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CommonSpirit Health CNA Medical Surgical 9th floor in TACOMA, Washington

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

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!

Responsibilities

Job Summary

As a Certified Nursing Assistant, you will assist in delivering nursing care, under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN). Your job duties will include:

Providing personal care with hygiene and physical comfort, including feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothes, bed making, ambulation, lifting, turning, moving, transferring, skin care and bowel and bladder elimination. You'll provide the care that is required to meet the personal primary needs and comfort of your patients based upon your scope of practice, skills and abilities.

Preparing patients, equipment and supplies for specific procedures and examinations.

Performing, monitoring, reporting and documenting clinical activities within your scope of practice. This includes observing and reporting changes in your patients' condition to the RN. This also includes obtaining, labeling and transporting samples (e.g., urine, stool, sputum specimens and blood products); providing patient information to nursing staff so that it will be included in the plan of care; and documenting patient data.

Assisting nursing staff with patient admissions, transfers and discharges by inventorying and storing patients' belongings, providing patients with personal care items, orienting patients and their families and transporting patients using wheelchairs, stretchers or patient beds.

Maintaining a neat and organized work environment, ordering, stocking and replenishing supplies and equipment as necessary, identifying and reporting problems with supplies or equipment; entering equipment repair requests in system, tagging equipment and removing it from service.

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

Participating in quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives and activities as well as your own professional learning and growth opportunities.

Demonstrating cultural sensitivity and cultural competence by using communication tools and materials for effective communication and understanding how the cultures of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services.

Qualifications

Job Requirements

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 American Heart Association Basic Life Support (CPR) certification.

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances .

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.

Requisition ID 2020-130741

Employment Type Full Time

Department Medical / Surgical / Telemetry

Hours Per Pay Period 72

Facility CHI Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center

Shift Night

Standard Hours 7 pm - 7:30 am

Work Schedule 12 Hour

Location WA-TACOMA

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