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Gail Piscaglia

Gail Piscaglia

Gail Piscaglia
Title: Coordinator, Medical Office Technician
Dept: Allied Health
Office: 204
Phone: (309) 692-4092 x2041
Fax: (309) 692-3893
Email: gpiscaglia@midstate.edu

Mailing Address

Midstate College
Attn: Gail Piscaglia
Coordinator, Medical Office Technician
411 W. Northmoor Road
Peoria, IL 61614

Office Hours

Course Location Time
General 204 W 8:00am–9:00am
General 204 Th 9:00am–4:00pm
General 204 F 8:00am–4:00pm

Biography

I earned my Bachelor Degree in Health Services Management in 2007. I received an Associate of Applied Science degree in Medical Assisting from Midstate College in 2000. In 2001, I earned two diplomas majoring in Computer Software Specialist and in Medical Coding Specialist. I finished my Bachelor Degree in Health Services Management in 2007. I have been teaching Medical Assisting classes since 2006. I have certifications in Medical Assisting (CMA) and Medical Coding (CPC). I am a member of the AAMA,and the AAPC.

Education

  • BS, 2007
    Midstate College

    Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Service Management

  • AS, 2000
    Midstate College

    Associate Degree in Medical Assisting

Work Experience

  • Midstate College (2009–present)
    Instructor

    Full-time instructor for Medical Office Procedure and Medical Terminology courses.

  • Proctor First Care (2005–2006)
    Certified Medial Assistant

    Duties included rooming patients, vital signs, administering injections, assisting with procedures.

  • Midstate College (2004–2009)
    Allied Health Department Assistant/Instructor

    Duties include typing, registering students, filing, assisting with CAAHEP documentation, data entry, keeping health records, department meeting minutes, externship outreach, and treasurer of the Midstate Medics, and teaching medical coding and insurance classes

  • Midstate College (2002–2004)
    Registrar

    Duties include maintaining student records, overseeing the front office staff, collecting and entering student grades, preparing student transcripts, preparing various reports, and taking minutes during meetings.

  • Midstate College (2000–2002)
    Assistant Registrar

    Duties include assisting students as needed, answering telephones, filing, registering students for classes, and data entry.

  • Mistate College (1998–2000)
    Receptionist

    Duties include assisting students as needed, answering telephones, and filing

  • U of I College of Medicine (1993–1995)
    Front Office - Scheduling

    Duties included answering a multi-line phone system, scheduling appointments for up to 12 physicians; filing; preparing patient charts; coding; checking patients in and out; updating patient information in the computer system and calling to remind patients of appointments.

  • Methodist Medical Center (1990–1993)
    Registrar

    Duties included entering patient information into the computer, ordering lab tests, escorting patient’s to exam areas, assisting with children during blood draws, and off site and pre-registration of patients.

Awards and Certifications

  • CPC, 2006

    Certified Professional Coder

  • CMA-AAMA, 2000

    Certified Medical Assistant