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CNA / PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN at University of Washington

Last updated: April 23, 2024

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Company University of Washington
Location Seattle, WA
Description Req #: 233562


Posting Date: 05/31/2024

Closing Info:
Closes On 06/30/2024

Salary: $25.36 - $36.26 per hour or 60%-90% of $4,396 - $6,285 per month

Shift: Alternate Work Shift

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) & Patient Care Technicians (PCT) positions provide opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

As a UW 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)

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus for eligible full-time and part-time new employees joining UW Medicine HARBORVIEW'S PATIENT CARE SERVICES UNITS have multiple outstanding opportunities for CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (CNA) / PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN (PCT) positions.


  • Direct and indirect care to patients and their families under the general supervision of the Registered Nurse
  • Assist patients with activities of daily living: bathing, showering, dressing, getting in and out of bed or a chair, walking, using the toilet, and eating
  • Maintain a safe environment of care
  • Patient transportation
  • Prepare patients for surgery
  • Perform non-invasive lab procedures
  • Transport equipment and supplies
  • Assist with treatments
  • Perform various clerical tasks
  • Take vital signs Our Patient Care Services units with current opportunities include:

MEDICAL CARDIAC ICU (MCICU): 17 bed unit providing care to critically-ill patients with conditions related to multi-system organ failure; gastrointestinal disease; blood infections/sepsis; cancer; cardiac disease; lung disease; kidney disease; liver disease.
90% FTE - Day shift

MEDICINE/SURGICAL/TELEMETRY UNIT: Provide quality care to a wide range of complex and acutely ill patients, primarily medicine, cardiology and surgical and vascular patients requiring telemetry monitoring.
90% FTE - Night shift
Per diem - Day shift

MEDICINE/TELEMETRY/ONCOLOGY UNIT: Provides safe, quality care for acutely ill adult patients experiencing a wide range of complex medical and surgical problems, including the COVID19 patient population.
90% FTE - Day Shift

MEDICINE/TELEMETRY UNIT: 32 bed acute care unit that works with a multidisciplinary care team to care for patients with a wide range of complex medical/surgical problems that often encompasses chronic underlying conditions, cardiac issues, substance abuse, and socioeconomic difficulties.
90% FTE - Night shift
Per Diem - Night shift

NEUROSCIENCE/TELEMETRY ACUTE UNIT: 45 bed acute care unit floor specializes in the management of acute trauma and acute vascular disease, patients with aneurysms, as well as other neurosurgical problems such as brain tumors and spinal disorders. Also provides expert management of stroke and epilepsy patients.
90% FTE - Night shift
Per Diem - Day shift

FLOAT POOL: Lots of opportunity to explore all aspects of Harborview. We have a total of 10 inpatient acute care units, 4 ICUs, and boarder units and float to mental health units. We provide and allocate our resources for the hospital; help to decompress the Emergency Department when there is a high census.
90% FTE - Day shift
90% FTE - Night shift

TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT: Provides an efficient way to care for our long-term patients that no longer meet our acute care inpatient criteria and do not require the same level of care.
60% FTE - Day shift
Per Diem - Variable shift

TRAUMA/ORTHOPEDICS UNIT: 26-bed unit specializing in acute care level orthopedic injuries as well as medicine and other general surgery patients. Patients have typically sustained complex orthopedic injuries including fractures of the spine, pelvis, long bones, hands or feet. Also specializes in the care of patients who have undergone replantation surgeries and flap procedures.
100% FTE - Evening shift
60% FTE - Night Shift

TRAUMA/SURGERY UNIT: Staff members work as an interdisciplinary team to provide safe, quality care for adult, geriatric and adolescent trauma, general surgery, and vascular surgery patients. These patients have unique challenges often encompassing complex wound care, substance abuse and chronic underlying conditions.
90% FTE - Night Shift
Per Diem - Variable shift

REHAB THERAPY AND CLINICS: Direct patient care including exercise, mobilizing, ambulating or positioning as directed by nursing staff.
90% FTE - Variable shift
Per Diem - Variable shift

TRAUMA/SURGERY ICU (TSICU): 24 bed unit for patients with multi-system, traumatic injuries. Patient management presents challenges in respiratory, thoracic, vascular, neurologic and orthopedic care.
90% FTE - Night shift

INPATIENT TRAUMA REHABILITATION UNIT: Provides care 24 hours a day to our rehabilitation inpatients with therapy provided 3-6 hours per day, 6 days per week. Inpatient rehabilitation is provided for stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and disease, multiple trauma, and burns. In addition to our rehabilitation patients, we have 4 medical-surgical beds for acute care patients who are potential rehabilitation candidates but not yet ready for rehabilitation and for the post-operative stay of our sacral flap patients.
100% FTE - Combination of Evening and Night shift (2 8-hour evening shifts 3:00pm-11:30pm, 2 12-hour night shifts 7:00pm-7:30am)


Current, valid Certified Nursing Assistant Certification (NAC) with WA State (please indicate your NA-C credential number on your resume)

High School graduation and six months experience involving direct patient care or customer service in a health care setting; OR equivalent education/experience.

Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider CPR card.

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As the region's only Level I Trauma and verified burn center, Harborview Medical Center is a comprehensive healthcare facility owned by King County and operated by UW Medicine. It is dedicated to providing specialized care for a broad spectrum of patients from throughout the Pacific Northwest, including the most vulnerable residents of King County. It provides exemplary patient care in leading-edge centers of emphasis, including emergency medicine, trauma and burn care, neurosciences, ophthalmology, vascular surgery, HIV/AIDS, rehabilitation, mental health and substance abuse care.

Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region.

Challenge. Collaboration. Compassion. (https://www.uwmedicine.org/about/career-opportunities/harborview-medical-center) Become part of our team. Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

UW Medicine is Washington’s only health system that includes a top-rated medical school and an internationally recognized research center. UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.

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. Nearly 29,000 healthcare professionals, researchers, and educators work in the UW Medicine family of organizations that includes: Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Medicine Primary Care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.

Become part of our team. (https://www.uwmedicine.org/about/career-opportunities) Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

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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