US Career Institute—Diploma—Medical Coding/Billing—courses included anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, CPT/ICD9/HCPCS coding, HIPPA, medical ethics, processing claims, disease processes, medical reports, transcribing skills, grammar and punctuation. Accredited by Distance Education & Training Council.
The Laurel School—Diploma–Medical Assisting—Courses included clinical and administrative training via home study, anatomy/physiology, lab procedures, clinical assisting, insurance, billing, scheduling, pharmacology.
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College—Diploma—Dental Assisting—Courses included clinical and clerical training, anatomy/physiology, dental materials, dental x-ray, pharmacology, scheduling, insurance, billing.
Work experience in Microsoft Office/Microsoft Outlook/intermediate experience in Excel/Quickbooks, medical claim denials and appeals with some experience in ambulance billing/denials and durable medical equipment.
2007-2008: Echerd & Assoc., Inc.—1518 South Main Street, NC 28144 (704-636-8826) Secretary—sales/service medical supplies including x-ray equipment/supplies, AR/AP, shipping, receiving, inventory, marketing, sales, data entry, invoicing, customer service, creating marketing materials, internet research, deposits, correspondence, typing bids, collecting past due accounts.
2001-2006: NC 28144 (704-637-3538) Medical Assistant—clinical/clerical duties—phone triage, vitals, all clinical procedures including pap smears, flexible sigmoidoscopies, inventory, injections, EKG’s, scheduling/precerting procedures, logging tests/follow up test results, verifying insurance benefits, posting charges/payments, ICD-9/CPT coding, insurance billing, denials/appeals, prior authorizing medications, patient assistance programs coordinator, HIPPA, filing, faxing, CPR, OSHA , assisted with check in/out.
2000-2001: NC 28144 (704-637-3344) Medical Assistant—Assisted with all surgeries/office procedures, injections, assisted allergy dept. with allergy injections and updating referrals/prior authorizations, scheduling/precerting surgeries, verifying benefits, ICD-9/CPT coding, sterilizing instruments, pre-op/post -op instructions, prior authorizing medications, phone triage, scheduling appointments, data entry.
1997-2000: Dr. Stephen Proctor—421 Statesville Blvd, NC 28144 (704-636-8895) Medical Assistant/Receptionist—Scheduling, filing, insurance billing, law office billing, posting charges/payments, appeals, denials, data entry, assisted with PFT’s, pick up hospital mail/radiology/pathology reports, verifying insurance benefits, collecting outstanding balances, sort mail, bank deposits, typing letters/correspondence, phone triage, pick up patient information from local law office, confirm all referral records received at appointment date, check in/out, copy, fax.
1993-1997: Dr. Gordon Senter—Retired—(704-639-9580) Medical Receptionist–post charges/payments, file insurance, denials, appeals, file charts, data entry, copy, fax, phone triage, process mail, deposits, take vitals prn, scheduling.
1980-1993: Employed with Dr. Frank Eason, Dr. David Mayberry and Dr. Paul Maus— NC. Duties included with all chairside procedures, taking x-rays, pouring models, sterilization, CPR, OSHA, assisted hygienist & receptionist as needed with insurance billing, filing, and scheduling.
Telka Gullett: Medical Assistant H)704-636-2501 W)704-637-3344
Dr. Tommy Thompson: 704-637-3344
Linda Holshouser: Medical Assistant H)704-636-4308 W)704-639-1557 C)704-239-2600
Kim Johnson: LPN 704-636-0243
Sue Pierce: Dental Hygienist 704-633-3252
Dr. Frank Eason: 704-633-9268
Andy and Betty Echerd: 704-636-8826
Susan Wall: 704-637-3538