GINA M GIANCOLA DC
A dedicated, experienced chiropractor looking to transition back into practice management and patient care leveraging a long-standing career in healthcare that has been built on strong relationship building skillset and ability to manage and lead teams.
SURGICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGIST, SPECIALTYCARE
*Provide patient-based care and support to surgeons to promote the preservation of post-operative quality of life.
*Intraoperatively monitor patients’ neurological function during various types of complex spine, brain and other procedures where the nervous system is at risk of being compromised
*Communicate and assist surgeons to create an optimal neuromonitoring strategy for each individual case and accurately convey neurological responses to the operating room team throughout the procedure.
*Work closely with the anesthesia staff to plan the optimal anesthetic approach for each patient according to the specific neuromonitoring modalities that will be provided.
*Communicate with the patient prior to surgery regarding their specific neuromonitoring plan, as well as explain their insurance benefits and answer any questions and concerns.
*Examine the patient to verify symptoms, laterality and health history.
*Proficient with the Eclipse (E4) System, Power Point, and Outlook Office
JANUARY 26, 2019-SEPTEMBER 30, 2019
MEDICAL BILLER, MEDIQUEST BILLING
Per Diem. Entered patient demographics, insurance information, verified benefits, verified diagnosis & procedure codes and entered in charges for patient office visits.
MAY 2000-FEBRUARY 1, 2019
CHIROPRACTOR, GIANCOLA CHIROPRACTIC
*Manage the operations of the practice
*Coordinate and manage health and wellness activities
*Drive awareness of living well and healthy through proactive and preventative measures
*Evaluate, manage and treat patients
*Monitor patient progress and refer out for additional testing as needed
*Educate patients in strategies to prevent workplace and home injuries
*Develop individualized physical rehabilitation and strengthening programs and educate patients about injury prevention including instructing patients on proper biomechanics when using free weights and exercise bands.
*Promote and provide education in healthy living strategies, stress reduction, preventative and wellness care
*Strong communication skills, experienced managing a team which includes hiring, training and ensuring my team follows all HIPAA policies and procedures
*Well versed in commercial insurance and Medicare insurance.
*Knowledge of Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and Flexible Savings Accounts (FSA)
*Verify insurance health benefits & explain benefits to patients
*Submit health insurance claims
*Responsible for payroll
*Proficient in Word, Medisoft Advanced, Emdeon Office, and Navinet
MAY 1997-May 2000
ASSOCIATE CHIROPRACTOR, CEDAR GROVE FAMILY CHIROPRACTIC
*Evaluate, diagnose, develop care plans and treat patients
*Trained staff in all aspects of office operations and administration
*Manage day to day operations in the office
*Verify health insurance policies, and explain coverage to patients
*Monitored paper claim submission for all major insurance companies and Medicare
DOCTOR OF CHIROPRACTIC, LIFE UNIVERSITY
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, PUBLIC/COMMUNITY HEALTH, MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY
Strong Communication Skills
Excellent Adjusting Skills
Extremely Organized and Timely
Dedicated and Willing to Learn
Excellent at Multi-tasking
Strong Leadership Skills
Great Team Player
Strong Problem-Solving Skills
*Chiropractic Consultant to the athletic departments of Montclair State University, Cedar Grove High School and to the NJ Devils Youth Hockey League
*Annual Back-To-School Back Pack Safety Check for the Community
*Coordinates Spin Class with a local studio once a month for all levels of fitness to promote health
*Association of NJ Chiropractors
*American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
*ABRET-Neurodiagnostic Credentialing & Accreditation
*ASET-American Society of Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists
*Sigma Sigma Sigma National Sorority
*New Jersey and Georgia State Chiropractic Licenses