Current UW Health Employees Interested in Applying

Who is eligible to participate in the program?

Any UW Health employee* who meets the following requirements is encouraged to apply:

  • Has a 0.9 FTE or greater appointment.
  • Has successfully passed a medical terminology class (This program has a self-paced, online course you can take prior to the NA program. Please speak to NA program manager for more information).
  • Has been a UW Health employee for at least one year.
  • Has received no formal/written discipline or been on a performance improvement plan within the last 12 months.
  • Has earned a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • A Leader Statement of Support Form submitted by their current Supervisor.
  • Continues to meet eligibility requirements throughout participation in the program.

There is no out-of-pocket cost for current employees to participate in the program. 

The following will be provided:

  • Textbook
  • Workbook
  • First competency exam, both written and skills
  • Academic support and tutorial services if needed
  • Clinical work attire (e.g., scrubs)

*Temporary employees, employees-in-training, and student employees are not eligible for the paid portion of the NA Program

To apply:

Nursing Assistant Program Application (pdf)