Providence Health & Services Correspondence Clerk in Walla Walla, Washington


Providence is calling a Correspondence Clerk (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Respond to requests for patient information and confirm authorizations for such requests.

  • Release information to attorneys, auditors, disability personnel, insurance companies, physicians, clinicians, patients, business office employees, researchers, and worker´s compensation workers following all requirements for State and Federal regulations, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), and company policies.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Experience in medical office or related record-keeping position

  • Knowledge of HIPAA requirements

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate’s degree

  • Experience working in a medical setting

  • Knowledge of an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system

  • Knowledge of medical terminology and medical record laws

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.

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 Information Management (HIM)

Location: Washington-Walla Walla

Req ID: 190545