Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence Health Information Management Specialist I in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Health Information Management Specialist I (Medical Records, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center 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.

In this position you will:

  • Accurately and completely transcribes dictation. Maintain production standard of 1000 or more transcribed lines per 8 hours. Assist other staff with interpreting dictation.

  • Possess expert content knowledge regarding ROI and patient record analysis. Demonstrate superior critical thinking and analytical skills to interpret communicate and execute regulatory requirements and organizational standards. Highly skilled with qualitative analysis of patient records.

  • Fully understand and operate various computer software and hardware for their respective positions.

  • Accurately, appropriately, and safely use information technology equipment associated with their respective positions. Troubleshoot and solve minor equipment repair problems, and appropriately refers problems for repair. Collaborate with a variety of hospital staff and physicians to produce and retrieve reports in an efficient manner. Identify, act on and follow-up on problems.

  • Participate in work sampling. Produces report(s) for QI indicators. Identify areas of potential improvement with equipment and/or software systems and desirable ways to improve service.

  • Support and participate in teamwork to achieve department goals, and productivity standards. Assess workload with team at beginning of shift and throughout shift to meet timelines. Able to cover for Transcription I or II.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Computer and keyboard skills course or equivalent educ/experience

  • Completion of college level course in medical terminology or equivalent experience and demonstrated knowledge or equivalent educ/experience

  • 1 year acute care transcription of discharge summaries, H&Ps, operation reports, consultation reports, and radiology exams

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of college level course in Anatomy and Physiology

  • 2 years transcription experience

  • Certified Medical Transcriptionist RHIT, RHIA and/or CHP

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!

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 273450