Care Assistant ED Observation
Company: CHI-Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted on: September 13, 2019
Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72
Primary Location: WA > TACOMA > ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with
competitive salaries and benefits.? We are a part of 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!
This job is responsible for assisting with patient care under the
direction of a Registered Nurse; performs data entry, unit
secretarial functions, and equipment processing.
Provides patient personal care/hygiene and physical comfort,
including feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothes, bed making,
ambulation, lifting, turning, moving, transferring, 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
Performs, monitors, reports and documents all clinical activities
within scope of practice. 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).
Provides patient information to nursing staff for inclusion in the
interdisciplinary plan of care; documents relevant patient data in
accordance with work unit standards.
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 patient bed.
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
Maintains a safe work and patient environment, adhering to the
hospital?s Safety, Risk Management, Regulatory Standards and
Performs receptionist and support duties at the assigned unit;
handles incoming and outgoing communications, transfers calls
appropriately, greets and assists visitors, answers questions in
accordance with established procedures.
Provides general support activities for the unit.
Education & Experience
Completion of an accredited Nursing Assistant program (or military
medical specialty training).?
Six months related work experience preferred.
Experience in a hospital setting preferred
Prefer experience in a specialty unit.?
Preference is given toward applicants with experience as both a
Certified Nursing Assistant and Unit Coordinator.
Licensure & Certification
Must be licensed by the Washington State Nursing Commission as a
Certified Nursing Assistant.
Current healthcare provider BLS certification is required.
- Requisition ID: 2019-R0246982
- Schedule: Full-time
- Shift: Night Job
- Market: CHI-Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center
Keywords: CHI-Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , Care Assistant ED Observation, Other , Tacoma, Washington
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