Mobile: 740-466-7387
Email: danny.downs@us.army.mil

I will finish my Bachelors degree in Business as well as growing in my current field of Systems Redesign.

Desired Work Environment: New Professional
DESIRED LOCATIONS: US-OH-Columbus/Zanesville
EDUCATION: Ohio University
Chillicothe, Ohio US
Some College Coursework Completed - 1/2012
Major: Business Administration

Health and Accidental Insurance Course
Columbus , Ohio US
Certification - 6/2008
Relevant Coursework, Licensures and Certifications: 20 Credit Hours at Hondros College to Obtain my Insurance License through the state of Ohio.
JOB RELATED TRAINING: US Army Finance Course 2007, US Army Human Resources Course 2004
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Attended several computer courses offered here at the VA Medical Center including ( Excel and Outlook).
I have also taken a Microsoft Access course paid for by the VA for self development.
I am currently designing a database through Microsoft Access to better track patient safety concerns.
I have an extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to use DOS operating systems.


Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Chillicothe, Ohio US
6/2009 - Present
Grade Level: GS-06
Salary: 35,132.00 USD Per Year
Hours per week: 40
Accounts Receivable Technician , 0503
Perform a broad range of activities and assignments related to the operation of the Medical Care Cost Recovery (MCCR) Section, including proactive follow-up and analysis, insurance firm liaison, reconciliation, and payment analysis of all account receivables including Reimbursable Insurance, Tort Feasor, Ineligible Medical Care, Worker's Compensation (Patient), and Priority Group 7. Responsible for analysis of bills in the areas of format, correct billing rates as established by OMB, correct appropriation for reimbursement, correct information necessary for insurance company to identify policyholder and proper signatures. Independently responsible for the collection functions for problem cases. Receive and respond to variety of correspondence generated by third party health plan carriers and others relating to MCCR. Responsible for maximizing benefit payments received from insurance companies. Also maintains computer and memorandum records to debts to document collection efforts and to prepare statistical reports for management. (Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: Mike Cleary, Supervisor's Phone: 740-773-1141)

Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Chillicothe, Ohio US
8/2008 - 6/2009
Grade Level: GS 5
Salary: 30414 USD Per Year
Hours per week: 40
Administrative Support Assistant , 0303
I provides clerical and administrative support for the office of Quality Improvement that includes Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Utilization Management, Patient Education, Pain Management, Women Veterans Health and Congressional Relations. These require that I have a strong working knowledge of the Medical Center, the community, congressional operations and the investigative process. Much of the work is extremely detailed and highly confidential. Coordinate and monitor support specifically for the Patient Safety Program, Congressional correspondence and Utilization Management. The support of this diverse office requires a broad knowledge base to facilitate the coordination of extensive reporting activities. I prepares electronic mail messages to the VISN and National Patient Safety Center concerning reportable special incidents. Also am responsible for the final preparation of correspondence to top officials in the VISN, Central Office, Congressional Offices, and the White House. Must possess exceptional interpersonal skills for both personal and telephone interactions involving top officials and the general public. Types and processes miscellaneous correspondence, forms, statistical reports, transmittals, and other similar materials as needed. Also responsible for input of Patient Incident Reports, stores, retrieve, manipulates, transfers and prints various data from Patient Incident Program and word processor. (Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: Dianna Gray, Supervisor's Phone: 740-773-1141-7258)

Whitehall, Ohio US
5/2007 - 6/2008
Hours per week: 70
Accounts Payable and Recievable Clerk
Validation of military documents including but not limited to Customer Invoices, Receiving Reports and Contracts for accuracy and validity. Processing payments and auditing my own as well as other employees work. (Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: Lawrence Kubbins, Supervisor's Phone: 815-210-1170)

Kenworth Truck Company
Chillicothe, Ohio US
4/2006 - 4/2007
Hours per week: 70
Line Specialist
Assembly and Quality Assurance of Kenworth Class 8 Trucks. Working quickly and efficiently without losing the quality of the award winning trucks. (Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: James Conkel, Supervisor's Phone: 740-774-5111)

USAR 325th Finance Management Co.
Whitehall, Ohio US
3/2004 - 4/2007
Hours per week: 5
Human Resources Specialist
Organizing, maintaining and reviewing personnel records. Entering and retrieving information using computers. Processing recommendations for awards and decorations. Arranging awards ceremonies. Preparing and monitoring Soldier requests for ID cards, leaves of absence and passes. Ordering and maintaining office supplies. Maintaining filing systems.

Midland Impact
Newholland , Ohio US
3/2005 - 4/2006
Hours per week: 60
Plant Operator
Maintaining equipment, Handling and Distribution of Agricultural products. Interaction with customers. Soil sampling and GPS mapping. (Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: Richard Boggs, Supervisor's Phone: 740-986-2291 )

Kessler Heating, Cooling and Plumbing
Canal Winchester, Ohio US
6/2003 - 2/2005
Hours per week: 40
Residential HVAC Installer
Installation of Heating and Cooling systems and ductwork. Developed the ability to work without direct supervision. (Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: Gene Kessler, Supervisor's Phone: 614-837-9961)

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