Providence Health & Services CNA2 / Health Unit Coordinator in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant 2/Health Unit Coordinator (CNA 2 / HUC) (0.9 FTE, Nights) to Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR.

  • Work in Collaboration with Providers, RNs and Fellow Assistants to come up with a Diagnosis and Treatment Plan for Medically Complex Patients

  • 16 Bed Observation Unit

  • Providence St. Vincent’s Medical Center is a Certified Cardiac and Stroke Center

  • Benefits that Start on Day One

In this position, you will:

  • Provide overall administrative and technical assistance and support in the operation of the assigned nursing unit; collaborate with other staff and leaders in the development, oversight and operation of the unit.

  • Perform CNA 2 patient care duties.

  • Initiate and prioritize transcription of provider orders.

  • Assemble and maintain patient charts, current forms and results/reports.

  • Serve as the hub of all communication for the unit.

  • Display professional interpersonal skills when communicating with patients, public and staff.

  • Serve as front-line customer service representative.

  • Work in conjunction with the charge nurse and be accountable for the efficient coordination of unit activities, including patient placement; working with other departments to coordinate patient care services; prioritizing and dissemination of information.

  • Perform CNA 2 patient care duties under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Certified Nursing Assistant 2 (CNA 2) certification through Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN)

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • 1 year of experience performing secretarial duties in a healthcare environment -OR-

  • Equivalent health unit coordinator or secretarial course work along with a medical terminology course or experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year of acute care hospital experience, ideally performing CNA and/or HUC duties

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: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 214469