KARLENE MINEO SCHWARTZ 2122 S.W. BURMAN LN PORT ST LUCIE, FL 34984 (954) 793-3875 queenkmineo at comcast dot net
OBJECTIVE: To secure a challenging administrative or management position in which I can apply and increase my experience, knowledge, and skills.
QUALIFICATIONS: I possess the ability to perform very efficiently in a fast-paced / high-pressure work environment. I am highly proficient in all areas of center administration, radiology, billing and coding, patient registration, procedure scheduling, and surgical scheduling and coordination. I am knowledgeable in all non-technical aspects of diagnostic imaging, and have strong management / supervisory skills, as well as the ability to efficiently work independently in a non-diagnostic center environment.
EDUCATION: Ft. Pierce Central High School (1989) Indian River State College (1992 – 1994)
EXPERIENCE: Apr 2009 – Apr 2010 Specialists in Diagnostic Imaging Weston, FL Administrative Assistant Assigned various diagnostic studies (primarily MRI’s and CT’s) from many centers nationally to be interpreted by the appropriate radiologists based on state licensure, referring physician/site preference, and radiologist specialty. Maintained the flow of studies, ensured stat results if requested, and coordinated with the on-call radiologist as needed after hours. Was responsible for closing and opening the daily logs to ensure the manageable flow of cases to approximately 12-14 radiologists. Transmitted images and clinical information to the physicians and assisted as needed in resubmission of cases, addendums, missing sequences or images, etc.
Mar 2008 – Mar 2009 Diagnostic Testing Group Cooper City, FL Center Manager / Administrator Handled all aspects of staff management, weekly schedules for technologists, supervising physicians, and employees, and coordinated all staff hiring and evaluation procedures. Made daily deposits, maintained receipt logs, and tracked facility statistics for marketing purposes. Regularly worked closely with the CEO and the Director of Marketing to discuss site operations on a corporate level. Was responsible for maintaining AHCA, OSHA, and other compliance requirements, and managed all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the center.
Jan 2006 – Jan 2008 Dr. Gregory P. Baraniak Stuart, FL / Port St. Lucie, FL Front Desk Coordinator Duties included all general front desk operations, i.e. daily schedule maintenance, checking patients in / out, calling in prescriptions, phone triage, answering multiple phone lines, authorizations / referrals, scheduling outpatient procedures, etc. Was responsible for all charge entry, and managed all day-to-day operations for both office locations.
Mar 2004 – Dec 2005 Comprehensive Breast Center of Coral Springs Coral Springsl, FL Assistant Administrator / Surgical Coordinator Successfully managed all clerical staff, performed various transcription duties, and handled all patient reports. I also managed all surgical patients’ pre / post operative care, i.e. scans, labs, authorizations, clearance, scheduled home health care and wound check office visits, etc. On occasion, assisted with minor, in-office surgical procedures, and served as support for the front desk and scheduling departments as needed.
Aug 2001 – Feb 2004 Self Employed
Oct 1998 – July 2001 Coral Springs Diagnostic Center Coral Springs, FL Front Desk Coordinator Supervised the front desk, patient registration, medical records, and scheduling departments. Was responsible for all coding and charge posting. I worked very closely with the center administrator and chief technologist, and successfully managed four departments, thus ensuring smooth daily operations.
Mar 1996 – Sept 1998 Radiology Imaging Associates Ft. Pierce, FL Billing Clerk / Accounts Receivable Handled all aspects of billing and claim follow-up. Prepared records when subpoenas were received, and performed accounts receivable duties daily. Filled in at the facility as needed in the front desk, scheduling, and switchboard areas. Additionally, regularly counseled patients regarding procedure details and preparation.
SKILLS: I am extremely computer literate, with specific proficiencies in Verssys, Lytec, and Medical Manager, and am able to operate any/all office equipment.
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