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Jessica Claire
RHIT Coding Specialist
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Dedicated Health Information professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

Accomplishments

I was able to return to school and recieve my Associates Degree in Science.

Skills
  • Health Information Management Applications
  • Administrative Support
  • Financial Reporting Coordination
  • Policy and Program Development
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Medical Information Collection
  • Medical Condition Coding Software
  • Clerical Skills
  • Data Entry Software
  • Protected Health Information
  • Professional Relationships
  • Electronic Health Records Systems
  • Employee Training Program
  • Legal Requirements
  • Government Regulations
  • Computerized Time Management Systems
  • Active Listening
  • Office Cleaning
  • Health Information Systems (HIS)
  • Information Assistance
  • Knowledgeable about Diseases
  • Patient Health Information Access
  • Health Information System Administration
  • Health Information Database Software
  • Employee Performance Evaluations
  • Patient Medical Histories
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Patient Data Management Systems
  • Reviewing Patient Information
  • Medicare Compliance
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Compliance with Regulatory Guidelines
  • Compassionate Care
  • Reporting Requirements
  • Software Applications
  • HIPAA Regulations
  • Document Quality
  • Workflow Processes
  • Medical Records and Documentation
Work History
05/2015 to Current RHIT Coding Specialist Aledade | Perkiomenville, PA,
  • Reviewed recordkeeping procedures for patients and doctors.
  • Maintained relationships with medical providers, suppliers and reporters.
  • Collaborated closely with physicians and nursing staff to improve quality of patient records documentation.
  • Participated in committees to discuss electronic health records and methods to improve overall workflows.
  • Implemented new coding and billing procedures that helped alleviate number of denied claims from insurance carriers.
  • Performed regular quality and validation assessments on patient data to verify accuracy.
  • Used [Software] to code and categorize health information for analysis and insurance reimbursement purposes.
  • Studied and researched various medical terms as well as software and coding systems.
04/2010 to 05/2015 Coding Specialist Children's Hospital Of The King's Daughters | Suffolk, VA,
  • Reviewed outpatient records and interpreted documentation to identify diagnoses and procedures.
  • Guarded against fraud and abuse by verifying coded data accurately reflected services provided.
  • Interacted with physicians and other healthcare staff to ask questions regarding patient services.
  • Reviewed, analyzed and managed coding of diagnostic and treatment procedures contained in outpatient medical records.
  • Resourcefully used various coding books, procedure manuals and on-line encoders.
  • Reviewed patient charts to better understand health histories, diagnoses and treatments.
  • Utilized active listening, interpersonal and telephone etiquette skills when communicating with others.
  • Applied official coding conventions and rules from American Medical Association and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to assign diagnostic codes.
  • Correctly coded and billed medical claims for various hospital and nursing facilities.
  • Accurately selected proper descriptive code when more than one anatomical location was indicated.
  • Verified signatures and checked medical charts for accuracy and completion.
  • Used [Software] to assign procedure and diagnostic codes to patient records for billing purposes.
  • Performed billing and coding procedures for ambulance, emergency room, impatient and outpatient services.
  • Processed insurance company denials by auditing patient files, researching procedures and diagnostic codes to determine proper reimbursement.
  • Used [Software] and [Software] to input information into computerized patient record system.
  • Applied charges and updated patient records by using [Software] and [Software].
  • Scanned and filed medical records in alphabetical order to maintain organized and up-to-date filing system.
  • Initiated, performed and documented quarterly coding audits for physicians.
  • Tutored several new coders for compliance with AMA and CMS classification systems and coding guidelines.
06/2007 to 05/2015 Health Information Manager Good Samaritan Nursing Home | City, STATE,
  • Reviewed recordkeeping procedures for patients and doctors.
  • Maintained relationships with medical providers, suppliers and reporters.
  • Collaborated closely with physicians and nursing staff to improve quality of patient records documentation.
  • Participated in committees to discuss electronic health records and methods to improve overall workflows.
  • Implemented new coding and billing procedures that helped alleviate number of denied claims from insurance carriers.
  • Developed and updated policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and local, state and federal guidelines relating to HIPAA, benefits administration and general liability.
  • Communicated with patients, ensuring that medical information was kept private.
  • Fostered excellence by example by "setting pace" and being hands on mentor to clinical staff.
  • Implemented best practice standards for billing resulting in substantial reduction of accounts receivable delays.
Education
Expected in 12/2011 to to HIT Workforce Training Program | GSS - Introduction To Health IT Dakota State University, Madison, SD GPA:
Expected in 07/2010 to to GED | Oelwein Senior High Schoo, Sheldon, IA, GPA:
Certifications
  • AHIMA Certified RHIT - 2015
  • IT Training - 2011
  • HIPPA Trainging, Sioux Center Helathcare - Yearly
  • Several Certifications consisiting of CEU's - Yearly
Additional Information

I have a striong work ethic and am dedicated to my field of expertise. I have been in the Healthcare field since I was a candy striper in Oelwein Iowa during High School. I ran my own successful Business (Valley Chocolates) in Anchorage Alaska in my 20's with several employees, until moving to the lower 48 with my husband. I enjoy fishing, travel, people and food. I grew up in the AIr Force and moved to many states in my youth, and found the experience challenging, yet enlightening. I was a CNA in 2 different Nursing Homes, and loved the elderly I took care of. I am compassionate and caring, resourceful and dependable.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Dakota State University
  • Oelwein Senior High Schoo

Job Titles Held:

  • RHIT Coding Specialist
  • Coding Specialist
  • Health Information Manager

Degrees

  • HIT Workforce Training Program
  • GED

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