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Licensed in Insurance as well as an Imaging Technologist

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United States
Posted:
February 29, 2016

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Virginia Garcia

*** **** ****** ****** *****, FL 33880, 863-***-**** actqqg@r.postjobfree.com

Certifications:

State License #CRT81896

NMTCB #036763

ARRT #495717

Education:

Keiser University Lakeland, FL 1/2011-2/24/2012

Associates of Science in Nuclear Medicine

Hillsborough Community College, Plant City, FL 8/2007-12/2008

Allied health prerequisites

Fort Meade Jr.-Sr. High School, Ft Meade, FL 8/1988-6/1992

General Studies: High School Diploma

itron Emission and Computer

Employment Experience:

Licensed Insurance Agent

Fabian Insurance Services, Lakeland, FL 10/2015-present

Interview prospective clients to obtain data about their financial resources and needs, the physical condition of the person to be insured, and to discuss any existing coverage, attend meetings, seminars and programs to learn about new products and services, learn new skills, and receive technical assistance in developing new accounts

Calculate premiums and establish payment method

Call on policyholders to deliver and explain policy, to analyze insurance program and suggest additions or changes

Confer with clients to obtain and provide information when claims are made on a policy

Contact underwriter and submit forms to obtain binder coverage

Customize insurance programs to suit individual customers

Ensure that policy requirements are fulfilled, including any necessary medical examinations and the completion of all appropriate forms

Explain features, advantages and disadvantages of various policies to promote sale of insurance plans

Patient Care Technician (dialysis) 07/2013-01/2015

American Renal Associates, Titusville, FL and Davita Renal Inc, Winter Haven, FL

Receive patient into treatment area; weigh patient, take temperature and blood pressure pre and post dialysis; document on all patient flow sheets.

Perform and record vital signs and all other parameters of ESRD patient per policy and/or state regulations

Obtain blood samples and culture specimens and prepare for shipment

Review dialysis prescription, note general physical and mental condition of patient through observation and interview, obtain information and/or data to determine compliance to dietary or medication regimen; document observations appropriately

Provide hemodialysis therapy including but not limited to: recommend a dialysis plan for ultra filtration to RN, initiate dialysis via approved accesses using proper cannulation techniques, comply with safety measures, monitor vital signs applicable to critically ill patients, administer fluid therapy or other appropriate treatments as directed, document activities appropriately

Successfully complete checklist for intradermal injection of lidocaine. Intradermal injection of lidocaine to achieve local anesthesia for fistula needle insertion.

Understanding of the principles and procedure for heparinization as prescribed for the performance of hemodialysis. Notification to RN of any signs or symptoms of under or over heparinization

Collect patient data: monitor and document status of vascular accesses, document patient observations and seek guidance when levels are out of normal range for ESRD patients

Perform only under the direction of an RN:

oInstruct patient in the care of vascular access

oReview prescription

Administer quality patient care in a considerate, respectful manner at all times

Perform all functions conscientiously and in a timely manner within established guidelines

Work effectively with all staff members, physicians, and patients to provide quality patient care.

Equipment Care

Set up and monitor dialysis machines and systems

o Monitor dialysis machines and RO water system for correct functioning, respond to visual and audible alarms and make appropriate adjustments before, during and after the dialysis treatment

Dismantle, clean and disinfect dialysis machines and equipment according to policies and procedures

Perform and document daily Quality Assurance testing thoroughly and accurately as

Use aseptic technique in all procedures.

PET/CT Technologist

Partners Imaging Sarasota, FL 09/2012-11/2012

Order & Receive all radiopharmaceuticals

Assist all patients to imaging table

QC all cameras and prepare the hot lab and doses

Provide patients with all information on procedures being performed

Administer all Radiopharmaceuticals

Process all images for Radiologist

Nuclear Medicine Technologist 08/2012-03/31/2013

Gene Myers Cardiac & Vascular, Sarasota, FL

Use of appropriate protocol for receiving all radioactive materials

Transportation of patients

QC of all cameras and dose calibrators

Entry of data in syntrac program

Provided patients with necessary information of all procedure and concerns

Ability to initiate IV

Administered radiopharmaceuticals via IV or direct cannulation

Assisted all type of patient to and from equipment

Proficient at positioning of patients according to the field of view called upon

Positron Emission Tomography images performed

Administer all radioactive materials

Reuse Technician 3/2008-4/2011

Renal Advantage Incorporated, Winter Haven, FL

Sterilizing artificial kidneys

Supplying all individual dialysis machines and patients with bicarbonate

Supplying all individual dialysis machines with appropriate acid baths containing prescribed mixture of potassium and calcium needed by patient

Maintaining clean any and all container used daily by dialysis patient

Weekly bleaching of all container and major bicarbonate tank checking with appropriate chromatography strips

Daily before closing checking entire water system for chlorine and contaminants using appropriate chromatography strips

And various other tasks as requested such as running stat blood cultures to Winter Haven Hospital for processing

Clerk Typist and promoted to Senior Clerk 12/2003-2/2008

State of Florida Health Department and Department of Children & Families

Obtaining patients Co-pay for physician visits

Verification of all insurance carriers for each patient

Cover front desk reception area when necessary

All major office tasks such as filing, typing and configuring documents using all Microsoft programs such as excel, power point, word, and outlook

Providing referrals for patients to a social worker and various other programs available for them

Answering multi-line phone system and directing to appropriate person

All general office duties such as filing, typing, and preparing documents as needed using all Microsoft programs

Sending and receiving any patient files to various departments within DCF in the state

Providing excellent customer service to any and all clients calling and coming into department

Working with state of florida medical coding and billing systems and electronic records



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