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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 #: 233293


Job Location Detail: UW Medical Center - Montlake

Posting Date: 05/31/2024

Closing Info:
Closes On 06/30/2024

Salary: $4396.00 - $6285.00 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.

The University of Washington (UW) offers a wide range of benefits as part of your total compensation package. Choose from top medical and dental insurance programs; plan for your future with tax-deferred investing through the UW retirement options; enjoy generous vacation and sick leave policies; and protect yourself and your family with life and long-term disability insurance. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. (http://hr.uw.edu/benefits/)

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus for eligible full-time and part-time new employees joining UW Medicine UW MEDICAL CENTER: First hospital in the nation to achieve Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing practice and patient care. We are honored to repeatedly receive Magnet program recognition for our continued nursing and patient care excellence. The Magnet award is the highest level for hospital nursing awards by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTS (CNA) / PATIENT CARE TECHNICIANS (PCT) at UW Medical Center – Montlake work at the patients' bedsides and take care of basic patient care needs. PCTs support and interdisciplinary team of nurses, physicians, and other medical staff in caring for patients in need of physical and medical health care.


  • 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
  • Help maintain a safe environment of care
  • Prepare patients for surgery
  • Provide close observation for patients needing constant monitoring
  • Patient transportation
  • Assist with maintenance of equipment and supplies
  • Perform various clerical tasks
  • Take vital signs
  • PCTs may serve in several roles, including, Constant Observer and General Unit PCT Our Patient Care Services units with current opportunities include: 4NE MEDICAL-SURGICAL: 4 Northeast is a 30 bed complex medical surgical unit specializing in Neurology, Neurosurgery, general surgery, and Otolaryngology. Our team cares for patients in all phases of recovery from medical and surgical procedures with care and compassion.
  • Per Diem / Variable work shift 4SE SHORT STAY OUTPATIENT: 4SE is a short stay unit with 28 overnight beds (24 telemetry), with reduced beds available on Sundays and holidays.
  • 90% FTE / Night
  • Per Diem / Variable Work Shift 5E Surgical ICU: 5 East is a 14-bed Surgical Intensive Care Unit located at the University of Washington Medical Center.
  • 60% FTE / Nights - Fri & Sat 5NE MEDICAL: 5NE Advanced Heart Failure Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • 100% FTE / Variable (Day/Even) - Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun - (10hr) 11am-9:30pm 5S MOTHER AND BABY - POSTPARTUM & NEWBORN:
  • No openings at this time 5SA CARDIOTHORACIC ICU: 5SA is a Cardiothoracic Surgical ICU caring for post-operative cardiac and thoracic surgery patients, and cardiomyopathy patients requiring mechanical circulatory support.
  • 60% FTE / Nights - Wed, Thurs, Fri - 11:00pm-7:00am 5SE CRITICAL CARE: 5SE, CCU (Cardiac Care Unit) is a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit specializing in patients with advanced heart failure, acute coronary syndrome, congestive heart failure, post myocardial infarcts and cardiogenic shock.
  • 50% FTE - Days 6NE MEDICAL: The 30 bed 6NE Medicine/Cardiology unit specializes in providing acute care for diverse medical/surgical/cardiology patients who are acutely ill or injured and in varying stages of recuperation from diagnostic, therapeutic or surgical interventions. Patients with respiratory, medical, cardiac, or surgical diagnoses who require telemetry monitoring are admitted to this unit.
  • 60% FTE - Nights, Fri, Sat - 7pm - 7:30am
  • 6SA MEDICAL ONCOLOGY ICU: Our Medical Oncology ICU (6SA) is a 24 bed unit. Patient population on this unit includes medical ICU cases and Bone Marrow Transplant.
  • No openings at this time 6SE ORTHOPEDICS: 6SE Medicine/Orthopedics is an acute care medical-surgical unit specializing in general Medicine and Orthopedic patients. We are dedicated to competent, compassionate patient and family centered care for adult patients who are acutely ill or injured and in varying stages of recuperation.
  • 90% FTE - Nights - Wed, Fri, Sat - 7pm-7:30am 7NE ONCOLOGY: 7NE is an acute care inpatient unit providing care for adults with leukemia, lymphoma, and those who are receiving blood or marrow transplants (BMT) through the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Care provided includes initial diagnosis through end of life care. Patients requiring outpatient infusions or injections may be seen on Saturday, Sunday or holidays.
  • No openings at this time 7SA/7N MEDICAL-SURGICAL:
  • 80% FTE / Variable Work Shift 7SE ONCOLOGY: 7 Southeast is a 28 bed acute care inpatient unit dedicated to providing excellent care for adults on the Gynecology Oncology, Hematology Oncology, Urology, Surgery A, and Gynecology services. We provide post-surgical care along with chemotherapy treatments and management of symptoms related to the disease or treatment. Care provided includes initial diagnosis through end of life care.
  • 90% FTE – Nights - Mon, Wed, Thurs 8N REHAB MEDICINE: 8 North is a 16 bed Inpatient Rehabilitation unit. We provide specialized nursing care to patients with functional disabilities resulting from a variety of medical etiologies: 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.
  • No openings at this time 8NE ONCOLOGY: 8NE is a 28 bed Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) acute care unit. We partner with 7NE, 7SE , 8SA, 8SE and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to provide a full spectrum of care for patients and families who are receiving treatment for hematologic and autoimmune diseases.
  • 100% FTE / Days - Monday - Friday - 7am-3:30pm
  • 80% FTE / Nights - Friday-11pm - 7:30am, Saturday, Sunday 7pm-7:30am
  • 80% FTE / Nights - Monday-Thursday - 11pm-7:30am
  • 60% FTE / Nights - 8SA ONCOLOGY: 8SA is an acute care inpatient unit providing care for adults with leukemia and lymphoma. Care provided includes initial diagnosis through end of life care.
  • No openings at this time NEONATAL ICU (NICU): The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) cares for premature and critically ill newborn infants, born here at the UWMC or transported in from outlying hospitals. With a strong tradition of Family Centered Care, parents are partners with the health care team in providing the highest quality of care for the newest member of their family.
  • 90% FTE / Nights - Fri, Sat, Sun 7am-7:30pm PACU:
  • No openings at this time PERINATAL DAILY:
  • No openings at this time PRE-SURGERY CLINIC:
  • No openings at this time RADIOLOGY - SUPPORT SERVICES: No openings at this time

RESOURCE TEAM: The Resource Team is home to nearly 200 employees, 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.

  • 100% / Nights - No schedule
  • Per Diem / Variable Work Shift REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 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 upon hire.

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UW Medical Center is an acute care academic medical center located in Seattle with two campuses: Montlake and Northwest. As the No. 1 hospital in Seattle and Washington State since 2012 (U.S. News & World Report) and nationally ranked in seven specialties, UW Medical Center prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances.

The UW Medical Center-Montlake campus is located on the edge of the beautiful UW campus which includes many amenities available to our staff as well as very convenient public transit options including the Sound Transit’s light rail station across the street.

Excellence. Exploration. Education. (https://www.uwmedicine.org/about/career-opportunities/uw-medical-center-montlake) 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/jobs) 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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