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Medical research, medical training, and medical coding

Location:
El Paso, Texas, United States
Salary:
55000
Posted:
October 04, 2016

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VINO MODY

**** ***** ******* *****, ** Paso, TX *9932 H: 915-***-**** C: 678-***-**** acwwut@r.postjobfree.com acwwut@r.postjobfree.com acwwut@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Effective team player working closely with manufacturing, marketing and sales teams to launch new products. Resourceful Research Scientist with a reputation for rapidly assessing the viability of new production materials.Innovative scientist recognized for creating scale ups to the pilot lab for trials. Skilled manager lading the design, production and evaluation of prototype testing to provide significant improvements in the performance and quality of future products.

Inpatient and outpatient records coding specialist with ICD-9, ICD-10 and ASC coding expertise. Familiar with commercial and private insurance carriers. Seeks a position of increased responsibility and authority. Patient-focused medical coder and auditor skilled at medical billing, coding and office management. Reliable multi-tasker with cardiology, general surgery, and anesthesia and pain management experience.

LICENSES

State of Texas For profit legal service contract salesperson license number 109231 cleared two re-certification cycles Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

Certified outpatient coder (COC) from American Academy of Professional Coders

Certified professional coder (CPC) from American Academy of Professional Coders

Certified coding specialist-physician based (CCS-P) from American Health Information Management Association

Certified anesthesia and pain management coder (CANPC) from American Academy of Professional Coders

Certified medical administrative assistant (CMAA) from National Healthcareers Association

Certified billing and coding specialist (CBCS) from National Healthcareers Association

Certified national pharmaceutical representative (CNPR) from National Association of Pharmaceutical Representatives (NAPSRx)

Certified risk management consultant (CRMC) from Harvard Risk Management Association

Six sigma green belt from Expert Rating

Six sigma black belt from Expert Rating

Legalshield certified

One Call Health Access certified

SKILL HIGHLIGHTS

Disease specialization proficiency

Clinical training

Extensive medical terminology knowledge

Practiced inpatient and outpatient caregiver

Wound care expertise

Medical coding capability

Talent in obtaining/charting vital signs

Anesthesiology expert in guinea pigs

General surgery experience

Cardiology experience

Psychiatry experience

Maintains strict confidentiality

OB-GYN, surgery, gastro, ENT, ortho experience

Extensive anatomy/physiology knowledge

Medical Manager Software

Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software

ICD-10 coding

Trained in ASC Coding

Neurology billing expertise

Qualified anesthesia and pain management coder

CPT and HCPCS coding

Ophthalmology coding

Internal medicine billing

HIPAA compliance

Strong work ethic

Patient-focused care

Good written communication

Exercises good judgment

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

06/2016 Volunteer, CORPs

Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN

Currently volunteering through the alumni network for prospective students.

02/2016-04/2016 Remote medical coder

NP Health Resources Dallas, TX

Recorded and filed patient data and medical records. Carefully reviewed medical records for accuracy and completion as required by insurance companies. Wrote clear and detailed clinical phone messages for physicians. Examined diagnosis codes for accuracy, completeness, specificity and appropriateness according to services rendered.

01/2016 to Current Remote medical coder and auditor

Altegra Health Miami Lakes, FL

Recorded and filed patient data and medical records. Wrote clear and detailed clinical phone messages for physicians. Examined diagnosis codes for accuracy, completeness, specificity and appropriateness according to services rendered.

09/2015 to Current Anesthesia and Pain Management Coding lecturer; Cardiology coding lecturer

American Academy of Professional Coders Salt Lake City, UT

Examined diagnosis codes for accuracy, completeness, specificity and appropriateness according to services rendered. Reviewed diagnostic and procedural terminology for consistency with acceptable medical nomenclature. Consistently ensured proper coding, sequencing of diagnoses and procedures. Added modifiers as appropriate, coded narrative diagnoses and verified diagnoses. Interpreted medical reports to apply appropriate ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS codes.

09/2015 to 02/2016 Remote medical coder

HGS USA, LLC Peoria, IL

Recorded and filed patient data and medical records. Carefully reviewed medical records for accuracy and completion as required by insurance companies. Examined diagnosis codes for accuracy, completeness, specificity and appropriateness according to services rendered.

