file clerk resume example with 13+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Organized File Clerk offers expertise in organizing, documenting, planning and implementing clerical resources. Brings 1 years of administrative experience focused on driving productivity and cost-efficiency. Thrives in deadline-driven environments. Responsible File Clerk experienced in receiving, organizing and filing complex information. Self-directed and resourceful with professional demeanor and hard-working mindset. Committed to maintaining high standards of accuracy, productivity and confidentiality.

  • Fast Learner
  • Dependable and Responsible
  • Attention to Detail
  • Time Management
  • Typing and Word Processing
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
  • Scanners and Copiers
  • Data Entry
  • Confidential Materials Handling
  • Service Oriented
  • Record Inventory Maintenance
  • Information Sorting
  • Information Retrieval
  • File Management
  • Administrative Functions
  • Goods Storage and Tracking
  • EHR Software
  • File Maintenance Guidelines
  • Medical Coding
  • State and Federal Regulation
  • New Records Creation
  • Information Auditing
  • Optical Scanning Software
  • Information Coding
  • Materials Classification
Education and Training
Regis University Denver, CO, Expected in 05/2020 Bachelor of Science : Health Information Management - GPA :
Arapahoe Community College Littleton, CO Expected in 05/2017 Associate of Applied Science : Health Information Managment - GPA :
  • Certified Professional Coder, AAPC - 2022
  • Registered Health Information Technician, AHIMA - 2022
  • Registered Health Information Administrator - AHIMA - 2022
Help At Home - File Clerk
Oxford, AL, 10/2000 - 09/2001
  • Reviewed files to check for complete and accurate information.
  • Pulled files for staff, management and third-party requests.
  • Destroyed outdated and protected information in digital and physical formats.
  • Organized and filed loose-leaf paperwork and documentation.
  • Updated, filed and retrieved files and documents for [Job title].
  • Sorted incoming paperwork and filed in employee folders.
  • Maintained inventory of file room supplies such as paper products, stamps, folders and labels.
  • Collected, sorted and distributed incoming mail and packages.
  • Managed high volume of letters, memoranda, invoices and documents.
  • Composed and distributed correspondence and reports to appropriate personnel.
  • Managed [Number]-person team of [Job title]s focused on [Area of expertise] and delivered insight and assistance on task prioritization.
  • Hired, trained and mentored employees to maximize contributions.
  • Updated tracking spreadsheets, production logs and permanent records daily to prepare for reporting.
  • Made proactive improvements to [Type] operations by compiling information, reviewing failures and simplifying procedures.
  • Purchased and organized resources, established schedules and assigned tasks to maintain smooth and efficient operations.
  • Collaborated with employees from [Type] and [Type] departments to accomplish [Type] objectives.
  • Resolved customer complaints and adjusted policies to meet changing needs.
  • Established and enforced clear goals to keep employees working collaboratively.
  • Provided ongoing training to address staff needs.
  • Complied with company policies, objectives and communication goals.
  • Identified and corrected performance and personnel issues to reduce impact to business operations.
  • Maintained operating schedules to provide effective coverage for key areas and achieve objectives.
  • Coached staff members to develop long-term career goals.
  • Interviewed applicants, recommended individuals for hiring and evaluated staff performance.
  • Monitored employee productivity to provide constructive feedback and coaching.
  • Responded to employee concerns or complaints by coordinating with human resources team to solve issues.
  • Coordinated employee schedules according to shift changes and availability.
  • Evaluated processes and employee strengths to realign workflows with changing business demands.
  • Responded to customer questions regarding products, prices and availability.
  • Planned and managed resources to consistently meet production, quality and cost goals.
  • Reviewed completed work to verify consistency, quality and conformance.
  • Maintained employee files, observing strict data confidentiality procedures.
  • Retrieved requested files and delivered to appropriate personnel.
Butte County Environmental Health - Medical Records Technician
Oroville, CA, 08/2021 - Current
  • Maintained strict confidentiality with adherence to HIPAA guidelines and regulations.
  • Translated patient information into alphanumeric and numeric medical codes
  • Utilized Level 1 HCPCS and Level 2 HCPCS systems to complete coding tasks.
  • Maintained current working knowledge of CPT and ICD-10 coding principles, government regulation, protocols and third-party billing requirements.
  • Maintained updated knowledge of coding requirements, which included continuing education and certification renewal.
  • Read through patient health data, histories, physician diagnoses and treatments to gain understanding for coding purposes.
  • Added modifiers as appropriate, coded narrative diagnoses and verified diagnoses.
  • Communicated with healthcare personnel, including practitioners to promote accuracy.
  • Applied coding rules established by American Medical Association and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for assignment of procedural codes.
  • Assigned additional diagnosis codes based on specific clinical findings (laboratory, radiology and, pathology reports as well as clinical studies) in support of existing diagnoses.
  • Verified proper coding, sequencing of diagnoses and accuracy of [Type] procedures.
  • Quickly responded to staff and client inquiries regarding CPT codes.
  • Interpreted medical terminology and pharmacological information to translate information into coding system.
  • Reconciled clinical notes, patient forms and health information for compliance with HIPAA rules.
  • Categorized health services and assigned specific [Type] code to each one.
Indian Health Service - Supervisory MRT
City, STATE, 02/2010 - 08/2021
  • Streamlined day-to-day office processes to meet long-term goals.
  • Determined and implemented techniques to improve medical records retrieval process.
  • Increased team efficiency by implementing [Type] process improvements.
  • Scanned incoming documentation.
  • Maintained complete confidentiality in accordance with organization and legal requirements.
  • Observed confidentiality and safeguarded all patient-related information.
  • Kept department clean, organized and professional.
  • Purged outdated files.
  • Obtained information by contacting appropriate personnel or patients.
  • Reviewed and implemented standards and procedures for processing medical records requests.
  • Retrieved medical charts for healthcare staff for filing in medical records.
  • Safeguarded patient records, managing data transfers in compliance with HIPAA standards and organizational regulations.
  • Tracked and processed release of information requests.
  • Supported administration staff with records requests to support patient care.
  • Scanned and validated medical records for upload.
  • Managed release of information requests and identified requestors as patient, relation or provider.
  • Organized patient charts, gathering medical histories, lab results and consents.
  • Maintained understanding of applicable laws and regulations.
  • Verified legitimacy, accuracy and authority of records requests.

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School Attended

  • Regis University
  • Arapahoe Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • File Clerk
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Supervisory MRT


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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