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Providence Health & Services Certified Nursing Assistant 2 - Orthopedics in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant 2 - Orthopedics (0.8 FTE, Evenings) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR.

The CNA2 will work on a 24-bed orthopedics unit and will work 4, 8 hour evening shifts per week (14:00 - 22:30) . The CNA2 will rotate weekend shifts as well.

This is a newer unit that serves patients that are typically post-surgical and have gone through elective total joint replacements. We have the capability of doing telemetry monitoring for our patients and have a disease specific certification from Joint Commission for total knee and hip program. Additionally, we do innovative work around decreasing our length of stay for this population (patients are generally here for 0 - 3 days).

The Ortho unit consists of a team of highly collaborative caregivers that have a shared decision making structure/culture. Our focus is on our patients who reside in private, large rooms with space for family members. We feel this is important for advocacy of the patient. The Orthopedics unit is intent on patient care and providing learning opportunities and experience for our caregivers. The Orthopedic Unit is dedicated to an excellent patient and staff experience.

This position is located in NE Portland at Providence Portland Medical Center. Providence Portland Medical Center is a part of Providence Health & Services in Oregon, a not-for-profit network of hospitals, health plans, physicians, clinics and affiliated health services. We are recognized for our excellence in patient care and research areas such as cancer, heart, orthopedics, women's health, rehabilitation services and behavioral health. We have over 3,400 employees, 1,500 medical staff members and 483 licensed beds. Providence Portland Medical Center is a Magnet Recognized facility for Excellence in Nursing Services from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

This position is eligible for:

  • Full-time benefits

  • PTO

  • Retirement options

  • Free Tri-Met pass

In this position, you will:

  • Assist the registered nurse (RN) in providing comprehensive nursing care by performing specified duties and functions under the direct supervision of the RN.

  • Perform duties in a caring and respectful manner that promotes team functioning.

  • Consistently uphold standards of confidentiality, punctuality and attendance.


Required q ualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN) recognized Acute Care Certified Nursing Assistant 2 (CNA 2) course, or "grandfathered" to CNA 2 per OSBN requirements

  • Current, active certificate to practice as a CNA 2 in Oregon

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • New onboarding caregivers must have a current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification

Preferred q ualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year of experience as a CNA 2

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Part-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 224573