Sep 17, 2020

Nursing Assistant - Float Pool

  • St. Joseph Health & Covenent Health
  • Eureka, CA, USA

Job Description

We are looking for Nursing Assistants - NUHW (National Union for Healthcare Workers) with the Nursing Float Pool for St. Joseph Health - Humboldt County

We have multiple openings for the Float Pool including:

Full Time Day Shifts & Full Time Night Shifts; please indicate in the questions which shift you are willing or able to work.

Job Summary:

The Nursing Assistant employs intellectual, interpersonal and technical skills to perform basic patient care. Under the supervision of the Assistant Nurse Manager, Charge Nurse or RN, the Nursing Assistant assists with routine, direct bedside care of patients of various ages as defined by the department scope of service. Such duties include, but are not limited to: personal hygiene, data collection and observation, vital signs, I&O, use of equipment, ADL’s, documenting on the medical record, answering call lights, and recognizing and responding to emergency situations.


Ability to ensure patient confidence and comfort.

Efficiently communicates with SJHS-HC physicians, nursing staff, patients, their families and other employees both in person and by telephone.

Reads and comprehends written instructions, correspondence, memorandums and medical records.

Applies deductive and common sense reasoning ability to problem solve on a frequent basis.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education: High School graduate or certified equivalency preferred.

Experience: Acute care and/or specialty experience preferred.

License and Certification: Nursing Assistant certification preferred. Current CPR certification is required.

National Geographic Traveler calls Humboldt County one of the world's top ten great places while the USDA declares this area to be 'America's Most Scenic Rural County.'

It's also home for St. Joseph Hospital, located in Eureka and serving the community since 1920. We're a full-service, state-of-the-art facility with 145 licensed beds including a 15-bed Acute Rehab Unit.

Redwood Memorial Hospital is located in the Eel River Valley in the southern part of Humboldt County. Redwood Memorial Hospital fosters a healing and welcoming environment by taking a holistic, patient-centered approach to medicine.

To learn more about our facilities and all Humboldt County has to offer, please visit:

St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company: Humboldt County Entities

Category: Certified Nursing Assistant