What do Nursing Assistants do?

If you enjoy helping patients and are looking for a fulfilling career, you’ll find remarkable opportunities at UW Health. As a valued team member, Nursing Assistants brighten the day for our patients with a warm smile and exceptional care.

  • 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.

The starting pay for the Nursing Assistant Apprenticeship Program is $18.25/hr. Pay will be reviewed upon completion of the program and may result in an increase. Current employees accepted into the program will keep their same rate of pay if at or above $18.25/hr.