Medical Coding positions require unique skills. Coding training includes a very good working knowledge of medical terminology, and specific skills like good keyboard skills, high levels of accuracy in assigning various code numbers, and intuitive logic is a great asset.
So when you are preparing a resume, make sure your mention your knowledge on industry standards like HIPAA requirements, etc.
Below is a list of things that should appear in your resume.
- Your knowledge history like training, medical coding certification, etc. should be highlighted.
- The quality you can deliver in terms of % accuracy and your typing speed.
- Give a brief description about your responsibilities with your current employer.
- Whether you prefer to work from home. If so, you have the required computer and related peripherals at your home office.
- List your merit details like name of the institution, city, state, degree, major, year awarded and any certifications.
- Mention your entire job related skills, computer proficiency and coding skills to make your resume stand out.
Using technical jargon in your resume also helps convince employers of your skills. Mention any technical or computer qualifications and personality development, diploma in medical coding specialist abilities you have done as a course with its content in brief, the duration, institute and also its result.
If you are in business and marketing for yourself, tell potential clients about your current and recent clients and their specialties like internal medicine, pediatrics, orthopedics, and ENT/head & neck surgery etc. Mention how you have reduced the costs and saved money in your department or the organization in general by any means as a medical coding or medical billing specialist. Highlight any other achievements that have benefited to your department and obviously your organization in general.
For more information on Medical Coding or medical billing certification, visit med-certification.com or feel free to contact Med-Certification at 888-771-1902.