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Providence Investigator, Special Investigation Unit *Remote* in Beaverton, Oregon


Providence Health Plan caregivers are not simply valued – they’re invaluable. Join our team and thrive in our culture of patient-focused, whole-person care built on understanding, commitment, and mutual respect. Your voice matters here, because we know that to inspire and retain the best people, we must empower them.

Providence Health Plan is calling an Investigator, Special Investigation Unit who will:

  • Support timely completion of compliance related audits and investigations of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) at the Health Plan

  • Collaborate with and learn from subject matter experts to identify, investigate and correct fraudulent and/or abusive billing and coding practices, which may advance in complexity with experience

  • Leverage credible sources of information from Internet research in case preparation

  • Proactively learns and applies data analysis related to fraud risk identification and prevention

  • Able to manage a workload with multiple cases and audits simultaneously

  • May assist Senior Investigator or SIU Director in developing, implementing and performing compliance related auditing and monitoring activities at the Health Plan

  • Coordinate recovery of overpayments related to fraudulent and/or abusive billing and coding practices; keeps organized audit work papers that enables collaboration with external teams in the audit and recovery process

  • Coordinate with parties with compliance accountabilities to facilitate corrective action completion and behavior change

  • Provide education related to coding, medical record documentation requirements, healthcare compliance and fraud, waste and abuse to Health Plan staff, vendors and contracted providers/facilities

  • Support team in peer review and delivery of quality work product, including integrating checks on their own work product

  • Presents on fraud risk in a professional manner, in written and oral reports, tailored to providers, executives, members, and regulators

  • Submit timely and professional reports of case findings to regulators, law enforcement, and internal business partners

  • Provide training on fraud prevention to executives, caregivers, business partners, and members

  • Supports timely processing of risk report intake triage, timely processing of prepay audit claims, and other compliance requirements

Please note the following important detail regarding this role:

  • This position is affiliated with Providence Health Plan and will be tied to a location and compensation range in Beaverton, Oregon

Providence Health Plan welcomes 100% remote work for residents of the following States:

  • Washington

  • Oregon

  • California

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree -OR- a combination of equivalent education and experience

  • 5+ years coding experience at a healthcare provider, facility or health insurance company

  • 2+ years fraud and abuse audit experience at a health plan, health insurance company, healthcare provider, facility or other relevant healthcare environment

  • Project management experience, education program development experience and group presentation experience

  • Experience in use of data mining software/tools

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Clinical background such as Registered Nurse (RN), Doctorate of Medicine (MD), or Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)

  • Current certification as Certified Coding Professional (CPC)

  • Current certification in health care fraud investigation, such as Accredited Healthcare Fraud Investigator (AHFI), Certification as an Internal Auditor (CIA), Healthcare Compliance certification (CHC), or equivalent

  • Certification in Project Management or Agile (PMP, CSM, CSPO)

  • Basic understanding of statistics and data analytics

  • Basic understanding of analytics software (e.g.: SQL, Power BI, MS Access, Tableau, Alteryx) or a demonstrated interest in learning analytics software

  • Advanced understanding of MS Excel and PowerPoint

  • Professional communication skills, representing the SIU in verbal and written communications with executives, law enforcement, regulators, attorneys, physicians, members, etc.

Why Join Providence Health Plan?

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Providence Shared Services is a service line within Providence that provides a variety of functional and system support services for our family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment 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. We believe diversity makes us stronger, so we are dedicated to shaping an inclusive workforce, learning from each other, and creating equal opportunities for advancement.

Requsition ID: 293161
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Internal Audit
Job Function: Finance
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Business Professional
Address: OR Beaverton 3601 SW Murray Blvd
Work Location: Murray Building - Home Service West Portland
Pay Range: $27.86 - $43.46
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Providence offers a comprehensive benefits package including a retirement 401(k) Savings Plan with employer matching, health care benefits (medical, dental, vision), life insurance, disability insurance, time off benefits (paid parental leave, vacations, holidays, health issues), voluntary benefits, well-being resources and much more. Learn more at