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Program Coordinator (full Time, Days)
Seattle, WA
University of Washington
Posted 12/18/2020

This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

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.

At UW Medical Center - Northwest (formerly, 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; 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 includes 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.

Nursing Administration has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL TIME, DAY SHIFT, PROGRAM COORDINATOR. The Program Coordinator serves as the primary resource for coordinating with the Nursing Shift Manager the daily patient flow (ADT) along with staffing and providing administrative support to the Department Manager, Shift Manager, Staffing Coordinator and Nursing Administration. Person is required to function effectively, independently, and confidentially.

This position involves managing work-flows with moderate complexity or multiple projects simultaneously with lesser risk and complexity.

The Program Coordinator will primarily support the House Supervisor with Bed Placement and staffing functions as well as supporting the nursing units for entering admissions and discharges into our ADT system. May be asked to locate equipment and deliver to a certain area within the hospital.There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer's responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.


High School diploma or equivalent

Two-years experience in the program specialty

Able to organize and prioritize high volumes of date/information, telephone calls, competing priorities, while maintaining confidentiality and attention to detail

Ability to communicate clearly in English (verbal and written) with all stakeholders for the effective treatment of patients

Two to five years progressively responsible experience as a Staffing Assistant or Admitting Representative


A minimum of 2 years related administrative/secretarial experience in a fast-paced office environment

Some college

Very good understanding of medical terminology

Experience with Epic ADT, Kronos scheduling/payroll

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Maintains a valid Washington Driver's License and clean record.

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.

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.


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