Medical Coder Sample Resume

Charles Clinton
1234 Carriage Lane
Trenton, NJ
Home: 727-555-5555
Cell: 727-555-5556
Email: Charles_Clinton@netlog.com

Objective
Seeking a Medical Coder position in a clinic/hospital where I can utilize my extensive computer and medical apparel knowledge and strong organizational abilities.

Qualifications Summary
  • More than 10 years experience as a Medical Coder.
  • Extremely knowledgeable with regard to Medical Coding guidelines and coding techniques (ICD-9, CPT-4, HCPCS, and DRG's).
  • Proficient in physician coding, inpatient hospital coding, outpatient coding, and facility coding.
  • Strong knowledge of Anatomy & Physiology, Advanced Medical Terminology, Psychology, and Pharmacology.
  • Very efficient in Microsoft Office Software, including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, in addition to VMS systems.
  • Able to type 65+ wpm and 350+ dpm.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.  
Education
The Academy of Medical Transcription and Professions
  • Medical Billing and Coding Degree (May 1999)
Spencerian College, Louisville, KY
  • Medical Coding Specialist Diploma (May 1997)
Work Experience
Medical Coder: Dec. 2003 - Present, Family Health Hospital, Fairless Hills, PA
  • Perform outpatient coding for medical centers located in Mid South Healthcare Network including: Huntington, WV; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Memphis, TN; Nashville, TN; and Mountain Home, TN.
  • Code medical records with ICD-9, CPT-4, and HCPCS Level II coding, processing 60 to 90 claims daily while maintaining 95% accuracy and achieving productivity goals.
  • Utilize QuadraMed software and input information into computerized patient record system.
  • Duties also include handling wide variety of medical claims including physical therapies, ENT, primary care and psychiatry visits, dental, eye/vision, surgeries, diagnostic testing, ER, and E&M.
  • Always comply with PA regulations and JCAHO requirements for coding guidelines and CMS policies.
Medical Biller/Coder: Jan. 1997 - Nov. 2003, Axis Community Health, Brooklyn, NY
  • Coded inpatient, outpatient, observation, emergency room (trauma registry), and diagnostic ancillary services.
  • Abstracted medical records with ICD-9-CM, CPT, and DRG coding.
  • Reviewed charts for correct admit/discharge dates and entered proper surgery dates.
  • Attended seminars for updates on ICD-9-CM and completed DRG assurance clinical documentation program with 3M Health Information System Consulting Services.
  • Processed payments, made deposits, and performed other general office duties.
*References available upon request.