Swedish Medical Center Referral Coordinator in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Referral Coordinator (1.0 FTE, DAY SHIFT) to work in Access Services First Hill at Swedish First Hill (Minor 1) 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:
Maintain complete and accurate computer files on defined referrals in the computer system. Timeliness of referral processing meets NCQA Guidelines.
Implement systems and provide service to reduce provider time spent on referral process thus increasing time available for direct patient care.
Obtain authorization from insurance companies in a timely manner for patient visits or procedures.
Facilitate the referrals to contracted provider network and owner hospital facilities.
Educate patients to be accountable for their benefit coverage and choosing a contracted specialist.
Required qualifications for this position include:
- Appropriate education in coding and medical terminology or equivalent educ/experience
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: Billing/Insurance
Work Locations: First Hill Minor1 (WA191) 515 Minor Ave Seattle, 98104
Req ID: 239598