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Alternate Work Shift
Variable day/eve (to include weekends/holidays)
Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top dozen medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. 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 enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Our Resource Management Center has an outstanding opportunity available for a part time temporary/hourly variable shift MEDICAL STAFFING COORDINATOR. The Staffing Program Coordinator performs functions to support the Resource Management Center for Patient Care Services. This person provides scheduling and hiring of clinical healthcare classified, per diem, and supplemental staff from external agencies/travelers. This person also monitors licensure, certification, and registration of professional and assistive personnel.
The Coordinator is responsible for employee staffing, and scheduling of Resource Team staff. Compiles and maintains documentation of staffing, scheduling, and resource utilization. Ensures accurate entry of schedules and assignments into Kronos Advanced Schedule software. Competitive candidates will exhibit clear and concise communications skills, both verbal and written; have in-depth knowledge of payroll; have experience with scheduling software; and have experience processing and reconciling invoices.
Primary Job Responsibilities include:
Systematically collects census, staffing requirements, and projected number of admissions from charge nurses to project resource needs and assigns available staff according to established agreements.
Demonstrates effective communications with charge nurses, NM, co-workers, patient flow supervisors and Resource Team staff.
Demonstrates effective utilization and cancellation of staff during low census periods.
Demonstrates flexibility, organization and is able to function effectively in stressful situations.
Demonstrates creativity, initiative, and critical thinking to solve staffing problems.
Coordinates scheduling for specific Resource Team work group(s) ensuring schedules meet defined parameters.
Ensures Kronos schedules for Resource Team are accurate, reflect time worked, and unit assignment.
Provides customer service to Resource Team and Agency supplemental staff and/or refers to Resource Team leadership for questions regarding scheduling, payroll, or staffing related operations.
Demonstrates proficiency using technology related to Staffing Office Operations (Kronos, Lawson, Electronic Census Board, Printers, Excel docs, P-Touch, email, intranet websites, etc).
Identifies and reports actual or potential errors or issues related to Staffing Office operations.
Monitors licensure per protocol and demonstrates collaborative problem solving with various department and Resource Team supervisory personnel to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Coordinates various Resource Team projects as assigned to promote effective and efficient department operations
Requirements: High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in the program specialty OR equivalent education/experience.
Desired: Bachelors Degree
High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in the program specialty OR equivalent education/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 undergra...duate 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.