My objective is to secure a position in Medical Records or a related field such as Medical Billing and Coding or Patient Registration.
American Academy of Professional Coders License
Identifies and performs data collection, abstraction, and entry of all trauma patients ( ICD-9 codes 800-959.9 ) into the trauma registry. Supports the registry requirements for verification as a level 1 trauma center by the state of Tennessee and the National Trauma Data Bank (TRACS)
The patient information is abstracted from the hospital's HPF system and entered into the Data Bank. Reviews the Emergency Department Log daily and adds new trauma related admissions.
Monitors trauma list for recent discharges and readmissions to maintain accurate database.
Accurately codes diagnostic, procedure, and E-codes in the registry and reports any discrepancies noted.
Assigns abbreviated injury scores for all injuries.
Protects confidentiality of data and complies with all HIPPA regulations.
Assists with weekly and quarterly performance improvement meetings as needed.
Enters performance improvement notes into database as needed.
Assists with development of reports and provides them as needed.
Worked with various hospital emergency room departments including contacts and access to medical records , admitting and outpatient registration to recover missing or incomplete documentation needed for billing.
Coordinated and obtained additional clinical information from Providers regarding incomplete charts.
Reviewed registration to ensure accuracy of data as well as detect and resolve missing information including demographics and insurance information to facilitate efficient billing.
Initiated proactive communication with the Site Coordinator Manager, Medical Director, Provider, and facility to resolve issues that impede effective chart management processes.
Forwarded documents to the billing center within the TeamHealth's designated time frames.
Provided comprehensive assistance to individuals with mental health disabilities.
Successfully implemented patient care process database, to include complete tracking of patient's blood work, electrocardiograms, urinalysis, and all laboratory diagnostics which resulted in an overall increase in lab efficiency and helped with prompt care planning for all patients.
Performed phlebotomy, administered EKG's, checked vital signs, evaluated daily medical chart updates, and assisted Physician with general health care applications and emergencies.
Assisted with new employee orientation, trained new hires on lab procedures, new patient admissions upon arrival to our unit, medical chart processing and continued patient evaluation.
Typed and prepared documents and contracts for several companies.
Handled all incoming calls and client inquiries.
Researched and organized client files and accounts.
Reviewed contracts and client agreements.
Planning to take the CPC exam this year and currently a member of the Academy of Professional Coders.
Coursework in [
basic health care skills to assist providers and perform patient care in all health care settings.
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