To obtain a challenging yet enjoyable position with a medical organization that would enhance the quality of life for patients, and also provide opportunities for personal growth.
AHA Certified CPR Instructor
CPR and First Aid Certified
Kidney Educator (American Kidney Foundation)
Primary Clinical Research Coordinator
Meticulous to details
Comprehensive understanding of regulatory regulations
Knowledgable of CRF, GCP, ICH
Strong background with Medicare/Medicaid and Commercial Insurance
Approachable and open
MS Word, Excel, Outlook
07/2015 to 01/2016
Patient Relations Liaison (Remote)DaVita (Patient Pathways) － Statesboro, GA
Transition patients from hospital setting to Dialysis center
Complete Insurance assessments/evaluations for patients
Advocate on the behalf of the patient in researching and resolving financial issues, insurance options and dialysis placements
Liaison between patients, families, caregivers, clinical team, other educators and field leadership.
Worked closely with case management, supervisor to meet objectives, deadlines, and reporting/measurement requirements as they pertain to patient education and provide high level of customer service to patient and family to ensure needs are met.
05/2008 to Current
Primary Clinial Research Coordinator/ Medical AssistantAtekha Nephrology Clinic － Statesboro, GA
Treats patients and staff with respect at all times, both orally and in writing.
Assist two doctors throughout the day with clinic and EHR system.
Perform Phlebotomy, specimen shipments as well as obtaining ECGs, and vital signs
Manage regulatory documents as well as Research study binders
Recruit, screen and schedule study subjects
Uses Electronic medical software
Update and enter patients' clinical information into their electronic medical record.
Develop/ and monitors Meaningful Use workflow adoption, reporting achievement of meaningful Use measures within estimated time frame.
Create source documents
Makes CRF as well as eCRF entries
Facilitaes the completion of subjects charts and case reprot forms
Attend Investigator meetings and web based training's
Obtains inform consents
Scribe for physician at local hospital. Collaborate with Hospital , Case Managers, Social Workers to provide optimal services. Process all emergent and non emergent referrals, transfers to Dialysis centers or hospital.
Advocates for patients with resources and programs.
Participate in special projects as requested, staff meetings to manage plan of care, with established processes and regulations
Administer SubQ and IM Injections.
Obtain Prior Authorizations and or Appeals for office visits, medications and procedures
Educate patients in Chronic Kidney Disease, Diabetes, Hypertension and Medication Management.
Mentors and instructs intern Technical students in clinical and administrative procedures.
Manages clinical back office, ensuring staff remain updated on latest policies, safety, OSHA, problem solving and team building.
07/2005 to 07/2008
Dialysis TechnicianDavita Dialysis － Statesboro, GA
Obtained and documented pre and post dialysis vital signs, such as blood pressure, weight and temperature.
Inspected the patients dialysis access, inserted needles and initiated dialysis according to unit protocol and patient prescription.
Documented treatment parameters and communicated patient conditions and issues to Registered Nurse.
Calculated and adjusted fluid removal rates according to established protocols.
Monitered patients equipment, respond to alarms and readjust treatment parameters as defined by established protocols and individual patient requirements.
Changed fluid removal rate, patient position and administered replacemant saline as directed by Registered Nurse, Physician order or unit protocol
Reacted appropriately to dialysis related emergencies such as, hypotensive episodes, needle displacement or infiltration, clotting episodes, blood leaks, air emboli. Initated CPR in the event of cardiac arrest.
Correspond with Registered Nurse regarding medical psycosocial and nutritional concerns.
Treated patients and staff with respect at all times.
Calculate and adjust fluid removal rates according to patients prescription
Educated patients in regards to End Stage Renal Disease, medications, diet/diet restrictions.