Student Nurse Assistant - Continuous Opening
Madison, WI 
Posted 12 days ago
Job Description

As a Student Nurse Assistant (SNA), you will work closely with nursing staff to care for acutely ill patients, gaining first-hand experience in a world class hospital setting.

What will you do?

  • Perform the same duties as a Nursing Assistant, in some cases with less direct supervision and a greater degree of independence.
  • Provide direct physical care to patients in selected situations where thorough knowledge of technique and demonstration of competency is required.
  • Work under the general supervision of the Registered Nurse when caring for patients.

Why UW Health?

  • University Hospital - #1 hospital in Wisconsin
  • Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality
  • Magnet-designated facility

Why the Student Nurse Assistant role?

  • Flexible hours! Your manager will work around your school schedule.
  • Only one 8-12 hour shift per week required. More hours can be picked up if desired and available.
  • Networking with nursing staff and leaders.


Minimum - Current enrollment in an accredited Bachelors of Science in Nursing program and successful completion of the program's entry-level clinical course

Work Experience:

Preferred - Previous health care experience

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum - Current CPR certification

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates the ability to interpret relevant information needed to identify each patient's nursing care requirements relative to his/her age specific needs.
  • 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.

** Please complete the and upload it to your applicant profile. In order to be considered for the position, you must fill out the SNA Supplemental Packet.

The SNA packet can be found here:

**If the SNA is a December graduate and has accepted a position as a Nurse Resident, he/she must start in the February or March group or resign within one month of graduation. If the SNA is a May graduate and has accepted a position as a Nurse Resident, they must start in the July or September group or resign within one month of graduation.

Physical Requirements:

Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting/and or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, women, and LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/vets.


Compensation is $15 per hour.

Work Schedule:

Work Hours will be determined at time of hire. This is primarily 20% FTE (16 hours per pay period), generally every other weekend, 8/12 hour shifts, Day/Evening/Night shift scheduling, holidays and weekends may be required. Clinic positons are Monday - Friday, Day hours. Hours will vary based on the operational needs of the department. **This is a year round position**

in Madison is a Magnet-designated facility that's and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

in Madison, Wisconsin-also a Magnet-designated facility-provides specialized care in a healing environment designed especially for pediatric patients and their families. American Family Children's Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center , with nationally recognized pediatric specialists in a wide range of fields. It is also home to our and , which cares for the tiniest patients throughout Wisconsin and beyond.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Temporary, Part Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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