CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT
University of Washington
Seattle, WA, US
3d ago

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest.

UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.

With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle.

  • We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are : The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award;
  • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care among the top 5% in the country.

    UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a NIGHT-SHIFT, PART-TIME, CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT. The Certified Nursing Assistant assists licensed nurses (or their designees) by performing tasks involving patient care, treatment, and maintenance of the nursing unit.

    RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Provides basic patient care consistent with nursing unit standards and procedures, plans and schedules assigned patient care activities to maximize efficiency and quality of care
  • Provides functional assistance to patients including dressing, undressing, toileting, eating, bathing, oral care, and hygiene, and supports plan for nutrition and hydration
  • Answers patient call lights promptly; responds appropriately to patient’s needs and / or alerts / refers to other unit staff members
  • Observes, reports, and records observations, reactions, and progress of patients related to the care provided
  • Supports plan of care related to cultural, spiritual and emotional needs of the patients and reports observations to nurse
  • Lifts, positions, ambulates and transfers patients as necessary, using safe-lifting techniques and tools, ensures safety of the patient in the environment
  • Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate use of infection control plans, and proper storage of chemicals
  • REQUIREMENTS :

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Satisfactory completion of an approved Certified Nursing Assistant training program and certification
  • DESIRED :

  • One year of patient care experience preferred
  • This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work / life programs.

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