Nursing Assistant Jobs

At United Health Services (UHS), our Nursing Assistants are a valued part of our Nursing Division. Nursing Assistants work in our hospital inpatient, procedural, and emergency care areas. Your patients and co-workers count on your can-do attitude and compassionate heart every time you come to work.

UHS is hiring both experienced Nursing Assistants and entry-level candidates who are new to healthcare.

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Benefits for Nursing Assistants

Is it time for a change? Whether you’re looking to begin your career in healthcare or you’re an experienced Nursing Assistant, there’s a place for you at UHS. Here are some of the many ways in which Nursing Assistants find support and success at United Health Services:

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Sign-On Bonuses: $500–$1,000

Most Nursing Assistant positions at United Health Services offer a sign-on bonus of up to $500 for inexperienced candidates and up to $1,000 for candidates with at least one year of experience. Bonus offerings may vary across UHS entities.

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UHS Pay Rate: $20–$27/hour

UHS offers some of the most competitive wages for Nursing Assistants in the area. We consistently monitor market trends to ensure you’re paid what you deserve. At the time of your job offer, we will also account for your experience to determine your hourly rate.

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Various Unit Opportunities

Patients with certain illnesses may hold a special place in your heart. Throughout UHS, you can work in a busy trauma Emergency Department, in different procedural areas, or on inpatient units like Behavioral Health, Pediatrics, Cancer Care, CVICU, Telemetry, and more.

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Compliments That Count

Nursing Assistants often receive peer, patient, and leadership recognition as part of our systemwide recognition programs. Every submission is shared with you—we take every opportunity to build each other up. Your hard work does not go unnoticed.

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Degree Incentive Programs

If you’re interested and eligible, UHS will pay for your degree in nursing, your LPN credentials, or a degree in a number of other allied health fields. Many of our long-term employees began their UHS career journey as Nursing Assistants.

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Exceptional Benefits

Health, dental, and vision insurance are available for those working at least 20 hours per week. UHS also offers a 403(b) with company match model, immediate accrual of PTO, and wellness programs with financial rewards.

Be part of our clinical care team.

As a Nursing Assistant, you’ll join an active and diverse nursing population that serves patients across our healthcare system. Nursing Assistants primarily work in our hospitals, while those working in long-term care facilities require CNA credentials.

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What does a Nursing Assistant do?

Nursing Assistants provide basic patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or other care provider. At United Health Services, tasks include:

  • Helping patients with person hygiene
  • Taking and recording patient vital signs
  • Observing and recording patients’ conditions, food/liquid intake, and behaviors
  • Helping patients walk with canes, walkers, or other devices
  • Ensuring a comfortable, safe environment for patients

What’s required for Nursing Assistant candidates?

No experience is required to join our hospital teams. You will receive training as part of the orientation process. This includes CPR certification within three months of hire. If you’re looking to start your clinical career, UHS will provide the support you need.

Preferred (not required) qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a nurse’s aide program or healthcare experience
  • CNA credentials (required for long-term care facilities)
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Find REAL appreciation at United Health Services.

“Valerie (pictured) is an amazing PACU Nursing Assistant. She has toured twice in Afghanistan with our Army. She literally ran this place like a well-oiled machine and did this all while fighting her own health issues and winning. She gave our patients much-needed tough love to help them do better following heart surgery.”
Marlo, Nurse Manager

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