My experience includes successfully managing a demanding caseload, which includes elderly people, young children, and people who have learning disabilities and/or mental health issues. I have a person-centered approach. This includes calmly and practically responding to those in need to achieve the best outcomes. I am enthusiastic and always strive to establishing what is best for the individual.
Type 65wpm & Ten Key
Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access & Outlook
CalWIN and CalHEERS programs
Yardi Property Management Database
QuickBooks, ADP, Report Smith, & SQL Reporting
07/2013 to Current
Eligibility Specialist I & IICounty of Sonoma
Evaluate information obtained from the client and other sources against complex regulations to determine eligibility for a number of financial assistance, medical or mental health programs.
Determine the level of benefits to which the client is entitled by making complex mathematical computations and/or complex computer entries.
Code various computer systems for statistical purposes and interprets computer stored data.
Interview clients to obtain and verify information required to make an eligibility determination.
Initiates requests for information related to eligibility determinations from outside sources such as banks, insurance companies, other County departments and other agencies.
Review and interpret information provided on a variety of forms both by the client and third parties to determine eligibility.
Interpret regulations to clients, including their rights and responsibilities.
Organize caseload so that case records and documents are processed and updated within specific time limits established by State regulations.
Maintain case records, including written narratives, forms, and computer documents in a clear and readable format.
Monitor on-going eligibility by obtaining periodic updated information of eligibility factors and takes appropriate actions on changes.
Communicate both orally and in writing with clients and others related to the initial and ongoing eligibility determination while maintaining confidentiality.
09/2003 to 02/2013
Bookkeeper/Property ManagerPine Creek Properties
and was part of the interviewing panel. Prepared and conducted
all new employee orientations. Trained all employees on
their job duties and expectations.
Managed all employees
with daily operations regarding Applicants/Residents, regulations and policies,
business processes and procedures, technical assistance for all computer
hardware and software, and payroll questions and concerns.
Supervised all caseload
management including; employee timely task completion, accuracy with all legal
documents, and certification of residents for low income housing with annual re-certifications
and intake applications for low income programs including: California Tax
Credit Allocation Committee program, California Housing Finance Agency, Bond
Programs, Density Bonus Program, and City and County Housing Agencies.
adherence to regulations regarding disqualification from the above mentioned
low income programs and interpreted and explained rules and regulations
Mediated and helped
resolve all employee disputes or issues between employees or between employees
and their residents.
Prepared and updated
training material for completeness and accuracy as needed.
Supervised that all
confidentially protocols were adhered to. Reviewed tracking files,
prepared annual assessments, and proposed payroll increases as merited. Facilitated monthly
safety meetings to share updated policy and conduct team building exercises. Managed all aspects of employee
benefits annually and as needed.
Vetted all new vendors,
set up accounts and maintained accounts. Maintained list of
authorized users of accounts, negotiated prices for services rendered, and
maintained co-operative working relationships with vendors.
Proposed and was the key
player in implementing new web-based accounting and tenant record keeping software
program. Worked with the software
company to implement several additional modules to increase capabilities and
was the main contact for all technical assistance for all level of employees
then customized those modules to better meet the needs of the company.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: Started - Business AdministrationSanta Rosa Junior College
Associate of Arts: Started - Business AdministrationEastern Gateway Community College
Bi-lingual: Spanish - read, write, speak
10-key, Ten Key, accounting, ADP, A/P, Agency, bank reconciliation, benefits, Bookkeeper, Business Administration, Bi, business processes, Clerical, computer hardware, Credit, client, clients, Database, Finance, financial, forms, Human Resources, insurance, team building, legal documents, meetings, mental health, Access, Excel, Microsoft Office, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, month end close, Payroll, phone system, policies, Property Management, protocols, QuickBooks, read, record keeping, Reporting, safety, Spanish, SQL, Tax, technical assistance, training material, 65 WPM, Type 65wpm, written
January 2013 - February 2014 - Leader of a Congregation Young Women's Program (12-18 yrs) for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
August 2014 - August 2015 - Seminary Youth Group Teacher for High School Students for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
April 2016 - current - Leader of Sonoma County Area Young Women's Program (12-18 yrs) for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints