All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.
At UW Medical Center – Northwest (formerly, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center), we’re proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row. We’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.
UW Medical Center – Northwest includes a full-service, non-profit community hospital offering comprehensive medical, surgical, and therapeutic services.?With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus, just north of Seattle.
Nursing Administration has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL TIME, DAY SHIFT, PROGRAM COORDINATOR. The Program Coordinator serves as the primary resource for coordinating with the Nursing Shift Manager the daily patient flow (ADT) along with staffing and providing administrative support to the Department Manager, Shift Manager, Staffing Coordinator and Nursing Administration. Person is required to function effectively, independently, and confidentially.
This position involves managing work-flows with moderate complexity or multiple projects simultaneously with lesser risk and complexity.
The Program Coordinator will primarily support the House Supervisor with Bed Placement and staffing functions as well as supporting the nursing units for entering admissions and discharges into our ADT system. May be asked to locate equipment and deliver to a certain area within the hospital.There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
High School diploma or equivalent
Two-years experience in the program specialty
Able to organize and prioritize high volumes of date/information, telephone calls, competing priorities, while maintaining confidentiality and attention to detail
Ability to communicate clearly in English (verbal and written) with all stakeholders for the effective treatment of patients
Two to five years progressively responsible experience as a Staffing Assistant or Admitting Representative
A minimum of 2 years related administrative/secretarial experience in a fast-paced office environment
Very good understanding of medical terminology
Experience with Epic ADT, Kronos scheduling/payroll
Licensure, Registration, Certification
Maintains a valid Washington Driver’s License and clean record.
UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.
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.