Exceptional leader talented at identifying and solving problems, managing groups and setting and meeting deadlines.
Case Management Basics training
Effective team leader
Strong oral and written communication skills
Qualitative and quantitative data analysis
Disability Analyst, 01/2013 to Current New York State OTDA-DDD – Albany, New York
Achieved goal of reducing unit pending caseloads by conducting prompt and thorough review of cases to ensure correct actions are taken in a timely manner.
Implemented action plans for analysts that needed more structure to manage and maintain caseload
Responsible to accurate review claims that have been submitted for decision for benefits under the provisions of Title II and Title XVI Social Security Act.
Advise next actions for aged cases.
Counsel analyst on claims he/she may be having difficulty with.
Cover for analyst when out of office.
Assist with classroom training of new analysts.
Train and mentor new analysts.
Provide them the tools to be effective and efficient analysts.
Perform employee evaluations
All duties of Disability Analyst 2 as needed.
Disability Analyst, 01/2009 to 01/2013 New York State OTDA-DDD – Albany, New York
Conduct prompt and thorough review of claims to determine if claimant is eligible for disability benefits under Title II and Title XVI of the Social Security Act.
Examine complex medical reports as well as vocational information.
Clarify any issues with claimants, administrators, physicians or other medical personnel.
Prepare detailed written analysis of the case information providing a full explanation of the investigation, documentation, and assessment of the medical and other evidence that led to the decision concerning the claim.
Budget Analyst, 01/2006 to 01/2009 THE COLLEGE OF ST. ROSE – Albany, New York
Assist Director of Budget with the administration of budget development, execution, reporting, and monitoring.
Coordinate the development and preparation of annual budget with the Director of Facilities and Director of Budget.
Analyze existing resources to determine effectiveness of current allocations; recommend reallocations to management.
Provide and maintain a centralized control of all expenditures related to Facilities.
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, January 2002 Siena College - Loudonville, NY
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, June 2011 SIENA COLLEGE - Loudonville, New York Psychology