Providence Health & Services NAC Intern 1 - Resident Companion in Issaquah, Washington
Providence is calling a NAC Intern 1 - Resident Companion (Long Term Care, Variables, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Marianwood in Issaquah, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
At Providence Marianwood, we are working steadfastly toward our vision of “health for a better world” by using new techniques to improve the caregiving experience and patient outcomes in our community. We provide comprehensive training before, during and after each initiative’s kick-off and work closely with our residents during and after implementation to ensure our efforts have the patients’ best interests at heart. Become a part of pioneering life-changing care and join the Marianwood Learning Lab team today!
In this position you will:
Assists residents with companionship providing psychosocial relief due to extended isolation.
Living quarter upkeep: assists staff with bed-making and general room tidiness/maintenance, removal of dirty linen and trash.
Answers call lights as needed; relate needs to appropriate care team member.
RESIDENT SAFTEY AND SANITATION
Follows established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies.
Participates in appropriate in-service training programs prior to performing tasks that involve potential exposure to blood/body fluids.
Participates in all fire safety and disaster preparedness drills in a safe and professional manner.
EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLY FUNCTIONS
Follows established preventive maintenance procedures for maintaining your equipment and supplies in a safe and operable manner.
Changes out urinals, bedpans, disinfect wheelchairs, oxygen tubing changes, labeling as appropriate.
Maintains the confidentiality of all resident care information.
Treats all residents fairly, and with kindness, dignity and respect.
Knocks before entering the residents room.
Uses appropriate safety guidelines and precautions.
Demonstrates safe handling skills and use of equipment.
Participates and demonstrates knowledge of fire and disaster plans.
Consistently prompt to assigned tasks.
Begins work on time.
Informs appropriate team members of resident's condition changes, falls, and other problems.
Communicates appropriate information to other team members.
Cooperates when asked to adjust schedule to meet patient and department needs, including floating to any area.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
H.S. Diploma or GED
6 months of experience as an Home Health Aide
Home Health Aide or Nursing Assistant preferred.
About the skilled nursing facility you will serve.
Providence Marianwood in Issaquah, Washington compassionately serves people of all ages and faiths. Our Transitional Care Unit is designed for patients coming out of the hospital who need skilled nursing care, end of life care, or rehabilitation for those recovering from surgery or who have a functional loss from illness, disease, or an accident. Our Long Term Care unit provides skilled nursing in a residential setting, addressing the needs of our residents through creating a sense of community and home in “neighborhoods” and providing a model of care that is resident-centered
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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
Job Category: Student/Interns
Req ID: 301989