SharePoint Builder

Providence Health & Services Vanderhouwen Contractor Portland, Oregon June 2010 to October 2013

Raised caregiver collaboration, productivity and awareness of regional and enterprise level mission, facilities, departments, initiatives and resources in a six month contract that lasted three years by developing out-of-the-box and custom SharePoint platforms, websites, applications, forms, workflows, document management and business intelligence solutions.

Specialized in client-side web application architecture and development on enterprise .NET, SQL and SharePoint platforms as enterprise expert in JavaScript, InfoPath and Nintex.

Designed, built and maintained numerous SharePoint intranet web sites, workflows, forms, utilities and single page apps that survived system upgrades and seismic changes in organizational culture. Authored web content, wrote procedures, documented development, diagrammed processes and organized taxonomies.

Maximized out of box SharePoint search and document management capabilities. Trained the trainers on platform user tips and tricks.

Setup and administered separate development and production SharePoint farms and SQL servers. Rolled out SharePoint Business Intelligence (BI) tools for enterprise data group.

Exceeding Expectations

Enterprise SharePoint platform roll-out to 20k+ Oregon region users over a six month period was billed as a "you will be bored to tears" type of project. Validated contracting team's expertise through 50+ collaboration web sites through feature and function improvements that closely matched wireframe, customer requirements and road-map proposals. Exceeded expectations in graphics, client side web development, content editing, documentation, written procedures, process diagrams and training. Helped team win an additional year of contract work through proof of concept prototypes and rapid product delivery.

Self-Service Analytics

Newly formed enterprise data group with 150+ data, reporting and analytics caregivers sought to host self-service SharePoint 2010 Business Intelligence tools on existing IS supported enterprise platform. Filled platform admin and devops roles on seven datacenter VM servers. Rolled out platform updates, hotfixes and bugs. Drove architecture, integrations and rollout of BI tool stack. Ensured products adhered to security policies. Authored web content, diagrammed and documented platform processes. Became enterprise expert in platform tools and trained the trainers. Oversaw successful migration and maturation of sites and services on to enterprise IS SharePoint platform.

Maximize Product Shelf Life

Seismic changes in leadership and organizational priorities eliminated eHealth team and contract, jeapordizing the in-flight and legacy SharePoint products of seven Providence Health and Services departments without an FTE budget. Worked with contract employer to combine multiple small contracts into a single engagement. Ensured 50+ enterprise SharePoint sites sailed through 2007 to 2010 platform migration without incident. Re-designed and developed new client-side web applications, forms, workflows, websites and analytics products. Extended product service life by five years.

  • eHealth
  • Home Services
  • Nursing
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Providence Medical Group
  • Enterprise Web Services
  • Mar-Com
  • Community Connect
  • Standard workflows dial
  • Clinics directory
  • Health Plans KMS
  • SharePoint BI Tools
  • Pharmacy A to Z
  • Statusbook
  • Periodic Table of Meaningful Use
  • Medical Home
  • Health eXpress
  • CareManager Document Assembly
  • Production Tracker
  • ProvManager
  • Documents Central
  • Oregon Region Executives
  • Vision Connection
  • Oregon Region Intranet
  • PHP World
  • MyChart Countdown