Medical Scribe Opportunities with ScribeAmerica

ScribeAmerica is looking for candidates who are eager to gain valuable experience by working closely with physicians as a Medical Scribe. Our Medical Scribes assist directly with a physician team in a clinical setting to effectively and efficiently compile detailed electronic medical records/patient charts. Scribing provides incredible exposure to the medical field and will allow you to develop an extensive medical knowledge base and on-the-job experience. This position is ideal for students and alumni looking to get into medical school (over 85% of our Scribes achieve acceptance each year) or who plan to work in the medical field. ScribeAmerica is looking to hire and train Medical Scribes to work for an Emergency Department and Outpatient Clinic in the Seattle area of Washington. We offer paid part-time and full-­time hours.

Apply directly at:

Contact Information:

Josh Sattler, Recruiting Coordinator



UW’s Master of Prosthetics & Orthotics OPEN HOUSE on Thursday, November 5.

Learn more about UW’s Master of Prosthetics & Orthotics Program at their OPEN HOUSE on Thursday, November 5.

The program is committed to training a diverse group of prosthetists-orthotists who come from a wide range of ethnic, cultural, educational, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Admission to the MPO program is based not only on academic achievement, but also on non-academic factors, which ensure that candidates can complete the essential functions of the academic program required for graduation. The Division of Prosthetics-Orthotics has the responsibility to ensure that its graduates become fully competent and caring practitioners. Enrollment in the program is limited to 12 students each year, and the application process is competitive.

For more information about the program, visit the website:

college and the real world

Below is a short thought provoking memo about learning in college. A good read before starting fall quarter in a few weeks.

Joyce Fagel, M.A.

Academic Advisor, Advising & Counseling Center

Room 5229

Phone: 206-546-6984

For appointment: 206-546-4559

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Faculty Focus
August 17, 2016
To: My Students
From: Your Teacher
Re: College and the Real World
By Maryellen Weimer, PhD

I just read about a senior engineering student who was presenting a design project in an upper-division business communications course. In the presentation, he talked about what he would do if he were a “real” engineer. His teacher asked him what it was about what he was doing that wasn’t “real” engineering. He’d designed the project. He was presenting it to a group of his peers. He answered, “It’s school—not real engineering.”

I have a feeling that’s how a lot of you think about what’s happening in school, and in a certain sense you are right. What happens in college and what you’ll be doing in your career aren’t the same, but really and truly they aren’t as different as many of you seem to think. Furthermore, when you believe what you’re doing in school isn’t the real deal, that changes how you approach your work. Rather than seeing it as preparation for professional life, you see it as stuff the teacher makes you do. When they’re only assignments (i.e., hoops to jump through) and not real work, that motivates you to figure out what the teacher wants, do it well enough to get the grade you need, and not worry about whether you learn anything from the experience.

The same goes for classroom policies—too many students think they’re things that matter to the teacher but probably won’t matter later in life, or if they do matter in the world of work, well, you’ll do them then. So for the time being, you can arrive to class late (and make up an excuse, if you’re asked), and you can come to class unprepared (good chance you won’t be caught). When it really matters, you tell yourself, you’ll get to work on time, be prepared, speak up and contribute without fear, collaborate on projects, and make professional presentations. But you’re missing a chance to practice doing all those things now. Learning how to do them in college is easier and safer than figuring out how to do them in the “real” world.

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I recently had a student complain about somebody in his group who wasn’t contributing or doing his fair share of the work. He told me that I shouldn’t make students work in groups because it wasn’t like “real” group work. On the job, he told me, “people don’t screw around” when they work together. I felt a bit like laughing. In my job, I’m regularly in groups with coworkers who don’t contribute or care about the success of the group. Furthermore, when it’s a “real” work situation where professionals are being paid to get a job done, it’s not always the best idea to take group problems to the boss. College is the perfect time to figure out what actions a group can take when one of its members isn’t delivering the goods.

I would agree that not all faculty assignments seem terribly applicable to the real world. As a professional, you won’t be asked to write term papers with references in APA format, but you will have all sorts of writing assignments—persuading a potential client that your company has the best product, providing customers with clear, nontechnical descriptions on how to run your software, or perhaps outlining what employees do well and what they need to improve as part of a performance review. You won’t have the same kinds of tests on the job that you have in the classroom, but your knowledge will be tested, and on-the-job exams are not scheduled. More likely, the boss will simply show up at your cubicle, point your way in a meeting, or e-mail or text you a question that requires an immediate answer.

You can think of college as a way station where you hang out before you get on with the rest of your life. That’s not against the law, and no teacher can prevent you from doing that. But you’re cheating—not the teacher, not the course, not the department, not the college—you are cheating yourself, and you deserve better. You may decide that a course isn’t important or that an assignment doesn’t matter. That’s your call. But please, don’t base that decision on the assumption that what’s happening in college isn’t real work that doesn’t matter in the real world.


