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Providence CNA - Medical/Renal in Olympia, Washington

Description

Providence is calling a Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) (0.9 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Medical/Renal at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Washington.

The Certified Nurse Assistant will provide nursing care, respiratory care, splinting, and patient support services in a hospital unit under the direction of the Clinical Manager.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate application of knowledge, skills, and behaviors in the physical, motor/sensory, cognitive, psychosocial, patient and family education areas based on PSPH age specific care competency assessment tool.

  • Take and records vital signs; height; weight; food and fluid intake and output; and finger sticks for blood sugar checks; report and documentation.

  • Recognize and report abnormal signs and symptoms, maintains a safe environment for patients.

  • Bath, dress, and feed patients; respond to call lights.

  • Assist with communication and reports patients’ concerns.

  • Orient patients to rooms, unit routines and any equipment necessary for care (call lights, plexipulses, etc.)

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Valid State of Washington Nursing Assistant Certification (without restrictions)

  • American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Medical Assistant Registration (MA-R) within six (6) months of hire for emergency center and surgical/perioperative units only

  • Certified Nursing Assistants employed at Providence St. Peter Hospital on or before June 30, 2013 may have a Medical Assistant Phlebotomist Certification (MA-P) in lieu of MA-R

Preferred qualification for this position includes:

  • Six (6) months working as a Certified Nursing Assistant in a healthcare setting, long-term care or similar environment

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173- acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details — http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: 104548
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 3030 MEDSURG TOWER 4TH FLR
Address: WA Olympia 413 Lilly Rd NE

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.