Providence Health & Services RN - Clinical Documentation Specialist in Everett, Washington


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse Clinical Documentation Specialist (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in Utilization Management at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, in Everett, WA.

The RN Clinical Documentation Specialist collaborates with Clinicians by performing concurrent review of Inpatient Records to facilitate accurate and compliant documentation of the patient’s severity of illness.

In this position you will:

  • Work with Clinicians and Coders to successfully implement the Compliant Documentation Management Program (CDMP) for MS-DRG and AP-DRG payers on assigned Hospital Units.

  • Utilize the guidelines established for CDMP to recognize opportunities for improvement in Clinician documentation, and to formulate and generate clear, compliant and concurrent questions to those Clinicians.

  • Communicate in a timely and appropriate fashion, both verbally and in writing, with Clinicians; Follow-up on pending queries, and update CDMP worksheets as needed.

  • Complete monthly reconciliation of CDS coded records, collaborating with the HIM Coding team to ensure accuracy of the medical records and resolution of any discrepancies you may find during reconciliation.

  • Participate in monthly Task Force Meetings with HIM Coders, and take rotation as a Co-Chair to lead the meeting.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) all Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelors degree in Nursing must obtain one within (5) years of hire.

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in Washington State

  • Five (5) years of recent experience as an RN in an acute care (hospital) setting, preferrably in Critical Care or the Emergency Department

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience with CDMP

  • Prior experience using Electronic Medical Records (EMR), such as EPIC

  • Prior experience using the Microsoft Office Suite

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 a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Health Plan/Insurance Nursing

Location: Washington-Everett

Req ID: 207914