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University of Washington Nursing Technician - University of Washington Medical Center Northwest Campus in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 201938

Department: UW Medical Center – Northwest, Various Departments

Posting Date: 01/14/2022

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $22.00 per hour plus differentials

Shift: Alternate Work Shift

Notes: This position is temporary, which means there is an annual cap on hours worked, but can be renewed each year. To view the UW definition of temporary, click here. (https://hr.uw.edu/policies/temporary-employment-program/)

The University of Washington Medical Center, Northwest Campus is recruiting hourly Nursing Technicians. Flexibility in shift availability highly desirable. REQUIREMENTS: • Registered Nursing Technicians (NTs) are students enrolled in a Registered Nurse Bachelor of Science Degree program or a Registered Nurse Associate Degree program. Must be in good standing and status in the nursing program. Candidates must have completed at least one quarter of a Clinical Rotation. • AHA BLS certification. • If offered, you must have an active Nursing Technician Registration listed on the DOH before attending the new hire orientation session. • School sanctioned skills checklist In order to be considered for this opportunity, following the submission of your resume, you must complete two assessments/attachments titled: • US Work Authorization 11/2013 • Criminal Conviction and Adverse Finding Disclosure - 11/2013 Please check to ensure your email address and telephone number are accurate on your complete resume. Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Nursing Technician (Nurse Tech) functions in an ancillary role to “Assist the RN in providing direct care, collect and document data gathered during the delivery of care, communicate findings and changes in patient condition to the supervising RN and collaborate with the other disciplines as appropriate to provide continuity of patient care from admission to discharge. The Nurse Tech may perform a variety of tasks, including but not limited to, transporting patients, supplies and specimens, ordering and stocking supplies, ensuring patient safety through monitoring and assessment, safe patient mobilization and hygiene activities. Currently planning hiring for Spring orientation: 4/20 and 4/21 (two-day orientation, approx. 3:00pm to 7:00pm both days, 5/18 and 5/19, approx. 3:00pm to 7:00pm both days and June 17, 8:00am to 4:30pm. Interviews to occur February through May. **These dates may be subject to change. Basic nursing skills are REQUIRED for you to perform independently or have performed in practice/simulation or a clinical setting before you start employment. You will be asked to provide this checklist signed by your clinical nursing instructor before being able to receive a formal offer. The basic skills include the following: • Infection Control • Fall Precautions • Bed Making • Personal Hygiene • Vital Signs • Removal of Catheters/IVs • Mobilizing patients • Tubes and Drains • Feeding • EKGs As a teaching hospital and research center, we are deeply committed to the enhancement of care for our patients - as well as the professional growth of our staff. As a testament to this commitment, we are proud to be recognized with Magnet Hospital status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. In fact, we were the first hospital to receive this designation, and we continue to be the only hospital in the region with such status. We are also consistently named one of the nation's best hospitals, as reported by U.S. News and World Report. Such national recognition attests to our commitment to high-quality care, and to the outstanding professionalism and skill that exists at UWMC. As a nursing technician (nurse tech), you can be a part of this highly skilled team, working within a culture that is both innovative and collaborative. Here, you will work in tandem with physicians and other health care practitioners to provide superior, award-winning nursing care. In short, you will not only follow best practice, but you will also create it!

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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