dental hygienist full time 40 hours resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Highly motivated Clinical Coding Associate with one year coding experience and over 35 years in related health care industry seeking a position as a Medical Records Technician (Coder) Auditor. As a long time healthcare provider in a variety of settings I am adept at finding methods that improve workflows and increase monetary savings. Enthusiastic professional promoting positive changes to documentation through close collaboration with healthcare providers. Offering exceptional decision making, leadership and organizational skills. Self-disciplined lifelong learner I am well trained in current coding practices and expertise in assessing medical record documentation for completeness. I possess the ability to classify medical data from a variety of settings such inpatient and outpatient, physician offices, clinics and multi-specialty center to abstract and assign proper codes for diagnosis and procedures.

  • Medical record security with training in HIPAA, OSHA, PHI, EHR as it relates to dental, medical, massage and medical billing and coding
  • Healthcare claim coding ICD-10-PCS, ICD-10-CM,CPT,HCPCS,
  • Knowledgeable in 3M encoder and various dental and medical software applications
  • Able to review quality and completeness of clinical documentation in outpatient and inpatient electronic medical records and educating clinical providers to improved documentation necessary for proper coding.
  • Extensive knowledge in anatomy & physiology, medical terminology, medication and treatment modalities (Eastern & Western Medicine) procedures and clinical outcomes and how the services apply to proper code selection.
  • Ability to review clinical documentation and discuss with clinical staff ways to improve clinical documentation in all types of treatment facilities; including inpatient, outpatient, emergency, mental health, substance abuse, admissions and discharge. Educating providers to the importance of proper documentation to support the coding of procedures to the highest degree of specificity while remaining compliant with coding guidelines.
  • Regular self-guided research through the AHIMA and CMS websites on the current guidelines and coding conventions to choose the appropriate code for procedures, Evaluation and Management, operations,etc to ensure ethical and proper coding.
  • Able to provide advice and education in all areas of clinical documentation, liability issues, advanced directives, informed consent, state reporting, privacy and confidentiality.
  • Experienced in conducting mini-seminars and educational "lunch and learns" in many different settings and a variety of topics. I possess the ability to research a subject and apply the knowledge to educate and engage the target audience.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe, Excel, Word.
Dental Hygienist (Full Time-40 Hours), 01/2022 to Current
Upper Perk Family DentalCity, STATE,
  • Direct patient care
  • Assessment of clinical documentation and application of correct coding for maximum insurance reimbursement.
  • Educated staff members in following improved clinical documentation to support diagnosis.
  • Provided clinical data to support proper coding in billing denials.
Dental Hygienist(40 Hours Week), 03/2002 to 01/2022
Highpoint Dental MedicineCity, STATE,
  • Coordinated with doctors and other dental professionals to develop care plans for patients.
  • Direct patient care.
  • Clinical documentation
Licensed Practical Nurse Supervisor(30 Hours Week), 01/2018 to 04/2021
Manor Care Health ServicesCity, STATE,
  • Direct patient care
  • Ensuring quality and completeness of clinical documentation
  • Monitored patients' condition and progress and reevaluated treatment as necessary. Applying anatomy & physiology, disease processes and proper treatment modalities to ensure proper code selection for reimbursement.
  • Established direct lines of communication between nursing staff and other interested departments
Education and Training
Clinical Coding Associate: Medical Billing And Coding, Expected in 08/2022
DeVry University - Philadelphia, PA,
Licensed Massage Therapist: , Expected in 01/2021
Montgomery County Community College - Blue Bell, PA
Licensed Practical Nurse : , Expected in 12/2003
Bucks County Community College - Newtown, PA
Associate of Science: Dental Hygiene, Expected in 06/1986
Montgomery County Community College - Blue Bell, PA
Bachelor of Science: Health Information Technology, Expected in
DeVry University - Philadelphia, PA,
  • Completed national certification in Clinical Coding Associate (CCA) October 2022
  • Anticipated Clinical Coding Specialist (CCS) June 2023
American Sign Language:
Activities and Honors
  • Member, Alumni Association AHIMA
  • Member, Alumni Association National Society Of Leadership and Success
  • Registered Dental Hygienist in Pennsylvania (1986)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse in Pennsylvania (2003)
  • Licensed Massage Therapist (2021)
  • Clinical Coding Associate (2022)
  • Crossfit Certifications: Level 1, Level 2 Coaching, Olympic Weightlifting, Endurance

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School Attended

  • DeVry University
  • Montgomery County Community College
  • Bucks County Community College
  • Montgomery County Community College
  • DeVry University

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  • Dental Hygienist (Full Time-40 Hours)
  • Dental Hygienist(40 Hours Week)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse Supervisor(30 Hours Week)


  • Clinical Coding Associate
  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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