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Providence Data Specialist *Telecommute* in Vancouver, Washington


We're looking for a Data Specialist - Revenue Cycle Business Services to work remotely within our footprint states (AK, CA, MT, OR, TX and/or WA)

The Data Integrity Specialist I is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI).

The specialist I performs analysis and evaluation of potential duplicates and demographic changes utilizing multiple databases and then performs the necessary merges and changes in Epic to ensure that each patient only has one record. The specialist resolves cases of a minor nature and reports complex cases to Data Integrity Analysts for further evaluation. Communicates with departments throughout the PNW region and with Community Connect representatives to ensure accuracy of information and coordinate EMPI changes across the enterprise. Participates in additional projects as needs that promote the prevention of duplicates and compromises in the EMPI and additional projects in support of enterprise-wide activities such as sharing information through health information exchange tools.

The Data Integrity Specialist I also manages interface error queues, connecting documents with the correct patient records. The documents may be lab reports, EOC's, Transfer Summaries, etc.

  • Monitors demographic change reports and updates or corrects data in Epic using information in source systems and 3rd party applications.

  • Evaluation information in patients' medical records to identify duplicate patients in Epic. Based on policies and procedures preform merges of appropriate patient records.

  • Monitor interface error queues for documents that could not attach to a patient during an interface. Find and attach the document to the correct patient.

  • Explain policies and procedures to Epic users who are questioning a decision to merge or not merge patients.

Required qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree in Health Information Technology Or equivalent educ/experience

  • 3 years in a healthcare setting

  • 1 year of Working in an electronic medical record, Epic preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience standardizing complex and disparate processes and maintaining common processes to standards across multiple facilities and in different settings

  • Demonstrated experience working in a multiple facility environment and an ability to operate in a matrix organizational structure

  • Healthcare business operations and/or financial management experience in a healthcare setting

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

About the Team

Providence Shared Services is a service line within Providence that provides a variety of functional and system support services for our family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 106751
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Administrative Support
Job Function: Administration
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Admin Support
Department: 4001 SS RC REC INTEG NWR
Address: WA Vancouver 315 SE Stonemill Dr

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.