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CNA - Patient Care Support

PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth

Customer Service
Bellingham, WA, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 5, 2023

Job Description

Description

CNA - Patient Care Support for a Full Time, 0.90 FTE, Variable position. Hours: 0800-2030. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $19.76 – $30.12. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

PeaceHealth has been serving the communities of northwest Washington since 1890. PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center is a 253-bed, two-campus hospital providing a Level II Trauma Center and a full range of inpatient and outpatient services.  You'll be working in a fast paced and fun environment in our Discharge Lounge, facilitating patient discharges, as well as floating to our medical surgical units.

*** Hiring Bonus May Be Available *** Hiring Bonus May Be Available ***

Details of the position

  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.

What you bring

  • Graduate of an approved Certified Nursing Assistant program required
  • Current Certified Nursing Assistant certification level as required by state or facility at date of hire.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

ST. JOSEPH 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.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

For a full position description or for questions, please contact Vicki Greenwald: vgreenwald1@peacehealth.org

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.