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Darcy A Nickelson

Name : Darcy A Nickelson
Experience : 2
Specialty : Skilled Nursing Facility
Location : Lignite,ND
Description :

Darcy A Nickelson is hard working, highly motivated individual with a successful management track record. Strict emphasis on timeliness, working well with others, meeting deadlines.

Skills:

  • Skilled in 3m encoder, medical terminology, as well as ICD-9 and CPT coding languages. 2 years experience in outpatient coding; lab, nursing home, clinic office visits, rheumatology, ER, and knowledge of inpatient and oncology coding.  Very fast learner and retain information, able to follow direction well 

Experience:

  • Abstract medical record and apply the appropriate ICD-9 codes, works mainly with outpatient records.
  • Applies all appropriate coding guidelines and criteria for coding selections.
  • Prepared foods in a sanitary manor; followed menus, recipes according to facility guidelines. Helped cook with preparing of food, setting tables, cleanup. Worked as a team with other employees
  • Prepared foods in a sanitary manor; followed menus, recipes according to facility guidelines. Helped cook with preparing of food, setting tables, cleanup. Worked as a team with other employees
  • Night manager of 4 employees. Prepared food for customers, making sure the customer is satisfied. Stocked all food items for the next day.
  • Entered data into the correct fields with very minimum errors. Worked as a team to get the quota done on time.

Education:

  • Associate of Science in Health Information Technology
  • Related Coursework:
  • Medical Terminology     
  • Pharmacology and Medical Treatment
  • Pathophysiology
  • International Classification of Disease Coding (ICD9)
  • Current Procedural Terminology Coding (CPT)
  • Health Insurance and Reimbursement
  • Legal and Regulatory Issues in Health Information

Practicum:

  • Have competed 80 hrs of onsite training at Tioga Medical Center
  • Focused on coding, compliance, and the importance of the medical record.
  • Work with data bases, registries, and being a team player.

Affiliations:

  • RHIT certified