• ICD-9, CPT, and HCPCS coding knowledge
• Ability to apply coding knowledge across Medicare and Commercial Payer Coverage and Payment policies, requiring documentation of diagnostic, procedural, and drug coding - including C-Codes, J-Codes, and temporary Q-Codes
• Maintain current awareness of pending Health Care Reform and its potential impact on coding and reimbursement.
• Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio


Renaissance Gardens at Cedar Crest, Pompton Plains, NJ, April 2010- Present
Unit Clerk

• Provide clerical assistance to nursing staff, patients, and family
• Make appointments and other arrangements for patients

Cedar Crest Village, Pompton Plains, NJ, August 2006 – April 2010
Communications Specialist

• Responsible for triaging Resident support needs and providing information support to on-site staff.
• Provide coordinator support by managing community call system.
• Ensure emergency response by Security, EMT, and Nursing staff.

Ramsey Outdoor, Paramus, NJ, August 2003 – September 2008
Customer Service Specialist

• Provided retail customer support in the Customer Service Department.
• Responsible for managing and providing solutions in response to customer complaints.

Campmor, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ, November 1999 – August 2003
Data Entry Specialist

• Maintained responsibility for the accurate capture and systems input of customer orders.
• Operated call center.

Penn Foster College, Scottsdale, AZ
• Currently enrolled in courses to receive an Associates in Health Information management
Penn Foster Online Career School, Scranton, PA
• Select courses in the area of Medical Billing and Coding, 2006 – 2009
Paramus High School, Paramus, NJ
• General Studies, 1994 - 1998

CPC-A Certification
• September 2009

Certified Member of the AAPC
• January 2010