Research AnalystSep 2013 to Sep 2014 University of Miami Health Systems-Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center － Miami, FL
Performed Medicare coverage analysis for clinical research trialsto identify which treatments,procedures, services or items are contracted for paymentby theFederal or Pharmaceuticalindustrysponsoring Reviewed and monitoredpatients electronic or manual health records to identify/verify billable procedures or services for the purpose of invoicing the sponsoring agency and billed for services resulting in $220K in collected revenues within4 months Developed and prepared the monthly and quarterly financial reporting package to assist department head in making sound financial decisions Collaborated with administrationin the development of sound grant/contract budgets thatmay include salaries, benefits, research expenses, sub-contracts, equipment, patient care/costs, startup costs and other expenses as deemed appropriate Reviewed, reconciled and audited clinical trial accounts and conducted follow up on delinquent or appealed charges and documented all collection efforts/encountersin timely manner for90+ accounts totaling $4.2M in budgeted revenues.
Project Manager and ConsultantFeb 2012 to Aug 2013 Telecommute Solutions-Business Office － Miami, FL
Managed the operational systems, processes and policies in support of the organization's mission - specifically support of the financial reporting, budgeting, information flow, organizational planning ,procurement process and compliance Developed and implemented operating procedures for an area functioning without policies and procedures which improved efficiency & reduced cost Performed in-depth analysis, conducted research and created reports for the purpose of understanding and improving services Tracked, monitored and prioritizedmultiple projects for efficiency, improvement and provided communicationof project status to stakeholders and updated the in-house Project Management System with critical dates and detailed information Managed all aspects of assigned projects, including technical implementation, cost, schedule, scope, timeline and reporting.
Interim Director of Finance/ManagerJan 2010 to Dec 2012 Florida International University-Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine － Miami, FL
Successfully served as Interim Director of Finance during the Director of Finance leave under the FMLA where I directed the areas of Financial Planning, Reporting, Analysis, Budget Administration, Business Operations & Procurement& supervised a team of 5 Directed the Medical School's $114.3M operating and investmentannual budgeting process and created the financial worksheets used by the department in budget planningstages Authored the college's first Budgeting and Financial planning manual Identified, developed and implemented a system to streamline the procurement process to reduce human error and reduce cost Successfully identified, designed and implemented tools to improve & streamline the budget, forecast and financial reporting process which resulted in reduction of reporting turn-around time by ten days.
Spearheaded the training on the use of University's financial system and provided interpretation of available system reports.
Management and Budget AnalystSep 2008 to Dec 2009 City of Tamarac － Tamarac, FL
Re-engineering of the capital improvement funding and program elements contributing to a reduction of $2.
M in cost center budgets which help the city to achieve a balance budget.
Analyzed and identified inconsistencies in improperly classified utility accounts and determined that the City has a potential of earning $175K in revenues by re-classifying and re-billing these accounts.
Developed, implemented and managed the City's $94.5M operating and capital improvement budget.
Program/Project ManagerOct 2001 to Sep 2008 Miami-Dade College － Miami, FL
Assisted the School's Dean to develop and structure the college's faculty compensation point system Identified & implemented & served as the custodian for a centralized system for maintaining employee's confidential records Served as the project manager on $5.5M facility renovation project funded by three stakeholders and ensured each stakeholder s was updated accordingly on project status.
Managed the purchasing functions of the department such as contract negotiation & maintained inventory of vendors instrumental in implementing a budgeting protocol which eliminated the department budget overages of approximately $650K Served as the administrativeliaisonon financial and operational activities of the multi-level educational partnership between Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Miami-DadeCollege and The University of Florida.
Master of Public AdministrationFlorida International University － Miami, FL
Bachelor of HealthServices AdministrationFlorida International University － Miami, FL
3 2015Florida Notary Public-Commission Expires
Member of the American College for Health Care Executives (ACHE)