Sea Mar Community Health Centers Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in Seattle - Cannon House, Washington
Certified Nursing Assistant - Posting #22773
Full-time Nursing Assistant opportunity at Sea Mar's Cannon House Assisted Living Facility in Seattle. This is an Graveyard Shift (11:00 pm to 7:30 am) 32 hours per week maximum.
Working under the supervision and guidance of a licensed nurse (RN or LPN), the CNA is responsible for assisting with the direct patient care within the scope of their practice, as well as other work in the community which supports the patient milieu.
The CNA assists licensed staff to ensure optimal patient care and participates in the healthcare team effort to provide and maintain a clean, safe and attractive environment for residents. The work will include components of direct resident care, nutritional support, observation and documentation, and general maintenance of the resident’s environment.
The CNA is responsible for maintaining his/her own clinical and mandatory education requirements, and for meeting the established standards of the profession; he/she is an advocate for the residents under his/her care and their families.
The duties and responsibilities of a CNA include, but are not limited to the following:
Engaging/communicating with residents on an ongoing basis to develop a trusting, cordial relationship with the residents
Observing residents, and taking vital signs as per plan of care
Reporting any health issues and changes of conditions immediately to the supervising nurse
Taking care of a resident’s personal hygiene, including assisting with showers/baths, shaving, hair care, nail care, etc.
Remind and/or assist residents with toileting as per care plan
Emptying catheter bags
Monitoring vital signs including temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, pain level, and weight as assigned.
Serving meals, clear dinning area, meal tray delivery to resident’s room as approved by licensed nurse
Making beds, changing linens, making laundry ready and available for laundry aide
Keeping the residents’ space tidy on an ongoing basis, to include washing dishes in the resident’s unit, discarding food older than 3 days, etc.
Assisting the resident to activities, meals, etc.
Education and/or Experience:
Education and License/Qualifications
High school diploma or GED required.
Must have successfully completed an accredited Nursing Assistant Program and be currently licensed by the professional licensing entity for CNA in WA state.
Maintains current CPR/BCLS certification at all times.
Must be able to communicate effectively with all members of the healthcare team.
Must be sufficiently flexible to perform a variety of duties, some or all of which may undergo frequent change.
Must successfully pass a criminal background check, as well as pass any state-specific abuse/fraud registry checks.
Long Term Care Experience is preferred but not required. Must be able to speak, write, read, and follow instructions in English.
What We Offer:
Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Working at Sea Mar Community Health Centers is more than just a job, it’s a fulfilling career with opportunity for advancement. The fringe benefits surpass most companies. For example, Full-time employees working 30 hours more, receive an excellent benefit package of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Prescription coverage, Long Term Disability, EAP (Employee Assistance Program), paid-time-off starting at 15 days per year + 10 paid Holidays. We also offer 401(k)/Retirement options and an exciting opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environmen t.
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Vivian Weber, Administrator at VivianWeber@seamarchc.org (email@example.com)
Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted on 11/23/2021
External candidates considered after 11/26/2021
This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) .
Please visit our website to learn more about us at www.seamar.org. You may also apply thru our Career page at https://www.seamar.org/jobs-general.html
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