CNA Float pool
Company: Catholic Health Initiative
Posted on: September 13, 2019
Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 64
Primary Location: WA > TACOMA > ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with
competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals,
health care services, and medical providers delivering
compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We
are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest
not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our
patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual
support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part
approach - physical, emotional, and spiritual - is essential to
healing the whole person. Come join our team!
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
Preparing patients, equipment and supplies for specific procedures
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
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
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)
* Requisition ID: 2019-R0244129
* Schedule: Full-time
* Shift: Day Job
* Market: CHI-Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center
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