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CNA - Clinical Observation Unit

Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Location: Olympia
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Providence is calling a Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) (0.9 FTE, Nights) to work in Clinical Observation Unit at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern system.

The Certified Nurse Assistant provides 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:

  • Demonstrates 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.
  • Takes and records vital signs; height; weight; food and fluid intake and output; and finger sticks for blood sugar checks; report and documentation.
  • Recognizes and reports abnormal signs and symptoms, maintains a safe environment for patients.
  • Bathes, dresses, and feed patients; respond to call lights.
  • Assists with communication and reports patients' concerns.
  • Orients patients to rooms, unit routines and any equipment necessary for care (call lights, plexipulses, etc.).

Required qualifications:

  • 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 qualifications:

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

About the ministry 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.

Keywords: Pacific Medical Centers, Olympia , CNA - Clinical Observation Unit, Other , Olympia, Washington

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