I am a Dependable, hard-working, highly self-motivated professional. I have worked in many
different roles in management and supervision roles all providing effective and comprehensive
support for teams and individual development.
Training & Development (5 years), Graphic Design (6 years), Data Entry (10+ years),
Interpersonal Skills (10+ years), Interpersonal leadership,
03/2016 to 06/2016
Utilization ManagerUniversal Care Inc － Westminster, Ca
Review precertification requests for medical necessity, referring to the Medical Director those that require additional expertise.
Review clinical information for concurrent reviews, extending the Length of Stay for inpatients as appropriate.
Establish effective rapport with other employees, professional support staff, customers, clients, patients, families, and physicians.
Use effective relationship management, coordination of services, resource management, education, patient advocacy, and related interventions to: a.
Prevent hospitalization when possible and appropriate b.
Promote decreased lengths of hospital stays when appropriate c.
Prevent complications in patients' facility care when possible (Follow-ups, Facilitating Medi to Medi Review).
Provide for continuity of care e.
Assure appropriate levels of care are received by patients f.
Promote cost effective insurance outcomes Provide appropriate consultation to Program coordinators and Case Managers regarding clients' intake, follow-up, and discharge information.
Facilitate weekly Critical Case Procedural updates for CEO, COO, ICM regarding current status of clients in Crisis Management.
03/2014 to 01/2016
Case ManagerSolid Landings Utilization Review － Long Beach, CA
Conducting Utilization Reviews with Insurance Companies for each level of care Managing up to 10 different clients at a time on a caseload.
Training and supervising new hires, therapists, counselors, support staff.
Facilitating family training and education to assist in continuing care Facilitating Process Groups, Educational Groups, Family Night Groups Develop a discharge summary and a discharge profile on each client who leaves the program.
Ensure that all outside meetings and support groups are attended.
Follow all applicable policies and procedures as within job description.
Have a minimum of one weekly case management session with each client as well as family.
Report monthly billings on each client to the Accounting Department by the last day of each month.
09/2013 to 02/2014
Senior TherapistInnovative Behavioral Therapies － Whittier, Ca
Managing Client Case Loads Writing Monthly Regional Center Reports on Individual client progress Provide ABA Therapy and therapeutic support for students diagnosed with developmental disabilities.
Creating treatment plans using Applied Behavior Analysis and Discrete Trial Training (DTT) Training therapists to existing and new case-loads Developing fine and gross motor skills for clients, effectively implementing social skills and increasing verbal motor skill development Assisting in sensory difficulty Engaging parents in effective parent training with current treatment for clients Attendance at IEP's, IFSP meetings and IFSP goal development.
08/2011 to 03/2013
Counselor/InstructorMonterey Peninsula Unified School District － Seaside, Ca
Planned a full range of behavioral therapy services, following established protocols and the student's Individual Education Plan (IEP), and by the Intervention and Referral Team (IRT) Assisted in the identification and diagnosis of students who have a possible mental disease, disorder, impairment, activity limitation, or participation restriction interfering with their abilities to function independently.
03/2008 to 04/2010
Senior TherapistCenter for Autism Related Disorders － Torrance, Ca
Responsibilities Experience as a discrete trial training (DTT) and behavior intervention therapist under the direct supervision of an approved behavior consultant Supervision of new hires and team leads Daily use of NPA Works Technology system for billing and coding Excelled in CARD's Certified Training Case experience with children diagnosed with Autism, Asperger's syndrome and related disorders.
Completed Assertive Behavior Modification course provided by CARD.
Master of Science: General PsychologyGrand Canyon University － AZGeneral Psychology
Master of Science: Clinical PsychologyCapella University － MinneapolisClinical Psychology
Bachelor of Arts: PsychologyCalifornia State University － Long Beach, CAPsychology