EKATERINA “KATYA” KHORUZHENKO
Redmond, WA
206-251-3078 katya@eugk.com


QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

Motivated, detail-oriented Medical Coding and Billing Specialist with the ability to learn new technology and information quickly, as demonstrated by rapidly gaining skills with multiple proprietary computer systems while working for Washington Survey & Rating Bureau. Flexible and able to multitask effectively, as shown by switching easily between projects at Microsoft. Work well under continual deadline constraints. Proven ability to troubleshoot and solve problems. Demonstrated experience working in the medical field for Family Health. Strong technical skills, including Windows, and Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

EDUCATION

BELLEVUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Bellevue, WA, 2009
Certificate, Medical Coding: Medical Terminology
Certificate, Medical Coding: CPT Services and Procedures
Certificate, Medical Coding: ICD-9-CM Diagnosis (including HCPCS)

SHORELINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Shoreline, WA
English classes

STATE UNIVERSITY, Taganrog, Russia
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (with honors)

CERTIFICATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

Member, American Academy of Professional Coders

Certified Professional Coder (CPC), March 2010

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

WASHINGTON SURVEYING & RATING BUREAU (WSRB), Seattle, WA Nov. 2006 – Feb. 2010
Inspection Department Assistant
Perform coding for publication portion of building surveys and compute rates and costs.
Rapidly gained skill and knowledge with proprietary company software.
Edit underwriting reports, photographs and computer-assisted diagrams.
Prepare correspondences and answer telephone queries concerning applications and underwriting reports.

MICROSOFT, Redmond, WA July 2005 – July 2006
Coordinator
Worked with Microsoft training courses for publishing, analyzing, updating and testing.
Quickly learned company-specific software and provided recommendations for improvements.
Created, modified, and upgraded different type of databases under deadline constraints.

GENERAL SOFTWARE INC. (currently Phoenix Technologies), Bellevue, WA June 2002 – June 2005
Administrative Coordinator
Assisted the Human Resources department, providing multi-line phone support, tracking and reporting, letter, fax and email correspondence, budgets, data entry, and word processing.

FAMILY HEALTH, INC., Stavropol, Russia November 1996 – December 1999
Claim Department Assistant
Developed marketing materials and performed bookkeeping and basic administrative tasks.
Assisted manager as needed with claims entry, review and tracking.
Utilized multiple medical manuals to look up medical abbreviations, drug names and other information as needed.
Interfaced with medical facilities including hospital and clinics to obtain case information.
Served as first point of contact for customers, directing them to the appropriate resource based on needs.