Care Asst / HUC ICU in Tacoma

Part-time @CommonSpirit Health in Med/Surg/Neuro ICU , in Nurse Assistant
  • Tacoma, Washington View on Map
  • Apply Before : October 19, 2022

Job Description

Join largest Catholic health system, and the second-largest nonprofit hospital chain CommonSpirit Health as Care Asst / HUC ICU in Tacoma Washington at St Joseph Medical Center. Read role and responsibility to apply Nurse Assistant jobs nearby in Tacoma.

 

Position : Care Asst / HUC ICU

Location :  Tacoma, Washington

Job Type : Part-Time

Employer : St Joseph Medical Center

Category: Nurse Assistant

Department: Med/Surg/Neuro ICU

Working Shift : Day

Is Remote : No

 

Job details:

Overview
Up to a $5,000 Sign on Bonus for qualifying new external CNAs and Care Assistants
Lump sum payment within 30 days of start date
2 year commitment
Bonus amount prorated by FTE (min 0.6 FTE required)We’re proud to share that St Joseph Medical Center was recognized among the Best Hospitals in Washington state by U.S. News & World Report. 103 hospitals in Washington were evaluated and 14 met the high standards to be ranked among the best.CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the companyPaid Time Off (PTO)Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible health spending accounts (FSA)Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsTuition Assistance for career growth and developmentCare@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyVoluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify TheftAdoption AssistanceWellness Program
Responsibilities
Job Summary
This job is responsible for assisting with patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse; performs data entry, unit secretarial functions, and equipment processing.
Essential DutiesProvides patient personal care/hygiene and physical comfort, including feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothes, bed making, ambulation, lifting, turning, moving, transferring, skin care and bowel/bladder elimination. Provides such additional care as required to meet the personal primary needs and comfort of assigned patient based on skill, ability, limitations of scope of practice and patient acuity. Prepares patient, equipment and supplies for specific procedures/examinations.Performs, monitors, reports and documents all clinical activities within scope of practice. Observes and reports changes in patient condition to the RN. Obtains labels and transports a variety of samples (e.g. urine, stool, sputum specimens and blood products).Provides patient information to nursing staff for inclusion in the interdisciplinary plan of care; documents relevant patient data in accordance with work unit standards.Assists nursing staff in the admission, discharge and transfer of patient by performing activities such as inventory/storing patient belongings, providing patient with relevant personal care/comfort items, orienting patient/family and transporting patient to room or other location using wheelchairs, stretchers or patient bed.Maintains a neat and organized work environment. Orders, stocks and replenishes supplies and equipment as necessary, identifies and reports problems with supplies or equipment; enters equipment repair request in system, tags equipment and removes from service.Maintains a safe work and patient environment, adhering to the hospital’s Safety, Risk Management, Regulatory Standards and infection prevention.Performs receptionist and support duties at the assigned unit; handles incoming and outgoing communications, transfers calls appropriately, greets and assists visitors, answers questions in accordance with established procedures.Provides general support activities for the unit.
Qualifications
Education & ExperienceCompletion of an accredited Nursing Assistant program (or military medical specialty training).Six months related work experience preferred.Experience in a hospital setting preferredPrefer experience in a specialty unit.Preference is given toward applicants with experience as both a Certified Nursing Assistant and Unit Coordinator.
Licensure & CertificationMust be licensed by the Washington State Nursing Commission as a Certified Nursing Assistant.Current American Heart Association healthcare provider BLS certification is required.

 

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