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CNA - Long-Term Care *0.9 FTE, Variable, $2500 Hiring Bonus*

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Seward
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant/Shahbaz (Long Term Care, Variable Shift, 0.9 FTE) to Seward Mountain Haven in Seward, Alaska. 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. $2500 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment. Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern system. In this position you will:

  • Assist elders with personal care functions including: dental and mouth care, bathing, dressing and grooming, hair care, nail care, shaving, bowel and bladder care, and other personal and hygiene care.
  • Measure and record vital signs, weights, bowel and bladder output, meal and fluid intake, and other required documentation.
  • Work with new Shahbaz and with Shahbaz unfamiliar with routines. Alert education nurse of need for re-training. Communicate with coworkers at all levels to meet needs of elders. Meet with the CST to discuss elders' needs and progress in identifying and correcting problems.
  • Prepare and serve meals and nutritional snacks per posted menu and stated preferences of the elder. Responsible for following all food safety rules (ServSafe), monitoring and documenting refrigerator, freezer, and dish machine temperatures daily.
  • Will work cooperatively with peers on the self-managed work team. The team and individual Shahbaz work collaboratively with the Clinical Support Team (CST). The CST directs all matters related to skilled nursing services. Required qualifications for this position include:
    • High school graduate or equivalent
    • Successful completion of Green House* Philosophy of Care, Caring Reliably, Culinary Training, ServSafe, Dining Assistance, and Alaska food handlers* card within 4 months of hire
    • Current State of Alaska Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification
    • New CNA graduates and candidates that hold a current, unencumbered nurse assistant certification or registration from another U.S. state must obtain the State of Alaska certification within 4 months of hire
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 4 months of hire Preferred qualifications for this position include:
      • 6 months experience as a nurse aide, nursing assistant or personal care attendant in long term care or hospital
      • Basic computer proficiency About Mountain Haven Providence Mountain Haven is the first Green House* home in Alaska, which is includes 4-lodges, each with 10-Elders. Teams are self-managed, have consistent staffing, and have strong patient to caregiver ratio. Caregivers typically have 5:1 patient ratio and work 12-hour shifts. Nestled against Iron Mountain, in Seward, AK, it is a great home for Elders to live out their later years! About Providence Seward Medical Center Providence Seward Medical and Care Center is a 6-bed critical access hospital and 40-bed long term care facility providing quality health care to residents and visitors. Our team of physicians, nurses, and support staff deliver compassionate, quality care to all patients. We care for the patients ranging from infants to the elderly with services including, primary care, emergency, inpatient, swing bed, lab, radiology, therapies and nursing home care. Located only 125 miles south of Anchorage on Resurrection Bay, Seward offers a small community feel and access to a multitude of world class outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing and hiking. About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P338738 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing Job Function: Nursing Schedule: Full time Shift: Variable Career Track: Nursing Department: 1000 AK PSMC MEG SURG ACUTE Address: AK Seward 417 1st Ave 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.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Anchorage , CNA - Long-Term Care *0.9 FTE, Variable, $2500 Hiring Bonus*, Healthcare , Seward, Alaska

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