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Kootenai Health CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

CNA

Position Summary:

The Certified Nursing Assistant performs various direct patient care activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists patients in dressing or undressing, bathing, or eating

  • Collects non-invasive body fluid specimens or gathers vital signs but does not start or administer intravenous fluids

  • Aids physicians and nursing staff members with procedures if needed

  • Documents patient interactions as needed

  • Performs a variety of tasks

  • Works under general supervision

  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required

  • Typically reports to a registered nurse or manager

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field

  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential job function

  • Competent to meet age specific needs of the unit assigned

    Requirements and Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) required

  • BLS Required. Current AHA Healthcare provider, American Red Cross, AHA Health Saver or KH BLS during General Orientation

    Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to maintain a standing and/or sitting position

  • Typical equipment used in a clinical job

  • Must be able to stoop, crouch or bend

  • Must be able to push, pull, or transport heavy equipment

  • Must be able to assist in patient transfer

    About Kootenai Health

    Kootenai Health has a solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and has a rich history that spans nearly 60 years of innovation, achievements, and healthcare benchmarks. Our main campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and includes a 330-bed community-owned hospital. We have been recognized among large employers as the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine and are regularly recognized by Cleverly and Associates for providing value to our community.

  • Three Time Magnet Designated since 2006 – This designation is nursing's top honor, accepted nationally as the gold standard in nursing excellence. Kootenai was the first hospital in the Inland Northwest to receive this designation and the second in Idaho.

  • Member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network – In 2014, Kootenai Health became the 30th member, a national network of like-minded organizations that share a commitment to better serving patients and their families. Kootenai Health is the first health care organization in the Pacific Northwest to be selected as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and, like all network members, will remain a locally-owned and independent health care provider.

  • Most Wired / Wireless Hospital, Hospital & Health Networks – Kootenai is consistently named one of the country's 100 Most Wired hospitals. In this same survey, Kootenai also earned a spot on the Top 25 Most Wireless hospitals.

  • Three Time Great Workplace Award – Kootenai Health has been recognized as one of the most engaged and productive workforces in the world!

    As your next employer, we are excited to offer you:

  • 100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees. Part-time employees pay only a small portion a month for medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Tuition assistance program

  • 457 retirement plan

  • Convenient near campus daycare

  • Competitive salaries with a 12% differential for nights and an 8% differential for weekends

  • An award-winning and incentive-driven wellness program

  • Employee reward, recognition, and retention programs

  • Professional development and leadership training opportunities

  • And much more

    Have you considered a career at Kootenai Health? Maybe you should!

    Apply today!

    Kootenai Health complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex. Kootenai Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex.

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