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University of Washington CNA / PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN (FULL-TIME, DAYS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 191905

Department: UW MEDICAL CENTER- MONTLAKE- 8N REHAB

Posting Date: 06/29/2021

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $2,846 - $3,947 per month

Shift: First Shift

Notes: As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. (http://hr.uw.edu/benefits/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/02/benefits-classified-staff-20191231.pdf)

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. (https://www.uwmedicine.org/about/career-opportunities/uw-medical-center-montlake) Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community. UW Medical Center- Montlake 8N Rehab Unit has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time (40 hours per week: 3-12 hour shifts), day shift - variable shift as needed, PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN. 8N provides specialized nursing care to patients with functional disabilities resulting from a variety of medical etioligies: spinal cord injury or disease (including tetraplegia with mechanical ventilation), acquired brain injury, stroke, tumor, amputation, and neuromuscular and musculoskeletal diseases. Patients with medically complex diagnoses, including those with solid organ, blood and marrow transplants, and mechanical circulatory support devices (VADs), may also be admitted. 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 successful on-the-job training. 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.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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