm, Inc., Plano, Tex.—Realtime 3D virtual simulation software developer.

Who: Senior Technical Writer
What: Create system administrator, user, and application programmer interface guides for standards-based application development tools, applications, and services to the telecommunications industry. Development environment includes Java, CORBA, Oracle, and MetaSolv. Used FrameMaker, Paint Shop Pro, and WebWorks.
When: August 1999–August 2001
Where: DSET Corporation, Plano, Tex.—Telecommunications software developer.

Who: Contract Information Developer
What: Develop web sites for Carrier Networks Documentation. Create web style guide. Used FrameMaker and RoboHelp.
When: July 1999–August 1999
Where: Nortel Networks, Richardson, Tex.—Telecommunications network manufacturer.

Who: Technical Writer
What: Create network management system access, installation, and provisioning procedures for DG200 ATM switch that provides cell and packet support using ATM, Frame Relay, and IP-based data and packetized voice services within switch networks. Develop courses for SONET cross-connects. Used Interleaf and Word.
When: August 1998–July 1999
Where: DSC/Alcatel, Plano, Tex.—Telecommunications switch manufacturer.

Who: Internet/Intranet Developer and Consultant
What: Worked with management and staff to document standards and implement templates for various corporate tools. Also worked on SGML and HTML teams. Internet/Intranet project manager who determined client needs, developed and integrated Internet/Intranet web content offerings for marketing organization, converted documents to Web, programmed in HTML, developed file server structures, worked with webmaster on security/software needs, served on Internet/Intranet Development Team, Internet Home Page Team, CD-ROM Program Team, and ran usability tests on all sites to ensure quality. Used HomeSite, PhotoShop, Word.
When: June 1995–August 1998
Where: Texas Instruments, Dallas, Tex.—Semiconductor and DSP manufacturer.

Who: Senior Specialist Technical Trainer
What: Project manager for major software release. Brought team together and met major milestones on very tight schedule. Member of several other teams, including quality systems, virtual reality, template design, and software tools. Used Word.
When: October 1994–June 1995
Where: Nortel, Richardson, Tex.—Telecommunications network manufacturer.

Who: Manager of Editorial Services
What: Worked with seven different documentation groups to eventually create one publications department. Brought together editing and graphics team to implement high-quality standards for entire team. Supported publishing tools by maintaining templates and resolving user’s problems. Used Ventura Publisher, FrameMaker, troff.
When: September 1987–July 1994
Where: Convex Computer Corporation, Richardson, Tex.—Supercomputer manufacturer.

Publishing Industry

Who: Managing editor
What: Worked as team with six editors, two staff writers, and two production people to produce six highly successful monthly newsletters.
When: September 1983–May 1984
Where: Agora Associates, Baltimore, Md.—Newsletter publisher.

Who: Editor
What: Worked with several efficient and effective teams of reporters, editors, photographers, and designers on several daily and weekly newspapers.
When: August 1971–May 1975
Where: United States Navy.

Educational Industry

Who: Instructor
What: Created well-designed and implemented course work for students of desktop publishing classes. Worked as a team to resolve issues and learn software.
When: June 1988–June 1991
Where: Richland College, Dallas, Tex.

Who: Seminar presenter
What: Teamed with national organization to create and present seminars nationally on how to create technical indexes.
When: 1989–present
Where: Society for Technical Communication


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