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 2020-2021 "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 4NE Medical-Surgical unit has an outstanding opportunity for a Full-Time Patient Services Specialist-Trainee 1 or PSS 2 (Evening Shifts). The PSS exercises independence in the planning and accomplishment of a wide spectrum of clerical duties.
The PSS demonstrates service excellence standards in performing the following functions: •Reception and discharge activities, including printing required paperwork and coordination with pharmacy for discharge medications •Coordinate unit activities by acting as the communications center for the nursing unit •Answer patient call lights from a central location and relay information to charge RN and staff nurses •Coordinate medical records requests and discharge preparation for medical records department •Maintain inventory and order patient supplies and forms for unit •Enter information into hospital databases and coordinate with Environmental Services via its database •Monitor computerized physician orders and communicate orders to staff •Communicate effectively with staff, patients, and visitors to answer inquires •Perform other necessary activities to maintain unit operations
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.