Providence Health & Services Coder I in Kalispell, Montana


Providence is calling Hospital Coders (Level I) in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon or Washington.

We’re looking for the best and brightest Hospital Coders (Level I) on the West Coast. This is a position on our One Revenue Cycle (ORC) team, responsible for the coding/abstracting acute-care services. Coding and abstracting areas may include inpatient, ambulatory surgery, observation or ED/ ED facility and/or ED professional fee accounts.

*Remote option available

Compensation and benefits snap shot:

  • May work from home; must be based in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon or Washington

  • Competitive pay based on skill and experience


Required Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Completion of the following: Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, ICD coding training

  • One year Health Information Management/Medical Record background/experience or equivalent experience working in healthcare setting or clerical/office setting

  • Knowledge of ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding and official hospital coding guidelines

  • Credential eligible applicants may apply

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Any AHIMA or AAPC coding-related credential

  • Knowledge of ICD-10 coding and/or completion of AHIMA's ICD-10-CM Academy

  • Strong EMR / Encoder proficiency

  • Epic experience

  • Demonstrated strong and persuasive verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. A track record showing good decision-making skills based upon a mixture of analysis, experience, and judgment

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment in a positive and professional manner

  • Demonstrated experience with ER coding.

About us:

Providence Health & Services is 6 th largest faith based health system in the United States, and began more than 155 years ago. The health system employs more than 64,000 people across five states – Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington – with system offices in Renton, Washington. We employ talented and dedicated individuals at our large medical centers, small community hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and hospice & home health programs. Recognized in our communities for excellence, both as treatment centers and as great places to work, we are committed to providing for the needs of the communities we serve – especially for those who are poor and vulnerable.

We have immediate opportunities in the One Revenue Cycle (ORC) organization for non-certified and certified coders (entry-, mid-, and senior-levels), Auditors, Supervisors and Managers. The specialties include Inpatient, Ambulatory Surgery, Observation, ED/ED Facility charging/ED Facility Profee. The opportunities are located across Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

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: Variable

Job Category: Billing / Insurance

Location: Washington-Olympia

Other Location(s): Montana-Kalispell, California-Mission Hills, Oregon-Portland, Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 164474