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    Lightbulb Experienced in the Medical Field and taking the CPC Certification exam on Dec. 17th

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    Looking for a remote evening, all day Thursday, and weekends position. I've been a Surgical Technologist, specializing in cardiothoracic surgery for 13 years and am excited about branching out into the coding world. Thanks so much for your time!

    Paula Jean Walsh 5000 West 108th Street
    Apt. 1411
    Overland Park, KS 66211
    (913) 206-6394

    Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
    Dedicated, skilled and diverse medical field specialist who is actively seeking opportunities that would utilize my Medical Billing and Coding Certification and my 13 years of experience as a Surgical Technologist.

    Professional Highlights
     Established Surgical Technologist with 13 years of experience specializing in cardiothoracic surgery
     Experienced Surgical Technologist in numerous other surgical specialties
     Surgical Technologist Training Coordinator – responsible for training all new team members to ensure the continuation of exceptional procedures and high quality patient care

    Professional Profile
     Critical Thinker
     Exceptional attention to detail
     Energetic and Organized
     Extremely proficient in fast paced, multitasking, emergency situations
     Very comfortable in leadership and teaching roles
     Dedicated and dependable team member
     Anticipate and address all issues regarding team atmosphere and cohesion
     Aggressively learn and adapt to new technology
     Proficient with medical terminology
     Type 70+ words per minute

    Education and Training
    Southeast Technical Institute
    Sioux Falls, South Dakota
    Surgical Technology – 1998

    Johnson County Community College
    Overland Park, Kansas
    CPC Certification – Dec. 2011

    Professional Affiliations
    BLS Certification Card
    Association of Surgical Technologists
    American Academy of Professional Coders

    Professional Experience

    Liberty Regional Hospital – Liberty, Missouri February 2011 – Present
    Surgical Technologist Specialist
     Set up sterile field for surgery
     Aid surgeon with instrument selection and acquisition
     Clean and contain instruments within field of surgery
     Assist surgeon in all aspects of surgery
     Precept fellow Surgical Technologists and Nurses
     Call Obligations

    Kansas University Medical Center December 2001-February 2011
    Surgical Technologist Specialist
     Same as above responsibilities at Liberty Regional Hospital

    Shawnee Mission Medical Center June 1998- December 2001

    Surgical Technologist Specialist
     Same as above responsibilities at previous hospitals
    *References available upon request
    Last edited by Paula Walsh; 12-27-2011 at 09:15 PM.

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