06/2016 to 07/2016 Anesthesia and pain management coding lecturer; Cardiology coding lecturer

Southwest University El Paso, TX

Reviewed diagnostic and procedural terminology for consistency with acceptable medical nomenclature. Consistently ensured proper coding, sequencing of diagnoses and procedures. Added modifiers as appropriate, coded narrative diagnoses and verified diagnoses. Interpreted medical reports to apply appropriate ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS codes.

06/2014-07/2016 Medical coding trainee through practicums

American Academy of Professional Coders-- Salt Lake City, UT

Carefully reviewed medical records for accuracy and completion as required by insurance companies. Assigned additional diagnosis codes based on specific clinical findings (laboratory, radiology and, pathology reports as well as clinical studies) in support of existing diagnoses.Examined diagnosis codes for accuracy, completeness, specificity and appropriateness according to services rendered. Accurately entered procedure codes, diagnosis codes and patient information into billing software. Consistently ensured proper coding, sequencing of diagnoses and procedures.

05/2014 to Current Salesperson

Harvard Risk Management Corporation Dallas, TX

Cold-called prospective customers to build relationship. Completed documentation for product and service sales. Updated database with customer and sales information.

01/2014 to Current Customer service representative

Farooq Jivani Agency Lawrenceville, GA

Cold-called prospective customers to build relationship. Completed documentation for product and service sales. Updated database with customer and sales information.

10/2000 to 6/2008 Medical researcher

Karolinska Institutet Stockholm, Sweden

Conducted research in ultraviolet radiation cataract and ascorbate supplementation and ascorbate in the ocular lens. Developed method for lens ascorbate measurement utilizing homogenization in metaphosphoric acid, ultrafiltration, and high performance liquid chromatography with ultraviolet detection. Research and study structures and technical properties of various natural and synthetic or composite materials, including metals, alloys, rubber, ceramics, semiconductors, polymers and glass. Develop new materials with innovative and/or specific properties for use in a variety of products and applications. Manage a research laboratory involved in the development of diverse materials and devices, advanced data acquisition systems and printable structures. Office extensive collaboration experience with support groups, including engineering and process development teams. Maintain a working knowledge of new techniques, technologies and concepts.

06/1998 to 12/1999 Preliminary internal medicine intern

Brown University/Lifespan Providence, RI

Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, including COPD and asthma. Helped physicians examine and treat patients by assisting with instruments, injections and suture removal. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Escorted patients to examination rooms and prepared them for physician exams. Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials. Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care as part of a nursing team covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift. Educated patients about their treatments. Provided diagnoses and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems, including MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD, pneumonia. Monitored patients with acute conditions. Provided necessary health education training for patients. Tested patients' blood glucose levels.

09/1997 to 05/1998 Medical researcher

Brown University/Lifespan Providence, RI

Conducted research in a surgical wound healing model based on mouse peritoneal macrophages. Manage a research laboratory involved in the development of diverse materials and devices, advanced data acquisition systems and printable structures. Maintain a working knowledge of new techniques, technologies and concepts.

06/1997 to 08/1997 Preliminary internal medicine intern

Yale-New Haven Hospital (Waterbury) New Haven, CT

Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, including COPD and asthma. Helped physicians examine and treat patients by assisting with instruments, injections and suture removal.

06/1996 to 04/1997 Coordinator for AREDS and Age-related macular degeneration clinical trial

Emory University School of Medicine-Atlanta, GA

Conducted experiments to achieve clinical trial for Age-related eye diseases (AREDS) and age-related macular degeneration research objectives. Created technical and research documents such as environmental impact reports. Assisted in developing scientific analysis software. Examined safety profiles of therapeutic candidates. Conducted research in plasma cysteine, glutathione, and homocysteine levels in the general population and Age-related macular degeneration. Guaranteed all data met stringent quality control standards.

06/1994 to 08/1994 Biochemistry researcher utilizing spectrofluorometry

Emory University School of Medicine-Atlanta, GA

Conducted research in Ligand-binding properties of human interphotoreceptor binding protein to retinols. Demonstrated individual and team laboratory tests. Created technical and research documents such as environmental impact reports. Drafted requests for proposals and statements of work.Guaranteed all data met stringent quality control standards.

05/1992 to 08/1992 Medical researcher

Sero Immuno Diagnostics Norcross, GA

Developed A.I.D.S. test kits based on filter papers. Develop new materials with innovative and/or specific properties for use in a variety of products and applications.

