Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States, and ranked as the number 1 hospital in Washington State, as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine.
The UWMC 8NE Oncology Unit has an outstanding opportunity for a PATIENT SERVICES SPECIALIST 1-TRAINEE OR PSS 2 (Part-Time 60%, Evening Shifts). The 8NE Oncology Inpatient Patient Services Specialist provides patient-focused care through use of customer service strategies.
Duties of the Patient Services Specialist include:
•Communicate effectively with medical staff, patients, visitors, and other medical center departments to facilitate patient care •Coordinate unit activities by acting as the communications center for the nursing unit •Handle all unit paperwork (i.e., including chart maintenance and patient information, etc.) •Triage telephone calls, access and enter information in computer programs •Exercise independence in the planning and accomplishment of a wide spectrum of clerical duties •Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment •Perform other duties as assigned
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.