Swedish Medical Center Financial Services Representative - Central Business Services in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Financial Services Representative (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in Central Business Service at the Bank of America Building in Seattle, WA.

The required hours for this position are 9:30am - 6:00pm.

The Financial Services Representative ensures that a high level of customer service is maintained in the area of patient accounts including billing, collections, billing adjustments, credit, and third-party payments. You will also counsel patients, interpret and communicate credit policies and procedures, and process and maintain records related to billing and collections

In this position you will:

  • Manage delinquent accounts and, when appropriate, contacting patients by telephone, sending collection letters, and responding to correspondence as appropriate

  • Determine collectability of patient accounts and process for financial assistance, extended payment plan, settlement, or collection agency referral; serve as a liaison between the clinic and collection agencies

  • Interpret and communicate information regarding credit policies and procedures, billing practices, insurance submission, and out-of-pocket patient responsibility to patients and clinic staff

  • Process all mail returns and obtain correct address

  • Ensure patient satisfaction through timely and effective patient account maintenance including assistance with billing, third-party payments, requests for collections and adjustments, information verification, credit options, and record maintenance

  • Ensure accurate account information in all billing areas. Obtain correct information and update system when billing information is incorrect or missing

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • 1 year healthcare experience or equivalent collection and/or customer service experience

  • Ability to handle conflict positively

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Current knowledge of collection laws and regulations preferred

About Swedish Medical Group

Swedish Medical Group (SMG) is a successful, performance-driven division of Swedish Health Services, the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. The SMG network includes more than 900 providers across 108 primary care and specialty care clinics.

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

https://caregiver.ehr.com

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: Finance & Accounting

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Bank Of America Bldg (WA239) 800 Fifth Ave Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 192608