Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Seattle, WASHINGTON
Deadline: Open Until Filled

Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top dozen medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report "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 University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions.

UWMC's HEART TRANSPLANT PROGRAM has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time STUDENT ASSISTANT, responsible to the Associate Director, Advanced Heart Failure, Cardiac Transplant & MCS Programs.

The Student Assistant will work directly with the Cardiac Transplant Program clinical team on a variety of data and quality projects. Primary responsibilities will include data processing and entry, as well as patient chart management, photocopying, records organization and other duties as assigned.


Daily Operations:
-Entering clinical and non-clinical data into the electronic medical record (EMR) under the supervision of Transplant Nurse Coordinators
-Collaborating with transplant clinical team members to complete program related work
-Assist Transplant Associate Director with Quality Assessment & Performance Improvement (QAPI) projects ?
-Other duties as assigned     

Knowledge and Abilities: Ability to learn and perform assigned work; Follow oral instructions; Work cooperatively with faculty, staff, and other students; Communicate effectively with all levels of staff ?

Read and write English at a level appropriate to the position.

Special Personal Characteristics: Interest in the program and aptitude for the work required by the department.


Current student at the University of Washington
To be employed as a student, the student must 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 

Be approved for “On Leave” status
Student employees are limited to working 19.5 hours per week when classes are in session. Student employees may work more than 19.5 hours per week during school breaks or when "on leave." A student can work as a student assistant for one quarter while on leave. 

Students may be considered "on leave" as follows:
Undergraduates - For one quarter immediately following a quarter in which the student was enrolled for at least 6 academic credits (this includes summer quarter).  ?
Graduate Students - When the student has applied for and been granted such status by the Dean of the Graduate School. Summer Quarter “On Leave” status is automatic for all graduate students who were registered or officially on leave the prior Spring Quarter.  ?
Professional Students - When the student has applied for and been granted such status by the dean of the respective professional school.     

Desired skills:

Attention to detail/accuracy
Excellent computer skills  ?
Accountability and professionalism  ?
Reliability  ?
Undergraduate: Pre-Med or nursing student  ?
Graduate: Health Administration, Public Health, or Health Information Management ?
Be available to work during school breaks and summer

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