UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center - Main Campus

Admitting Rep - Outpatient Registration Day/Evenings

US-WA-Seattle
3 weeks ago
ID
2017-7613
Type
Full Time
Department
8532A Admitting
FTE
1.00
Shift
2nd, Eves
New Grads?
Yes

Overview

Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.  We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

  • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
  • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
  • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
  • The Stroke Care Excellence Award
  • Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. 

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. 

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. 

As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

 

We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE

 

UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply 

Responsibilities

Incumbent performs a variety of admitting department tasks including but not limited to:  Patient registration, general clerical support, customer service, and operating the switchboard.  Employees will be cross-trained and expected to work efficiently and effectively in all assignments. 

Qualifications

Education Background

  • High school graduate or GED.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

  • None required

Special Training/Skills

  • Keyboard skills required, minimum 40 wpm.  Data entry skills required.
  • Requires working knowledge of medical terminology. 
  • Able to work in a fast paced work environment and perform and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.

Work Experience

  • Health industry experience preferred.
  • Prefer experience working in admitting and/or switchboard operations.
  • Customer service in a clinical setting preferred.
  • Able to work in a high volume, fast paced work environment and perform and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.

Physical Abilities

  • Incumbent may be positioned behind a desk or at a computer terminal for periods of four hours at one time. 

Physical Demand Level:  Sedentary

In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-

Lift / Carry 10 pounds occasionally

 

As required, must be able to-

Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders

Push and Pull

Perform fine motor functions

Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.

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