UNIT SECRETARY (PART TIME, EVENINGS) job vacancy in University of Washington – Jobs in Washington

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Job Details
Company Name : University of Washington
Company Location : 1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, WA 98195
Job Category : Jobs in Washington

Job Description :

UW includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center – Montlake, UW Medicine Medical Center – Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine – Northwest 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. 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; 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 Medical Center – Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for an
EVENING-SHIFT, PART-TIME (20 HOURS A WEEK), TELEMETRY UNIT SECRETARY. The Unit Secretary functions as receptionist for the unit, a fast-paced and busy environment, and performs clerical duties to assist other staff members and support the efficient functioning of the unit.


  • Answers telephones using defined etiquette standards; routes calls and messages, greets and directs visitors and offers assistance, answers questions and follows through on inquiries, facilitates and acts as a positive liaison between the unit and other departments
  • Maintains office equipment, inventories, orders, and restocks office supplies, organizes work area in the unit station, assists in maintaining a neat and organized work environment at unit nursing station
  • Assists with patient admissions, transfers and discharges, assembles patient records, demonstrates accuracy in transcription and order management, enters transfers and discharges into the computer, copies charts; prepares charts for Medical Records on discharge
  • Reviews MD orders and submits orders to Lab, Diagnostic Imaging, prioritizes work and completes work in a timely manner; able to multi-task effectively
  • Answers patient intercom system effectively; responds appropriately to patient’s needs and/or alerts/refers to other unit staff members, assists with communication plan related to patients’ safety risks.


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Typing speed of 25+ wpm


  • Six months previous unit secretary experience preferred (completion of a unit secretary/medical terminology course may substitute for experience)

  • Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected]


    Employees of the University of Washington are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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