As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally and medically vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine.
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..
The HMC Respiratory Care has an outstanding opportunity for a Program Coordinator (Full-Time/Day Shift).
Respiratory Care Program Coordinator duties include:
• Carrying out program activities related to daily billing • Daily processing the department charges for patient care • Exercising independent judgment in interpreting and applying rules in relation to patient billing activities • Audit/monitor program activities to determine consistency and accuracy of billing practices of the staff • Monitor and advise staff regarding rules and regulations associated with patient billing
Other duties include:
• Performing general office duties in coordination with the Program Support Supervisor I. Duties may include payroll, budget oversight, purchasing and tasks specific to the function of the Respiratory Care Department and the Pulmonary Function Lab. • Provide telephone and in-person contact, receives and refers visitors, responds to inquiries regarding Respiratory Care and Pulmonary Function. • Work inter-departmentally to troubleshoot problems and coordinate solutions. • Assist with general office duties (e.g.,Kronos, HMM, Word, Excel, etc.) to maintain complex database and spreadsheet systems, including graphics to process the billing system. • Accurately perform data entry. • Establish, revise and maintain electronic and manual files associated with the billing system and employee personnel files. • Consistently confirms information is processed accurately by following up, obtain missing information and maintaining both electronic and manual files. • Appropriately answer telephones, takes messages, receives callers and directs visitors in a positive and friendly manner. • Make sure message information is accurate: name, phone number, etc. • Assure the daily, weekly, monthly reports and other assigned filing is filed in a timely manner. • Suggest ways and exercises initiatives to increase efficiency. • Appropriately prioritizes work to ensure assignments are completed by/before deadlines. • Volume/priority concerns are communicated with supervisor/initiator immediately for prioritization. • Handle routine workload without the assistance of others. • Perform quality work with minimal supervision. • Processes invoices in a timely manner. • Order all Office supplies and minor equipment for the department. • Perform related duties as required.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.