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COLLEEN HOFFMAN

Name : COLLEEN HOFFMAN
Experience : 7
Specialty : General Surgery & Plastic Surgery
Location : Lakeland,FL
Description :

COLLEEN HOFFMAN wishes to secure a successful position in the medical or insurance billing field with potential to grow that requires a skillful and experienced medical professional that contributes her best to the company. Dedicated registered nurse (RN) with over 20 years of nursing experience specializing in neurosurgical and bariatric surgeries and Telemetry and plastic surgery care. Reliable, ethical healthcare provider looking to transition in back office billing and coding team. Ability to stay calm and intervene during crises and to collaborate on multidisciplinary teams. Proven ability to build positive relationships with patients, family members, physicians and other medical professionals, cultural differences. Thrive in deadline-driven environments. Excellent team-building skills.

Skills:

  • Patient Records Handling
  • Report Preparation
  • Written Correspondence
  • Nursing and Home health skills
  • Computer Savvy
  • Medical Billing and Coding knowledge
  • Insurance Verification knowledge
  • Scheduling
  • Front-Office Operations
  • General Office Skills

Experience:

  • Provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients and consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
  • Prepare and administers (orally, subcutaneously, and/or through an IV) and record prescribed medications
  • Report adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy of hospital
  • Monitor and adjust specialized equipment used on patients, and interpret and records electronic displays
  • Identify irregular telemetry readings and notify appropriate medical team members
  • Initiate corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology
  • Provide basic, bedside care
  • Initiate patient education plan, as prescribed by physician
  • Teach patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs, diet/nutrition/exercise programs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation
  • Records patients’ medical information and vital signs
  • Prepares equipment and aid physician during examination and treatment of patient
  • Respond to life-saving situations
  • Record all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
  • Document and report changes in patient behavior or condition
  • Deliver medication reminders to patients
  • Tend to patient needs such as bathing, feeding, toileting
  • Use proper body mechanics when transferring patients
  • Closely follow doctor’s orders for caring for patients
  • Interact with family members and provide compassionate care

Education/Certifications/ Honors

  • FORTIS COLLEGE – Centerville, OH  Associate of Applied Science, Medical Billing and Coding, GPA-3.71
  • POLK COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Winter Haven, FL Associate of Science in Nursing
  • CPR CERTIFIED
  • ACLS CERTIFIED
  • BLS CERTIFIED