I have been looking for work for almost a year now, I have called so many Dr. offices, sent out so many job applications with no luck, so if anyone in owings mills/westminster/ baltimore area need a coder or receptionist I am willing to work for experience without any pay.

27 W. Chestnut Hill Lane Apt. A6, Reisterstown, MD 21136
Phone: 443-204-3063, Email: ghazalch@live.com

Highly organized Medical Coder, seeking a position with advancement opportunities where I can utilize my education, externship experience, and exceptional medical coding knowledge

Highly organized professional with exceptional prioritization and planning skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills.
Remarkable ability to manage a high volume of tasks while maintaining quality results.
Strong endurance and ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks.
Extremely knowledgeable with regard to Medical Coding guidelines and coding techniques.
In-depth clinical knowledge with ability to interpret medical records.
Excellent knowledge of advanced medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology.
Ability to code diagnosis and procedures using ICD-9-CM, HCPCS and CPT.
Broad working knowledge of office computer software including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Internet Applications.


Kaplan Online University

Medical Coding Course April 2010
Areas of study completed:
▪ Medical terminology ▪ Human anatomy & physiology
▪ Human Disease & Pharmacology ▪ Health Information Management Technology
▪ ICD-9-CM Coding ▪ CPT 2010 and HCPCS
▪ Principals of Healthcare Reimbursement


Kaplan University Online

Medical Coding Externship Experience Apr 2010 - Aug 2010
Applied ICD-9-CM coding guidelines to case studies and health records.
Applied HCPCS and CPT coding guidelines to case studies and health records.
Handled the tasks of checking case studies and health records for accuracy and completion.
Performed appropriate analysis and identified potential discrepancies.
Utilized encoder software for code assignment and DRG and APCs assignments.
Applied concepts of pathophysiology to coding of case studies and health records.
Participated in performing coding focused audits and investigations of case studies.
Completed auditing tasks within time.
Maintained accuracy and achieved productivity goals.


CPC-A Certified Professional Coder - May 2010


American Academy of Professional Coders - Member since March 2010