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CNA - Medical Telemetry

Providence Health & Services


Location:
Olympia, WA 98507
Date:
10/15/2020
2020-10-152020-11-14
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**Description:**
**Providence is calling a Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) (0.9 FTE, Night Shift) to the Medical Telemetry at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.**
The Certified Nurse Assistant provides nursing care, respiratory care, splinting, and patient support services in a hospital unit under the direction of the Clinical Manager.
**In this position you will:**
+ Demonstrates application of knowledge, skills, and behaviors in the physical, motor/sensory, cognitive, psychosocial, patient and family education areas based on PSPH age specific care competency assessment tool.
+ Takes and records vital signs; height; weight; food and fluid intake and output; and finger sticks for blood sugar checks; report and documentation.
+ Recognizes and reports abnormal signs and symptoms, maintains a safe environment for patients.
+ Bathes, dresses, and feed patients; respond to call lights.
+ Assists with communication and reports patients concerns.
+ Orients patients to rooms, unit routines and any equipment necessary for care (call lights, plexipulses, etc.).
**Qualifications:**
**Required qualifications:**
+ Valid State of Washington Nursing Assistant Certification (without restrictions)
+ American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Basic Life Support (BLS)
**Preferred qualifications:**
+ High School diploma or equivalent
+ Six (6) months working as a Certified Nursing Assistant in a healthcare setting, long-term care or similar environment
**About the ministry you will serve:**
Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.
**For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:**
http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/
**Our Mission**
As expressions of Gods healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
**About Us**
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
**Schedule:** Full-time
**Shift:** Night
**Job Category:** Certified Nursing Assistant
**Location:** Washington-Olympia
**Req ID:** 271000
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