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CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT / HOSPITAL ASSISTANT

University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on January 22, 2020
Req #: 173553
Department: HMC - BURN THERAPY
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 10/23/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $2990 to $3684 per month 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 

As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well 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. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The 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, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.     

Harborview Rehabilitation Therapies & Clinics has an outstanding opportunity for a 100% FTE, Day Shift, Hospital Assistant /CNA position.  Under the general supervision, this individual will assist the Physical, Occupational, Speech Pathology and Therapeutic Recreation Staff in a variety of tasks designed to improve departmental work efficiency. These tasks are: Inventory management including ordering, stocking, managing and organizing supply areas; equipment maintenance including periodic monitoring, safety inspection, and regular cleaning, maintenance, and set up; assisting clinical staff in miscellaneous tasks including record retrieval, filing, faxing, photocopying, arranging for interpreter services, charge preparation, and compilation; direct patient care including exercise, ambulating or positioning as directed by the Therapy Clinician, and safety support during groups or patient treatment. 

This position provides opportunities to work with a team oriented and dynamic workgroup willing to help each other.   This team values team communication, is motivated to reach to a higher level of care for patients, and works closely with physicians, nurses and other disciplines. 

Competitive candidates will have experience providing direct patient care in a hospital setting, and exhibit clear and concise communication skills.  

Shift: 40 hours per week (5 X 8 hour shifts).

REQUIREMENTS:

High School graduation AND six months experience involving customer service in a health care setting OR six months experience involving direct patient care OR equivalent education/experience.

Must have a current, valid Certified Nursing Assistant Certification (NAC) or Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR) with WA State (please indicate your licensure information).

LEGAL REQUIREMENT:

Nursing Assistant-Certified (NAC) or Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR) with the State of Washington.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Valid AHA BLS/CPR Card

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 environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.