Swedish Medical Center Compliance Specialist - Coding & Documentation - Corporate Compliance in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a ComplianceSpecialist - Coding & Documentation (1.0 FTE, Days) in Corporate Complianceat Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

Under the guidance of theSwedish Office of Compliance and Privacy’s Compliance Program, the ComplianceSpecialist – Coding and Billing provides compliance and privacy program supportacross Swedish Health Services to assist with the implementation of aneffective compliance program, in accordance with the Swedish Compliance ProgramDescription and Annual Work Plan. Thisposition may participate in all aspects of the Compliance Program, supportingthe Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer and all Office of Compliance andPrivacy caregivers in the successful accomplishment of Work Plan and generaldepartmental operational activities.

In this position you will:

  • Serves as asubject matter expert assisting the Office of Compliance and Privacy with avariety of coding and billing related compliance issues.

  • Assists withthe ongoing progression and maintenance of Swedish’s Compliance Programefforts.

  • Able todemonstrate that he/she is committed to act in an ethical manner, includingbehaviors that promote team concepts and reflect Swedish Health Services’mission, core values and philosophy.

  • Coordinate, assist, or conductcompliance investigations and case work, related to coding and billingdocumentation issues.

  • Assist with managing and investigatingthe Integrity Hotline reports related to coding and billing documentationissues.

  • Along with the Manager, RegulatoryCompliance, serve as a liaison between patients, Swedish, internal and externallegal counsel, and government oversight agencies.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimumof a Bachelor’s of Arts or Sciences degree in healthcare, businessadministration or related fields of study

  • Certifiedin Healthcare Compliance (“CHC”), or equivalent, by the HCCA, required withinone-year of hire.

  • Requiresa valid driver’s license with the ability to travel within the Swedish systemin addition to the Providence Health & Services locations.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • A Master’s of Business Administration orHealthcare Administration or Juris Doctor (JD) degree is desirable.However, an equivalent combination ofeducation and healthcare experience will be considered for the right candidatewho is otherwise qualified.

About Swedish SharedServices:

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in

the Greater Seattle area. Our expanding network of facilities currently

includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new

Swedish Issaquah campus. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group’s network of

primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty

clinics throughout Greater Seattle.

Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by

centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources,

Financial and Information Services.

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


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, 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 (Non-Clinical)

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Broadway 2 (WA143) 600 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 190061