Jan 07, 2021

Hospice Aide / Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Hospice Seattle

  • Providence Health & Services
  • Tukwila, WA, USA

Job Description

Description:

Providence is calling a Hospice Aide / Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Hospice of Seattle in Tukwila, Washington. This position will support a small geographic region within King County.

Hospice caregivers will tell you what a privilege it is to care for patients and their families at the end of their lives. We get to see people where they reside and focus on their goals and improving the quality of their lives. If you are interested in a rewarding career, Providence Hospice might be the opportunity you are looking for! We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

In this position you will:

  • Provide direct patient / basic nursing care and simple housekeeping tasks under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or other licensed professional.
  • Assist with prescribed exercises which patient and aide have been taught by the Physical, Speech, or Occupational Therapist or Registered Nurse; demonstrate good working knowledge of principles of range of motion exercises, body alignment and positioning techniques.
  • Observe and report to immediate supervisor any changes in participant's physical or mental status; record such observations on appropriate records.
  • Independently manage own caseload, plan and schedule home visits and coordinates with other team members as needed to maximize effectiveness of overall care plan.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of a certified nursing assistant course or equivalent training
  • Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) in the state of Washington
  • Current Healthcare Provider CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) certification
  • 1 year previous home health/hospice experience required as a nurse’s aide, hospice aide, orderly, or related experience in an acute, rehabilitative, or long term care facility, or hospice organization

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Sound Home Care and Hospice, in Olympia, Washington, is a home health and hospice ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout Mason, Lewis and Thurston counties in Washington state. Our team brings the Providence tradition of excellence into the home setting, and work together with physicians, patients, family members and insurance providers to meet each patient's unique needs. Providence Sound Home Care and Hospice is a non-profit, state licensed and Medicare certified agency.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s 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: Day

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Washington-Tukwila

Req ID: 277632