Catholic Health Initiatives CNA Transporter ACC in TACOMA, Washington

CNA Transporter ACC


Part time


St. Joseph Medical Center

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

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!

Job Summary:

This job is responsible for transporting patient and equipment between departments/locations. Provides with basic aspects of patient care, patient mobility and maintenance of equipment under the direction of a Registered Nurse in a defined care team. Contributes to the delivery of patient focused care.

Essential Duties:

Assists with cleaning of equipment and maintenance of department; may exchange oxygen tanks and/or attach IV’s to wheelchairs or gurneys as necessary.

Escorts patient at the time of discharge from their room to personal transportation.

Maintains a safe work and patient environment, adhering to the hospital’s Safety, Risk Management, Regulatory Standards and infection prevention.

Performs basic life support, gives assistance to medical staff during emergencies, and may respond to hospitals codes.

Performs basic patient care activities, based on skill, ability and limitations of scope of practice, as directed by management and/or nursing staff.

Transports patients to and from nursing units and ancillary departments in a manner conducive to patient safety and comfort; returns all equipment after transport (ie. wheelchair, stretcher); informs floors when patient is being transported; provides feedback to healthcare staff on occurrences during period of transport.



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 BLS certification.

Job Clinical Support


Daily Schedule 9a-530p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 48

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2018-R0183199

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.