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General And Medical Clerical Support

Location:
New York City, NY
Salary:
FLEXIBLE
Posted:
January 12, 2020

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HENRY LADSON III

**** ***** ******

APARTMENT *G

BRONX, NEW YORK 10462

(718) 319 - 9180

ada98a@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER SUMMARY

Entered healthcare administration cold, but through aptitude and performance gained St. Luke’s Hospital’s Pulmonary Division’s keys and solo weekend access while still provisional; then later earned two titles.Next was recruited to assist coordination of hospital’s starting group faculty practice, earning a third title. (NOTE: There is an employment gap after 2005, due to pursuing writing and freelance editing and then difficult job hunting thereafter due to said gap.) EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

SEPTEMBER TO NOVEMBER, 2005

MEDICAL RECORDS COORDINATOR

THE MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL

DEPARTMENT OF UROLOGY

NEW YORK CITY

(VIA THE FORUM GROUP)

Vacation coverage.

● Improved department-wide tracking of medical records, by creating a single repository from the many by-physician patient files;

● oversaw daily preparation, updating, and filing of all medical charts, as well as timely issuance of copies of same to requesting doctors and patients;

● maintained hourly deliveries to, and pickups from, central mailroom. JUNE TO AUGUST, 2005

OFFICE CLERK

COMPUTERSHARE, INCORPORATED

NEW YORK CITY

(VIA THE FORUM GROUP)

● Calculation of the bulk of delivered stock certificates’ individual totals, corresponding them to those on transmittal letters;

● distribution of the certificates to senior account officers;

● data-entering the totals and filing of all certificates in date-punched batches. SEPTEMBER, 2001, TO APRIL, 200

FRONT DESK COORDINATOR

UNIVERSITY MEDICAL PRACTICE ASSOCIATES

NEW YORK CITY

(VIA MANHATTAN MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INCORPORATED)

Recruited from affiliated St. Luke’s / Roosevelt Hospital Center (now Mount Sinai St. Luke’s) Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, to co-coordinate a starting multi-physician private outpatient office.

● Got the eighteen doctors situated in the facility;

● collected patients’ referrals, demographics, insurances, primary physicians’ medical records, and radiology films;

● scheduled follow-up visits via the I.D.X. data system; diagnostic testing (pre-certifying as needed); and radiology if called for;

● resolution of patients’ administrative and non-clinical medical issues;

● supervision and training of all part-time file clerk / chart preparers.

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HENRY LADSON, III

1565 ODELL STREET

APARTMENT 8G

BRONX, NEW YORK 10462

(718) 319 - 9180

ada98a@r.postjobfree.com

AUGUST, 1986, TO SEPTEMBER, 2001

PATIENT BILLING COORDINATOR / CLINICAL AIDE

ST. LUKE’S / ROOSEVELT HOSPITAL CENTER (NOW MOUNT SINAI ST. LUKE’S HOSPITAL) DIVISION OF PULMONARY AND CRITICAL CARE

NEW YORK CITY

(VIA DEPENDABLE TEMPS, THEN MANHATTAN MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INCORPORATED) Started provisionally, registering patients for breathing lab testing and generating procedure statistics, before becoming Division’s first Patient Billing Coordinator --a created position.

● Completed and organized all procedural / diagnostic documentation --plus entered CPT and ICD-9-CM coding-- for breathing tests, private outpatient office and critical care inpatient visits, for departmental billing.

● generated monthly procedure statistics;

● consulted about medical coding and procedure statistics by physicians and billing management;

● resolved patients’ billing-document-related problems and inquiries;

● volunteered to cover Clinical Coordinator on specimen preparation, which led to a permanent duty and creation of second title Clinical Aide;

● after downsizing, with two staffers managed the Division’s administrative and clinical operations, preserving the only hospital lung department on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. JANUARY, 2007, TO THE PRESENT

FREELANCE EDITOR - WRITER

NEW YORK CITY

● November to December, 2014, grammar-edited correspondence to U.S customers and company representatives, for Swistak, an international auctioning website.

● Editing and rewriting of resumes for negotiated fees. AUGUST TO NOVEMBER, 2006

BRONX BOMBER STUDIOS

ASSOCIATE WRITER

NEW YORK CITY

Developed story and character material, from the creator’s concept, for planned graphic novel MECCA-X

--guaranteeing “Additional Material by” credit. ( Project never launched due to studio going under.) MAY TO DECEMBER, 2004

FREELANCE EDITOR - WRITER

NEW YORK CITY

(Left healthcare career in April to pursue this and also playwriting.)

● Editing and rewriting of resumes for negotiated fees.

● LeSean Thomas (Supervising Director, Cartoon Network’s BLACK DYNAMITE) commissioned ultimately unused early background idea material for BATTLESEED, his eventual animated feature online.

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HENRY LADSON, III

1565 ODELL STREET

APARTMENT 8G

BRONX, NEW YORK 10462

(718) 319 - 9180

ada98a@r.postjobfree.com

SEPTEMBER, 1986, TO NOVEMBER, 1989

FREELANCE THEATER JOURNALIST

THE BLACK AMERICAN (WEEKLY NEWSPAPER)

NEW YORK CITY

From a blind submission, was recruited by the publisher as a freelance weekly theater critic. Also wrote articles and conducted interviews, on assignment and by own suggestion. Paid per each submitted piece. (1988 to 1989, this overlapped with working at St. Luke’s / Roosevelt Hospital Center.) EDUCATION

HUNTER COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (ATTENDED) Majors: English and Theater

New York City, New York

LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY AT THE BROOKLYN CENTER (ATTENDED) Major: Journalism

New York City, New York

ADVANCE LEARNING INTERACTIVE SYSTEMS ONLINE (ALISON)

“Preparing to Manage - Skills and Practices”

January, 2015

ALISON

“Fundamentals of Project Management”

January, 2015

DES MOINES UNIVERSITY (MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES) Online Medical Terminology Course

January, 2015

CERTIFICATION

THE AMERICAN HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PROCEDURAL CODERS

Certificate of Training Excellence:

CPT (Medical) Coding and Reimbursement

Six Continuing Education Credits (Six Hours)

February, 1993

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