PeaceHealth CNA - Neurology Job in Vancouver, Washington

Req ID: 143939

PeaceHealth is seeking a CNA - Neurology for a 0.9 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Night shift with shift durations of 12 Hours.

JOB SUMMARY

Assists professional nursing personnel in providing quality, compassionate patient care by performing tasks involving direct and indirect patient care, using skills and knowledge in basic nursing assistant procedures and techniques under direction and supervision of a registered nurse.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Assist in providing direct patient care as delegated by the Registered Nurse within the scope of the CNA licensure.

  2. Perform basic technical skills which may include: CPR; taking and recording vital signs; measuring and recording fluid intake/output; applying dressings; recognizing and reporting signs and symptoms of common diseases or conditions; administering treatments as directed by a physician or nurse.

  3. Assist patient with personal care which may include: bathing; mouth and skin care; grooming and dressing; toileting assistance; eating and hydration.

  4. Provide patients with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed.

  5. Maintain unit supplies by stocking patient rooms and supply areas to meet patient care needs.

  6. Documents relevant patient care data

  7. May provide clerical support to the unit; doing order entry, chart processing, answering telephones, etc.

  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Graduate of a Certified Nursing Assistant program required.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of one year experience in an acute care facility preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current Certified Nursing Assistant certification level as required by state or facility.

  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Demonstrates a courteous, caring, and understanding attitude towards patients, families, co-workers, visitors, volunteers, peers, and physicians.

  • Must be well organized, flexible and able to function effectively and independently as assigned.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrates creative problem solving skills.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Basic computer, clerical, phone etiquette and customer service skills

REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

  • Work requires moderate physical exertion to include prolonged periods of standing from 34% to 65% of the time.

  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.

  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more; hazards may include exposure to cleaning chemicals and disinfectants, soiled linens, unknown liquid in trash bags and biohazards (sharps).

  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

  • There are ergonomic risks identified for each Environmental Services Technician (EST) assignment.

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package at http://www.peacehealth.org/sites/default/files/externalallbenefits_overview.pdf and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver, WA community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers .

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Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org . Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Vancouver, WA, Southwest Medical Center (150)

Job Category: CNA/LPN/MA

Shift: Night

Shift Length: 12 Hours

FTE: 0.9

Work Type: Part Time

Hourly compensation starts at: $13.70, more depending on experience

Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Certified Nurse Assistant - Washington

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Vancouver, WA || CNA/LPN/MA || Part Time || ROUTINE NURSING SVCS