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University of Washington PROGRAM COORDINATOR (FULL -TIME, DAYS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 211592


Posting Date: 08/31/2022

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $3,500 - $4,677 per month

Shift: First Shift

Notes: The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please click here. (

A higher degree of healthcare. All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored. UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals. Become part of our team ( , and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community. The UWMC ONCOLOGY CLINIC has an outstanding opportunity for a PROGRAM COORDINATOR (Full-Time, Day Shift). The Program Coordinator uses knowledge of: hospital policies and procedures; insurance coverage requirements, including pre-authorization, third-party payer, and reimbursement procedures; and CPT / E & M codes to coordinate all patient services. RESPONSIBILITIES • Coordinate care of the patients’ experience throughout their treatment plan, including processing new patient and outgoing referrals, and scheduling procedures and diagnostic tests. • Maintain/manage provider templates, and assist in managing provider schedules • Referral management • Manage a high volume of phone calls, emails, faxes, and letter correspondence pertaining to patient and/or provider follow-up, continuity of care, and referral decisions. • Coordinate transition from inpatient units to the outpatient clinics in order to achieve CMS quality benchmark for hospital readmit rate. • Interface with UW Medicine Contact Center and maintain scheduling procedures consistent with clinic and patient access goals. • Utilize system resources, including computerized information systems and staff from ancillary departments, and develop processes to meet the needs of the service and patients. REQUIREMENT High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in the program specialty OR equivalent education/experience.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.