Brenda Munson, AA

North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
Phone: 701-858-4477
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Last Updated: November 04, 2016

Brenda Munson

Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: ND Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) Project, Money Follows the Person (MFP)
Discipline(s): EMS
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership


EDUCATION: Associate of Arts Degree, Medical Office Assistant and Medical Secretary from MSU-Bottineau, Bottineau, North Dakota, 2000 Certification, Emergency Medical Technician, UniMed Medical Center, Minot, North Dakota, 1986 EMPLOYMENT HISTORY: July 2008-Present Administrative Assistant Minot State University (NDCPD), Minot, North Dakota •§ Administrative Assistant to the Associate Director for Development •§ Project Secretary working with Project Investigators and Project Coordinators on current grants •§ Summits reimbursements and makes travel arrangements 7/01-July 2008 Office Manager: Tri-Life Center, Minot, North Dakota •§ Responsible for all billing aspects, correspondence, secretarial support, incoming and outgoing mail, telephone, maintenance of personnel files, office files and other records, and policy and procedure manual; maintenance of office equipment and inventory of supplies and petty cash •§ Receives visitors and clients and responds to their needs •§ Responsible for scheduling of multi-disciplinary team members •§ Utilization Review Committee Secretary and Quality Assurance Coordinator 3/04-5/06 Medical Transcriptionist Tri-Life Center, Minot, North Dakota •§ Responsible for transcribing for a five member multi-disciplinary treatment team including the Medical Director, Psychologist, Physical Therapist, Occupational Theraist and Center Director. 7/90-5/01 Medical Office Receptionist: Dr. Paul Freiberg, Minot, North Dakota •§ Perform clinical and clerical tasks, coding, assisting the physician and other office staff, coordinate diagnostic services, coordinate appointments at major cancer centers, and transcription 10/99-6/01 Biller/Claim Specialist: UniMed Physician Billing, Minot, North Dakota •§ Perform MedTrac/DataTrac electronic billing of patient claims •§ File Indian Health Service purchase orders to the appropriate contract health service and follow-up on payments •§ Assist with insurance follow-up in the physician billing companies; through this follow-up must deal with staff, doctors, and nurses from many practice locations 2/86-6/90 Admitting Service Representative: UniMed Medical Center, Minot, North Dakota •§ Processed surgical patient admissions, communicated physician orders, computed patient demographics, operated switchboard 3/78-2/86 Secretary of Cardio-Neuro, Surgical and Mental Health Nursing: •§ Performed general secretarial duties, developed monthly statistics, collected and summarized date for the Nursing Quality Assurance Committee HONORS/AWARDS: Award for Excellence Recipient, UniMed Medical Center, 1987 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: North Dakota EMS Association Domestic Violence Volunteer