Swedish Medical Center Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) - ICU / Telemetry in Issaquah, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) (0.9 FTE, Day Shift) to work in the Intensive Care/Telemetry Unit at Swedish Issaquah in Issaquah, WA.
The NAC assists in the delivery of patient care and department-related activities under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse.
In this position you will:
Work under supervision of the RN to provide care and service to patients and their families. Receive direction from the RN for delegation of tasks. Adhere to emergency policies and procedures associated with patient care.
Transport patients as directed.
Appropriately communicate and document all daily activities and care provided to patient. Communicate and document unusual and complex issues and changes in patient condition in a timely manner. Communicate and document such actions accurately and legibly.
Provide patient care as directed by team RN and within scope of practice. Duties performed may include, but are not limited to: making and changing beds, assisting with ADL’s, vital signs, urinary catheter care and removal, Intake & Output’s, ambulation assistance, assisting patients to the bathroom, assisting patients with using a bedpan, assisting with pericare, assisting the patient with feeding, and performing chemstrip functions.
Perform courtesy patient rounds with frequency as delegated by the RN.
Required qualifications in this position includes:
H.S. Diploma or GED.
Current Washington State certification as a Nursing Assistant Certified.
Current CPR certification must be maintained at all times.
Registered as a Washington State Medical Assistant - will be required with Swedish Medical Center facility application completed within 7 days of hire. Must obtain active license within 60 days of hire.
Preferred qualifications in this position includes:
Strong preference will be given to students enrolled in a BSN program.
Six months of acute care experience.
One year skilled nursing experience.
Acute or skilled experience will be waived if the applicant has demonstrated experience involving customer service in healthcare or other related industry and completion of an acute care NAC course.
Acute or skilled experience will be waived for students currently enrolled and in good standing at a traditional registered nursing program approved by the Nursing Quality Care Commission. At a minimum, satisfactory completion of one academic term (quarter or semester) that included clinical patient care experience is required.
About the Issaquah Campus
With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be different. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient medical services including oncology, cardiac care, obstetrics, pediatric specialty care, emergency services, primary care and a host of other medical and surgical services and specialists.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant
Work Locations: Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr Issaquah, 98029
Req ID: 243057