Virginia Mason Franciscan Health CNA Medical Surgical Cardiac in Tacoma, Washington
CNA Medical Surgical Cardiac
St. Joseph Medical CenterTacoma, Washington
Requisition ID 2022-235736 Employment Type Full Time Department Medical / Surgical / Telemetry Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 0700-1930 Remote No Category Nurse Assistant
In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.
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.
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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