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Providence Health & Services Education Standards Specialist (Remote in WA, AK, WA, MT, CA, OR, TX) in Oregon


Providence is calling a current caregiver to develop his or her career with this new opportunity: Education Standards Specialist at Revenue Cycle Business Services . This role can sit anywhere within the PSJH System footprint.

This opportunity is available exclusively to current caregivers. We aspire to know you, care for you, and ease your way through your career journey with Providence.

The Education Standards Specialist, under the direction of the Senior Manager, Clinical Advisory and collaboration with CDI Physician Advisors will have the responsibility to create the curriculum for physicians and CDI across the system. This role requires a deep understanding of clinical indicators and best practice documentation standards in order for PSJH to set the standard nationally as the benchmark in clinical documentation integrity. The Education Standards Specialist is a highly visible role within the organization who will set the curriculum for CDI and physician documentation education that the CDI Educators will utilize in educating their CDS and Physician customers.

The Education Standards Specialist plays a supporting role in the overall quality improvement process of medical record documentation. This position has the responsibility to develop educational materials for high complex matters in a fashion that facilitates ease of understanding to a broad audience. This position will collaborate with medical staff on the latest clinical guidelines in an effort to support the true clinical picture thru documentation.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development and dissemination of a clinical documentation curriculum to the CDI Educators.

  • Identifies and creates easy to understand clinical documentation guidelines for high complexity issues.

  • Acts as a SME for clinical documentation content and guidelines.

  • Continually develops and learns organizational and national documentation improvement opportunities.

  • Works closely and collaboratively with CDI Physician Advisors

  • Ensures that new and existing educational material is in compliance with enterprise and national standards.

  • Educates CDS and Providers on identified knowledge gaps thru the development of the educational curriculum.

  • Stays updated on CDI-related literature, participates in work groups, and serves as a mentor to CDI Educators.

  • Able to breakdown raw information and undefined problems into specific workable components thru the educational process that in-turn clearly identifies the issues at hand.

  • Identifies and acts upon opportunities. Motivates others during times of organizational stress, ambiguity, and change. Creates an environment that encourages prudent risk-taking, sharing of best practices, and alerting groups to alternative approaches.

  • Creates a culture of service. Fosters an environment of collaboration in pursuit of common goals. Inspires, motivates and guides others. Develops leadership skills in others by directing, coaching, mentoring, and reinforcing. Encourages and facilitates cooperation within the organization and with client groups; fosters commitment, team spirit, pride and trust.

  • Maintains and applies up-to date knowledge of current clinical documentation practices to ensure the medical record accurately reflects patient care and ensures proper coding including MS-DRG, APR-DRG, ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS codes

  • Provides ongoing education to the CDI Educators to ensure that the curriculum is delivered accurately to their audience.

  • Serves as CDI expert resource to the organization.

  • Researches coding updates, new procedures, and disease pathophysiology and documentation requirements. Provide presentation/educational materials (recognized resources) to CDI, Physicians, and Coding staff.

  • Promotes compliance with CMS, Medicare documentation, third party payers, coding, and billing regulations.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, healthcare, education or other related field (Foreign Medical Graduate)

  • Eight (8) years RN, PA, Foreign Medical Graduate, or Healthcare Educator in a multi-hospital integrated delivery network health system

  • One (1) year ICD-10 experience and/or understanding

  • One (1) year understanding of MS-DRG and APR-DRG assignment and fundamentals of establishing a DRG.

  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism

  • Develops and delivers effective presentations

  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills

  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure

  • Licensed Registered Nurse, PA, Foreign Medical Graduate, CDIP, or CCDS

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration, Health Administration, Education, Health Services, or related area of study

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

  • Two (2) years knowledge-base of current technological trends and developments in adult learner education

About the department you will serve.

One Revenue Cycle (ORC) is the name adopted to reflect the Providence employees who work throughout Providence Health & Services (PH&S) in revenue cycle systems and structures in support of our ministries and operations in all regions from Alaska to California. ORC’s objective is to ensure our core strategy, One Ministry Committed to Excellence, is delivered along with the enhanced overall patient care experience (know me, care for me, ease my way) by providing a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized revenue cycle expertise.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, 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: Education

Location: California-Irvine

Other Location(s): Montana, California, Washington, Oregon, Texas, Alaska

Req ID: 317475