1+ months


University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104


Req #: 158327
Posting Date: 12/17/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: 90% of $2,990 to $3,684 per month 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: Alternate Work 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, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (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 UWs School of Medicine. The UW 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.

Harborview Medical Center's Emergency Department has outstanding opportunities for 90% FTE (36 hours per week), Variable Shift, HOSPITAL ASSISTANT/CNA position.

Under general supervision, the Hospital Assistant (CNA) will assist the medical and nursing staff by performing delegated tasks that involve direct patient care and monitor patients. The Hospital Assistant will assist with emergent procedures such as providing supplies, setting up equipment for emergency procedures.
This position is primarily responsible for patient safety. The hospital assistant in this position will be responsible for making hourly rounds throughout the entire department, having direct contact with patients.

Duties Include: 
  • Transportation of patients, supplies and specimens
  • Ordering and stocking of supplies
  • Maintenance of special equipment including sterile equipment and set-ups
  • Coordinating the clerical activities and supporting the back desk activities (clerical/reception) for patient care in the Emergency Department (ex. matching lab specimens with lab specimen slips and sending them to the lab). 
  • Assist with patient education
  • Participate in unit and selected departmental activities to promote effective problem solving and communication.
  • Ensure patients are safe and comfortable during their stay in the Emergency Department through monitoring and providing feedback to medical and nursing staff
  • Provide updates of patient inquiries to physician and nursing staff    

    High School graduation AND six months experience involving customer
    service OR six months experience involving
    direct patient care OR equivalent education/experience

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

    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.

    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.


    Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-02-14

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