PhysAssist Scribes currently hiring for their Tacoma team


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PhysAssist Scribes is currently hiring for part-time and full-time positions in their Tacoma Team. It’s a great opportunity for students to experience the Emergency Department setting and learn more about the medical field.

Scribes collect clinical hours and learn valuable medical terminology and diagnoses that will help with their future studies. Many scribes eventually become nurses, physician assistants, medical assistants, physicians, physical therapists, etc. This is also a great opportunity to meet and learn from physicians and receive recommendations for future career/school applications.

Shifts range from six to 12 hours, depending on the facility. A full-time PhysAssist Scribe can expect to work between 30 to 40 hours a week, and a part-time scribe will work between 12 to 30 hours per week.

They work with students to be sure that their shift schedule works with their school schedule. Students are given a month’s notice to submit requests for days off for MCATs, exams or school interviews.

They are happy to announce an increase in our hourly wage/salary based on the increasing cost of living and demands, and to stay competitive with other employers. If any students are interested in this opportunity pr have any more further questions, please contact them at ali.kilgore@iamscribe.com or nina.thach@iamscribe.com. For more information and to hear more personal scribe experiences, visit them at iamscribe.com.

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5k Muddy Obstacle Course Run for Wounded Warrior Project, with HPSP Info

The PNWU Military Medicine Club will be hosting a 5K Muddy Obstacle Course Run on September 29th 2018 to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. We will have admissions representatives from the school as well as scholarship recruiters from each branch of the Armed Forces to share information about the HPSP scholarship to help pay for your post graduate education. There will also be current HPSP recipients present from each branch participating in the race and present to answer questions. This will be a great opportunity to learn more about PNWU, and the HPSP scholarship all while supporting a great cause. Come join us for some fun in the mud, get your questions answered and enjoy music and food trucks after the race!

Check out the details at www.pnwuwarriorrun.edu and contact pnwuwarriorrun@gmail.com with any further questions!

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UW Dive Into Dentistry Day


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Are you currently an undergraduate or high school student interested in becoming a dentist? Are you a pre-dental student looking for an opportunity to boost your resume and learn the ins and outs of dental school? If you answered yes to any of those questions then we have the perfect event for you!

University of Washington School of Dentistry’s ASDA chapter is hosting one of its main pre-dental events, Dive into Dentistry Day. This workshop gives you the chance to get hands on experience and gain an insider’s perspective on life in dental school. This year’s Dive into Dentistry Day is going to be awesome! With current UW dental students and faculty running the show, you’ll get a chance to learn all about life at UWSOD. There will be a chance to meet various dental students, current dentists, and hear about how admissions work at UWSOD. We’ll teach you how to drill and fill a cavity preparation, sculpt a tooth out of wax, suture, take an impression, and ace your dental school interviews. By the time you’re done, you’ll be practically ready to work with your own patients! This is a great opportunity to learn about dental school, meet some fellow pre-dents, get all your questions answered, and build up those ever important resumes. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity!

Breakfast and lunch are provided. Please wear business casual or scrubs.

WHEN: Saturday, June 30th, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM (PDT)
WHERE: D1 Clinic, Health Sciences Building, University of Washington

Registration (Ends June 25th): https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/jtl37/357049

Ticket Sales (Also ends June 25th): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dive-into-dentistry-day-summer-2018-tickets-46485900580

Please feel free to contact me, chenhao@uw.edu, with any questions. We hope to see you there!

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Work Study Opportunity in UW SOM

The Office of Rural Programs within the UW School of Medicine has an excellent opportunity for a work-study student to learn more about medical student programs and gain valuable professional office experience.  The student will work with and the RUOP, TRUST, WRITE, and AHEC staff and faculty in the administration and day-to-day operations.  Duties include database maintenance, program and event support, updating marketing materials, and other administrative tasks as needed.  We are looking for someone who is dependable, has strong attention to detail, and is a self-starter.  Must be proficient in use of MS Office application in a PC-based setting.  Availability to work 10-hours a week during regular business hours between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, and very occasional evening events and meetings.  This job will continue into the 2018-2019 academic year.  Please email a copy of your resume to Michelle Fleming, flemingm@uw.edu, along with 1-2 sentences about why you are interested in the position.  http://blogs.uw.edu/somrural

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UW Women’s Center GRE prep courses this summer

The University of Washington Women’s Center offers GRE prep courses available to all in our UW and greater Seattle community.  The GRE classes are $375 and offered at the UW-Seattle campus.

