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Swedish Medical Center Referral Coordinator- Swedish Centralized Services in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Referral Coordinator to work in Swedish Centralized Services in Seattle, WA.

The Referral Coordinator capture defined referral information from Swedish Physician Division providers to specialists and facilities. Verify eligibility and benefits for risk patients.

In this position you will:

  • Process referrals in the electronicmedical record system (Epic). Timeliness of referral processing mustmeet department standards.

  • Implement systems and provide service toreduce provider time spent on referral process thus increasing timeavailable for direct patient care.

  • Obtain authorization from insurancecompanies in a timely manner for patient visits or procedures.

  • Facilitate the referrals to contractedprovider network and facilities.

  • Educate patients to be accountable fortheir benefit coverage and choosing a contracted specialist and maintain up-to-date knowledge of insurance plans to educate providers and staff.


Requirements for this position include:

  • 1 of year experience in clinic setting or medicalbilling office within the last three years

  • High School Diploma/GED

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience with insurance authorizations

  • Familiarity with EMR

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 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: Patient Services

Location: Washington-Seattle

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

Req ID: 247596