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Student Assistant

Student Assistant

Req #: 210368


Job Location: Harborview Medical Center

Posting Date: 08/02/2022

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $17.27 per hour

Shift: First Shift

Notes: This position is temporary, which means there is an annual cap on hours worked, but can be renewed each year. To view the UW definition of temporary,

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology serves as a regional resource for clinical laboratory services required for patient care, research and educational programs in laboratory medicine. The department now employs 900 people who work at the award-winning University of Washington Medical Center (ranked among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report), Harborview Medical Center (the region’s only Level I Trauma center, known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally- and medically- vulnerable populations.), and many other clinical and research facilities in the area. The University of Washington (UW) 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 and natural beauty.

The DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY has an outstanding opportunity for a STUDENT ASSISTANT. The STUDENT ASSISTANT will work 19.5 hours per week when school is in session, and 40 hours per week during school breaks, for up to one year or until the hourly position limit is reached. The STUDENT ASSISTANT will perform a variety of clerical tasks relating to Anatomic Pathology. This position requires the ability to be meticulous and possess excellent attention to detail.


  • Filing glass slides and paraffin blocks
  • Preparing slides and blocks for archiving
  • Assisting with preparation for future slides intake
  • General clerical duties such as copying, mail pickup, distribution and running errands for the Pathology materials room and Administrative personnel
  • Storing and archiving pathology materials
  • Filling requests for materials internally and from external providers and facilities
  • Communicating about material retention, storage, and release protocols with department members and other departments/facilities


In accordance with UW Employment and Administrative Policies, Chapter 104, Student Employees, to hold an appointment in one of the covered student job titles a student must be enrolled at the University of Washington and meet the following minimum enrollment requirements (not including correspondence credits):

  • Undergraduate students – 6 credits
  • Graduate and professional students – 4 credits
  • Ph.D. candidates working on dissertations – 2 credits
  • Granted “on leave” status


Minimum 6 months clerical work 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 .

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 , and committed to becoming climate neutral.

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 .


Governor Inslee’s requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions 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 for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

Expected salary: $17.27 per hour

Location: Seattle, WA

Job date: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 22:24:23 GMT

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