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Providence Nursing Assistant Student - Surgical Short Stay Unit *0.0 FTE, Varlable* in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant Student (Surgical Short Stay Unit, Day Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. 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.

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with additional questions from our MODERN HIRE screening and interview system.

In this position you will:

  • Applies Patient identification and allergy bands.

  • Completes accurate intake and output

  • Completes and documents personal inventory on newly admitted patient and places their belongings in the locked cupboard

  • Prepares room and bed for receiving patient, ensuring a clean and safe environment. Continues to observe patient's environment to ensure safety and comfort.

  • Contributes to the assessment of the patient by collecting information for analysis by the Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Gives complete and accurate report to licensed staff upon completion of tasks and duties.

  • Orients patient and family to call lights and unit routines. Answers patient calls promptly.

  • Performs accurate placement of telemetry patches and addresses telemetry signal issues promptly.

  • Performs activities of daily living (ADLs) with patients as instructed.

  • Prepares patient for meals, serves snacks and assists with feeding.

  • Provides for comfort, hygiene and safety needs of patients.

  • Utilizes patient positioning aids and turning schedules to protect pressure points.

  • Documents all clinical information supporting assigned tasks accurately and completely in a timely manner.

  • Reports panic values and abnormal findings to the RN promptly.


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Must obtain MT CNA License within 12 months of hire into a Nursing Student Assistant position.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA)(BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC)- (BLS for Health Care Provider), Military Training Network (MTN)- (Healthcare Provider) upon hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Patient care experience.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has 253 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

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

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

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.

About Us

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

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 346978