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Providence CNA 2/Activity Aide - Recreational Activities in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant 2/Activity Aide – Recreational Activity (0.0 FTE, Evenings) to Providence Child Center in Portland, OR.

We are seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant – Recreational Activity Aide who will perform basic activity and life enrichment functions and other duties under the direction and supervision of the recreational activity manager

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Understand the purpose of and carries out the residents plan of care, including Therapeutic Recreation Goals, according to the procedures taught in orientation and outlined in the Policy and Procedure Manual

  • Report observations of status to appropriate team member and documents in the bedside chart

  • Provide self help, sensory stimulation, communication, adapted physical recreation and social interactions as outlined in each resident's therapeutic recreation plan

  • Welcome new staff members and volunteers, and assists with orientation

  • Act as a preceptor to new Activity Specialists and volunteers, providing the Recreational Activity Manager with performance evaluation peer reviews and progress towards personal goals, as requested and in writing

  • Organize and prioritize work appropriately and with minimal supervision, offering and seeking assistance as needed

  • Communicate in a professional manner with children's families, directing questions or concerns to the appropriate team member

  • Communicate in conflict or stressful situations in a manner that facilitates constructive problem resolution

  • Attend nursing in-services and meetings, and participates in fire drills

  • Participate in CMFC or Providence Child Center committees

  • Identify own learning needs and demonstrates interest in up-grading professional skills through continuing education

  • Keep up to date with required education: electronic learning, in-services and skill reviews

  • Maintain respect for nursing floor demands and duties by providing timely communication and recreation plans to appropriate staff

  • Use adaptive techniques, skills and equipment to provide recreation to each child's maximum participation and cognitive level


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN) recognized Acute Care CNA 2 course –OR- Grandfathered to CNA 2 per OSBN requirements

  • Active and unencumbered license in the state of Oregon as Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

  • Current BLS for Healthcare Provider

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Driving record within PHS Driving Policy

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One (1) year Experience as a CNA 2

  • Knowledge and skill of operating a large, hydraulic lift

  • One (1) year experience with children, health care setting preferred

  • Recreational setting accepted

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

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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.

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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: Evening

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 292881