Bilingual Medical Assistant focused on empathetic, patient-focused care. Trustworthy caregiver experienced in Clinics and hospital settings. 3+ years work in fast-paced environment handling confidential paperwork, administering medication and providing quality patient care.
Medical Assisting specialist
Understands medical procedures
Bilingual in Spanish
Medical terminology knowledge
Valid Florida driver's license
Problem resolution ability
Qualified in specimen collection/processing
Medical coding capability
Healthcare billing proficiency
Strong clinical judgment
Blood Withdrawal certification
Alphabetical/numerical filing mastery
Talent in obtaining/charting vital signs
Heart And VascularSeptember 2013 to August 2014Medical Assistant Davenport, FlAcquired insurance authorizations for procedures and tests ordered by the attending physician. Scheduled surgeries and procedures in conjunction with HospitalPrepared prescription refill requests on behalf of the physician. . Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results ,temperature, pulse and respiration. in medical records. Escorted patients to examination rooms and prepared them for physician exams. Educated patients about their treatments. Provided necessary health education training for patients. Observed and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the Doctor. Carefully reviewed medical records for accuracy and completion as required by insurance companies.
St Vincient HospitalSeptember 2008 to December 2008Medical Assistant New York, NYRecorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Escorted patients to examination rooms and prepared them for physician exams. Helped physicians examine and treat patients by assisting with instruments.
BellevueSeptember 2007 to September 2008Medical Assistant New York, NYAssigned additional diagnosis codes based on specific clinical findings (laboratory, radiology and, pathology reports as well as clinical studies) in support of existing diagnoses. Directed patient flow during practice hours, minimizing patient wait time. Arranged and assisted with hospital admissions. Maintained an organized logging system for tracking test results. Completed registration quickly and cordially for all new patients. Scheduled patient appointments. Accurately entered procedure codes, diagnosis codes and patient information into billing software. Verified and abstracted all medical data to assign appropriate codes for hospital inpatient records. Interpreted medical reports to apply appropriate ICD-9, CPT-4 and HCPCS codes. Recorded and filed patient data and medical records.
Education and Training
ASA College2006Associate of Science: Health ScienceBrooklyn, NY, USACoursework in Medical Assisting, Biology, Clinical Chemistry and Microbiology Anatomy, Physiology and Health Assessments. 3.03 GPA