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Patient services Specialist (part Time, Days)

Company: University of Washington
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

A higher degree of healthcare.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.Join our award-winning team at UW Medical Center - Montlake. Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UW Medical Center - Montlake prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center - Montlake has again earned U.S. News & World Report's No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington State and in the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the seventh consecutive year that UW Medical Center - Montlake has achieved both distinctions.Excellence. Exploration. Education. Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.The OPERATING ROOM has an outstanding opportunity for a PATIENT SERVICES SPECIALIST (PSS), 70% PART-TIME (28 hours a week), DAY SHIFT. The UWMC Main and Pavilion Operating Room PSS is responsible for facilitating the surgical case schedule.RESPONSIBILITIES:Works in conjunction with the Nurse Coordinator and the Charge RN in planning, coordinating, and scheduling of surgical casesObtains necessary information and schedules the proper supplies and equipment for day of and next-day surgical casesProvides patient-focused care through use of customer service strategiesCommunicates effectively with medical staff, patients, visitors, and other medical center departments to facilitate patient care and coordinate unit activitiesActs as the communications center for the nursing unit: handling all unit paperwork (i.e., chart maintenance and patient information, etc.), triaging telephone calls, accessing and entering information in computer programs and participating in non-nursing activitiesExercises independence in the planning and accomplishment of a wide spectrum of clerical dutiesMaintains inventory of supplies and equipmentREQUIREMENTS:High School graduation or equivalent AND one year of healthcare, administrative, or customer service experience OR equivalent education/experience.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.

Keywords: University of Washington, Seattle , Patient services Specialist (part Time, Days), Other , Seattle, Washington

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