CNA - Long Term Care *0.6 FTE, Variable*
Company: Providence Health & Services
Posted on: August 5, 2022
Description Providence is calling a Resident Assistant (CNA)
(PVMC ICF Nursing, variable shift, 0.6 FTE) to the Providence
Valdez Medical Center in Valdez, 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. Apply Today! Applicants that meet
qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions
from our Modern system. In this position you will:
- Under the direction of the Team Leader, the Resident Assistant
perform procedures basic to the well-being of the patient or
resident. The Resident Assistant assists in the admissions and
discharges of patients and residents in the clinical area. This
includes transporting patients to and from rooms, orienting
patients to their physical surroundings, obtaining and recording
vital signs, and accurately completing admission, charges for
service, and discharge information.
- Demonstrate understanding of and carries out individual
resident's care according to Standards of Care and the Residents
Daily Care Plan. Assists residents with Activities of Daily Living.
Participate and assist with activities with the resident. Use
techniques as taught in facility orientation.
- The Resident Assistant is responsible for collecting specimens
and assist in performing, recording and reporting results. Other
special skills needed are the ability to learn to process patient
care tests such as one-step blood sugar tests and EKG's.
- This position is responsible for routine, ongoing patient and
resident care which includes: documenting Intake and Output of
patients, providing assistance with personal hygiene, nutrition,
activities and exercises while maintaining patient safety and
patient rights at all times. The Resident Assistant need to
function independently, show initiative to perform duties, and
maintain strict confidentiality in regards to patients, residents,
families and staff.
- The Resident Assistant must be able to work calmly in high
stress situations such as during a code, assisting with minor and
major emergency visits, setting up for a Labor and Delivery and
assisting with the body of the deceased. Must be able to work
evenings, nights and weekends as needed.
- This position clean and disinfect work area, equipment, patient
rooms and resident rooms as needed and according to safety and
infection control procedures.
- The Resident Assistant participate in the orientation of new
Resident Assistants, attends staff meetings, in-service programs
safety updates and assigned committee meetings.
- Supplies are restocked as necessary.
- Complete Competency Plan for assigned job and department.
Required qualifications for this position include:
- Current State of Alaska Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- 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 employment
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or obtained within 90
days of hire Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- 6 months experience as a resident assistant, nurse aide,
nursing assistant or private care giver About the Providence Valdez
Medical Center Providence Valdez Medical Center is a 21 bed
Critical Access Hospital and we employ about 100 people (87 FTE's).
Of those 21 beds, 10 are licensed Long Term Care beds and 11 are
Acute/Swing Beds. We have four physicians on our active medical
staff who practice out of the Valdez Medical Clinic. Our average
daily census is three-four inpatients and 20-30 outpatients. Our
facility contains an emergency room, labor room, post-partum,
nursery, cardiac room, orthopedic, and med/surg rooms. We also have
an operating room for emergency surgeries and elective procedures,
C-sections, hernias and appendectomies. All our beds are licensed
for "swing bed" status of which 1-3 are usually occupied. 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: 104644
Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing Job
Function: Nursing Schedule: Part time Shift: Variable Career Track:
Nursing Department: 1001 AK PVMC LTC NURSING Address: AK Valdez 911
Meals 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 *0.6 FTE, Variable*, Healthcare , Valdez, Alaska
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