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CNA Medical Surgical Telemetry

St Joseph Medical Center Tacoma, Washington
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Requisition ID 2022-276277 Employment Type Part Time Department Medical / Surgical / Telemetry Hours/Pay Period 60 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 7a-7p Remote No Category Nurse Assistant
Overview

Up to a $5,000** Sign on Bonus for qualifying new external CNAs and Care Assistants. Lump sum payment within 30 days of start date. 2 year commitment. Bonus amount prorated by FTE (min 0.6 FTE required)

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. We're proud to share that St. Joseph Medical Center was recognized among the Best Hospitals in Washington state by U.S. News & World Report.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 part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits: 

Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
Adoption Assistance
Wellness Program
Commute Trip Reduction Program - Earn cash back for participation!


Responsibilities

Role:

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.

**Sign-On Bonus paid in lump sum within 30 days of hire.  Eligible candidates may not be a current employee of Virginia Mason Francican Health, nor previously FTE-employed with VMFH within the last 12 months.  Minimum of 0.6 FTE required, and total amount paid is prorated to the FTE.  Requires a 1-year commitment.

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