CNA PCU

Requisition ID
2020-135671
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Progressive Care Unit
Hours / Pay Period
72
Shift
Night
Standard Hours
1900-730
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan St. Anthony
Location
WA-GIG HARBOR

Overview

St Anthony is a designated Pathway hospital. We support a culture of nursing collaboration and teamwork to help each other grow. We collaborate with the surgeons to determine care plans for patients. We work with our Hospitalists to understand and support goals of care as well. Our Nurses foster a culture of teamwork where everyone pitches in to help.

 

They take pride in quality improvements and performing at the top of their licensure/profession. CHI and St. Anthony Hospital has a strong shared governance system. We have a unit-based council made up of frontline staff that work together to identify areas of improvement and implement change. Unit Council Representatives also serve on the St. Anthony Hospital Coordinating Council that work on hospital wide initiatives.

 

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

 

St. Anthony Hospital enjoys the benefits of being part of the CHI Franciscan family of hospitals and other health care services providing care to our communities throughout the beautiful South Puget Sound Region of Western Washington. Recreational opportunities abound here - we offer water sports, skiing, hiking, shopping, fine dining, theater and an overall excellent quality of life. CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits.

Responsibilities

Sign-On Bonus:  Up to $1,500 (less applicable taxes) for those that have 1-year of direct patient care experience as a CNA, as outlined by Franciscan Policy. 

 

Job Summary:

 

As a Certified Nursing Assistant, you will assist in delivering nursing care, under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN). Your job duties will include:

  • Providing personal care with hygiene and physical comfort, including feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothes, bed making, ambulation, lifting, turning, moving, transferring, skin care, and bowel and bladder elimination. You'll provide the care that is required to meet the personal primary needs and comfort of your patients based upon your scope of practice, skills, and abilities.
  • Preparing patients, equipment, and supplies for specific procedures and examinations.
  • Performing, monitoring, reporting, and documenting clinical activities within your scope of practice. This includes observing and reporting changes in your patients' condition to the RN. This also includes obtaining, labeling, and transporting samples (e.g., urine, stool, sputum specimens, and blood products); providing patient information to the nursing staff so that it will be included in the plan of care, and documenting patient data.
  • Assisting nursing staff with patient admissions, transfers, and discharges by inventorying and storing patients' belongings, providing patients with personal care items, orienting patients and their families, and transporting patients using wheelchairs, stretchers, or patient beds.
  • Maintaining a neat and organized work environment, ordering, stocking, and replenishing supplies and equipment as necessary, identifying and reporting problems with supplies or equipment; entering equipment repair requests in the system, tagging equipment, and removing it from service.
  • Maintaining a safe work and patient environment, adhering to the hospital’s Safety, Risk Management, Regulatory Standards, and infection prevention.
  • Participating in quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives and activities as well as your own professional learning and growth opportunities.
  • Demonstrating cultural sensitivity and cultural competence by using communication tools and materials for effective communication and understanding how the cultures of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration, and the provision of care, treatment, and services. 

Qualifications

Job Requirements:
Completion of an accredited Nursing Assistant program (or military medical specialty training).
Six months related work experience preferred
Current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant by the Washington State Nursing Commission.
Current healthcare provider Basic Life Support (CPR) certification.
Must be able to pass background, drug and nicotine screen

 

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