Gain experience working on campus with students who have a disability.

CIEP needs some hourly staff (not work-study). The position is for a Disability Services Aide at $13.98@ hour. Please have interested students/persons call the CIEP Office 206-546-5823 or stop by Room 2910. We can direct them on how to apply through the HR Website.

The student/person must be 18 years of age and submit to a criminal background check prior to hire. No experience necessary, will train on the job.

Good experience for those in the field of Human Services, Psychology, Education or Medical Fields.

Rosemary Dunne, Program Manager

Community Integration and Employment Program

Shoreline Community College


PhysAssist Scribes – Get Medical Experience Now!

PhysAssist is inviting all Pre-Health students to interview for Medical Scribe positions inTacoma, WA at St. Joseph Medical Center, St. Francis Hospital, St. Elizabeth Hospital, St. Clare Hospital, and St. Anthony Hospital.

If you are a current student or recent graduate of pre-health professional studies there is no better opportunity than to work as a PhysAssist Scribe! We are especially in need of recent or upcoming graduates or those students taking a part-time or lighter course load.

As a Medical Scribe, students get to:

§ Gain paid clinical experience

§ Work side by side with physicians in the Emergency Department as they see patients

§ Document the patient history; observe physical exams, procedures, and diagnostic tests

§ Learn valuable medical terminology

§ Record X-ray and lab tests

§ Prepare plans for follow-up care

To sign up for an interview, e-mail emily.angel. Please reference: “Tacoma Interview” in the subject line.

Joyce Fagel, M.A.

Academic Adviser, Advising & Counseling Center

Room 5229

Phone: 206-546-6984

For appointment: 206-546-4559

ASDA Special Offer for Predentals

There is no better time to join ASDA

ASDA is offering an extended membership through 2017 to all predentals that join by Friday, July 22. This would allow predentals to be members of ASDA for 17 months, at the cost of 12. Predental membership is $63, less than $4 per month!

In addition, predentals that join this week will be entered into a daily raffle for DAT resources and study materials. Click here for a full list of benefits.

Don’t miss out on this great incentive to join ASDA and improve your chances of getting into dental school!

Best regards,

Brian Jones

membership development manager
American Student Dental Association

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How to Master Medical School Interviews

You’re Invited to a Free AAMC Ask Admissions Webinar: How to Master Medical School Interviews
One of the most important phases of the application is your interview. As medical schools gear up for interview season, it’s important for you to be best prepared. Interviews are an opportunity for medical school admissions committees to identify candidates they’d like to offer an acceptance to. But how do you prepare for interviews and stand out?
Find out during the Ask Admissions webinar on Tuesday, July 26, 8:00pm ET, where you’ll learn more about medical school interviews and how to master them.
Medical schools across the country use a variety of interview formats and processes. The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has invited three panelists from different medical schools to share more about their school’s interview process. Join us to learn more about the various interview formats (traditional, panel, and the multiple mini interview/MMI), characteristics of strong interviewees, and ideas on how to prepare. There will also be dedicated time for Q&A. We hope you can join us!
How to Master Medical School Interviews
Tuesday, July 26, 8 pm – 9 pm Eastern

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    Associate Dean for Admissions
    Duke University School of Medicine
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    Associate Dean for Admissions and Recruitment
    Duke Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences School of Medicine
  • Stella Yee, MEd
    Director of Admissions
    University of Washington School of Medicine
Space is limited so be sure to register ahead of time and join promptly on the day of the webinar. This webinar will be recorded and made available on the AAMC website two weeks after the event.

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Learn about opportunities at the Swedish Medical Center Career and Education Fair on Thursday, July 28th!!!

Please encourage your students to RSVP and attend the Swedish Medical Center Career and Education Fair on Thursday, July 28th from 10am-3pm:

Students can also learn about positions, have someone look over their resume and give tips regarding the application process, and talk to recruiters! Light refreshments will be provided!

Debbie Park White

Director of WorkSource Career Services

WorkSource Affiliate at South Seattle College

Student Achievement / Teaching & Learning / College Culture & Climate / Community Engagement & Partnerships

Phone: 206-934-7935

Email: deborah.white

Seattle Colleges Career Hub Job Board:

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Join ASDA during DAT Week

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Join ASDA during DAT Week and enjoy extended membership!
9840a2a3-42ca-48cb-b5ab-395dd8be73cf.pngBecome a member of ASDA during DAT Week (July 18-22) and get 17 months of membership for the price of 12. Predental membership is only $63 – that’s less than $4 per month! In addition, you will be entered into a daily raffle for DAT resources and study materials.

As a member of ASDA, you become a more attractive dental school candidate through networking and mentorship opportunities, the information in our dental school guide and various predental resources. (Look at our full benefits listing.)

Participate in DAT Week as a member and enjoy the following complimentary activities:

For more information about DAT Week, visit Brian or 312-440-2841.

Thank you to our DAT Week 2016 sponsor:


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