Finance Coordinator - Yakima, WA

Employer: Yakima Memorial Hospital

Job Description:
The Finance Coordinator provides financial analysis, validation of operational and clinical data to support decision making, and various financial reports. Assists with general accounting functions within the Finance department.


Prepares financial reports and data for management from financial and clinical systems.

Performs cost accounting duties.

Conducts payer contract analysis.

Performs account analysis.

Complies with organization and accounting policies and standards to assist in successful operations of the department.

Reviews registration status and ensures this accurately reflects the clinical order placed by the Provider.

Receives requests and submits payer specific documents required for accurate level of care for billing purposes.

Develops new and edits existing reports that supports VMM’s need to monitor and trend Clinical, Financial, Quality and Patient Satisfaction data.

Performs quantitative analysis on an ad-hoc basis.

Ascertains accurate and timely payer responses for payment and coordinates clinical review with the Utilization Management team for any discrepancies.

Provides knowledgeable and professional communication with all contacts.

Cross-trains in other areas within the department when necessary.

Works closely with Patient Access staff regarding notification to payers, and proactively submits clinical data required for review and appropriate payment.

Effectively communicates with Providers regarding missing, incomplete or inaccurate documentation.

Collaborates with the Physician Advisor regarding up front denials from payers to facilitate peer to peer review.

Performs other accounting duties as assigned.


Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent required.

Experience: One year of directly related experience preferred.

Licenses/Certificates/Registration: N/A

Virginia Mason Memorial (VMM), part of the Virginia Mason Health System, is made up of a 226-bed hospital as well as 20+ primary care and specialty care locations. We are a nonprofit community hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima Valley for 70 years. We are seeking employees with a passion for patients and customer service!

We offer a comprehensive benefit plan including medical, dental, and vision coverage; plus we have a generous 401K plan (with an employer contribution!), competitive compensation, an employee wellness clinic and continuing education and training. At VMM, we know the best care is provided by employees who are well-supported.

Why do we do what we do? As the region's leading health care provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by inspiring people to thrive, we can transform lives. Our vision is to "create healthy communities one person at a time." With such an important goal, we work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you!

“Virginia Mason Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will.”

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, Washington
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on January 21, 2021

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