Providence Health & Services Coder Abstractor - HIM Coding Abstracting NWR in Everett, Washington
Providence is calling a Coder Abstractor (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to the HIM Coding Abstracting NWR Department at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, Washington.
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The Coder Abstractor is responsible for the coding/abstracting of acute care services. This may include inpatient, outpatient surgery and/or other outpatient services, and/or ED encounters (including charging related functions such as E/M levels & charges) in accordance with all regulatory requirements, official, authoritative coding sources (e.g., official coding guidelines), and all facility requirements.
In this position you will:
Appropriately and accurately identify/assign codes according to the appropriate classification system for the category of the patient encounter. Complete patient discharge case abstracts
Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills
Maintain professional growth and development
Participate in all staff meetings and mandatory in-services and training programs as well as unit/department performance improvement activities.
Identify role and responsibility in complying with facility and unit specific safety and security policies, plans and procedures
Effectively and efficiently manage and meet essential functions, responsibilities and requirements of the position with an appropriate level of independence.
Required qualifications for this position include:
ANY ONE of the following hospital/acute care related AHIMA or AAPC coding credentials:
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an AHIMA accredited Health Information Technology or Health Information Management program or self-study course and a passing score on the national certification examination for RHIA or RHIT
One (1) year hospital based HIM Department background/experience or experience through practicum of an AHIMA accredited Health Information Technology or Health Information Management program
One (1) year successful hospital based coding experience
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the state’s most award-winning hospital for medical care; having received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story hospital tower and the implementation of an electronic medical records system will significantly enhance our patient’s experience throughout the continuum of care.
The hospital is located in Snohomish County on the Sound and close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing, kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC lies only 2 hours north.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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.
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.
Job Category: Coding
Req ID: 323806