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Nurse Representative (2 open positions)

Attention Registered Nurses: Are you seeking a change and ready for a challenge? WSNA may be what you’re looking for!

We are offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced registered nurse who wants to shift their career path a bit.

  • Are you interested in helping nurses advocate for and empower each other to enforce their collective bargaining agreement leading to meaningful changes in the workplace?
  • Are you interested in being part of the solutions nurses desperately need to ensure their ability to practice safely?
  • Are you interested in using your knowledge, skills and nursing experience to recruit, organize and inspire nurses throughout Washington State?
  • Are you ready to educate and advise nurses to fulfill their potential as advocates for the profession by helping them develop the tools they need to be respected in the collaborative problem-solving process?

WSNA is now accepting applications for two (2) full time (1.0 FTE) Nurse Representative positions. These positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement and are office-based positions in the Seattle area.

We are seeking an experienced registered nurse to work in our labor program. Union background is preferred. Flexible schedule and travel are required.


Organizer

We are offering an exciting opportunity to practice your organizing skills in the health care field by working with registered nurses in Washington state.

WSNA is seeking a thoughtful, creative, and motivated individual to join our team to advance our efforts to promote and protect the nursing profession through recruitment of new members and engagement of current members.

  • Are you interested in helping nurses to better understand how to be advocates for their profession, their patients, and their practice?
  • Are you interested in being part of the solutions nurses desperately need to ensure their ability to practice safely?
  • Are you interested in using your knowledge, skills and experience to recruit, organize and inspire nurses throughout Washington State?

WSNA is now accepting applications for a full time (1.0 FTE) Organizer position. This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and is based out of our Tukwila office. The primary geographical turf will include western Washington from border to border and possible occasional work and travel requirements in the eastern Washington region.

We are seeking an organizer to work with both union and non-union nurses. Union background is preferred. Flexible schedule and extensive travel is required.


Administrative Assistant

We are looking for someone with a ton of initiative, an engaging personality and the ability to roll with the punches to join our labor relations department as a full-time administrative assistant. The ability to flex your schedule and some travel is required.

Responsibilities

  1. Administrative support for three executives:
    • Organize and maintain files.
    • Prepare and proofread correspondence.
    • Facilitate, document, and manage phone calls.
    • Prepare expense vouchers.
    • Arrange travel and lodging.
    • Manage calendar, schedule appointments and meetings.
    • Schedule meetings and calls with elected member leadership groups; prepare agendas; record minutes and prepare other communications.
  2. Administrative and project management support for meetings and events. Assist with preparation, set-up, registration and sales at member events.
  3. Prepare/modify reports, agendas, minutes, correspondence and other documents and follow up on action items.
  4. Collaborate in development and implementation of special projects. Assist with special projects including research, compilation of data, and preparation of documents.
  5. Assist with survey development and website content maintenance.
  6. Assist department staff including:
    • Maintaining welcome letters, distributing for signature, scanning and filing.
    • Formatting and reviewing member lists.
    • Assisting in maintenance of distribution lists.
    • Calling members.

Education/Experience

  • Baccalaureate degree with emphasis on business, health care or law preferred.
  • 5 years relevant experience required.

Essential Skills/Competencies

  • Able to handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and take initiative.
  • Knowledge and experience with Excel, PowerPoint, database management, and email.
  • Knowledge of standard office procedures.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing and follow direction.

Physical requirements

  • Some out of office or overnight travel or early morning or evening hours may be required with prior notice.
  • A valid driver’s license in the state of residence and access to an operational motor vehicle that is currently insured.

Executive Assistant

The Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA) is seeking a full-time Executive Assistant to the Executive Director. The Executive Assistant provides administrative and support services to the Executive Director; serves as the secretary and coordinator of all Board of Directors and other assigned meetings; and serves as a resource to the Communications team.

The Executive Assistant exhibits a high degree of personal initiative and follow-through on work assignments, excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to coordinate multiple activities at the same time, and skills in organizing complex meetings. This individual has excellent interpersonal relations with the ability to work effectively and efficiently with board members, organizational affiliates, other associations and groups, as well as internal peers and leadership of WSNA. The Executive Assistant exercises independent judgement and confidentiality completing tasks professionally and on time.

Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree preferred. Minimum five years’ business experience with a minimum of two years at executive secretary or administrative assistant level preferably in a health care or association environment.
  • Evidence of supervisory, organizational, interpersonal relations, and team work skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including gathering and analyzing data and writing reports.
  • Proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of MS Office Suite, familiarity with CRM a plus.
  • Strong ability to assess situations, determine what needs to be done, and follow through.
  • Manage multiple demands, organize work, determine priorities, establish deadlines, and pay attention to details.
  • Proofread and edit documents for detail and accuracy in use of English language and grammar.