Benefits of membership

When you join, you make nursing stronger by adding your voice to ours.

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The Washington State Nurses Association is the only organization dedicated exclusively to advancing the profession for more than 110,000 registered nurses in Washington. In fact, WSNA has been at the forefront of every major advancement for the nursing profession in Washington since the organization was founded in 1908.

When you join, you make nursing stronger by adding your voice to ours. As a member, you have opportunities for growth, connection, and being part of a movement to bring nurses to the table for all major health decisions. You’ll get insight into the major trends and developments in nursing, get a say on what issues matter most, and become a force for the more than 110,000 nurses in Washington state,

WSNA has two types of members – those who join our union, and those who join as individuals to be part of their professional association. All members take part in our priorities and governance and receive numerous benefits.

In addition, our union members join together to negotiate and enforce superior contracts, led by WSNA labor attorneys. With the union, you are never alone in fighting for what you and your patients deserve.

I don’t know what I would have done without WSNA during the pandemic. Doing something through my professional association to improve working conditions and to build connections with other people has provided such enormous value. The ROI (return on investment) is exponentially higher than I expected.

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Justin Gill
Advanced nurse practitioner at Providence Medical Group, WSNA president, and individual member

WSNA supports me as a leader in my hospital and as an advocate for nurses statewide and nationally.

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Didi Gray
Nurse in the family birth center at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center and co-chair of her local unit

A lot of members don’t know WSNA is a professional association. All their work benefits all nurses. When certain things come up, WSNA has a lot of assets. We have a voice at the state and national level… We are seen as a national leader.

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Sean Dumas
Nursing supervisor at Seattle & King County Public Health and former at-large member of the WSNA Board of Directors

  • NSO professional liability insurance is recommended by WSNA as the program best suited for its members.
  • LegalShield offers legal and identity theft protection at a reduced rate to WSNA members. The company has been providing legal services for more than 40 years.
  • Aflac offers a distinct type of protection. Unlike traditional major medical health insurance, they pay you. See their cancer and accident plans.

  • Bright Now! Dental offers active WSNA Union members, Retirees and Union families savings simply by choosing to go to a office for their dental care. Whether you have dental insurance or not, you save money!
  • DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport – Southcenter is conveniently located near WSNA headquarters, and discounted rooms are available to WSNA members.
  • ANA Premier membership is automatic and includes additional savings and discounts.
  • AFT discounts available to union members of WSNA include dozens of options, from travel to shoes, computers to counseling.

Sign up via our secure online forms for Individual Membership or Union Membership.