Registered Health Information Technician with 25 years providing administrative support in hospital settings. Advanced knowledge of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical transcription and coding.
Records management professional
Hospital inpatient and outpatient records
Patient chart auditing ability
DRG and PC grouping
Composed and professional demeanor
Research and data analysis
Excellent problem solver
Resourceful and reliable worker
Close attention to detail
Excellent verbal communication
Dependable Work well independently Well organized Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel Knowledge of PowerPoint
Clinical Data Abstractor11/2012 to Current East Georgia Regional Medical Center – Statesboro,
Georgia 30458 Abstracted core measures elements from medical records. Developed and implemented educational materials for staff and physicians.
Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist09/2010 to 11/2012 East Georgia Regional Medical Center – Statesboro,
GA Concurrently coded new inpatient and observation admissions, generating physician queries to clarify conflicting or incomplete documentation and revised coding as necessary as queries were answered.
Manager, Health Information Management02/2009 to 09/2010 Effingham Hospital – Springfield,
Georgia Managed to day to day operations of the medical record department including coding of all patient records, analysis and completion of medical records, release of information, and transcription of dictated medical reports.
Medical Staff Quality Coordinator01/2000 to 02/2009 St. Joseph's/Candler Health System – Savannah,
Georgia Prescreened medical records to identify quality of care issues. Identified issues were forwarded to a nurse reviewer for more detailed review and referral for physician peer review. Also provided clerical support to 2 medical staff quality committees.
Diagnosis and procedure coding2010American Health Information Management Association
Illinois Completed a one-year independent course of study in all aspects of diagnosis and procedure coding
Health Information Technology1989American Medical Record Association
Associate of Arts: Arts and Humanities1972North Florida Junior College
Georgia Health Information Management Association Member since 1989 Have held various positions on the board to include: Regional president x 2 Professional Outreach chairman Co-Chair of Arrangements Committee for annual meeting Southeast Georgia Health Information Management Association Member Since 1989 Have held various positions to include: Secretary x 2 President Elect x 2 President x 2