Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!
We are seeking a
Nursing Assistant to:
Provide direct physical care and basic nursing procedures and treatments in accordance with hospital policies and procedures, such as patient transfers, repositioning, and activities of daily living.
Demonstrate good interpersonal skills with other hospital staff, visitors, patients, and their family members.
Minimum - High school diploma or equivalent and graduate of State of Wisconsin Approved Nursing Assistant program
W ork Experience :
Preferred - One (1) year recent experience as a Nursing Assistant
Licenses and Certifications :
Must be listed on the Wisconsin Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide Registry
CPR certification required within 3 months of hire
For Home Health Agency positions only: Valid Wisconsin driver’s license and current auto insurance
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities :
Possesses knowledge of the principles of growth and development for the appropriate age group(s)
Demonstrates the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status in relation to the appropriate age group(s)
Demonstrates the ability to interpret relevant information needed to identify each patient's nursing care requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs
Demonstrates the ability to provide nursing care relative to the patient's age-specific needs
Knowledge of and ability to perform Nursing Assistant functions
Knowledge of and ability to read and document information in patient chart
Knowledge of Universal Precaution techniques and ability to incorporate Universal precaution techniques while providing patient care
Knowledge of safety measures used during provision of patient care
Knowledge of and ability to practice aseptic technique
Knowledge of patient rights and confidentiality requirements
Ability to communicate effectively with patients, family members, visitors, and co-workers
Knowledge of current theory and practice of nursing applicable to basic care provided by nursing
Physical Requirements :
Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
W ork Schedule :
University Hospital Inpatient Units:
Day/Night (8/12 hour shifts based on operational needs of unit)
90% (36 hours/week) FTE, includes benefits
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM, 7:00 PM - 7:30 AM
Holiday and every other weekend requirement
in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s University Hospital ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.
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UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.