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Protective Care Staff - Emergency Department - Critical Access Job

PeaceHealth Island Medical Center
PeaceHealth
Type Full time Posted 8/25/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 11/21/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Friday Harbor Referral - n/a -    

Protective Care Staff - Emergency Department - Critical Access Job

Date:Nov 3, 2014

Location:Friday Harbor, WA, US

Company:Peacehealth

Req ID:30664

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:Emergency PIMC (3200)

** This is a per diem position; you must live at Friday Harbor**

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for assisting professional nursing personnel in providing quality, compassionate patient care within scope of certification by performing tasks involving direct and indirect patient care, treatment and maintenance of the nursing unit using skills and knowledge in basic nursing procedures and techniques.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Provides protective care to patients who are confused and who are at risk of harming themselves or others.

2. Under the direction of the RN, perform basic technical skills within the scope of the CNA I certification.

3. Provide transport support to various departments.

4. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

High school diploma or equivalent required. 
Graduate of a Certified Nursing Assistant program required.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING

Minimum of one year experience in an acute care facility preferred. 
Completion of hospital approved training program designed to deal with patients who are acting out in a violet manner.  Program to be completed within 8 weeks of hire.
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 of Washington.
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 skills

Peace Island Medical Center:

Will perform environmental services, security assistance and emergency response duties as needed.
Requires BART training (de-escalation training) within 30 days of hire.
Requires a Food Handler’s Permit.

Location:  Friday Harbor, WA 
Job Category:  CNA/LPN/MA; Professionals - Clinical
Shift:  Variable
Shift Length:Variable
FTE:0.0
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Salary range starts at: $10.78
Required Certifications/Licensure:Basic Life Support; Certified Nurse Assistant - Washington; Food Handlers Card - 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: Friday Harbor, WA || CNA/LPN/MA; Professionals - Clinical || Per Diem/Relief || EMERGENCY SVCS 


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