Providence Health & Services Coder - Home Services in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Coder - Home Services to Providence Home Services Building in Portland, OR.

Shift - Tuesday through Saturday or Sunday through Thursday.

In this position, you will:

  • Review and code diagnoses in the electronic medical record (EMR) using International Classification of Diseases, tenth revision (ICD-10) coding principles.

  • Ensure diagnosis codes meet optimum specificity standards and are sequenced in a manner that supports the care provided to the patient and conforms to coding standards and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) and other regulatory requirements.

  • Complete this work in a manner that supports Health Information Management data integrity standards.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Active Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) credential.

  • In lieu of RHIT credential, must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Current Board of Medical Specialty Coding (BMSC) credential -or-

  • Current AHIMA coding credential (i.e. CCA, CCS, CCS-P) -or-

  • Graduate of an AHIMA-accredited Health Information Technology program and must receive a passing score on the RHIT national exam within 90 days of hire

  • Experience using an electronic medical record (EMR) application

  • Experience working in a health information management department or related healthcare setting

  • In compliance with the Providence Health & Services-OR Human Resources policy #302 “Background Checks”, a criminal background check is required for this position, based on assigned duties

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor degree in a healthcare related field

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 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: Coding

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 182707