Shared Services Center sharing good news of new jobs

TUCSON, Ariz. – Shared Services Center Tucson has begun hiring to fill 200 health care industry jobs in southern Arizona. The center is an affiliate of Northwest Medical Center (NMC) and Oro Valley Hospital. Shared Services will move its current 85 employees, plus the new hires, from Northwest Medical Center into 60,000 square feet in a standalone facility on South Palo Verde Road.

Shared Services Center provides business support services to both its affiliated hospitals. New employees will work in areas including processing medical insurance claims, billing, appeals, insurance collection and customer service. Median salary for these positions is $15-$17 per hour. Shared Services will also fill a number of management positions.

“Our hospital is dedicated to serving the Tucson area with compassionate care, and we are able to expand our commitment to this community by creating high quality jobs,” said Kevin Stockton, CEO of Northwest Medical Center. “We are fortunate to have a diverse and talented workforce in our region so these jobs can be filled locally.”

Northwest Medical Center is a 300-bed hospital offering a full range of health care services. It also operates three ambulatory surgery centers and Northwest Allied Physicians, an affiliated physician practice offering both primary and specialty care.

“Arizona’s high-skills talent pool continues to be a magnet for companies in multiple growth industry sectors,” agreed Sandra Watson, president and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. “Our state’s robust health care and biotechnology ecosystem is a platform for employers in related service areas to build their workforce, innovate and advance their businesses long term.”

Job seekers can find more information on NMC’s careers page.

Source: Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities

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