Coding Specialist Resume

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Gladys Straus

1622 Badger Pond Lane

Tampa, FL 33602



Job Objective Seeking work as a Coding Specialist so I can use my skills and past experiences to better the company. Bringing specialized knowledge to the table to also improve your company with my skills.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Certified coding specialist with huge experience in ED, OP , IP , and OPS coding
  • Exceptional knowledge of federal and state guidelines and regulations pertaining to coding and billing practices
  • Proficient in OBR, GPMS, EMR, Excel, Word, E-Mail, 3M Encoder and Meditech
  • Familiarity with ICD-9-CM, DRGs, and CPT / HCPCS Coding fundamentals
  • Superior time management and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong leadership, management and motivational skills
  • Remarkable ability to perform stooping, pushing, pulling, and overhead lifting

Work Experience:

Coding Specialist, May 2006 – Present

Elliot Hospital, Tampa, FL

  • Facilitated coding in-service classes for staff and participated in the implementation of the organization’s Coding Proficiency Program
  • Performed medical chart audits and reported audit results to management.
  • Trained staff on specific coding issues based on medical chart audit results.
  • Maintained and updated database of all medical chart audits.
  • Provided updates and status reports to the Manager.
  • Participated in coding discussions to ensure best practice efforts and processes are implemented.
  • Abstracted and coded Ambulatory Surgery Center charges.
  • Handled industry coding and compliance issues.

Coding Specialist, March 2003 – April 2006

Massachusetts General Hospital, Tampa, FL

  • Performed coding ensuring compliance to established PBO and Coding Services policies.
  • Reviewed current literature, newsletters, payor policy updates and coding manuals.
  • Identified opportunities to reduce denials and enhance revenue.
  • Researched and resolved coding inquiries.
  • Participated in the encounter form revision process to ensure correct coding standards are met.
  • Performed quality assurance reviews of Coding Specialists and Senior Coding Specialists in areas of expertise.


Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology, Morris College, Sumter, SC

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