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Education

Jan 2014Dec 2015

Associate Degree of Nursing

Weatherford College

20122015

Associate Degree of Science 

Weatherford College

Certifications

Jul 2015Present

CPI

Crisis prevention institute

Safe management of disruptive and assaultive behavior.

Dec 2013Present

BCLS

American Heart Association
2014Present

Vision and Hearing Screening

Department of state health services
2014Present

Spinal Screening

Department of state health services

Work experience

Jul 2015Present

Sr. Psych Technichian

JPS Health Network
  • Assist in maintaining a therapeutic milieu by engaging in patients community groups and reporting patient participation and needs to the nurses and interdisciplinary team.
  • Complete hand off communication with nurses and other techs when coming on and off the unit to ensure patient safety and monitoring.
  • Assist in the delivery of direct patient care assigned by the nurse, reporting and documenting results.
  • Intervene to stop/restrain violent or potentially violent or suicidal patients by verbal or physical means as required.
  • Preform safety searches on newly admitted patients by checking for potentially dangerous items and storing personal items.
  • Assist with admission, discharge, and transfer of patients.
  • Rounding on patients every 15 minutes and recording patients location and activity.

Reference: Annie Logan-Klein (817) 927-3646

Feb 2014Dec 2014

Anatomy and Physiology Tutor

Weatherford College
  •  Provided private instruction to individuals or small groups of students to prepare for lab and lecture examinations.
  • Provided feedback to students using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage, motivate, and build confidence in students.
  • Taught students study skills, note-taking skills, and test-taking strategies.
  • Reviewed class material with students by discussing text, reviewing lectures, and preparing mock examinations.

Reference: Kathy Williams: (817) 598-6278

Aug 2011Jan 2014

Waitress/bartender

Outback Steakhouse
  • Checked identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
  • Attempted to limit problems and liability related to customers' excessive drinking by taking steps such as persuading customer to stop drinking, or ordering taxis or other transportation for intoxicated patrons.
  • Provided assistance to customers and ensured optimal level of satisfaction in restaurant.
  • Ensured appropriate record of all customer orders to ensure no discrepancies in billing.
  • Responsible for greeting and providing optimal customer service for up to 20 bar guests.

Reference: Blake Lauderback (817) 370-7800 

Nov 2009May 2011

Medical Billing Specialist

Persistent Pro Solutions
  • Posted payments from insurance companies and patients.
  • Calculated individual financial responsibility for 20-30 obstetric patients per month and sent out letters explaining details regarding the amount and due date.
  • Received patient calls pertaining to billing questions.
  • Managed billing vendor.
  • Filled out and updated insurance contracts monthly.
  • Collected delinquent accounts by establishing payment arrangements with patients, monitored payments, and followed up with patients when payment lapses occur.

Reference: Julie Snyder (714) 342-6907

Dec 2006Oct 2009

Medical Biller

VIP Management
  • Posted insurance and patient payments for 7 physicians' offices.
  • Coded, posted, and submitted up to 300 insurance claims weekly.
  • Monthly PR visits.
  • Balanced payment reports(Daily, weekly, monthly).
  • Researched and corrected rejected claims to reduce delinquent claims to under 10% for claims greater than 90 days.
  • Sent out 300-400 patient statements per month and received patient inquiries regarding the balances.
  • Assisted with technical support calls regarding billing software.
  • Created route sheets specific to medical practice of clients.
  • Trained  new employees.
  • Created a manual on working rejections and office operations for new employees.

Reference:  Sandra Peirsel (817) 381-0239

Professional Achievements

Phi Theta Kappa National Academic Honor Society

Deans List

Academic Excellence Award