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Certified Nursing Assistant - Geropsych - Seattle, WA #6783919

Company: Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

Date: 09/12/2019

Category: Computer Hardware

City: Seattle, WA

Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:


  • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award


  • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award


  • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.


  • The Stroke Care Excellence Award


  • Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest.


Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle.


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.


As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.


We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE


UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply


The C.N.A. assists licensed nurses (or their designees) by performing tasks involving patient care, treatment, and maintenance of the nursing unit.


Education Background


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.


  • Satisfactory completion of an approved C.N.A training program and certification.

Licensure, Registration, Certification


  • Certified as a C.N.A in the State of Washington.

Work Experience


  • 1 year patient care experience preferred.

Special Training/Skills


  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with staff, physicians, patients and families.


  • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on assigned unit/department.

Physical Abilities


  • Must be able to handle a fluctuating workload.


  • Able to safely maneuver patients and supplies.


  • This job requires ability to communicate clearly in English (verbal and written) with all stakeholders (providers, caregivers, patients, family members) for the effective treatment of patients.

Physical Demand Level: Heavy


In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-


Lift / Carry


50 to 100 pounds occasionally


25 to 50 pounds frequently


10 to 20 pounds constantly


As required, must be able to-


Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders


Push and Pull


Perform fine motor functions


Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.


ID: 2019-9806


Department: 6140 Geropsych


FTE: 1.00


Shift: 1st, Days


External Company URL: http://nwhsea.org/


Street: 1550 N 115th St


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