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  • General Information Session

    1. 1. Cerner Information Session David Nuessen Software Architect Brooke Parker Campus Recruiter
    2. 2. Did you know… <ul><li>“ Information systems at any McDonalds's are more advanced, and more useful, than those in your doctor’s office.” </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fast Company – April 2006 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    3. 3. By the numbers… <ul><ul><li>1/3 of adults use 5 or more medications weekly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On average, hospital patients are subjected to more than one medication error each day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each year 1.5 million + PREVENTABLE adverse drug events occur in the U.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical errors cause an average of 300 deaths each day </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Cerner Workflow Modeling
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    6. 6. Cerner’s Mission <ul><li>To connect the appropriate person(s), knowledge and resources at the appropriate time and location to achieve the optimal health outcome </li></ul>
    7. 7. The Facts <ul><li>Since our founding in 1979, we’ve had one focus: Healthcare Information Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consistent leadership of three founders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2006 revenues of $1.38 billion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>12-year annualized 19% growth rate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>7,500+ associates, including 900 clinicians </li></ul><ul><li>33 facilities in 12 countries </li></ul><ul><li>5,148 Cerner Millennium solutions live at 959 facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Ranked as one of Business 2.0’s fastest growing technology companies </li></ul><ul><li>Cumulative R&D investment to exceed $2B by 2010 </li></ul>
    8. 8. In the Press 100 Best Places to Work in IT Training Top 100 (#48 – 2006) 2004, 2005, 2006 Top 100 Most Powerful Influencers 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 “ Analysts predict…steady long-term growth for HCIT giant.” 2003
    9. 9. Cerner Culture <ul><li>Dynamic and Entrepreneurial </li></ul><ul><li>Work Hard, Play Hard </li></ul><ul><li>Results-oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Challenging, Meaningful Work </li></ul><ul><li>Associate Development </li></ul><ul><li>Leading Edge Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul>
    10. 10. Growth: Global Presence <ul><ul><li>Kansas City, MO (WHQ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Buenos Aires, Argentina </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sydney, Australia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>London, England </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paris, France </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Idstein, Germany </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bangalore, India </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Abu Dhabi, UAE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Singapore </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Riyadh, Saudi Arabia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Barcelona, Spain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Toronto, Canada </li></ul></ul>Idstein, Germany London, England Bangalore, India Kansas City, MO
    11. 11. <ul><li>Main Campus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consists of 10 buildings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Data Center just added </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Innovations Campus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consists of 5 buildings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Connections global eatery and cafe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gourmet food/Starbuck’s coffee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fitness meal plans </li></ul></ul><ul><li>On-site athletic club </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coordinated athletic competitions and intramural sports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basketball & racquetball courts plus Olympic-sized swimming pool </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pro Shop </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cerner apparel, gifts, and accessories </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Health e Clinic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paperless on-site clinic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule appointments, manage conditions, chat with staff online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-site pharmacy with lower prescription costs and online refills </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social events </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate challenge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monthly events </li></ul></ul>Cerner World Headquarters
    12. 12. Kansas City – World Headquarters <ul><li>Professional sports… we’ve got them! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kansas City Chiefs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kansas City Royals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The T-Bones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Wizards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kansas City Brigade </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Entertainment opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Country Club Plaza and Zona Rosa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Westport </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Verizon Wireless Amphitheater </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sprint Center (2007) and Power & Light District (2007) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First Fridays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>City-wide festivals (Octoberfest, Irishfest, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Art and culture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plaza Art Fair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>18 th and Vine Historic Jazz District </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It’s all in the rankings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No. 30 on Forbes’ ranking of the Best Cities for Singles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ranked in CNN Money magazine’s “Top 100 Best Places to Live” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Named 6 th smartest place to live in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Career Opportunities <ul><li>Consultant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Works closely with internal and external clients, analyzes and streamlines processes, tracks and analyzes trends, reviews contracts and financial statements, troubleshoots and engages in project assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Majors: All </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Software Engineer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develops and supports leading-edge clinical and management information systems through Visual Basic, Java, C++, and SQL using Oracle or Access databases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Majors: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, MIS/CIS, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>System Engineer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>After going through a comprehensive training program designs, installs, implements, and provides technical support for application software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Majors: MIS/CIS, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Info Systems, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Software/System Engineer Internship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Actively works as part of a team and enjoys a positive, productive experience in an information systems environment while working in a technical support or software/system engineering role </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Associate Development <ul><li>Compass </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Five-day, new hire orientation program </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Velocity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Detailed training program to determine skill-set and initial career path </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Software Engineer – 6 week training program consisting of foundational Millennium architecture, application development simulation, testing, troubleshooting, and code management experience </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>System Engineer – 9 week Jumpstart training of foundational skills followed by multiple 8 week rotations in implementation, production management, and Cerner’s Immediate Response Center </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Consultant – 11 week course and simulation training including hands on experience with various organizations and clients as well as review of business model, functional problem solving and consulting skills/tools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>We encourage you to expand your knowledge-base and innovate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuition reimbursement and professional certification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual and on-site learning opportunities </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Interested? <ul><li>Apply for an interview through and through ESU Career Services </li></ul><ul><li>Visit Cerner in Kansas City for Interviews and a Tour! </li></ul><ul><li>Contact me at [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>or 816-201-3912 </li></ul>
    16. 16. Launch Your Career <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>