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Providence Health & Services Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) in Spokane, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (Pulmonary/Medical, Day Shift, 0.8 FTE) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Maintains and promotes positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other PSHMC publics). Provides high quality service to all customers; focuses on understanding customers’ needs and follows through. Demonstrates respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of PSHMC.

  • Promotes and demonstrates effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrates self-management behaviors, which reflect a positive image of PSHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment.

  • Demonstrates good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect.

  • Works cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming.

  • Demonstrates flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work.

  • Documents legibly and accurately on the correct nursing forms.

  • Performs ongoing observation of the patient’s condition and reports any changes or abnormal findings promptly to the RN.

  • Monitors pain, provides comfort measures, and reports abnormal findings promptly to the RN.

  • Considers age, developmental level, body size and preexisting conditions when performing basic activity of daily living care to assigned patients.

  • Maintains a safe patient and staff environment. (i.e. Correct body mechanics or use of adaptive equipment when transferring patients, ensures drainage tubes are secure/intact).

  • Monitors the patient in restraints for specified criteria and at specified time intervals and documents correctly on the restraint form.

  • Provides specified nourishment to the correct patient and promptly notifies the RN of any changes or abnormal findings.

  • Follows manufacturer’s instructions when using selected equipment, taking into account the patient’s size, preexisting conditions, and age. (i.e. BP cuffs, use of transfer belt).

  • Uses age appropriate communication techniques with patients and visitors.

  • When in the attendant role, never leaves the patient alone, and reorients patient frequently.

  • Completes assignments delegated by RN within specified time frames.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) licensure

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED)

  • Communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal, to enable effective interaction with co-workers, patients, visitors and PSHMC employees.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 245040

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