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Health Information Specialist II - Hospice

Providence Health & Services – Tukwila, WA


Providence is calling a Health Information Specialist II (Hospice, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Hospice of Seattle in Tukwila, Washington.

Hospice caregivers will tell you what a privilege it is to care for patients and their families at the end of their lives. We get to see people where they reside and focus on their goals and improving the quality of their lives. If you are interested in a rewarding career, Providence Hospice might be the opportunity you are looking for! 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 position with a schedule from 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

In this position you will:

  • Perform regulatory, technical reviews of charts for Hospice patients.
  • Manage the release of information in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) and Protected Health Information (PHI).
  • Be responsible for responding to inquiries from physicians, patients, and staff.
  • Scan all correspondence, lab, and x-ray reports as well as dictated notes.
  • Make folders for new patient records, perform audits, and assist physicians in locating records.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 2 years clerical experience, preferably working in a medical office setting
  • 6 months Electronic Medical Record experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate Degree in Health Information Technology or Certified Coding Associate
  • Completion of medical terminology and human anatomy and physiology courses
  • Health InformationTechnician with 1 year hospice experience

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Hospice of Seattle is a not-for-profit, community-based hospice ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout King County in Washington state. We provide comprehensive and compassionate physical, emotional, and spiritual care to adults and children nearing the end of their lives, including support for their families and friends. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, chaplains, occupational/physical therapists, medical directors, grief support counselors and volunteers.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of Gods 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-Tukwila

Req ID: 229075

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