Medical Coder Resume Example

Medical Coder Resume Sample

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MEDICAL CODER RESUME TEMPLATE (TEXT FORMAT)

SUMMARY

Hardworking and motivated medical coder with 5+ years of experience seeking a full-time position. Deep knowledge in ICD-9 and CPT coding, medical terminology, data management, data entry, conducting billing practices, and other administrative tasks. Worked with various computerized coding programs and electronic health records.

EDUCATION

GLASTON UNIVERSITY

Bachelor in Medical Billing and Coding, 2006

SKILLS

  • ICD-9-CM and CPT requirements and procedures
  • Understanding a medical terminology across a broad range of medical practice areas
  • Discretion
  • Basic understanding of physiology
  • The ability to communicate on a professional level
  • ChartLogic, TheraNest Mental Health, Kareo, MedicsPremier
  • Microsoft Office

WORK EXPERIENCE

HOSPITAL CODER

Mednax | 2014-2019

  • Coded from hospital records, physician notes and ancillary records. Assigned modifiers and sequence codes appropriately to accurately reflect services provided
  • Obtained medical information from physicians and hospitals when required to validate correct coding
  • Ensured all medical records filing is up to date

MEDICAL CODER

RWJBarnabas Health | 2006-2014

  • Assisted Medical Records Supervisor in preparing periodic statistical reports and other management information system requirements
  • Responded to complex coding inquiries
  • Modeled, supported and reinforced a culture of service excellence to all customers
  • Provided documentation and coding audits of all billing providers within the practice based on documentation guidelines
  • Worked with Business Office to identify patterns, trends, and variations in coding and documentation practices
  • Assisted in the facilitation of training associated with the use of ICD-10

 

Average Salary for Medical Coder Job

Medical Coder
Salaries
$41,000
National Average

min
max
 
$29k
$59k
 
Salary
$29k – $59k
 
Bonus$191 – $4k
 
Profit Sharing
$250 – $6k
 
Total Pay
$28k – $55k
 

***Data are taken from payscale.com


 

Good Skills to Include on Medical Coder Resume

  1. Ability to work alone without supervision
  2. Top-notch communication
  3. Open to change
  4. Solid computer and keyboard skills

 

Resume Action Words for Medical Coder

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Educated
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Common Certificates for Medical Coder Resume

  1. AAPC certification
  2. CPC certification
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