Kerri L. Connell, PA-C, CPC
**** ***** **** *** *****, FL 32940
Home Phone 321-***-****
Cell Phone 321-***-****
CLINICAL WORK EXPERIENCE
March 2019 – Present Internal Medicine, Eric Lang, DO, LLC
*Independently and in cooperation with supervising physician, I diagnose and assist up to 12 patients a day including managing chronic conditions via clinical presentation, education, prescription management and appropriate diagnostic testing, including (but not limited to) EKG, PFT, doppler, echo, x-ray, MRI, etc.
*Performed well woman examinations, including pap smears and breast examinations along with employment and annual physicals on ages 15 and older.
*Performed skin examinations, biopsies and minor procedures to include I & D, wound closures and punch biopsies
*Talk, Educate and Counsel patients regarding their concerns/questions about their physical health, nutrition and mental health
*Obtain referrals for my patients to the appropriate specialists for evaluation, management and continuation of care.
November 2016 – February 2019 Medfast Urgent Care
* Independently diagnosed and treated acute injuries and illness for all ages for 25+ patients a shift
* Ordered and interpreted appropriate diagnostic testing including (but not limited to) Xrays, MRIs, labs, etc
* Prescribed and managed appropriate medications for conditions diagnosed
* DOT certified and have performed over 100 physicals
* Evaluated and treated Work Compensation patients including placing work limitations and referrals to specialists as needed
* Performed several minor procedures on all ages including I & D, suturing, wound care, splinting, biopsies and aspirations.
2014 – 2016 Nova Southeastern University
Physician Assistant Program, Orlando, FL
MS, Physician Assistant Studies
Graduate Research Paper: Thyroid Disease and the Environmental Effects
2009 – 2013 University of Central Florida
BS Pre-Clinical Studies, Orlando, FL
1986 – 1990 Brevard Community College
(currently known as Eastern Florida State College)
AS, Natural Sciences, Melbourne, FL
December 2005 Certified Professional Coder American Academy of Professional Coders
July 2019 BLS, ACLS American Heart Association
March 2015 Stroke Certification National Institute of Health
October 2016 DOT Certification NRCME
January 2015 to present Walt Disney World Marathon Critical Care Tent
November 2016 Space Coast Marathon Medical Tent
July 2006 – July 2009 – Adjunct Instructor, Everest University –
Medical Insurance Billing and Collections Program
Developed syllabus and overall course structure and administered grades
1995 *Guest speaker, Orlando College, Melbourne, FL
Topic: Medicaid’s Billing Rules and Guidelines
CODING EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
November 2001 – May 2014 Billing Manager, Orlando Diabetes and Endocrine Specialists, P.A.
Maintained a positive revenue flow with a collection percentage of 97% monthly. Assisted with the implementation of HIPAA regulations. Created and train all personnel on new forms. Trained all medical personnel on proper coding requirements. Analyzed insurance contracts. Credentialed new medical personnel with appropriate insurance companies.
December 1999 – October 2001 Office Administrator, Suntree Medical Associates
Managing 20 employees. Organized and chaired monthly meetings. Marketed the practice within the local community. Liaison for other contracted physician’s offices. Recruited new providers for the practice. Organized a first time Health Fair.
January 2018 Florida Medical Association
July 2018 American Society of Endocrine PA
April 2018 American Academy of Physician Assistants
October 2005 American Association of Professional Coders
References Available Upon Request