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Providence CNA - PACE Redmond (Full-time Days: 8am-4:30pm) *$1,000 Sign-On Bonus* in Redmond, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Personal Care Assistant and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA/NAC) (1.0 FTE, Day Shift: Mon-Fri, 8am-4:30pm) to work in the PACE Redmond at Providence Elderplace in Redmond, WA.

$1,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment.

The Personal Care Assistant and Certified Nursing Assistant (NAC) will assist participants in maintaining an environment consistent with their needs. Assists participants in their mobility exercises to help them be more independent for their activities and to maintain their current level of functioning. Provides care in a manner that assures participant satisfaction and retention. Assists participants in such activities as walking, transfers, use of mobility devices, getting to and from rest room, toileting, changing diapers and clothing, feeding, showering, getting in and out of transportation vehicles, socialization at the center. Knowledge and support of the mission and core values of the Sisters of Providence are important to successful performance, as are commitment to and demonstration of a spirit of teamwork. Personal Care Assistants work at the Center and assist on the vans.

In this position you will:

  • Provide or assist participants with personal care (e.g., bathing, dressing, toileting, oral and denture care, hair and skin, shaving, nail trimming). Take weight, vital signs and collect specimens as assigned

  • Assist with Multi-Purpose room activities as assigned

  • Assist with dining area set-up and distribution of meals and snacks as assigned

  • Assist with feeding and/or monitoring during meals. Assist with morning beverage service.

  • Assist on vans both morning and afternoons as needed. This includes assisting participants on/off the vans, escorting to/from residence and PEP, and wheelchair securement

  • Be responsible for monitoring participants when the van is in motion and notifying the driver if there is a problem. If contact with the center is needed while the van is in motion, the PCA should make this call

  • Help participants to move, turn, get in and out of bed, chair, or wheelchair; and ambulate with or without assistive devices

  • Maintain required documentation on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis

  • Report all pertinent observations of participants to appropriate medical staff or supervisor

  • Help maintain order and cleanliness of the center and its equipment and linens, including disinfecting furniture and other common use items

  • Demonstrate knowledge and appropriate behavior concerning infection control by proper handling of equipment, soiled clothing, bedpans, urinals, and adequate hand washing and use of gloves

  • Use lifting equipment as directed by care plan and the Rehabilitation department

  • Offer guidance or assistance to staff working in an unsafe manner

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nurse delegation for nursing assistance training within 120 days

  • 70 hours of basic training within 120 days

  • Mental health specialty training within 120 days

  • Dementia specialty training within 120 days

  • Current CNA license

  • Adult Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

  • Food Handler's Permit (or must obtain within 14 days of hire)

  • Long term care or related geriatric and/or rehabilitative experience

Preferred qualification for this position includes:

  • Assisted living background.

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace is located in Seattle, WA. The PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) keeps older adults as healthy as possible in the community by providing comprehensive health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care, a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if necessary) and much more. The Providence ElderPlace team of health care and social service professionals and our affiliates provide comprehensive integrated care to our participants.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details — http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Washington-Redmond

Req ID: 350024

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