Providence Health & Services Coder/Documentation Specialist - Home Health in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Coder/Documentation Specialist (Home Health, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) at Providence In Home Services in Anchorage, Alaska. 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.

This is a full time, day shift role within our Home Health department.

In this position you will:

  • Coordinate coding processes and workflows related to OASIS submissions.

  • Access information systems that capture coding, master patient index, billing, and the electronic medical record information.

  • Participate in quality processing and productivity. Suggest ways to improve department operations.

  • Communicate with physicians and other health systems personnel to complete requests for work.

  • Support and /organize co-workers to meet department goals. Participate and support team decisions.

  • Assist on department specific projects and provide back-up support to other business office and administrative functions.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Candidates not credentialed must complete one coding credential listed above through an approved program within 24 months of hire or assignment date

  • 1 year clerical experience in office setting with operations of standard office equipment

  • 1 year coding experience for candidates not certified

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of a coding program

  • Credentialing as a Registered Health Information Management Technician (RHIT), or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), or Certified Coding Specialist-Physician Based (CCS-P), or Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

  • Experience in Home Health coding

About Providence Home Health

Providence Home Health is proud to be the oldest and largest home health in the state. We've built a reputation for high quality care and positive relationships with both our clients and their doctors. At Providence, it’s our people who make the difference. In addition to our staff’s knowledge, experience and professionalism, it’s perhaps our friendly, caring manner you’ll appreciate most. We love working with people – and it shows in the quality of care and attention you’ll receive.

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: Coding

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 218695