Providence Health & Services Charge Capture Specialist in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Charge Capture Specialist to the Lab at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, AK.

In this position you will:

  • Act as a resource for Charge Specialists in assigned areas, defining principles of correct charging based on knowledge of coding procedures and health system standards.

  • Act as liason between HIS, Finance and assigned areas at Providence, to maintain accurate patient records and ensure charges are accurately captured.

  • Proactively look for ways to increase revenue by ensuring all procedures are billed timely and coded correctly.

  • Review HIS coding spreadsheet to ensure CPT codes have been appropriately assigned.

  • Educate staff on charge master and importance of correct charging and the need for appropriate documentation to validate charges. Communicate correct charging procedures and researches billing questions as requested by PFS and management staff.

  • Develop and maintain desk-side reference manual and coding library for staff resource.

  • Prepare current daily and monthly spreadsheets on department revenue and Status 1 and 2 Code patients.

  • Reconcile the ED patient records for each day to the JACHO Log to ensure there is a record for each patient registered in the ED.

  • Daily maintenance of the Epic Charge Workqueue List.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Keyboarding skills

  • Proficiency with word document, spreadsheet, scheduling and presentation software applications

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Additional course work in secretarial sciences and personal computers

  • AAPC certification as professional medical coder

  • Four (4) years of administrative experience

  • Two (2) years of experience in a medical setting dealing with charge masters, billing, and coding

  • Database management skills

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Billing / Insurance

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 168751