Swedish Jobs

<script type="application/ld+json"> { "@context": "http://schema.org/", "@type": "JobPosting", "jobLocation" : { "@type": "Place", "address": { "@type": "PostalAddress", "streetAddress": "1221 Madison", "addressLocality": "Seattle", "addressRegion": "Washington", "postalCode": "98104", "addressCountry": "US" } } } </script>

Job Information

Swedish Medical Center Patient Financial Advocate - Radiosurgery Center in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Patient Financial Advocate (0.5 FTE, Day) Monday through Friday, 4 hours a day, to work at Radiosurgery Center at Swedish First Hill, in Seattle, WA.

The Patient Financial Advocate identifies and coordinates all aspects of financial obligations for private pay patients, which also includes but is not limited to, patient relations and acting as a physician liaison regarding financial liabilities. More importantly pre-authorizations for diagnostic imaging and pre-authorization for treatments in radiosurgery are the key duties of this role for insurance authorization.

In this position you will:

  • Review demographics, insurance, and financial information and use sound problem solving and decision making skills to work with patients.

  • Assist in the preparation and submission of documents to internal and external departments as needed.

  • Explain topics of insurance coverage and preauthorization challenges with patient and family.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's degree. Additional experience may substitute for degree

  • At least 3 yrs experience in patient financial services, insurance authorizations, or medical billing in a hospital business office.

  • Basic knowledge of ICD-/CPT coding, medical terminology, and insurance authorizations.

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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Billing/Insurance

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Arnold Bldg (WA181) 1221 Madison Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 228992