Aug 02, 2021

Nursing Assistant I - Subacute

  • St. Joseph Health & Covenant Health
  • Healdsburg, CA 95448, USA

Job Description

We are looking for a Nursing Assistant I for the Subacute HH Department at NorCal HealthConnect.

Location: Healdsburg, CA

Work Schedule: Full Time - 72 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 12-hour, Nights

Job Summary:

Assists patient with the activities of daily living; including oral care, ambulation, personal hygiene, assisting with transfers to and out of bed/chair. Under the supervision of a registered nurse, provides basic nursing care to patients and assists in the maintenance of a safe, clean environment; all while acting as a patient advocate. As well as the ability to take vital signs properly, both manually and mechanically.

Essential Functions:

  • Documents correctly using standard forms and accepted format and abbreviations, including patient interactions and accurate assessment of emotional and physical status.
  • Demonstrates effective knowledge of responsibility in cardiac/respiratory arrest; serves on Code Blue and Code White Teams.
  • Understands and assists in the appropriate use of restraints and assistive devices for patient treatment and safety.
  • Effectively assesses patients for fall risks and initiates appropriate action, utilizing preventative devices safely and appropriately.
  • Understands patient’s rights regarding care, confidentiality, and release of information.
  • Encourages the promotion of patient’s independence in decision-making while maintaining safety.
  • Assists Care Team with patient care requiring proficient knowledge of the following vital signs, including orthostatic blood pressure, pulse, respiration:
  • Nutrition and hydration requirements.
  • Patient hygiene including proper attire, oral hygiene, skin care, elimination requirements and patient positioning to prevent injury.
  • Specimen collection and handling.
  • Demonstrates the ability to accurately record intake and output, including percent of dietary intake including carbohydrate counts on Diabetes patients.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the care of patients with IV’s, Foley catheters, NG/gastric tubes and drains.
  • Participates with nursing team in hourly rounds and huddles.
  • Participates with Lead Nurse in CNA rounds.
  • Reports to Lead RN throughout the shift when necessary about patients and assignments.
  • Attends 90% of all CNA classes held at HDH. Exceptions may apply if enrolled in higher education.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to support the department’s objectives.


  • Able to handle a busy floor and multi-task.
  • Ability to keep good communication and a positive attitude with co-workers and patients.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability to read and write, understand and follow instructions.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education: H.S. Diploma or GED


  • Current C.N.A. License.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) with Skills Check-Off

Preferred Position Qualifications:


  • Experience in an acute care setting.
  • 1 year Nursing assistant experience in acute or long-term setting.

Providence St. Joseph Health (Providence) has worked for decades to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County facilities aligned with Providence include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center. In addition, the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital and 43-bed Healdsburg Hospital are secular (non-religious) affiliates of Providence. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group doing business as St. Joseph Health Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network (post-acute care services). We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.

Providence 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, Providence 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.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Sonoma County Entities

Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Req ID: R334038