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Medical Assistant Insurance

Location:
Marrero, LA
Posted:
April 20, 2021

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Arriane L. Wilkerson

CMA, CNA, CPR

**** ***** *****.

Marrero,La 70072

504-***-****

adltw4@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position that would enable me to contribute to business success through the utilization of my strong supervisory skills as well as my experience in customer service, and patient care.

EDUCATION: DIPLOMA PROGRAM: Medical Assistant

Gretna Career College *Gretna, Louisiana 04/2005

EXPERIENCE: Peoples Health

Metairie,LA

09/2018-Present. DME Coordinator

● Initiate prior authorizations on referrals from the doctor’s office for patients

● Follow up with Durable Medical Equipment companies on patient’s authorization and equipment delivery

● File Letters of agreements with DME companies

● Provide professional assistance to patients in regards to their medical equipment

● Make decisions for approval for home medical supplies KROGER SPECIALTY PHARMACY Harvey, LA

10/2016-06/2018 Patient Access Coordinator

● Initiate prior authorizations on referrals from the doctor’s office for cardiovascular patients

● Follow up with insurance companies on patient’s authorization

● File appeals with insurance companies

● Provide professional assistance to patients in regards to their medications

● Assist pharmacy technicians with patient’s prescriptions AEROTEK/TRIWEST Harahan, LA

03/2016-07/2016 Complex Claims Specialist

● Assist the Patient Service Representatives

● Reviewed and entered complex authorizations and referrals from VA and providers

● Conduct research to ensure accurate documentation of the patients clinical information

● Placed outbound calls to the Veterans and providers as needed EAST JEFFERSON GENERAL HOSPITAL Metairie, LA

09/2011-05/2015 Clinical Medical Assistant

● Provides professional medical assistance to physicians and cares for patients in an efficient and compassionate manner

● Measures patients vitals upon arrival, including weight, height, pulse, and blood pressure; also performs EKGs on patients as requested by physician

● Takes patient history and verifies medication, maintaining accuracy and integrity of patient records

● Handles patient phone calls, answering clinical questions, completing documentation requests, and triaging various patient complaints

● Works pharmacy queues and refills medications, verifying against patient records and conferring with physicians as needed

● Assists with check-in and check-out of patients, including scheduling, testing, and insurance verification

● Assists with billing functions, utilizing ICD-9 codes and extensive knowledge of insurance protocols

ST. CHARLES PARISH HOSPITAL LULING, LA

09/2007-05/2011 Medical Assistant

● Measured patients vitals, including weight, height, pulse, temperature, and blood pressure; also took patient history and verified medications

● Gave treatment and injections to patients and performed routine lab tests

● Responsible for sterilization and cleaning of instruments and preparation of treatment rooms

● Maintained patient records and clinical information on computer

● Assisted with various clerical duties, including reports, scheduling, and billing

MEDOWCREST HOSPITAL GRETNA, LA

10/2005-6/2007 Medical Assistant

● Measured patients vitals, including weight, height, pulse, temperature, and blood pressure; also took patient history and verified medications

● Gave treatment and injections to patients and performed routine lab tests

● Responsible for sterilization and cleaning of instruments and preparation of treatment rooms

● Maintained patient records and clinical information on computer

● Assisted with various clerical duties, including reports, scheduling, and billing

SKILLS:

● Windows, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint),CPR+,

● Successfully completed training for two EMR systems (Cerner and Centricity)

● 45 WPM

● Interpersonal and communications skills able to

● work effectively with different groups of people,

● Medical terminology, anatomy, and diagnostic testing.



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