I am still currently looking for an entry-level position in a Medical Coding and/or Billing office. I am currently working on ICD-10 Anatomy, and Coding Principals to prepare for the 2013 change. Attached is my resume if anyone has a possible position available for a highly motivated, and extremely dedicated professional, looking to obtain employment in the field.


CHRISTINE L. SHAFFER, CPC-A

505 Grey Hawk Lane
Blythewood, S.C. 29016
(803) 873-7001

CAREER OBJECTIVE: Medical Office Specialist

EDUCATION: The University of Akron, Akron, OH
Associate Degree, Business Management/Accounting, GPA 3.2

Midlands Technical College, Columbia, SC
Medical Billing and Coding Program, GPA 3.8
CPC-A Certification, obtained May 2010- First Attempt.

Currently, Online Virtual experience Apprentice program, provided by the AAPC.

CERTIFICATION/ CPC-A Certification, with the AAPC
LICENSURE:

SKILLS: *Ability to code diagnoses and procedures proficiently, using CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-9 coding books, to obtain prior authorizations for medications and
procedures, and to initiate referrals.

*Experience working directly with the doctor and other medical
facilities for patient care.

*Knowledge of insurance programs for patient verification, medical terminology,
diseases, surgeries, completing CMS-1500 insurance forms, and clinical procedures.


*Accounting background consisting of A/R-Billing, A/P, end-of-month
Ledger entries.

*Excellent proofreader with great attention to detail and, good oral
And written communication skills, exceptional patient care.

*Operate computer: Database management, Internet, e-mail, word
Processing and spreadsheets.

*Familiar with, Microsoft, Amazing Charts EMR, and various
Medical insurance web sites.

EMPLOYMENT: Dr. Kaoru Pridgen, Columbia, SC
Medical Assistant, November 2010 to February 2011.
Severed employment voluntarily to obtain job in Coding/Billing

ASTRO TECHNOLOGIES, Warren, OH
Accounts Payable Clerk, May 1999 to April 2000.
Severed employment voluntarily due to starting a family.


TTRUMBULL INDUSTRIES, Warren, OH
Accounts payable reconciliation and Pricing Catalog Clerk, October 1997 to May
1999.
Severed employment due to salary increase.


SOVEREIGN CIRCUITS, North Jackson, OH
Accounts receivable/accounts payable clerk, July 1994 to October 1997.

REFRENCES: Provided upon request