Certified Coder Resume

Medical coders play an instrumental role in transcribing patients' information using appropriate coding formats for use by various health-care personnel, and insurance provider companies. These professionals are responsible for translating medical practitioners' notes into required codes, ensuring completeness and accuracy of data, and answering queries of the billing department. A degree in health-care administration, or a certification in medical coding is essential for this career. In addition, knowledge of human anatomy and pharmacological science is also beneficial in starting this profession. To communicate your eligibility for the job, draft a certified coder resume or use this sample to personalize one.

Alan B. Hilbert
7106 170th St.
Tinley Park, IL 60477
Phone: 708-351-2954
Email: alan.hilbert@anymail.com

Career Summary:

Detail-oriented, self-motivated, and competent 'Certified Medical Coder' possessing 5+ years of experience in translating medical practitioner's notes into HCPCS/CPT or ICD codes, preparing accurate bills, and maintaining confidentiality of patient information. Adept in answering queries from insurance providers as well as handling reimbursements. Exceptional in operating coding software, and have solid communication as well as interpersonal skills.

Summary of Skills:

Work Experience:

Certified Medical Coder
Baptist Health-care System, Tinley Park, IL
February 2017 - Present

Certified Medical Coder
John Muir Health Center, Tinley Park, IL
April 2015 - February 2017

  • Reviewed patients' documents to interpret medical information, treatment plans, and outcome to determine appropriate ICD-10/CPT codes for diagnosis and procedures
  • Performed coding of patients' data, filled the blanks generated due to handwritten notes to keep updated information in the hospital database
  • Applied coding principles and clinical documentation strategies to assure that the medical records are complete and readily accessible
  • Coded and abstracted all outpatient surgery, emergency room, and trauma department outpatient records by following standard ICD-10-CM and CPT coding guidelines
  • Verified and applied required HCPCS, CPT or diagnosis codes in patient records to ensure complete and compliant billing
  • Provided feedback related to coding changes, and used standard query procedures to contact medical personnel for additional information as required
  • Interacted with various physicians, nursing aide, and other medical personnel to ensure accuracy, and used appropriate codes to give exact bill to insurance providers
  • Translated physicians' notes to a standard set of codes before submitting documents to the respective insurance provider


    Medical Coding Assistant
    Anion Health-care, Tinley Park, IL
    September 2013 - March 2015




    On request.

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