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CNA - Progressive Care Unit

Company: Swedish Health Services
Location: Edmonds
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Certified Nursing Assistant (0.9 FTE, DAY SHIFT) to work in Progressive Care Unit at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.

The Certified Nursing Assistant provides assistance in the safe and effective nursing care of patients in a variety of age groups which may include neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric which is consistent with the provisions of Chapter 246-841 WAC.

In this position you will:

  • Performs a variety of tasks to provide safe and effective patient care which is consistent with established plan of care, unit procedures and standards of practice and competencies of nursing assistants including, but not limited to: taking and recording vital signs, measuring and recording height, weight, food and fluid intake and output, recognizing and reporting abnormal signs and symptoms, maintaining orderly and safe environment for patient.
  • Provides personal care assistance to assigned patients, including bathing, dressing, eating, transportation and other personal needs. Responds to call bells, assists patients with communication and runs errands as required to ensure quality patient care.
  • Completes appropriate sections of the Nursing Admission Assessment record and orients patients to rooms and unit routine. Records and reports observations, actions and information regarding assigned patients to provide timely and accurate medical records.
  • Participates as an active member of the patient care team, including attending and participating in change of shift reports to maintain awareness of patient conditions and unit activities.
  • Assists co-workers on the unit as required to provide quality and responsive patient care.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of coursework or training program to obtain a Nursing Assistant certification in the State of Washington and successful completion of the NLN Nursing Assistant in Acute Care Setting examination
  • Current Washington State Certification as a Nurse Assistant
  • 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 with Swedish Edmonds 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.

  • Experience in an acute care facility preferred, or related work experience

About the Edmonds Campus

Swedish Edmonds has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the Greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. Swedish Edmonds is an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.

The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:

  • 217 licensed beds.
  • 450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff.
  • 1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel.
  • Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services.

Keywords: Swedish Health Services, Edmonds , CNA - Progressive Care Unit, Other , Edmonds, Washington

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