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Pacific Medical Centers Surgery Scheduler - Madison Gastroenterology in Seattle, Washington


Find what you’re looking for in your career, at PacMed as a Surgery Scheduler (Per Diem, Day Shift) to the Madison Gastroenterology in Seattle, WA.

We are seeking a Surgery Scheduler to work in conjunction with an RN/provider to ensure quality patient care and optimum customer service. Provides routine and complex financial counseling to patients, researches routine and complex referral and billing issues and completes routine and complex encounter form coding for all surgical cases.

In this position you will:

  • Schedules surgeries, urgent referrals and procedures

  • Obtains surgery authorizations from insurance companies, or explains the payment options to the patient and/or patient’s family, if the surgery is not authorized

  • Works with provider to ensure all coding requirements are obtained

  • Prepare surgical charts with required information to meet scheduling deadlines

  • Obtains necessary test results and diagnostic films for surgical charts


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Health care or insurance experience, with a minimum of 1 year ambulatory practice experience

  • Minimum 1 year Ambulatory practice experience.

  • Minimum 1 year experience with coding ICD9, CPT, and HCPCS

  • Minimum 1 year third party billing and referrals experience

  • Prior experience in liaison role for providers and staff

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience with Windows, Word, Excel.

  • One (1) year comparable experience inpatient and outpatient care setting

Pacific Medical Center First Hill:

The patient population we care for is culturally and clinically diverse, creating a stimulating and rewarding workplace. Our strong team environment and mission allow us to provide friendly services that focus on the highest quality patient care. PacMed’s compensation and competitive benefits package will support and enhance a lifelong career.

The First Hill clinic is conveniently located east of I-5 in central Seattle. The clinic offers both primary care (Internal Medicine) and numerous areas of specialty care from Audiology to Women’s Health. Services offered at First Hill include ambulatory surgery, cardiovascular and echocardiography labs, infusion therapy, x-ray, onsite laboratory and pharmacy. Interpreter services are also available for our patients.

Seattle is the Pacific Northwest’s largest urban center (metro population 3.25 million), with world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs magnificent Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Seattleites are famously fond of the outdoors, fresh seafood and good coffee.

The First Hill clinic is part of Pacific Medical Centers’ expanding network of outpatient clinics providing primary and specialty care to the greater Seattle area and employing more than 150 providers representing most medical specialties. Pacific Medical Centers is affiliated with Providence Health & Services, which operates 28 exceptional not-for-profit hospitals and more than 350 clinics across the West. With hundreds of physician and advanced practice provider opportunities in virtually all specialties at any given time, Pacific Medical Centers and Providence offer diverse locations, lifestyles and practice models. Find what you are looking for in your next practice opportunity with Pacific Medical Centers! Learn more at .

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

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide respectful, high-quality, patient-focused healthcare to each person and to the communities we serve.

About Us

Quality and respect. These are the words Pacific Medical Centers (PacMed) employees live and work by. PacMed is a private, not-for-profit, primary and integrated multispecialty health care network with 10 outpatient clinics across the Puget Sound region and more than 175 primary and specialty care providers. Affiliated with the Providence Health & Services system, PacMed provides patient-focused health care — and even same-day appointments — to patients in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties. We provide immediate access to cutting-edge technology, first-class facilities and board-certified specialists, many of whom have been listed as among “Seattle’s Best Doctors.”

Pacific Medical Centers, PacMed, and their Affiliates' (collectively “PacMed”) comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. PacMed does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 319445