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Latest update

Announcing change in WSNA Nurse Representative

I am pleased to announce that effective immediately, Michelle Moore, BSN, RN, will be your WSNA Nurse Representative.

Michelle can be reached at mmoore@wsna.org or by phone at (206) 575-7979, Ext. 3019.

I have enjoyed working with you for the last many years. As a former PHN, all of you hold a very special place in my heart.

All the best to you,

Hanna Welander, BSN, RN

Hello! I have been with WSNA for a little over 2 years. I am excited to be representing the nurses at Whatcom County. I am looking forward to addressing your union concerns and questions with your WSNA Officers at Whatcom.

Michelle Moore, BSN, RN
206-575-7979, Ext. 3019 (office)

Resources and tools

Nominate an outstanding local unit leader for 2022 Local Unit Awards

The WSNA Cabinet on Economic and General Welfare is proud to announce the Local Unit Awards to be presented during the 2022 Union Leader­ship Confer­ence on April 24 — 26, 2022 at the Campbell’s Resort in Chelan, Washington. Please nominate someone that you feel has done an outstanding job as a local unit leader by the Feb. 25 deadline.

Submit a nomination

Document unsafe conditions

If you find yourself in a situation that you believe creates unsafe conditions for patients or for you, you should complete a Staffing Complaint / ADO Form as soon as possible.

By completing the form, you will help make the problem known to management, creating an opportunity for the problem to be addressed. Additionally, you will be documenting the facts, which may be helpful to you later if there is a negative outcome.

WSNA also uses your ADO forms to track the problems occurring in your facility. When you and your coworkers take the important step of filling out an ADO form, you are helping to identify whether there is a pattern of unsafe conditions for you or your patients at your facilities. This information is used by your conference committee, staffing committee, and WSNA labor staff to improve your working conditions.

Representation rights

If called into a meeting with management, read the following to management when the meeting begins:

If this discussion could in any way lead to my being disciplined or terminated, I respectfully request that my union representative be present at this meeting. Without representation present, I choose not to participate in this discussion.