Providence Health & Services Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - ElderPlace West (Part-Time/Days) in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (Pace West, Day Shift, 0.80 FTE) to Providence ElderPlace in Seattle, Washington. 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.

In this position you will:

  1. Provide

or assist participants with personal care (e.g., bathing, dressing, toileting,

oral and denture care, hair and skin, shaving, nail trimming). Take weight, vital signs and collect

specimens as assigned.

  1. Assist

with Adult Day program activities as assigned and provide cross coverage for

all PCA Center positions, across all ElderPlace site locations.

  1. Function

as a back-up Clinic Assistant as needed.

  1. Assist

with dining area set-up and distribution of meals and snacks as assigned. Assist with feeding and/or monitoring during

meals. Assist with morning beverage service.

  1. Assist

on vans both morning and afternoon as needed. This includes assisting

participants on/off the vans, escorting to/from residence and PEP, and

wheelchair securement. The PCA is responsible for monitoring participants when

the van is in motion and notifying the driver if there is a problem. If contact

with the center is needed while the van is in motion, the PCA should make this

call.

  1. Help

participants to move; turn; get in and out of bed, chair, or wheelchair; and

ambulate with or without assistive devices.

  1. Maintain

required documentation on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.

  1. Report

all pertinent observations of participants to appropriate medical staff or

supervisor.

  1. Help

maintain order and cleanliness of the center and its equipment and linens,

including disinfecting furniture and other common use items.

  1. Demonstrate

knowledge and appropriate behavior concerning infection control by proper

handling of equipment, soiled clothing, bedpans, urinals, and adequate hand

washing and use of gloves.

  1. Use

lifting equipment as directed by care plan and the Rehabilitation

department. Works in a safe manner,

following safety guidelines and standards.

Attends safety in-services.

Offers guidance or assistance to staff working in an unsafe manner.

  1. Interacts with the public and other

employees in a positive manner.

  1. All employees of PEPS are required to

deliver services and perform activities in compliance with PACE regulatory

responsibilities, and comply with all applicable Federal, State, and local

laws, regulations, and requirements as well as facility specific policies and

procedures. In addition, all employees who have contact with participants are

expected to promote the Participant Bill of Rights and Responsibilities and

understand the basic procedures for receiving and documenting grievances in

order to initiate the appropriate process for participant concerns. Each

employee is responsible for understanding their role in the emergency preparedness,

infection control and quality improvement plans.

  1. Maintains confidentiality of all

patient demographics, medical and financial information at all times. Maintain

confidentiality of all company and client information. Ensure proper handling

and disposal of confidential documents and adheres to all HIPAA rules and

regulations.

15.

Operates

in a manner consistent with the mission and core values of Providence Health

and Services.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) licensure

  • Washington State driver’s license and insured, reliable vehicle

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification

  • Prior patient care experienc ein adult day health, home health, hospice, sub-acute or long term care

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One year experience working with older adults.

  • High School diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED)

  • Current Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software programs including Outlook, Word, and Excel

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace is conveniently located in Seattle, WA. The PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) keeps older adults as healthy as possible in the community by providing comprehensive health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care, a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if necessary) and much more. The Providence ElderPlace team of health care and social service professionals and our affiliates provide comprehensive integrated care to our participants.

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

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 210103