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.
UW Medical Center- Montlake 8N Rehab Unit has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time (36 hours per week: 3-12 hour shifts), day shift, 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.
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.
High School graduation and six months experience involving direct patient care or customer service in a health care setting; OR equivalent education/experience.
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.)
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.
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