Sample Clinical Coding Specialist Resume

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Anthony Gale
3853 Margaret Street
Houston, TX 77063

Job Objective To use my skills and abilities to obtain a position within an organization as a Clinical Coding Specialist in my chosen field. Years of education and experience can help better the company as well.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in assigning appropriate diagnostic and procedure codes
  • In-depth knowledge of Medical Review Polices (LMRP) and Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits
  • Sound knowledge of E&M guidelines and assignment for EMTC coding positions
  • Thorough knowledge of clinical trial methodology, coding and medical terminology
  • Good understanding of anatomy, physiology and disease processes
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (word, excel)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Highly organized, high attention to detail, excellent time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound ability to handle stress and tight deadlines with a good attitude

Work Experience:

Clinical Coding Specialist, May 2006 – Present
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

  • Utilized the International Classified Disease, Clinical Modification and the Current Procedural Terminology classification systems to select appropriate codes.
  • Reviewed and determined appropriate procedure and diagnosis codes.
  • Initiated high-level decision-making skills by reviewing and appending codes.
  • Managed to meet department accuracy & production standards.
  • Compiled reports with pertinent statistical data.
  • Ensured to attend training classes to update knowledge of coding.

Clinical Coding Specialist, March 2003 – April 2006
Novartis, Houston, TX

  • Participated in initiatives to improve the coding processes and systems.
  • Reviewed validation and planned coding section.
  • Resolved coding problems in consultation with related persons and organizations.
  • Ensured consistency of coding across and within projects.


Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences, Tusculum College, Greeneville, TN

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