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Avamere Health Services, LLC Free Nursing Assistant Class: St. Francis in Bellingham, Washington

Free Nursing Assistant Class: St. FrancisCategoryClassesShiftDayHoursFull-TimeUnion PositionYesLocation : CityBellinghamStateWAZip98225OverviewInterested in becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant? Let us help!We are offering a FREE class to become a Nursing Assistant The theory portion will be held online via Zoom the first 4 weeksClinical hours will be completed at the facility during week 5Theory will be held via Zoom Monday through ThursdayHours: 8AM - 1PMGuaranteed employment upon successful completion of the course!Facility pays testing fees for successful graduates All applicants must pass a background checkSubmit your application for more information & to be considered for the upcoming classes starting 12/27/2021St. Francis of Bellingham3121 Squalicum ParkwayBellingham, WA 98225This is a great start to become a Nursing Assistant in the State of Washington and is also a wonderful step to becoming a licensed nurse. Avamere offers tuition reimbursement for Nursing School after one year of full-time employment.DetailsYou Will Learn To:Check each resident routinely to ensure that his/her personal care needs are being met in accordance with his/her wishes.Review care plans daily to determine if changes in the resident's daily care routine have been made on the care plan.Inform the Nurse Supervisor of any changes in the resident's condition so that appropriate information can be entered on the resident's care plan.Assist resident's with daily needs, including preparation for activity and social programs, and transporting residents to/from appointments.Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.Ensure that resident's rooms are ready for receiving and make residents comfortable.Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.Must possess a minimum of a 10th grade education.Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.Effectively communicate necessary resident information to Charge Nurses, Director of Nursing and/or Administrator.Facility InformationSt. Francis of Bellingham is a long-standing skilled nursing community nestled along Bellingham Bay with views of the Cascade Mountains. The team at this 120-bed community has cared for seniors in the Bellingham, Washington area for over 30 years. Their services include: skilled nursing, rehabilitation, long-term care, and respite care. They are conveniently located near St. Joseph Hospital. With a 5-star staffing rating from Medicare, the team is primed to support their patients as they help them work toward their therapy goals. St. Francis of Bellingham has an engaged team who values the support Avamere provides for programs like tuition assistance and mentorship. Several employees have pursued their nursing degrees through these programs. Some team members have been in the community for over 20 years. They regularly recognize team members through their employee of the month program and other fun activities, like spirit week. St. Francis of Bellingham also works regularly to give back locally through local charities, like Dementia Northwest. The American Health Care Association recognized St. Francis of Bellingham for quality care as part of the Quality Initiative Recognition Program. They have also earned Platinum Level Achievement for exceptional commitment to wound care from United Wound Healing. Get to know more about St. Francis of Bellingham on their blog and Facebook. Avamere