Bruce M. Lager CPC-A
300 Sheoah Blvd. Apt. 520
Phone: (407) 461-1690
Winter Springs, Fl, 32708
e-mail: blager@cfl.rr.com



Medical Coder – Medical Front Office – Medical Records
Focused and highly experienced professional offering solid contribution, specialized skills, and a desire to succeed
Seeking Fulltime Position

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Emergency Medical Technician Experience:
~ Electrocardiograms (EKG), External
Defibrillators/Bag-valve Mask Resuscitator
~ Accurate and Detailed Reports
~ Emergency Diagnostic Procedures and Treatment
~ First-Aid Treatment and Life Support Care
Computer Skills:

~ MS Word/Fast and Accurate Typing
~ Internet/E-Mail Medical Coding/Terminology Training:
~ ICD-9 Coding Guidelines/HIPAA Regulations
~ CPT-4, ICD-9-CM, and DRG
~ Coding from a Reimbursement Perspective
~ V Codes and E Codes and ICD-9-CM Tables
~ HCPCS Codes/Hospital Diagnostic Coding
~ Anesthesia Services/Survey Services
~ Radiology Services/Pathology Services/Medicine
Services/Modifiers/Coding Special Complexities




EDUCATION
Allied Business Schools, Inc., Laguna Hills, California……………..Advanced Medical Terminology, Certificate
Allied Business Schools, Inc., Laguna Hills, California…………………………………M edical Coding, Certificate
Kenneth A Bragg Public Safety Complex, Tavares, Florida…………………………………… ………Certificate
Fire Department, New York/Emergency Medical Services Academy, Fort Totten, New York.………..Certificates
IFPA/BTFA (Physical Fitness)……..…………..……………… ………………………………… Certifications

MEMBERSHIPS
American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) CPC-A

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Personal Trainer / Fitness Club Operations Manager
Successfully managed daily operations of 5000+-member regional fitness club, Club MVP of Operations' 2007
- Initiated direct member interaction everyday ensured members were receiving the best possible service
- Hired, trained, disciplined, provided morale for team members and reduced absenteeism
- Managed all club budgetary goals and ensured goals were met

National Accounts Manager
Exceeded sales goals for hi-tech, national GPS software corporation Initiated direct member interaction
- Sales were consultative, 1 wk–3-month selling cycle – 24% closing ratio
- Provided computer based training and assisted trade show operations

Mechanical Breakdown Claims Adjuster
Increased, analyzed and led highest claim volume average for the largest insurance corporation in world
- Branch leader processed the most US/Canada claims
- Responsible for knowledge of warranty contracts, extensive automobile, and motor home technical issues

Police Officer/Emergency Medical Technician
Saved lives through quick reaction and competent care
- Performed rapid and correct pre-hospital emergency treatment for citizens
- Administered first-aid treatment and life-support care to sick or injured persons in pre-hospital setting
- Observed, recorded, and reported to physician patient's condition or injury
- Assessed nature and extent of illness or injury, and established and prioritized medical procedures
- Provided public safety by maintaining order, responded to emergencies, protected people and property, enforced motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoted good community relations

EMPLOYMENT SUMMARY
Fitness X-Perts, Altamonte Springs, FL Personal Trainer 2009 –2010
Lifestyle Family Fitness, Apopka, FL Club Operations Manager 2006 –2009
FleetBoss Global Positioning Solutions, Fern Park, FL National Account Manager 2005 –2006
AIG / AIWS Warranty Services, Maitland, FL Mechanical Breakdown Claims Adjuster 2000 –2005
Oviedo Police Department, Oviedo, FL Police Officer 1 Year
New York City Fire Department, New York, NY Emergency Medical Technician 2 Years