Option I

July 14-15, 21-22 from 12:30-5:30pm (snack break included)

Location: UW Campus- Communications Building (CMU) Room 228

Cost: $375

Facebook LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/380110395807641/

 

Option II

September 8-9, 15-16 from 12:30-5:30pm (snack break included)

Location: UW Campus- Savery Hall (SAV) Room 130

Cost: $375

Facebook LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/1852784341410341/

Visit Women’s Center website to register: bit.ly/WC-LL

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CPR Course this week with META UW

Join META UW for our last CPR Course of the School-year this Sunday, May 27th, from 2 – 5pm! META UW is an RSO dedicated to teaching American Heart Association CPR/Basic Life Support classes around the UW campus and Seattle area. Please register here for the class! See you there!

 

Like our Facebook page to stay up to date on classes and email us at metauw@uw.edu if you have questions!

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Research Panel Opportunity

Interested in research? Come to BioExplore’s Faculty Research Panel to listen to student’s experiences in research and hear from professors about what they look for in student researchers on Thursday May 24th from 5:30pm – 6:30pm in Foege N403! In this panel, you will hear from:

  • Riley Stockard from the Klavins Lab
  • Michaela Del Priore from the Partridge Lab
  • Jasmine Graham from the Seibel Lab
  • Professor Dan Ratner
  • Professor Barry Lutz

We look forward to seeing you there! If you have any questions or want to learn more about BioExplore, please check out our website and Facebook page!

The BioExplore Leadership Team

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Internship Opportunity with King County Medical Examiner

Please see details below for an internship opportunity with the King County Medical Examiner’s Office.  There is also feedback from a recent UW student who has worked in this position for the last two years at the end.

Intern for Medical Examiner’s Office
PUBLIC HEALTH – SEATTLE & KING COUNTY
Prevention Division/Medical Examiner’s Office

Hourly Rate Range: $16.59 (Intern)(2018 pay scale)
OPEN: May 23, 2018  CLOSE: June 6, 2018

WHO MAY APPLY: This is an Administrative Autopsy Intern position for the Autopsy Section of the King County Medical Examiner’s Office.  This is a 20 hour per week position and will begin July 1st 2018. Individuals interested in medicine and forensic science should consider this opportunity as a great experience.  Enrollment in a Washington State college is a requirement to apply.

WHERE TO APPLY: Resume and page of intent to apply for position should be sent to:  Medical Examiner’s Office, Attention: Tony Stewart, Deputy Chief Administrator,  325 Ninth Avenue HMC, Box 359792,  Seattle, WA  98104 or emailed to: Jessica.mahowald@kingcounty.gov

Resume and intent letter must be received by 4:00 p.m. on the closing date.  Contact Tony Stewart at (206) 731-2884  or Jessa Mahowald at (206) 731-6857 for further inquiries.

FORMS AND MATERIALS REQUIRED: resume and cover letter detailing your background and describing how you meet or exceed the requirements are required. 

WORK LOCATION: Medical Examiner’s Office, 908 Jefferson, 2nd Floor, Downtown Seattle. 

WORK SCHEDULE:  20 hours per week.  Days and hours of work:  Autopsy Section involves AM hours.

PRIMARY JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:

This position provides a wide variety of technical support service functions. Duties include;

  • Assist the Autopsy Section staff with autopsy preparations.
  • Assist in holding and moving bodies for photography.
  • Provide radiographic assistance including developing.
  • Assist in the preparation of bodies for funeral home.
  • Labeling samples for toxicology.
  • Attend autopsy staff meetings and KCMEO weekly conferences.
  • Assist in preparation of paperwork as needed.
  • Assist pathologists with autopsy procedures.
  • Other related duties as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of physiology and anatomy.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • One year experience working with a computer;
  • Knowledge in operating standard office equipment;
  • Willingness to commit to a one year internship at the Medical Examiner’s Office;
  • Skills in maintaining confidentiality regarding sensitive and private materials;
  • Typing skills
  • Ability to work on a team. 

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to deal with death and trauma on an ongoing and daily basis, with the ability to provide sensitive customer service in-person and over the telephone to persons who are grieving and mentally distraught.
  • Employees are required to protect the privacy and security of protected health information as defined in State and Federal Law.
  • Selected candidate must pass a thorough background investigation.

Feedback from recent UW student:

The Autopsy Intern position at the KCMEO is an incredibly rewarding experience. As an intern, I learned a tremendous amount about the field of medicine, public health, and social justice. I had the opportunity to work alongside pathologists and meet people from different departments, such as prosecutors and police officers. The staff fosters an environment that encourages teamwork and learning, and it really solidified my interest in the medical field and public health. I highly recommend this internship to those who are interested in gaining a better perspective of the field of medicine and public health and are ready for a unique experience that is not found anywhere else.

