Swedish Health Services CNA - Medical - Surgical Ortho in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Certified Nursing Assistant (0.9 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Medical - Surgical Ortho at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.
The NAC/Orthopedic Technician assists in the delivery of patient care and department-related activities under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse. Coordinates and oversees the management of designated equipment including the maintenance, storage, repair, staff education on use as appropriate, and assists with its application. Helps with care as needed, including transporting and discharging patients. Assists in keeping units well-stocked, neat and organized.
In this position you will:
Work under supervision of the RN to provide care and service to patients and their families. Receives 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 for this position include:
High School Diploma or GED
Current Washington State certification as a Nursing Assistant Certified
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)
Washington State Medical Assistant - Registered will be required with Swedish Medical Center facility application completed within 7 days of hire. Must obtain active license within 60 days of hire. Employee will not be authorized to practice independently until registration is obtained.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Strong preference will be given to students enrolled in a BSN program
Six (6) months of acute care experience
One (1) 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
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 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 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: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 267180