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Providence Health & Services RN -Clinical Documentation Specialist - Quality Improvement in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Clinical Documentation Specialist (Quality Improvement, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

We look for an experienced RN with charting and clinical pathophysiology skills. RNs in this role must be good with metrics, managing data, including use of ICD 10. This is a highly regulated position, and a wonderful opportunity for someone who enjoys working on complex assignments, and working with a diverse and fast moving team.

In this position you will:

  • Apply knowledge/expertise in clinical documentation standards to develop forms, documentation systems, and acts as resource for regulatory/accreditation quality standards, documentation standards, and identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Collaborate effectively with Health Information Services.

  • Stay current with, and conducts ongoing clinical documentation management program education for new staff, including new clinical documentation specialists, physicians, and nursing and allied health professionals.

  • Effectively use computers to manage data storage, basic data query, and report generation, spreadsheet, word processing, presentation preparation, and Internet searching.

  • Facilitate appropriate clinical documentation to ensure that the level of services and acuity of care are accurately reflected in the medical record.

  • Improve overall quality and completeness of clinical documentation.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's degree in Nursing

  • Evidence of ongoing personal professional growth and education

  • Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in State of Alaska

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card through the American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire

  • 2 years of recent health care experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Knowledge of nursing acute care regulatory/accreditation requirements

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 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: Quality Nursing

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 233598