Medical Office opportunity - flexible to all healthcare environments.
Community Relations Specialist
July 2010 to Present
Market and promote Southern Care to hospitals, facilities, and physicians to establish relationships, contracts and referrals, community outreach and education on hospice, participate in community events, health fairs, scheduling and planning of educational in-services for facilities, hospitals and physicians from 10 to 150 participants
July 2008 to Present
Care for terminally-ill hospice patients (in their homes and healthcare facilities) with caseloads of up to 15 people. Perform vital signs and provide procedures as an extension of personal care, therapy services with duties which included bathing feeding, personal hygiene, providing for the overall comfort and safety of each patient. Provide nutrition and fluid intake, safe transfer, and ambulation. Adhere to infection control and sanitation principles and reported basic elements of body functioning. Maintain daily charts/documentation on all assigned patients. Position requires a sympathetic attitude toward the ill, the dying and their loved ones.
* Interface with all medical disciplines of patients - attended hospice case conferences and actively participated in care planning and coordination.
* Have received several letters of appreciation from family members and patients for exceptional home health care.
* Position required extensive interface with families in providing emotional support and end-of-life preparation.
February 2008 to May 2009
Prepared and transmitted business and individual tax returns. Reviewed financial records, prior tax return forms, income statements, and documentation of expenditures. Conducted tax interviews to ensure completeness of returns. Assisted clients with tax problems; researched tax situations; stayed in tune with new tax laws; and applied knowledge of federal/state/local tax codes. Maintained back office files and procedure manuals. Interfaced with a diverse client base where the ability to communicate effectively was essential.
* Prepared most facets of tax returns - 1040/1041/1120s (a mix of individual, partnership, and corporate).
* Completed a Tax Law Training and utilized prevailing tax software.
October 2007 to February 2008
Provided care for a caseload of up to 15 geriatric patients with ailments including dementia, Alzheimer, diabetes, terminal illnesses, stroke, and congestive heart failure. Duties included: vital signs, assistance with physical therapy/exercise, dressing, bathing, and feeding. Ensured patients' overall safety, comfort, companionship, nutrition and personal needs. Documented the care and progress of each assigned patient.
2007 to 2007
Prepared and processed computerized accounts payables and accounts receivables using the Peachtree accounting software.
TELLER/MEMBER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
June 2004 to December 2006
Distributed cash to credit union members; opened new accounts, initiated and ensured accuracy of loan papers; and defined all aspects of loans conditions to borrowers. Sold a myriad of company products including all types of numerous loan options (home equity, auto, student loans, and secured loans) checking accounts, Visas, etc. Handled bond investments, checking and savings accounts. Monitored overdrafts and called customers on delinquent accounts. Distributed traveler's checks and money orders; secured credit reports for loan officer; reconciled and audited ATM transactions.
September 2003 to April 2004
Worked with parents and their children with focus on helping them cultivate a structured learning environment toward the fulfillment of their child's potential for intellectual, social, emotional, and physiological growth. Conduced parent interviews and family needs assessments in order to provide information on developmentally appropriate constructive play activities designed to enhance the motor skills. Consulted parents on home safety, nutrition, effective discipline, and available community services. Interfaced with support staff/team members to facilitate goal plans.
Loan Officer/Assistant Manager
June 2002 to March 2003
Handled all aspects of commercial, consumer, and mortgage lending. Investigated, evaluated and determined approvals on all types of consumer loans. Duties required credit and property report analysis, employer reference checks, interface with branch managers and the public, preparing and processing adverse action notices, calculating insurance and origination fees, and preparing prime loan cover sheets. Supervised, scheduled, trained and evaluated banking staff. Participated in public relations campaigns, community involvement and new business development.
* Completed ongoing banking courses through the American Institute of Banking (AIB) covering selling skills, leadership, banking laws and new trends/products in the industry.
January 1997 to March 2003
September 1999 to June 2002
Performed same duties as those aforementioned with primary focus on auto loans.
Customer Service Representative
March 1998 to September 1999
Opened savings and investment accounts; reconciled individual accounts; balanced daily ATM transactions; prepared and closed loan applications; monitored overdrafts and called customers on delinquent accounts; scheduled appointments for management; performed various administrative duties.
* Position requires strong interpersonal and persuasive skills in selling a manifold of banking products. Cultivated skills of cross-selling products via active listening, presentation of benefits, and successful closing abilities.
January 1997 to March 1998
Performed similar duties as those aforementioned with Washington Federal Credit Union.
Health Care Happenings , networking group
January 2011 to Present
Computer Skills: MS Word - Excel - Peachtree