Highly qualified, results-producing professional with over 25 years of combined administrative and supervisory experience. Demonstrating superior talents in leadership roles, working independently or on a team. A fast learner with attention to detail, excellent interpersonal skills, and superb communication skills. Core Knowledge & Skills Supervisory skills Medical Billing & Coding Account Management Records Management/Reporting Claims Processing Client Services Project Management & Execution Budget Planning and Forecasting Organizational Skills Training & Mentoring Vendor Procurement Loss Control Excellent Verbal/ Written Communication Skills Scheduling Price & Contractual Negotiations [Job Title] skilled at communicating, organizing and solving problems to raise the stature and rankings of health care facilities.
Knowledge of Medicaid statutes and regulations
Independent judgment and decision making
Promotes positive behavior
Expertise in invoice and payment transactions
Accounts payable specialist
Strong in MS Access and Excel
Superior attention to detail
Director of Purchasing06/2006
to Current MedCare Supply & Management, LLC – 5836 North Commerce Plaza Jackson,
Jackson, Mississippi Review and place purchase orders verbally, electronically, or via fax for all supplies and products Establish and implement purchasing strategies, policies, and procedures Establish, build, and maintain relationships with all key suppliers Negotiate pricing, contracts, and payment terms Oversee and maintain company library/ price book of all manufacturers and products Analyze and control current inventory for maximum profit Prepare price quotes for equipment and/or products ordered by Manage all MedCare Supply & Management delivery and pickup tickets Manage invoicing for equipment, services or products.
Skillfully developed departmental goals, objectives, standards of performance, policies and procedures.
Oversaw private and MCR billing, payroll, AP, and AR and verified that proper procedures were followed.
Encouraged creative thinking, problem solving, and empowerment as part of the facility management group to improve morale and teamwork.
Medical Billing Specialist03/2003
to 06/2006 Mississippi Medical, Inc
Jackson, Mississippi Maintain strictest confidentiality; adherence to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations Evaluate patient's financial status and establish budget payment plans Verify medical coding Prepare and submit claims to insurance companies Identify and resolve patient complaints Verification of Physicians order accuracy Determine patient's coverage and notify facility Create file and delivery tickets for supply delivery File orders, delivery tickets and add patient to change sheet Bill Insurance companies less hospital days on 1500 HCFA forms and billing software Reconcile denials and follow up with insurance companies to resolve and collect unpaid balances within the time limit.
Routinely collaborated with department managers to correct problems and improve services.
Assisted in resolving and satisfying client requests and internal operational issues.
to 03/2003 James K. Smith Logging – Canton,
Liaise with other agencies, organizations and groups Design and implement office policies; establish standards and procedures Organize office operations and procedures Supervise and mentor office staff Prepare timesheets and record keeping for payroll Review and approve supply requisitions Control correspondences Maintain office equipment.
District Sales & Merchandising Manager01/1995
to 11/2002 Ashten Racks – Mississippi
Jackson, Mississippi Manage personnel and resources to gain optimum utilization of individual capabilities to best serve clients' needs.
Ensure accountability and consistency in delivering sales and service results Attract and develop sales & merchandising teams Engage and inspire team to meet daily goals Organize and prepare routing schedules of sales team agents Negotiate pricing and contracts with clients Handle and resolve customer complaints ( telephone/written communication ) Track and maintain weekly sales, profits & losses Oversaw inventory, re-stocking activities and order requests for novelty merchandise Organize and execute sales reports on weekly sales activities.
Developed a system of staff communication that ensured proper implementation of treatment plans and comprehensive patient care.
Associate of Arts: Business Administration Medical Coding and Billing3 2009American InterContinental University-
Business Administration Medical Coding and Billing
Coursework in Healthcare Administration
Coursework in Business Management
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science5 1976University of Massachusetts-