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Sharon Clarke

Expertise In: Optometry

Name : Sharon Clarke
Experience : 20
Specialty : Optometry
Location : PearlRiver,NY
Description :

Sharon Clarke wishes to obtain an entry level position or internship to compliment her educational process in becoming a medical coder with strong inpatient coding skills


  • Knowledge of  GLP, SOPs, ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS, DRG
  • Innate ability to think outside the box -to always attempt to improve upon process, production and safety.
  • Practical approach to daily work load
  • Strong ethical and moral values which are brought to the job daily.
  • Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, Outlook – editing, formatting, tables, and functions – coupled with ability and desire to learn.
  • Willingness to do what is required to get a job accomplished.
  • Thirst for learning.


  • Liaison for Patient Centered Medical Home Pilot Project (PCMH) in the Adirondack Region, NY - encompassing 27 physician practices and 7 insurance companies
  • Point person for physician office administration
  • Responsible for preparation of practice SOP outlines to improve treatment and synchronize health care
  • Responsible for preparation of National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) documentation for certification as Level III Medical Home
  • Created and maintained current patient lists for all practices in Excel format
  • Cross matched patient lists with insurance company current list and trouble shoot discrepancies (utilizing macros and formulas in Excel) – used as a basis for increased reimbursements for physicians
  • Laboratory duties, data collection and documentation integrity in support of preclinical pharmaceutical studies in a GLP environment
  • Method development
  • Validation of systems
  • Demonstration and instruction of basic biology concepts for two laboratory sections.
  • Compilation of syllabus, class grading and administrative duties associated with teaching.
  • Responsible for organization of laboratory materials, preparation of solution for individual instructors.
  • Liaison between adjunct instructors and full time faculty.
  • Laboratory duties, data collection and documentation integrity in support of preclinical pharmaceutical studies in  a GLP environment
  • Held position of Co-Chairperson, in-house safety committee.
  • Assisted in Archives functions.
  • Assisted in histological preparation of tissue samples.
  • Other duties as required, including reception and documentation.

Community Service

  • Volunteer:  Nyack Hospital, Nyack, NY, Current, Radiology/Endoscopy/Same Day Surgery Units
  • Volunteer:  SUNY Plattsburgh, Genetics Laboratory Summer
  • Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital, Physical & Occupational Therapy
  • Volunteer: Isuzu Ironman


  • Inpatient/Outpatient Medical Coding (AHIMA/AAPC),  Honors Graduate
  • Registered Laboratory Animal Technologist (RLATG – AALAS)
  • CCA and CPC candidate
  • Hudson Scholarship 2000 
  • Redcay Honors Scholarship 2000
  • E. Yale Clarke Scholarship 2001

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC)
  • American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • New York Health Information Management Association (NYHIMA)