Swedish Medical Center CNA - Lift Team in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Certified Nursing Assistant (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in the Lift Team at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.
The Certified Nursing Assistant/Transporter Lift Team is responsible for the efficient and timely movement of patients as directed and other duties assigned by the manager or designee. The NAC assists in the delivery of patient care and department-related activities under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse. Clinical Responsibilities include working with the exercise physiologist to coordinate and execute proper lift equipment use, body mechanics, and safe patient handling during lifts, transfers and repositioning.
In this position you will:
Provide patient care as directed by the team RN and within scope of practice
Hands on staff education regarding proper lifte equipment use, body mechanics and safe patient handling during lifts, transfers and repositioning.
Communicate and document all daily activities and care provided to the patient.
Collaborate with the nurse and other team members to organize and prioritize functions necessary for patient admission and care delivery
Assist with patient admission, discharge, transfer, and associated documentation.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High school education or equivalent
Current Washington State certification as a Nursing Assistant Certified
Current BLS/CPR certification
This position requires that the employee be able to successfully pass a physical fitness evaluation which includes:
Lifting 70 lbs. ground to 2 inches off the ground with a 24 inch side carry.
Lifting 55 lbs. 26 inch to 22 inch eccentric lift with 24 inch side carry.
Lifting 70 lbs. 22 inches to 37.5 inch vertical lift then return to 22 inch surface.
Lifting 60 lbs. ground to waist level lift then ascend and descend 3 steps 3 times.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Six months of acute care experience
One year of 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
About the First Hill Campus
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person 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 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of 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: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle , 98122
Req ID: 186167