Patient Care Coordinator - Swedish Obgyn Specialty Edmonds

Swedish Health Services Edmonds , WA 98020

Posted 2 weeks ago

Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Patient Care Coordinator (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in the OBGYN Specialty Clinic at the Swedish Campus in Edmonds, WA.

The Patient Care Coordinator is responsible for acting as a patient advocate to assure the patient's access to health care during their entry into and through the services of the clinic.

In this position you will:

  • Act as contact for clinic providers, patient and family, referring physicians, outside agencies, outside staff and general public by providing information regarding the clinic's services

  • Act as liaison between the patient and the various clinic areas and ancillary services to coordinate activities involved in pre-operative planning and preparation or planned hospitalization

  • Coordinate pre-admission tests, pre-surgery appointments/tests, and procedures as delegated by the provider or nurse

  • Ensure a complete medical record is present at the time of patient visit, admission, and/or procedure

  • Ensure referrals are addressed in a timely manner under the direction of the clinic team

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or GED required

  • 1 year experience in medical/healthcare setting or 2 years in a customer service role required

  • Knowledge of billing, coding and/or medical terminology

  • Prior experience providing a high level of customer service in a fast paced environment, including handling confidential data with discretion

  • Demonstrated PC skills. i.e. proficient with MS office products including Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Excellent organization, planning, and prioritization skills; able to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities

  • Knowledge of insurance authorization process

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • BA/BS Health Related field

  • Nursing or Medical Assistant Certification

  • Electronic Medical Records (EMR) 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 more than 130 primary care and specialty care clinics.

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