OBJECTIVE To obtain a challenging and rewarding position where I can best utilize my skills and knowledge and increase my professional growth.
March 2009 Valley Periodontics Practice Manager
To 18250 Roscoe Blvd., #230
Nov. 2009 Northridge, CA 91325 818-885-1981
Perform all levels of clerical and office support functions for two (Palm Springs and Northridge) Dental offices. Excellent oral and written communication skills, multi-task, good working relationship with a diverse group of individuals. Set up and organized the Palm Springs office. Marketing coordinator. Review, maintain, and work billing work in progress. Review, and edit claims. Research and correct rejected claims for resubmission. Rework claims for collection. Process all claims. Review all claims for accuracy, and completeness. Gather and process documentation for insurance contracting. Assist on special projects as assigned by the supervisor. Meet and greet patients, care credit, HMO, PPO, patient relations, data entry, maintain complete patient records and confidentiality, treatment logs, scheduling appointments setting up meeting, order supplies, payroll preparation and any other duties that were necessary to maintain the office.
August 2000 UCLA School of Dentistry Administrative Assistant III
To Box 951668
July 1, 2008 Los Angeles, CA 90095 (310) 825-5248
Provide administrative support to the Chairman and faculty of the Endodontic Section (School of Dentistry). Audit expenditures including contracts and grants, coordinate faculty dossiers for appointments and promotions, including establishing and maintaining files on 35 – 40 faculty appointments, schedule all aspects of section seminars including scheduling speakers, room and equipment as necessary. Coordinate faculty meetings and appointments. Insurance billing. Additional duties include coordination of Postdoctoral candidate admissions, arranging all aspects of admissions committee review, developing class schedules for endodontic programs, preparation of grades for each quarter (Predoctoral and Postdoctoral), maintain files on predoctoral and postdoctoral students; establish and maintain clinic records for 200+ students. Oversee preparation of syllabi, course handouts and written exams. Audit and analyze revenues from Continuing Education courses for Endodontic Section, monitoring account/fund status including expenditures. Manage/monitor clinical accounts (undergrad and graduate). Coordinate rotation between Venice Endo Clinic and UCLA Endo Clinic for 4th year students. Function as front-line manager and contact for all facilities related alterations and renovations. Organize preparation of educational material, correspondence, research texts, as instructed, for all faculty. Organize and maintain section Library, including purchases. Supervise and train work study and temporary help as needed.
October 1999 UCLA School of Dentistry Administrative Assistant I
To Box 951668
August 2000 Los Angeles, CA 90095 (310) 825-1955
Assistant to the Chair (Oral Biology and Medicine) and 12 faculty members. Provide secretarial/administrative support to students and faculty members in office and on the phone, walk-in inquires and request for information. Type and edit technical papers, manuscripts , teaching materials and other correspondence. Assist with numerous administrative tasks, send and distribute faxes, assist with chair with deposition preparation, , prepare dossiers for chairman and faculty. Prepare telephone reports. Maintain office rosters. Type check requests, LVO’s, travel vouchers, etc.
October 1998 Tri Med Women’s Clinic Medical Assistant
To 1 Eastmont Mall
October 1999 Oakland, CA
Data input, collections, billing (electronic and manual), schedule appointments general correspondence, financial records, pull charts, refill prescriptions. Assist with patient care; obtain admission and discharge records, set up exam rooms, prep patients, administer injections, order supplies, prep surgery rooms,
assist with surgeries, EKG’s, sonograms, and other related duties.
January 1972 Perkins Harrison & Caratan Word Processor Bookkeeper
To 500 Sutter
October 1998 San Francisco, CA
Secretary to three partners and ten accountants. Confidentiality a must. Heavy word-processing. Type all correspondence, engagement letters, financial reports, financial statements and special reports. Assemble tax returns, monthly reports, and personal correspondence. Open and maintain all time Certificate of Deposits, checking and saving accounts, make deposits, write checks, maintained and reconciled 21 savings and checking accounts. Accounts receivable collector for special accounts.
1987 to 1988 Career Com Business College/Medical Assistant Certificate
2002 UCLA Academic Personnel Policies & Procedures (Certificate)
2001 UCLA Accounting Policies & Procedures Class
2001 UCLA Supervisory Classes (Certificate)
SKILLS Type 55wpm 8,000/10,000 Keystrokes (alpha/numeric)
MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Internet navigation