Two years of experience in the Health Care Industry
Skilled in exercising initiative, judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making
Knowledge of medical terminology, coding and medical insurance
Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications, web and social media
Trilingual and tricultural background. Fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English
ACE Medical Inc.Honolulu, HIInsurance Claims Representative
Hired to correct and re-process rejected insurance claims submitted within the past twelve months
Personally researched individual claims, discussed matters with insurance claim providers such as Hawaii Medical Service Association and Ohana Health Plan, collaborated with patients, made adjustments to medical record discrepancies, and resubmitted claims for payment
As a result, 90% of all resubmitted claims were approved and paid, greatly assisting Ace Medical Inc.'s revenue
St. John Bosco Clinic - FIUMiami, FLIntern
The Clinic serves the medical needs of the poor disadvantaged population of South Miami Attends call and set appointments for a staff of 20 Maintains correspondence and medical records Transcribes reports from clinician and management into patients' records Records patient details in the clinic's medical database Writes reports, attends meetings and conferences related to health care industry.
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) FIMiami, FLPresident
Led a 500 member club dedicated to community outreach programs in Health Care and Health Science Education Key liaison between the FIU faculty and student body.
Garnished support and funding for various community projects, which resulted in increased membership by 20 percent Led 13 diverse council team members and encouraged creativity and higher order thinking to spearhead monthly fundraising events.
Lauded in raising the most money ever collected in 2012, $1400 dollars, for Autism Speaks University Program Managed community service projects, matching volunteer skills and interests with each volunteer opportunity Built professional relationships by aggressively soliciting and scheduling monthly learning events and mentoring sessions with health care industry experts Prior to assuming presidency, served as council member for 18 months.
Helped identify new community service projects and managed funds.
South Miami Baptist HospitalMiami, FLVolunteer
Updated and maintained Baptist patient data records meeting latest HIPPA requirements Created comprehensive new folders for over 200 nurses including license expirations, contract renewals, and other required data Managed and conducted accuracy checks of time slips.
Researched and corrected errors such as incorrect hours and locations.
Reports were then sent to the CEO for payment processing Maintained office supplies inventory and performed clerical services for staff of 10 Employee Health Office: Maintained employee health record accuracy by scanning health reports into the Baptist Electronic Health Record System Assisted with hospital staff readiness and compliance by providing all 2,623 Baptist Health South Florida employees vaccination consent/declination reports into the employee health record system.
Education and Training
Florida International UniversityMiami, FLB.S: Health Service Administration