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Job Information

Swedish Health Services Administrative Coordinator - PET CT in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for an Administrative Coordinator (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in PET CT at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

Responsible for new referral intake and scheduling all PET patients referred to Seattle Nuclear Medicine/Ultrasound. Responsible for insurance verification. Confirms eligibility and coverage and completes pre-authorization for services. Maintains knowledge of any changes in PET coverage issues with insurers. Acts as a liaison between the patient and/or physician's office and Seattle Nuclear Medicine/Ultrasound. Computes PET statistics in spreadsheet format and updates the data for the Radiologist.

In this position you will:

  • Answer the phone, answer questions, receive new referral intake, and schedule all PET CT scans. Demonstrate ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities in an efficient manner.

  • Maintain knowledge of and provide accurate patient exam preparation and protocol information to both physician’s offices and patients.

  • Assist with distribution of PET/CT information to Physicians offices as needed.

  • Coordinate a variety of in-services as needed (i.e. AccuChek) and coordinate scheduling with other departments.

  • Obtain physician referral, verify insurance coverage and eligibility, and contact the payer for necessary pre-authorization for services.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Two years previous experience in an outpatient medical setting with extensive customer service interaction

  • Experience with insurance authorization and verification

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2-4 year degree

  • Experience with coordination of medical services or management preferred

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 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: First Hill Arnold Bldg (WA181) 1221 Madison Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 259911