Extensive background in the Medical Healthcare Field. I look forward to working in another health and wellness environment to assist and provide nutritional stability to our Senior population.
Bachelor of Science: Nutrition , 1979 Montclair State University - Upper Montclair, New Jersey
Medical Office Manager, 06/1986 to 12/2011 South Orange County Endocrinology, AMC – Laguna Hills, CA
Supervised business operations of medical practice; which included staff of physicians, medical patient representatives, medical billers, medical assistants, dietitians, certified diabetes educators, and medical record technicians.
Prepared payroll, physician and insurance credentialing.
Reviewed and maintained the necessary federal compliance with HIPPA and OSHA programs. Communicating and reviewing documents with both employment and business attorneys.
Hired and trained office staff. Addressed staff issues, and completed job performance reviews.
Supervised the medical billing, banking, accounts receivable and accounts payable.
Prepared financial documents for the accountant and pension actuary.
Reviewed and implemented the correct coding of medical diagnoses and procedure codes for billing.
Maintained office inventory and supervised proper maintenance of office equipment.
Performed office duties including; front office, medical back office, medical transcription, bookkeeping, and billing.
Assisted in staffing the office for a busy growing three- physician pulmonology office.
Therapeutic Dietitian, 07/1979 to 06/1980 Saint Elizabeth Hospital – Elizabeth, New Jersey
Principle dietitian for the medical, surgical, cardiac intensive care units, and the cardiac stepdown unit.
Completed patient diet histories, patient diet care plans, and thorough and accurate documentation of patient contact.
Maintained a consistant working relationship with nursing and medical staff. Consulted with them on a daily basis to ensure proper diets, recommended alternate nutritional therapies and kept abreast of the patient's total care.
Supervised the food assembly line, assisted with solving production problems, and was involved with inservice education for food service workers.
Assisted in the organization and implementation of Nutrition Month for hospital employees. Participated in a Nutrition Education program for local elementary school children.
Diet Clerk, 07/1978 to 07/1979 Bayshore Community Hospital – Holmdel, New Jersey
Performed patient diet calculations, completed diet histories, instructed patients with their physician ordered therapeutic diets and monitored food service for conformance with therapeutic diet orders and food quality standards.
Currently volunteering with the Age Well Senior Services, which includes the Meals on Wheels Program and the Congregant Meals Program.
Volunteered with Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel, CA Assisted with the delivery of food to individuals and families who were experiencing financial difficulties with obtaining nutritional food for themselves and family members.