Freelance Medical Translator & Transcriptionist

Location:Pensacola, Florida, United States
2 Skills
Deedie Walker-Temple

Professional Skills
Summary of Skills
My professional skills are in transcription, office management, medical
administration, and insurance administration including:
Medical Transcription
Managing office personnel
Hiring and firing employees
Managing accounts receivable, accounts payable, and account reconciliation.
Creating quarterly tax reports
Processing payroll.
Handling bank deposits.
Filing insurance claims including Worker’s Compensation, Medicare, Medicaid, HMO, and PPO,
electronically and manually.
CPT and ICD coding.
Collection of insurance payments and self-pay accounts.
Understanding and applying contracts with insurance companies.
Auditing insurance claims.
Handling credit bureau reports.
Scheduling surgeries and tests.
Taking vitals and recording patient’s history.

Computer Software Knowledge
MS Word
Word Perfect
Internet Explorer
Medical Manager

Dictation Software Knowledge
I-Net 3
Express Scribe

Medical Management (two years) at Pensacola Junior College in Pensacola, FL.
Washington High School in Pensacola, FL

Professional Experience

Medical Transcriptionist
Medi-scribe Transcription Service in Houston, TX 09/04 – present
Transcribe dictation at home for family practice physicians consistently
meeting turn-around deadlines. I also transcribed for ENT and Ortho periodically.

Administrative Assistant
Houston Radiology Associated in Houston, TX 01/03-08/04
Administrative Assistant to the Clinic Manager of the Endovascular Neuroradiology
Department at Methodist Hospital. My primary responsibilities were transcription
(interventional radiology), credentialing, help in research projects, scheduling meetings,
airline and hotel reservations, help in coordination of international symposiums,
scheduling meetings for the Neuroradiology Fellowship Program, meetings at
Baylor College of Medicine and the Methodist Hospital. The association consisted
of thirty-one physicians at three satellite locations.

Medical Transcriptionist
Orthopedic Associates in Houston, Texas (contract) 6/02-01/03
Transcribed dictation for seven orthopedic surgeons, which included
clinic notes as well as all correspondence to referring physicians and hospitals.
Prompt turnaround of clinic notes initiated administrator to assign more physicians,
thus cutting costs for the clinic on outsourcing expenses.

Medical Transcriptionist
Lanier Transcription in Houston, Texas (contract) 06/00-7/01
Transcribed reports for several hospitals including Baytown, Poly Ryan,
and Bayou City Hospital. Transcribed reports, which included H&P,
discharge summaries, clinical notes, and radiology reports. Consistently met
short deadlines on completing transcribed reports due to their critical nature.

Claims Processor, Auditor, and Customer Service Rep
Health Help, Inc. in Houston, TX 05/98-03/00
Audited claims for the claims processing department. Processed claims for radiologist throughout Florida as well as in Chicago and & Houston. This included entering claims into the computer, posting payments, sending out explanations of benefits to clients and following up on all unpaid claims and troubleshooting claims paid incorrectly. My skills of understanding insurance contracts were crucial for successful collection and reimbursement for clients.

Office Manager
Gene Burke, M.D., Houston, TX 02/94-06/95
Managed all aspects of Dr. Burke’s medical practice including billing, collections, accounts payable, accounts receivable, account reconciliation, bank deposits, payroll, and quarterly tax reports. Supervised three employees. Instrumental in decreasing accounts receivable
(thereby increasing overall revenue for the office) through assertive collection activities and effective claims processing.

Insurance Specialist
Craig Heffelman, M.D., Houston, TX 09/89-12/93
Assisted Dr. Heffelman in all aspects of his orthopedic practice (which specialized in independent medical examinations of Worker’s Compensation claims). Brought collections to a manageable level by using creative collection techniques and effective claims processing. Performed medical transcription for rush dictation.

Medical Transcriptionist
Medical Center Clinic in Pensacola, Florida 05/79-06/86
Transcribed dictation for orthopedist, neurologist, audiologist, urologist, family practice,
and OB/GYN physicians. Consistently met short turnaround deadlines.

Five letters of recommendation available upon request