To obtain a position serving the community that will utilize my previous education and job experience.
08/2013 - Current
Sheridan Community Hospital － Sheridan, MIHIM Manager
01/1995 - 01/1998
MidMichigan Regional Medical Center － Midland, MISupervisor Health Information
Second Shift Supervisor
Supervising approximately 10 employees while assisting all other shift employees.
Assured overall departmental functioning of second shift.
Responsibilities including supervision of: chart analysis, chart completion, release of information, filing, storage and record retrieval, coding, transcription, as well as physician, department, and public assistance.
Developed Hospital Wide Record Retention Policies and Procedures.
01/1993 - 01/1995
Summersville Memorial Hospital － Summersville, WVManager Medical Records
Managed all aspects of the Medical Records Department including one supervisor and 12 employees.
Assured accurate coding and billing practices.
Implemented a successful Utilization Management Program.
Identified $250,000 in unbilled emergency room charges.
Conducted In-services on "Release of Information" for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of West Virginia.
Selected and implemented a computerized coding system.
01/1989 - 01/1993
Spectrum Health - Butterworth － Grand Rapids, MICoding Specialist II & Utilization Management Coordinator
Accurately coded Inpatient, ER, and outpatient surgery records utilizing ICD-9-CM and CPT coding for billing and statistical purposes.
Worked with physicians and other medical staff to ensure appropriate length of stay for inpatients.
Communicated with patient insurance companies to obtain approval for medical services.
Education and Training
Ferris State UniversityBig Rapids, MIB.A: Medical Records AdministrationMedical Records Administration Bronson Medical Hospital, Mid-Michigan Regional Medical Center.
Reformers Unanimous - Addictions Recovery Program - Secretary - Current