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Mental Health Medical

Location:
Edison, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
October 21, 2016

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LEIDA VELAZQUEZ

** ****** ** 917-***-****

Edison, NJ 08817 acw6bb@r.postjobfree.com

SKILLS

File Maker Pro, IDX, MS Word, Excel, Legal Files, Access, Emdeon, fluent in Spanish

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lincoln Medical Center, New York, NY 2013-Present

Medical Interpreter

• Interpret for the limited English proficient patients, in the Emergency room, General Medicine, Geriatric and Specialty Clinics.

• Enter daily interpretations in Excel and Quadra med.

Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY 2010 -2014

Entitlement Coordinator Part -time

• Helped- patients to apply for Medicaid, Food Stamps and Housing.

Completed charity care application for patients not eligible for Medicaid

• Advocated for patients within hospital and provided outside resources referral information.

Language Services Associates 2010-2013

Teleinterpreter Part-time

Interpreted over the telephone for healthcare, insurance, government and utility companies

Legal Services of NJ, Edison, NJ 2009-2010

Hotline Intake Paralegal Part time

• Conducted intake to determine callers’ eligibility for free legal advice.

• Scheduled callers’ call back appointment.

Hyacinth AIDS Foundation, New Brunswick, NJ 2007-2009

Hotline Treatment Adherence Counselor

• Provided treatment adherence counseling and encouraged the newly diagnosed with HIV to access medical care.

• Provided referrals, literature and information on STDs/HIV to callers from the community and inmates.

• Kept knowledge level of HIV treatment related issues current through conferences, workshops, and pharmaceutical literature.

American Red Cross, New York, NY 2004 - 2005

September 11 Recovery Program

Mental Health Caseworker

• Enrolled clients in the Mental Health Substance Abuse benefit provided to 9/11 victims

• Liaised with partnering organizations offering services to 9/11 victims. Helped to smoothly transition its program to the Mental Health Association of NY

EDUCATION

CUNY/BARUCH COLLEGE NY, NY

BS in Psychology

Certificate in Translation/Interpretation Studies from Hunter College, NY, NY

Leida G. Velazquez, CORE CERTIFICATION HEALTHCARE INTERPRETER™



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