Job: CNA - PCU East - Full time nights

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Job Description

CNA - PCU East - Full time nights

Schedule

-Full-time
Job-Allied Health
Daily Schedule-7 pm - 730 am
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period-72
Weekends Required -Every Other
Primary Location-WASHINGTON-BREMERTON-HARRISON MEDICAL CENTER

Harrison Medical Center is located on the beautiful Washington State Peninsula offering an incredible variety of outdoor life including hiking, boating and skiing. We are part of the CHI Franciscan System and are a non-profit organization.  

Our Progressive Care Unit East, an award winning department, is designated a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission and was awarded the Gold Plus for Get with the Guidelines for Stroke Care. Our department treats a variety of patients including; Acute Stroke/TIA, Respiratory Failure, Chest Tubes, ACS, NSTEMI and Step-down ICU.

PCU East has 26 beds with a patient to RN ratio of 3-4:1 on days and 4-5:1 on nights. We also have unit secretaries, certified nursing assistants, charge nurses and assistant nurse managers to assist in patient care.

PCU East offers diverse and complex patients leading toward personal and professional growth. There is a great sense of unity among the staff and everyone works together to help the others succeed. Come join our team at Harrison PCU East!

JOB SUMMARY:

As a Certified Nursing Assistant, you will assist in delivering nursing care, under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN). 

Your job duties will include:  

Providing personal care with hygiene and physical comfort, including feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothes, bed making, ambulation, lifting, turning, moving, transferring, skin care and bowel and bladder elimination.  You'll provide the care that is required to meet the personal primary needs and comfort of your patients based upon your scope of practice, skills and abilities.

Preparing patients, equipment and supplies for specific procedures and examinations.

Performing, monitoring, reporting and documenting clinical activities within your scope of practice. This includes observing and reporting changes in your patients'  condition to the RN.  This also includes obtaining, labeling and transporting samples (e.g., urine, stool, sputum specimens and blood products); providing patient information to nursing staff so that it will be included in the plan of care; and documenting patient data.

Assisting nursing staff with patient admissions, transfers and discharges by inventorying and storing patients' belongings, providing patients with personal care items, orienting patients and their families and transporting patients using wheelchairs, stretchers or patient beds.

Maintaining a neat and organized work environment, ordering, stocking and replenishing supplies and equipment as necessary, identifying and reporting problems with supplies or equipment; entering equipment repair requests in system, tagging equipment and removing it from service.

Maintaining a safe work and patient environment, adhering to the hospital’s Safety, Risk Management, Regulatory Standards and infection prevention.

Participating in quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives and activities as well as your own professional learning and growth opportunities.

Demonstrating cultural sensitivity and cultural competence by using communication tools and materials for effective communication and understanding how the cultures of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Completion of an accredited Nursing Assistant program (or military medical specialty training).

Six months related work experience preferred.

Current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant by the Washington State Nursing Commission.

Current healthcare provider Basic Life Support (CPR) certification.

 

  
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  

Requisition Title

-2017-R0122976
CHI-Franciscan Harrison Medical Center