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CNA / PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN
Seattle, WA
University of Washington
Posted 01/05/2021
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As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.


A higher degree of healthcare.

All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.

Join our award-winning team at UW Medical Center- Montlake. Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UW Medical Center - Montlake prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center - Montlake has again earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington State and in the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the seventh consecutive year that UW Medical Center - Montlake has achieved both distinctions.

Excellence. Exploration. Education. Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

UW Medical Center- Montlake Resource Team/ Float Team has multiple outstanding opportunities for a part-time/full-time, variable shift, PATIENT CARE TECHNICIANS.The Resource Team is united in meeting the supplemental staffing needs of the UWMC. Our team includes the Staffing Office, Stat Nurse Team, Vascular Access Team, Patient Flow, Patient Transport, Patient Care Technicians, Nurse Technicians, Patient Service Specialists and Registered Nurses. We manage an auxiliary overflow unit. Staff work closely with Patient Flow in a collaborative effort to provide the most efficient patient centered care possible.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provides direct and indirect care to patients and their families under the general supervision of the Registered Nurse
  • Assists patients with activities of daily living
  • Helps maintain a safe environment of care
  • Prepares patients for surgery
  • Provides close observation for confused patients
  • Helps with patient transportation
  • Assists with maintenance of equipment and supplies
  • Performs various clerical tasks
  • PCTs may serve in several roles, including, Constant Observer and General Unit PCT

    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

    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.


  • Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    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 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 or dso@uw.edu.

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