Swedish Health Services Patient Services Coordinator II (MA-C) - Cancer Treatment Center in Seattle, Washington
Where you work matters! Swedish Health Services is looking for a Patient Services Coordinator II (MA-C) (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Cancer Treatment Center at Swedish Ballard in Seattle, WA.
The Patient Service Coordinator II licensed provides support and clinic coordination of multiple patient care services on multiple campuses, exercising independence in the planning and accomplishment of a wide spectrum of clerical duties. Responsibilities include: scheduling of new patients, follow-up clinic appointments, subsequent treatments, and requested diagnostic tests, acquiring of insurance verifications, referrals and authorizations, preparing and maintaining the patient's medical record, reconciling billing issues, answering multiple phone lines and triaging phone calls.
In this position you will:
Greet and prepare patients for the practitioner. Obtain and record vital signs and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem.
Schedules multiple, sequential procedures and diagnostic tests as directed by the physician. Makes schedule adjustments as necessitated by the patient’s condition.
Coordinates clinic schedule to optimize physician clinic and procedure availability on multiple campuses.
May draw blood, perform laboratory tests; assist in diagnostic tests and clinical procedures to appropriate level of training as established in procedures.
Obtains non-invasive body fluid specimens.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of certified medical assistant program Or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school with emphasis in Health Care.
Experienced in obtaining insurance verification, referrals and authorizations.
Washington State Medical Assistant Certified or Medical Assistant Interim certification
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Associate's Degree or equivalent educ/experience
1 year medical assistant experience in a healthcare setting preferred (i.e. physician’s office, scheduler, etc.)
About the Ballard Campus.
Swedish's Ballard campus maintains its strong ties to the Ballard community and fosters a team-oriented work environment. The Ballard campus has an active obstetrics program and a full-service Emergency Department. It is the site of Swedish’s Addiction Recovery Services — one of the few hospital-based drug- and alcohol-treatment programs in Seattle.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. 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: Medical Assistant
Work Locations: Ballard Main Bldg (WA148) 5300 Tallman Ave Nw Seattle, 98107
Req ID: 289848