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UW Medicine has multiple opportunities for a TEMPORARY PATIENT SERVICES SPECIALIST 1-TRAINEE OR PSS 2 to join our COVID vaccination clinics. The Patient Services Specialist will play a critical role in our COVID response strategy, supporting vaccination efforts for our employees, our patients, and our local community at large.
SCHEDULE This is a temporary position, anticipated to run for at least 6 months. The Patient Service Specialist will work 8 hour or 10 hour shifts, 24 – 40 hours per week, depending on vaccine volume and patient need. Clinic hours will vary by site, but will include day shift, evening shift and weekend shift opportunities.
The Patient Services Specialist will be assigned to a vaccination clinic at one of the following sites: • Harborview Medical Center • UW Medical Center-Montlake • UW Medical Center-Northwest
RESPONSIBILITIES The Patient Services Specialist will play a critical role helping UW Medicine administer 400 - 800 COVID-19 vaccinations per day to employees and patients. On a daily basis, the Patient Services Specialist will be responsible for checking in employees and patients along with inputting documentation into EPIC as needed.
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