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Providence Supervisor Coding (FTE 1.0, Days) Remote-Telecommute WA,OR,CA,AK,TX,MT,NM in Alaska


Providence is calling a Supervisor Coding (Full-Time, Days) to our location in Spokane, WA. This is a remote/telecommute position for the following states: OR, WA, CA, AK, TX, MT, NM.

Providence employees who work throughout Providence Health & Services in revenue cycle systems and structures support our ministries and operations in all regions from Alaska to California. In line with our core strategy of Ministry’s Committed to Excellence and enhancing the overall patient care experience (know me, care for me, ease my way) we are committed to delivering a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized revenue cycle expertise.

The Supervisor Coding is accountable for the development and operations of the coding/abstracting acute-care services within ORC. This role includes working with key stakeholders across Providence; developing and executing strategic plans around acute-care coding/abstracting and clinical documentation (coding-related) improvement initiatives; participating in, leading, and partnering with others on ORC strategic and tactical integration efforts; ensuring a compliant, effective, and streamlined operational experience for Coding. This leader, therefore, will need to have strong training, communication, technical, and leadership skills. The incumbent performs all duties in a manner that promotes the Providence mission, values, and philosophy. In all aspects, the incumbent serves as a role model for the values and mission of the organization.

In this position you will:

  • Have oversight of daily coding operations and workflows.

  • Directly supervise acute-care coding staff which includes ensuring adequate staffing coverage, training, and adherence to consistent quality and productivity standards.

  • Support coding-related Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) functions and workflows.

  • Provide acute-care coding expertise and direction to coding staff, other departments, medical staff and other providers to improve clinical documentation as guided by official coding guidelines.

  • Assist in developing standardized policies, procedures, and practices related to coding/abstracting.

  • Work closely with the Health Information Management Coding Quality Assurance, Education, and Training Team to ensure a high-level of coding accuracy, productivity, and compliance with official coding and regulatory guidelines.

  • Support coding technology and use of common tools including encoders, groupers, and other systems related to coding /abstracting.

  • Monitor compliance to all coding-related KPI’s.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Graduate of an AHIMA-accredited Health Information Technology program or self-study course

  • Extensive knowledge of ICD-9-CM, CPT-4 coding and official hospital coding guidelines

  • Minimum of 3 years of coding experience

  • Successful interaction and communication with various organizational stakeholders and team members

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Some college, preferably in healthcare related field

  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

  • RHIT or RHIA

  • Proficiency in Electronic Medical Record/Encoder

About the department you will serve.

One Revenue Cycle (ORC) is the name adopted to reflect the Providence employees who work throughout Providence in revenue cycle systems and structures in support of our family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. ORC’s objective is to ensure our core strategy, One Ministry Committed to Excellence, is delivered along with the enhanced overall patient care experience (know me, care for me, ease my way) by providing a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized revenue cycle expertise.

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Spokane

Other Location(s): Montana, California, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington, Texas, Alaska

Req ID: 279550