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CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT / PATIENT CARE TECH (PART-TIME/ NIGHTS)

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT / PATIENT CARE TECH (PART-TIME/ NIGHTS)

Req #: 180618
Department: UW MEDICAL CENTER- MONTLAKE- 5NE TELEMETRY
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Posting Date: 07/08/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: 60% of $2,846 to $3,947 per month 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: Night Shift 

Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top 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 UWs School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nations 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 5NE Med/Surg Cardiothoracic Surgery and Telemetry department has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time (24 hours per week), night shift, PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN.

The 5NE Unit is a 30 bed acute care telemetry unit. We provide skilled nursing care to patients with an extensive range of cardiac and thoracic issues including, chest pain, advanced heart failure, arrhythmias, thoracic and cardiac transplants, Ventricular Assist Devices, as well as highrisk thoracic and cardiac surgery. As a teaching hospital and research center, we're deeply committed to the enhancement of care for our patients-as well as the professional growth of our staff. This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment.

Patient Care Technician provides direct and indirect care to patients and their families under the general supervision of the Registered Nurse. Typical duties include assisting patients with activities of daily living, maintaining a safe environment of care, preparing patients for surgery, close observation of confused patients, transportation, maintenance of equipment and supplies, and clerical tasks. PCTs may serve in several roles, including, Constant Observer and General Unit PCT.

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REQUIREMENTS:
Nursing Assistant-Certified (NAC) with the State of Washington.

AND

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

Legal Requirement

A Washington State Health Care Assistant, Level A certification is required within 6 months of employment.  (This certification is required to perform venous blood withdrawal procedures and capillary blood glucose checks, and can be achieved through successful on-the-job training.)

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT:

Valid 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.

TThe University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. 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 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.


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Posted: 2020-07-09 Expires: 2020-09-03

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