Providence Health & Services Resident Guide II (CNA) Horizon House (0.0 FTE, Variable Shift) in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Resident Guide II to Providence Horizon House in Anchorage, AK.

In this position you will:

  • Provide care to residents living in Horizon House; protect, sustain and nuture the residents by providing assistance with activities of daily living and meeting other needs as required. Provide assistance in a manner that promotes a high quality of life.

  • Assist residents with personal care functions including: dental and mouth care, bathing, dressing and grooming, hair care, nail care, shaving, bowel and bladder care, and other personal and hygiene care.

  • Measure and record vital signs, weights, bowel records, and other required documentation and report changes to the Nurse in a timely manner.

  • Assist with transporting residence to and from activities and participating as needed, transport residents to and from the dining room and assist with moving, positioning and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.

  • Keep all areas of Horizon House clean, perform routine housekeeping duties; make occupied and unoccupied beds and change bed linens; launder clothing, linen and other articles.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Licensed as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in the State of Alaska.

  • New CNA graduates and candidates that hold a current, unencumbered nurse assistant certification or registration from another U.S. state must obtain the State of Alaska certification within four (4) months of employment.

  • Certification in first aid and CPR, or within four (4) months of hire.

  • Experience with Microsoft software such as Word, Excel and Publisher.

  • Able to clearly articulate and communicate ideas verbally and in writing.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Six (6) months experience as a nurse aide, nursing assistant or private care-giver.

About Horizon House

Horizon House is an assisted living community where most residents have more autonomy than in a long term care facility. There are 60 apartments and two cottages; some with double rooms. The homelike atmosphere and two outdoor garden areas make for a pleasant atmosphere for residents and staff alike.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 137585