Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2018-2019 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center 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 UWMC has achieved both distinctions.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. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.The ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 2, PATHOLOGY will, under general supervision, perform critical tasks related to the Materials/Slide Room area of Pathology. Routine tasks include storing and archiving pathology materials; filling requests for materials internally and from external providers and facilities; and communicating about material retention, storage, and release protocols with department members and other departments/facilities.Additionally, the ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT will:1. Archive surgical slides and block for pervious and current year.2. Maintain and secure Pathology slides and tissue blocks. Scan, sort, and file materials. Use Pathology software applications for sending, retrieving, and tracking Pathology and outside institution slides and blocks. Use Pathology software applications for investigating, locating, and documenting materials and inquiries/requests. Perform 4 daily runs to distribute material to labs and pathologies.3. Use spreadsheet, word processing, and database software to develop and maintain records. Deliver materials to residents, faculty, and other areas of the department as scheduled or as needed. Prepare Pathology material for transport via established courier runs.4. Process, track, and return all consult materials to originating institutions. Archive Pathology materials according to retention policies and retrieve/return archived materials as necessary. Process requests for additional materials from other institutions at the request of Pathology faculty and trainees. Creating invoices for send out material/ FedEx.5. Answer the Materials Room telephone in a professional manner and direct calls as appropriate. Respond to requests for information regarding Pathology materials, reports, and Materials Room operations. Interact professionally and communicate appropriately and clearly with physicians, office management, and office staff the Pathology department and other departments/institutions.6. Notify supervisor of problems and help supervisor with investigation and resolution. In conjunction with supervisor, develop documentation and process improvements for areas of responsibility7. Perform other duties as assigned.REQUIREMENTS:Requires High School/ GED AND two years of office or administrative support experience OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.