Overview: 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.
This job is responsible for providing nursing care and support
to patents under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) in a
defined care team and in accordance with scope of practice
permitted by Nursing Skills Checklist, with the exception of
administering medication. An incumbent assumes responsibility for
own actions within the scope of clinical experience/education
preparation, while being an active student in an accredited nursing
program. A school-signed copy of the incumbent's Nursing Skills
Checklist is kept on file and updated regularly.
Tasks are assigned by nursing staff in clear, detailed and
specific instructions. Employees work as instructed and seek
guidance on matters not specifically covered in the original
instructions. Work is reviewed through progress checks for
accuracy, adequacy and adherence to standards, instructions and
Provides patient personal care/hygiene and physical comfort
within scope of practice permitted by Nursing Skills Checklist,
including feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothes, bed making,
ambulation, lifting, turning, moving, transferring, enemas, skin
care and bowel/bladder elimination.
Provides such additional care as required to meet the personal
primary needs and comfort of assigned patient based on skill,
ability, limitations of scope of practice and patient acuity.
Prepares patient, equipment and supplies for specific
Performs, monitors, reports and documents all clinical
activities within scope of practice permitted by Nursing Skills
Checklist. Observes and reports changes in patient condition to the
RN. Obtains, labels and transports a variety of samples (e.g.
urine, stool, sputum specimens and blood products).
Assists nursing staff in the admission, discharge and transfer
of patient by performing activities such as inventory/storing
patient belongings, providing patient with relevant personal
care/comfort items, orienting patient/family and transporting
patient to room or other location using wheelchairs, stretchers or
Provides patient information to nursing staff for inclusion in
the interdisciplinary plan of care; documents relevant patient data
in accordance with work unit standards.
Maintains a neat and organized work environment.
Orders, stocks and replenishes supplies and equipment as
necessary, identifies and reports problems with supplies or
equipment; enters equipment repair request in system, tags
equipment and removes from service.
Maintains a safe work and patient environment, adhering to the
hospital's Safety, Risk Management, Regulatory Standards and
Participates in quality assurance/improvement initiatives and
activities. Participates in growth opportunities.
Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of
communication tools/materials for effective communication and
understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect
communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment
Patient Population Served: Demonstrates knowledge and proper
skills associated with the department's defined specific
Performs related duties as required.
High School Diploma (or GED)
Current enrollment in an accredited Registered Nurse Bachelor of
Science Degree program or a Registered Nurse Associate Degree
program, with satisfactory completion of at least one academic term
(quarter or semester) which includes a clinical component.
Must be registered by the Washington State Department of Health
as a Nursing Technician.
Current American Heart Association healthcare provider BLS
A school-signed copy of the incumbent's Nursing Skills Checklist
must be on file and updated regularly.
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed
to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will
be considered for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background
check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or
conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent
with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local
ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San
Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415)
438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only
respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable
accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the
needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable
accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.