06/1990 to 08/1991 Medical researcher; work in inventory

Centers for Disease Control Atlanta, GA

Performed Genprobe calibrations on test samples. Manage a research laboratory involved in the development of diverse materials and devices, advanced data acquisition systems and printable structures. Collaborate with QA to complete closing reports, including test methods results of finished products.

01/1991 to 05/1991 Medical researcher in human molecular genetics

Vanderbilt Medical Center-Nashville, TN

Performed medical research on human molecular genetics utilizing karyotype analysis. Develop new materials with innovative and/or specific properties for use in a variety of products and applications. Manage a research laboratory involved in the development of diverse materials and devices, advanced data acquisition systems and printable structures. Manage technical staff in the development of new products and intellectual property.

09/1990 to 05/1991 Organic chemistry tutor

Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN

Improved formulas and processes to increase efficiency. Wrote technical papers and reports. Developed product testing and analysis.

08/1988 to 04/1989 Engineering production line worker; QA

Heidelberg International Norcross, GA

Worked in production and QA for engineering pH meter pills for gastroenterologists. Designed and developed electro-mechanical components for new product. Resolved part and assembly discrepancies. Developed and organized records and maintenance reports for increased efficiency. Built and troubleshooted Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and assembly lines to maintain productivity.

09/1985 to 06/1992 Executive Vice President

400 Hitter Lilburn, GA

Accountable for baseball cards including overall customer satisfaction. Increased profits by 60% in one year through restructure of business line. Spearheaded cross-functional initiative to achieve sales.

08/1984 to 06/1985 Tennis racket stringer

U.S.R.S.A. Wichita, KS

Strung rackets on a table stringer machine. Accurately read blueprints and repair manuals to identify mechanical problems and fix them. Cleaned, wrapped, and labeled outgoing orders. Counted and verified orders picked to ensure accuracy. Exceeded customer product expectations by maintaining equipment to product quality products. Ensured customer satisfaction by providing highest quality of products by ensuring all equipment was properly installed and working correctly.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

2015 Associate of Applied Science: Health Data Analytics with Microsoft Excel

St. Scholastica-Duluth, MN, USA

Earned degree

Coursework in Health Data Analytics with Microsoft Excel

2014 Associate of Applied Science: Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sales

National Association of Pharmaceutical Representatives (NAPSRx) Washington, D.C., USA

Certifications NAPSRx

2013 Associate of Arts: Medical coding

U.S. Career Institute Fort Collins, CO, USA

3.00 GPA

Coursework in medical coding specialist

2008 Ph.D.: Medical research

Karolinska Institutet Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden

Recipient of grant from Crown Princess Margaretas

Recipient of travel grant from Karin Sandqvists stiftelse

Recipient of grant from St. Erik's Eye Hospital

Ph.D. Degree in Clinical Science for Ophthalmology

2006 Master of Science: Medical research

Karolinska Institutet Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden

Licentiate Degree in Clinical science for ophthalmology

Publication Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare 2006- 2007, featured as Chunilal Mody, M.D.

Tennis, participant

Table tennis, participant

1997 M.D.: Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, GA, USA

3.71 GPA

Coursework in Medicine

Solvay Pharmaceuticals Research Academic Achievement Award

1993 Bachelor of Science: Molecular biology

Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN, USA

3.95 GPA

Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Coursework in Molecular biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Cell Physiology

High honors in molecular biology Academic Achievement Award; Biochemical properties of the mitochondrial megachannel

Member of Student senate Club

Emergency Room volunteer

Theater screen set crew

Volunteer for disadvantaged children at local school

Schering-Plough research Academic Achievement Award

1989 High school diploma: Chemistry

Parkview High School Lilburn, GA, USA

4.00 GPA

Valedictorian Academic Achievement Award

Scientific Atlanta-sponsored National Merit Scholar

Member of Biology Club

Coursework in Chemistry, Calculus, Physics, Biology, U.S. History

Orchestra L.P.

Tennis team

1986 High school diploma: Biology

Norcross High School Norcross, GA, USA

Member of Science Club

4.00 GPA [attended one semester]

Coursework in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, English

COMMUNITY SERVICE

El Paso, TX India temple, volunteer, 2014-current

Stockholm ISKON temple, participant, 2000-2008

American Cancer Society, donations through Oxford HIM, 2016

Swedish Red Cross, donations, 2000-2008

Salvation Army, donations, 2000-2010



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