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Providence Health & Services Clinical Assistant/CNA in Valdez, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Clinical Assistant/Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (Medical/Surgical, Day Shift, 0.90 FTE) to 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.

In this position you will:

  • Perform detailed procedures basic to the well-being of the patient in the acute care setting.

  • Organize the front desk and performs clerical duties necessary to ensure a smooth clinical operation.

  • Assist in the admissions and discharges of patients in the clinical area.

  • Collect specimens and assist in performing, recording and reporting results.

  • Be responsible for routine, ongoing patient 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.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of a state-approved nursing assistant course

  • Current State of Alaska Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification

  • 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 within 90 days of hire

  • Able to read, write, and speak English

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 6 months experience as a nurse aide, nursing assistant or private care giver

  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology

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.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Alaska-Valdez

Req ID: 222250

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