Providence CNA - Surgical Acute in Olympia, Washington
Providence is calling a Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) (0.9 FTE, Night Shift) in Surgical Acute at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.
The Certified Nurse Assistant provides nursing care, respiratory care, splinting, and patient support services in a hospital unit under the direction of the Clinical Manager.
In this position you will:
Demonstrates application of knowledge, skills, and behaviors in the physical, motor/sensory, cognitive, psychosocial, patient and family education areas based on PSPH age specific care competency assessment tool.
Takes and records vital signs; height; weight; food and fluid intake and output; and finger sticks for blood sugar checks; report and documentation.
Recognizes and reports abnormal signs and symptoms, maintains a safe environment for patients.
Bathes, dresses, and feed patients; respond to call lights.
Assists with communication and reports patients’ concerns.
Orients patients to rooms, unit routines and any equipment necessary for care (call lights, plexipulses, etc.).
Valid State of Washington Nursing Assistant Certification (without restrictions)
American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Basic Life Support (BLS)
Medical Assistant Registration (MA-R) within six (6) months of hire for emergency center and surgical/perioperative units only
Certified Nursing Assistants employed at Providence St. Peter Hospital on or before June 30, 2013 may have a Medical Assistant Phlebotomist Certification (MA-P) in lieu of MA-R
High School diploma or equivalent
Six (6) months working as a Certified Nursing Assistant in a healthcare setting, long-term care or similar environment
About the ministry you will serve:
Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.
For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:
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.
Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant
Req ID: 279415