Featured in the Field: Working as a Medical Coder

Gail is a Medical Coder at the Rehabilitation Hospital of Wisconsin. Working out of the hospital in Waukesha, Gail’s main role as a coder is to analyze clinical statements written by the staff doctors and to then assign standard codes using a classification system.

Want to learn more about Gail? Watch this informational interview where she discusses her role, the loves and challenges of her work, and how you can prepare for a career in this field.

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Don’t forget to check out Career Connect’s directory of student organizations to find peers with common interests, such as…

  • SNAG: Student Nurses Association of Guam
  • SACNAS: Society for Advancement for Chicanos and Native Americans in Science
  • SWSA: Social Work Student Alliance
  • AMSA: UOG Pre-Medical Chapter: American Medical Association
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