Ezio is our practice manager. He comes with over 20 years’ experience in managing companies. Among his roles were Business Segment Leader for Owens Corning, Production manager for SRI surgical express, Director and General manager of EVS for Sierra Vista Hospital in the Central Coast, Manteca Hospital and St. Joseph’s hospital in the Central Valley, and Clinic Manager at Pain Management Specialist in Atascadero.
He was also a consultant for the largest laundry in the west coast, processing over 75 million pounds of laundry per year for different medical facilities and hospitals.
At Premier Heart and Vein Care he is our Practice Manager handling all of the day to day operations of the practice. He is certified as an IS 9001 internal auditor, FDA auditor, Environmental health and safety manager, Ergonomics specialist as well as certified in train the trainer and Accelerated training courses. He is also a certified OSHA trainer for the OSHA 500 and 501 courses. Ezio is proficient in Spanish as well as English and served as an interpreter in more than 200 depositions and court cases in medical, legal and civil claims.
Randy is the Insurance/Billing Coordinator for Premier Heart and Vein Care. He has over 18 years of experience in medical billing, collections, insurance authorization and customer service. The majority of his medical billing experience came from working at three hospices in Phoenix, Arizona. Since moving to the Central Coast he has expanded his medical billing knowledge to include nursing home billing, gastroenterology and now cardiac and vascular medicine. His main focus is to verify that the procedures ordered are covered and authorized before our patients arrive at the office because nobody wants a surprise when they receive a letter from their insurance plan.
Jamie Bueno is a Certified Medical Assistant at Premier Heart and Vein Care. She attended San Joaquin Valley College in Atascadero CA. She is skilled in rooming patients, taking vitals, and assisting in clinical procedures. She is committed to helping patients and providing outstanding service while being in the office.
Anna Cembran has joined our practice as a medical assistant. She has gained a wealth of experience as a medical assistant for over 26 years. She has worked as a medical assistant in chiropractic, spinal orthopedics, pulmonology, and internal medicine settings all in the Central Valley. She also has been a clinical manager and medical transcriptionist. Anna is very thorough and has attention to detail. She has a calming patient presence. She is fluent in Spanish and English.
Vickie Paulson is our front desk coordinator. She comes to us with 25 years of medical experience. She has worked in patient care in a convalescent hospital, receptionist and surgery scheduler for an ambulatory surgical center, and new patient coordinator for pain management clinic. Her goal everyday is to help our patients with great professionalism, courtesy and customer service.