Julie P.

Autopsy Intern 2016-2018

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Information Sessions for new Biology 240 sequence

BIOL 240: Introductory Biology, Human Health Emphasis

Biology 240 is a 15-credit Intro Biology course being offered this summer from June 11 – August 17.

The material in Biol 240 integrates the topics covered in the 180-200-220 series with a Human Health emphasis.

This course will be taught by Drs. Freeman, Schivell, and Doherty.

Informational Sessions:

  • Monday 5/21 1:30-2:15, Chemistry 102
  • Thursday 5/24  12:00-1:00, Chemistry 102
  • Tuesday, 5/29 12:30-1:30, Hitchcock 132

FOR MORE INFORMATION  https://tinyurl.com/UWBIOL240

Registration Information at Biology Department Web Page: www.biology.washington.edu

 

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MAPS Webinar 5/17: The Perfect Personal Statement & Recommendation Letter


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Applying to medical school this cycle (or next)?

SNMA MAPS is partnering with PreMed STAR to host a series of webinars this month to help assist students in applying to medical school this season.

They will host a webinar every Thursday in May at 8:30 PM ET to discuss critical topics relevant to the application process.

This week’s webinar, “The Perfect Personal Statement & Rec Letter,” will feature Jessica Clay, MD, candidate 2020 of the Drew/UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and Owner and Pre-Med Consultant at JClay Med Lifeline.

In this webinar, Jessica will share essential tips to help you write the perfect personal statement & get great recommendation letters!

Don’t forget to friend SNMA on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

Minority Association of Pre-medical Students (MAPS)
Webinar: The Perfect Personal Statement & Recommendation Letter
Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018, 8:30 PM ET
Click here to register.

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Neuroscience for Everyone 5/24: Understanding the Opioid Crisis


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Join UW’s Neurobiology Club for the Spring Quarter edition of Neuroscience for Everyone!

They are welcoming two outstanding professors from the UW to participate in a discussion surrounding addiction and the opioid crisis.

This will be a discussion format panel, where you get to ask the questions and hear the details you want to know about the topics presented.

Check out their event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/228883761199627/?active_tab=about

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Uniting Voices: Mental Health Conference 5/26


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You are invited to Uniting Voices: Mental Health Conference on May 26th, 2018, at HUB 145 from 10 am – 3:30 pm. 

Hosted by Active Minds UW, the conference aims to develop greater awareness of mental health issues and empower attendees to combat the surrounding stigma. This year, they will bring in six skilled workshop leaders, two keynote speakers, and a panel of students to discuss and educate others about the stigmas surrounding mental health.

The conference is FREE and open to anyone.  Food will be provided!

RSVP Here

WHEN: May 26th, 10am – 3:30 pm (Check in: 9:30am)

WHERE: HUB 145

Contact them at actminds@uw.edu.

Links: Facebook eventFacebook page

Food will be provided at the event.

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UW BLHC Panel this Thursday

For Business Week 2018, UW Business Leaders in Healthcare (BLHC) will be hosting three healthcare finance professionals, including a BLHC alumni, Christine Paton, who now works at PWC as a senior associate! This meeting will be on Thursday, May 17th in Paccar 297.

BLHC has multiple members (including on the executive board) who are pre-med, pre-dent, or nursing students also interested in going into the administrative side of healthcare.

Come network with professionals and gain insight into the health administration industry!

RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/190321821594680/

Send questions to blhc@uw.edu

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Mental Health Conference @ UW

Uniting Voices: Mental Health Conference

You are invited to Uniting Voices: Mental Health Conference on May 26th, 2018, at HUB 145 from 10 am – 3:30 pm. Hosted by Active Minds UW, the conference aims to develop greater awareness of mental health issues and empower attendees to combat the surrounding stigma. This year, we bring in six skilled workshop leaders, two keynote speakers, and a panel of students to discuss and educate others about the stigmas surrounding mental health. The conference is FREE and open to anyone.  Food will be provided!

RSVP Here

WHEN: May 26th, 10am – 3:30 pm (Check in: 9:30am)

WHERE: HUB 145

Contact us at actminds@uw.edu. Links: Facebook eventFacebook page

Food will be provided at the event.

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WA State Dept of Health – Two Internship Opportunities


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The Washington State Department of Health has two internship opportunities currently available.

You can find the internship posting and application on the DOH Student Engagement website:

https://www.doh.wa.gov/aboutus/studentengagement

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