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Job Number: Department: Central Pavilion 16 Hours: 7 p- 7:30 a Virginia Mason is seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) to provide patient care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. As a Certified Nursing Assistant responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:assisting patients with activities of daily living (bathing, grooming, feeding, basic hygiene); performing basicpatient care activities such as vital signs, observation and reporting of signs and symptoms of disease state, posturals, simple dressing changes; assisting in patient mobility such as ambulating, turning, positioning andrange of motion exercises; performing EKGs, performing bedside testing such as blood glucose, colon screening, dextrose secretions andspecific gravity. At Virginia Mason our Certified Nursing Assistants (C.N.A.) contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients. QUALIFICATIONS:
* High school diploma or GED required.
* Washington State Department of Health Certification as a Nursing Assistant (NA-C), or an LPN
* Good oral and written communication skills
* Basic computer skills
* Experience as a nursing assistant
* Able to lift, move or assist patients using proper body mechanics
* Ableto occasionally lift or push up to 50 lbs. and pull up to 100 lbs.
Preferred: EKG Tech skills.
For Patient Care Technicians performing work at Bailey-Boushay House, OBRA Registry through DSHS is required at time of hire and must be maintained throughout employment at Bailey-Boushay House.
Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated toour Certified Nursing Assistantsprofessional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant with Virginia Mason is one worth taking.
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.