As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions.
Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Harborview Rehabilitation Therapies & Clinics has an outstanding opportunity for a 100% FTE, Day Shift, Hospital Assistant /CNA position. Under the general supervision, this individual will assist the Physical, Occupational, Speech Pathology and Therapeutic Recreation Staff in a variety of tasks designed to improve departmental work efficiency. These tasks are: Inventory management including ordering, stocking, managing and organizing supply areas; equipment maintenance including periodic monitoring, safety inspection, and regular cleaning, maintenance, and set up; assisting clinical staff in miscellaneous tasks including record retrieval, filing, faxing, photocopying, arranging for interpreter services, charge preparation, and compilation; direct patient care including exercise, ambulating or positioning as directed by the Therapy Clinician, and safety support during groups or patient treatment.
This position provides opportunities to work with a team oriented and dynamic workgroup willing to help each other. This team values team communication, is motivated to reach to a higher level of care for patients, and works closely with physicians, nurses and other disciplines.
Competitive candidates will have experience providing direct patient care in a hospital setting, and exhibit clear and concise communication skills.
Shift: 40 hours per week (5 X 8 hour shifts).
High School graduation AND six months experience involving customer service in a health care setting OR six months experience involving direct patient care OR equivalent education/experience.
Must have a current, valid Certified Nursing Assistant Certification (NAC) or Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR) with WA State (please indicate your licensure information).
Nursing Assistant-Certified (NAC) or Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR) with the State of Washington.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.