Endovascular Recovery Unit Reference: Rebecca Bridwell RN Supervisor ( May Contact) 478-975-5239 Responsible for the flow and organization of the unit by maintaining the centralized information desk.
Answering multiple phone lines , communicating with other departments explaining requirements for procedures.
Communicating with physicians ,writing orders and routing orders to different departments.
Researching , gathering of information such as: H & P, checking lab values and reporting abnormal results to the physician to determine if procedures were performed or delayed.
Assisted in updating Houston Healthcare's website for Interventional Radiology procedures.
Pre and post -op Recovery of patients within Endovascular Recovery department
Procedure nurse for non-sedation procedures: Vascath placements, Picc line and Central line insertion.
Resigned to obtain my RN
Sole LPN and filled in as Office Manager until replacement arrived.
Managed office clerks, insurance claims assistant , and a medical assistant.
Utilizing my knowledge of medical insurance processing procedures and reimbursement entitlements
Trained five employees in the proper use of our medical manager software system, which included scheduling patient appointments, printing ledgers, printing billing information and printing insurance claims.
Utilizing my knowledge and research skills, updated and provided assistance in the revision of the office copy of the 'Policy and Procedures Manual under HIPPA Regulations'.
Processed thousands of patient's insurance billing for Medicaid, Medicare, Tricare, Blue Cross, United Health care and other insurance companies.
Authorized patient's benefits for Tricare, BlueCross Blue Shield, and other insurance companies.
Assisted in hundreds of insurance disputes and unresolved claims with Tricare, Medicare, Medicaid, United Healthcare and BlueCross/Blue Shield and utilized my knowledge and attention to detail to insure proper and prompt payment of such claims.
Never received a complaint nor had a dissatisfied customer due solely to my professionalism, tact, empathy, diplomacy and my compassion for the patient.
My technical proficiency, critical thinking and customer focus was utilized to approve life threatening procedures and medications for customers with multiple insurance companies.
Processed payroll checks, accounted for state and federal taxes, recorded absences, holidays, sick days and annual leave using Quick Books Basic software.
Organized and managed the office supply fund from which all invoices were paid and provided billing statements to the accountant for tax purposes.
Organized and coordinated an office supply and re-order ledger designed to limit unauthorized orders and maintain the office supply budget.
Facilitated a program to track the physician's continued education requirements and credits and insured these goals were achieved annually without failure.
Updated all insurance contracts every year to insure the physician was in network with all major insurance companies assuring his marketability.
Screened patients using my medical knowledge to insure the patients medical history and previous health records were current and accurate.
Assisted the physician with minor surgeries such as removal of warts, moles, cysts, fatty lymphomas, and suture of lacerations.
Used my Department Of Transportation drug screen collection training to perform urine collection for several company's pre-employment physicals and workman' s compensation accidents.
Performed new and pre-certified Department Of Transportation health card urine drug screens.
Was responsible for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration training and requirements for five employees under Georgia state law for medical offlces.
This certificate includes OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.1010, blood borne pathogen epidemiology and symptoms, modes of transmission, post exposure procedure, exposure control plan, universal precautions and work practice controls tuberculosis, hepatitis B vaccine, PPE, and other related information.
Performed and treated all quality assurance testing calibrations and maintenance on sterilization [auto clave machines ,bone density x-ray, urinalysis, blood glucose meter, coagulation machine totaling over $ 80,000 of equipment.
Acted as the liaison between the physician and the patients insuring a high standard of care, compassion and confidentiality.
Organized and tract medications given by pharmaceutical companies, to account for proper supply and distribution.
Used strict compliance and procedures for narcotic medication.
No errors with any medications during my employment with the company.
Relocated to Warner Robins GA
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