STUDENT ASSISTANT

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Seattle, WASHINGTON
Deadline:

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 UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

The UWMC Regional Vascular Center has an outstanding opportunity for a STUDENT ASSISTANT (Part-Time, Day Shifts).

The UW Medicine Regional Vascular Center provides comprehensive services for patients with circulatory problems and their referring healthcare providers throughout a five-state region: Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (WWAMI). Our vascular experts in arterial, venous, and lymphatic disease work with radiology and cardiology specialists to determine the appropriate diagnostic imaging and medical or surgical treatment options. As a regional resource, we provide care that is not available in smaller communities. The center treats more patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (rAAA) annually than any other healthcare facility in the WWAMI region and we have also been internationally recognized for creating an emergency protocol that dramatically reduced the average mortality rate for rAAA patients.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Requesting records and images for medical review
- Scanning fax receipts
- Updating referrals in Epic/Whiteboard
- Uploading images from discs received via Mail
- Tracking requests from start to completion - including follow up with outside film libraries and medical records
- Alerting parties when images have arrived

EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS:
This position provides an opportunity to gain experience working in an clinical setting while developing your skills in a professional workplace. It also allows you to interact and work with a diverse group of people as well as provides access to a wealth of learning opportunities and resources. It opens opportunities to gain exposure to unique patient care in academic medicine.

REQUIREMENTS:
High school graduation OR equivalent education/experience
Minimum of 18 years of age

Employment Eligibility:
In accordance with UW Employment and Administrative Policies, Chapter 104, Student Employees, to hold an appointment in one of the covered student job titles a student must be enrolled at the University of Washington and meet the following minimum enrollment requirements (not including correspondence credits):
Undergraduate students - 6 credits
Graduate and professional students - 4 credits
Ph.D. candidates working on dissertations - 2 credits
Granted "on leave" status


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