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Medical Manager

Location:
North Charleston, SC, 29406
Salary:
$28-$30/hr
Posted:
August 14, 2012

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BETH THOMAS, RHIT

**** ******* *****, ***** **********, SC 29406 * 843-***-****

gdgex1@r.postjobfree.com

EMPLOYMENT

CODING MANAGER APRIL 2004 - JULY 2005 AND MARCH 2006 - PRESENT

TRMC of Orangeburg &Calhoun Counties Orangeburg, SC 29118

Perform pre- and post-discharge review of all patient types for documentation improvement, coding/billing accuracy, MS-DRG, and APC accuracy. Fill in for inpatient coding, ambulatory surgery coding, emergency room coding and charging as needed. Monitor unbilled accounts. Supervise seven employees. Provide coding education and training; full time.

CODING INSTRUCTOR/PROGRAM COORDINATOR AUGUST 2005 - PRESENT

Trident Technical College North Charleston, SC 29406

Adjunct instructor for ICD-9-CM and CPT Coding; Program Coordinator for AHIMA approved Medical Record Coder Certificate Program; part time

CODING SUPERVISOR JULY 2005 - MARCH 2006

East Cooper Regional Medical Center Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Supervise 5 coders. Fill in inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room coding as needed. Work with all departments to resolve APC edits. Audit inpatient and outpatient cases for coding accuracy.

DRG CONSULTANT APRIL 2002 - APRIL 2004

Barnes Jewish Hospital St. Louis, MO 63110

Review inpatient and outpatient charts for coding accuracy and documentation improvement; Inpatient and outpatient coder training; Internal DRG audits.

CODER/CODING SUPERVISOR 1997 - 2002

Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital/Roper Hospital Charleston, SC 29414

Inpatient coder promoted to supervisor January 1999; Supervised 6 coders at St. Francis Hospital until the merge with Roper, then 18; Monitored unbilled accounts; Assisted with coder training program; Developed coder incentive plan at St. Francis Hospital.

CODER 1994 - 1997

Lake Norman Regional Medical Center Mooresville, NC 28117

ICD 9 and CPT coding; all patient types

TRANSCRIPTIONIST 1995-1997

Denver Clinic Denver, NC

At home transcription of office notes for two family practice physicians in local clinic

MEDICAL RECORDS CLERK/OUTPATIENT CODER 1987 - 1992

Crossroads Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, IL 62864

Performed various clerical functions in the department as well as outpatient coding

EDUCATION

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE 1990 - 1994

Rend Lake College Ina, IL

Dean’s List; Final GPA 3.97

RHIT CERTIFIED 1994

Certification number 37411

MEMBERSHIP: AHIMA



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