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CNA - Med South Job

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center
PeaceHealth
Type Full time Posted 2/28/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/1/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Bellingham Referral - n/a -    

CNA - Med South Job

Date:Jun 23, 2014

Location:Bellingham, WA, US

Company:Peacehealth

Req ID:32842

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth.

Department:Medical 2nd South (2110)

JOB SUMMARY
Assists professional nursing personnel in providing quality, compassionate patient care by performing tasks involving direct and indirect patient care, using skills and knowledge in basic nursing assistant procedures and techniques under direction and supervision of a registered nurse.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1.    Assist in providing direct patient care as delegated by the Registered Nurse within the scope of the CNA licensure.

2.    Perform basic technical skills which may include:  CPR; taking and recording vital signs; measuring and recording fluid intake/output; applying dressings; recognizing and reporting signs and symptoms of common diseases or conditions; administering treatments as directed by a physician or nurse.
3.    Assist patient with personal care which may include:  bathing; mouth and skin care; grooming and dressing; toileting assistance; eating and hydration.
4.    Provide patients with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed.
5.    Maintain unit supplies by stocking patient rooms and supply areas to meet patient care needs.
6.    Documents relevant patient care data
7.    May provide clerical support to the unit; doing order entry, chart processing, answering telephones, etc.
8.    Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION:    

•    High school diploma or equivalent required.  
•    Graduate of a Certified Nursing Assistant Acute Care program required.
EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:    

•    Minimum of one year experience in an acute care facility preferred.  
•    Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:  

•    Current Certified Nursing Assistant certification level as required by state or facility.  
•    Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
OTHER SKILLS:    

•    Demonstrates a courteous, caring, and understanding attitude towards patients, families, co-workers, visitors, volunteers, peers, and physicians.  
•    Must be well organized, flexible and able to function effectively and independently as assigned.  
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
•    Demonstrates creative problem solving skills.
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Basic computer, clerical, phone etiquette and customer service skills

Location:St. Joseph Medical Center (216) 
Job Category:  CNA/LPN/MA
Shift:  Day
Shift Length:8 Hours
FTE:0.6  
Work Type:  Part Time
Salary range starts at: $11.86
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Certified Nurse Assistant - Washington


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Bellingham, WA || CNA/LPN/MA || Part Time || ROUTINE NURSING SVCS 


Nearest Major Market:Bellingham
Nearest Secondary Market:Everett
Job Segment:Nursing, Nursing Assistant, Medical, Patient Care, Clerical, Healthcare, Administrative