Swedish Health Services Patient Services Coordinator - Ballard Clinic in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Patient Services Coordinator (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Ballard Clinic at Swedish Medical Group in Seattle, WA.
This position performs a variety of front office support tasks within a primary care setting. The Patient Services Coordinator is a key member of a primary care team consisting of a Provider, Registered Nurse, Medical Assistant and Patient Service Representative.
In this position you will:
Manage provider’s daily schedule of patient appointments, working closely with the rest of the care team to adjust as needed for optimum patient care.
Manage incoming calls, electronic messages, paperwork and fax transmissions from patients, pharmacies and other providers, routing to other care team members as necessary for signatures and timely responses.
Coordinate patient check out process, including providing after-visit summaries, setting follow-up appointments, confirming lab or imaging orders, researching specialist referrals and authorizing medical record requests.
Obtain pre-authorization from insurance providers as necessary for specialist referrals, imaging, and procedures. Educate patient to be accountable for their insurance benefit coverage when they have choices between in-network or out-of-network care.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of insurance plans and act as a resource for providers, staff and patients who have questions about coverage or pre-authorization requirements.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High school diploma or GED equivalent
Previous experience in a customer service capacity managing high-volume calls and appointment scheduling
Previous experience with computer data input
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Experience in a healthcare setting
Previous experience handling confidential information and documentation
Experience with EPIC practice management software
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
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.
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.
Job Category: Patient Services
Work Locations: Ballard Tallman Bldg (WA195) 5350 Tallman Ave Nw Seattle, 98107
Req ID: 267602