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Nursing Technician 'Nurse Tech' UW Medical Center

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104

Nursing Technician 'Nurse Tech' UW Medical Center

Req #: 174527
Department: Med Surg Acute Care Units
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Posting Date: 01/24/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $17.00/Hour plus differentials 
Shift: Alternate Work Shift 

The University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle is recruiting Nursing Technicians for the Med Surg Acute Care units. Flexibility in shift availability highly desirable.

Registered Nursing Technicians (NTs) are students enrolled in a Registered Nurse Bachelor of Science Degree program or a Registered Nurse Associate Degree program. Must be in good standing and status in the nursing program.  Candidates must have completed at least one quarter of Medical/Surgical Clinicals and have their BLS and ACLS.

*** In order to be considered for this opportunity, following the submission of your resume, you must complete two assessments/attachments titled:

***  US Work Authorization 11/2013
***  Criminal Conviction and Adverse Finding Disclosure - 11/2013
Please check to ensure your email address and telephone number are accurate on your complete resume. 

The Nursing Technician is responsible for nursing care and support of patients under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. The following skills are REQUIRED for you to perform independently, or have performed in practice/simulation or clinical setting before you start employment.  You will be asked to provide this checklist signed by your clinical nursing instructor before being able to receive a formal offer. If offered, you must have an active Nursing Technician Registration listed on the DOH before attending the new hire orientation session.

Infection Control     
     Hand Hygiene
     Clean gloving
     Application of PPE
     Isolation Precautions
     Sharps disposal     
Fall Precautions     
     Fall Risk
     Fall Prevention Strategies     
     Making occupied bed
     Making unoccupied bed     
Personal Hygiene     
     Showering a Patient
o     Use of Shower Chair
     Bathing a Patient
     Oral Care
     Use of bedside commode     
Vital Signs     
     Heart Rate
     Respiratory Rate
     Blood pressure
o     Manual
o     Automated
o     Orthostatic
     Temperature (oral, temporal artery, axillary)
     Weight (standing, bed)
     Pulse Oximetry     
Removal of Urinary Catheter     
Removal of Peripheral IV     
Restraint Application & Monitoring     
Nonviolent (e.g. soft wrist restraint)
Violent (e.g. locked restraint)     
Mobilizing Patients     
     Mobility/Strength assessment
     Gait Belt application & mobilization
     Mobilizing patient with walker
     Mobilizing patient with wheelchair
Tubes and Drains purpose, location, emptying/ measurement of output (as appropriate)
     Chest Tubes
     Urinary Foley Catheter
     NG tube
     Small Bore Enteral Tubes
     Gastric tubes
     Jackson Pratt Drains
     Hemovac Drains     
Point of Care Testing
     Urine Drip
Pulmonary Toilet      
     Effective Cough     
     Incentive Spirometry     
Venous Thromboembolism Prevention     
     Application of Compression Stockings  (e.g. TED hose)     
     Application and assessment of Sequential Compression Devices (SCD)     
     Adult 1:1     
     Swallowing Precautions     
Bladder Scan     
12 Lead EKG     
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. As a testament to this commitment, we're proud to be recognized with Magnet Hospital status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  In fact, we were the first hospital to receive this designation, and we continue to be the only hospital in the region with such status.  We're also consistently named one of the nation's best hospitals, as reported by U.S. News and World Report.

Such national recognition attests to our commitment to high-quality care, and to the outstanding professionalism and skill that exists at UWMC.  As a nursing technician (nurse tech), you can be a part of this highly skilled team, working within a culture that is both innovative and collaborative.  Here, you will work in tandem with physicians and other health care practitioners to provide superior, award-winning nursing care.  In short, you will not only follow best practice, you will create it!

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: 2020-02-23

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