Sep 17, 2020

Certified Nursing Assistant - Surgical Telemetry

  • Swedish
  • Seattle, WA, USA

Job Description

Description:

Where you work matters! Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Certified Nursing Assistant (0.9 FTE, Night Shift ) to work in Surgical Telemetry at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Certified Nursing Assistant assists in the delivery of patient care and department-related activities under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse .

In this position you will:

  • Work under supervision of the RN to provide care and service to patients and their families. Receive direction from the RN for delegation of task. Adhere to emergency policies and procedures associated with patient care.
  • Transport patients as directed.
  • Appropriately communicate and document all daily activities and care provided to patient. Communicate and document unusual and complex issues and changes in patient condition in a timely manner. Communicates and documents such actions accurately and legibly.
  • Provide patient care as directed by team RN and within scope of practice. Duties performed may include, but are not limited to: making and changing beds, assisting with ADL’s, vital signs, urinary catheter care and removal, Intake & Output’s, ambulation assistance, assisting patients to the bathroom, assisting patients with using a bedpan, assisting with pericare, assisting the patient with feeding, and performing chemstrip functions.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Current Washington State Certification as a Nursing Assistant Certified
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
  • Washington State Medical Assistant - Registeredwill be required with Swedish Medical Center facility application completed within 7 days of hire. Mustobtain active license within 60 days of hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Strong preference will be given to students enrolled in a BSN program.
  • Six (6) months of acute care experience.
  • One (1) year skilled nursing experience.
  • Acute or skilled experience will be waived if the applicant has demonstrated experience involving customer service in healthcare or other related industry and completion of an acute care NAC course.
  • Acute or skilled experience will be waived for students currently enrolled and in good standing at a traditional registered nursing program approved by the Nursing Quality Care Commission. At a minimum, satisfactory completion of one academic term (quarter or semester) that included clinical patient care experience is required.

About the Cherry Hill Campus

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, 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-Seattle

Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 265292