Providence Health & Services Clinical Documentation Specialist in Everett, Washington


Providence is calling a Clinical Documentation Specialist to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, in Everett, WA.

The clinical documentation specialist performs chart reviews to facilitate accurate and compliant documentation of the patient’s severity of illness.

In this position you will:

  • Articulate clear, compliant documentation queries to physicians, and recognize clinical documentation opportunities for improvement

  • Communicate in a timely and appropriate fashion, both verbally and in writing, with physicians; follow-up on pending queries, and update Guide worksheets as needed

  • Where so assigned, implement Compliant Documentation Program for MS-DRG and AP-DRG coding and payment systems for all payers as appropriate; work with physicians and coders to successfully implement the CDMP program on units

  • Complete monthly reconciliation of records; collaborate with HIM Coding team to ensure accuracy of the medical records and resolution of any discrepancies found

  • Participate in monthly Task Force Meetings with HIM Coders and rotation as a Co-Chair to lead the meeting


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN)

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in Washington State

  • Five (5) years experience as an RN in an acute care setting

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience with CDMP (Compliance Documentation Management Program)

  • ICU, CCU, or Medical/Surgical hospital experience

  • Prior experience using Electronic Medical Records (EMR) such as EPIC

  • Prior experience using Microsoft Office Suite

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the state’s most award-winning hospital for medical care; having received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story hospital tower and the implementation of an electronic medical records system will significantly enhance our patient’s experience throughout the continuum of care.

The hospital is located in Snohomish County on the Sound and close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing, kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC lies only 2 hours north.

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 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 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: Day

Job Category: Health Plan/Insurance Nursing

Location: Washington-Everett

Req ID: 134813