Jul 22, 2021

Referral and Scheduling Coordinator - Bariatric Surgery and Non-Surgical Weight Loss Services

  • Swedish
  • Seattle, WA, USA
Full-time

Job Description

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Referral and Scheduling Coordinator (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Bariatric Surgery and Non-Surgical Weight Loss Services at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

This position works under the general direction of a physician or their designee, utilizing communication and management skills to coordinate seamless care delivery for patients in a surgical or non-surgical setting. Will act 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:

  • Acts as a contact for clinic providers, patient and family, referring physicians, outside agencies, outside staff and general public by providing information regarding the clinic’s services.
  • Acts as a 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.
  • Coordinates pre-admission tests, pre-surgery appointments/tests, and procedures as delegated by the provider or nurse.
  • Ensures a complete medical record is present at the time of patient visit, admission, and/or procedure.
  • Facilitates the flow of documents between patient, providers and payers.

Full-time caregivers (0.75-1.0 FTE) who earn less than $60,000 per year will be offered the Swedish PPO Medical Plan with a $0 premium cost, including dependent coverage.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One (1) year of work experience in a tertiary patient care setting involving interaction with a variety of medical services, contact with patients and families, and interaction with physicians

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Related field
  • N.A.C. (Certified Nursing Assistant) certification

About the First Hill Campus.

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://swedish.jobs/why-swedish/#benefits-rewards

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Medical Pavillion (WA396) 1124 Columbia St Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 289048