CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)
Assist in the delivery of nursing care and nursing related activities to patients, as delegated by, and under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse. May also be responsible for the facilitation of patient care services by performing clerical functions.
Answers patient call signals to determine patient needs
Bathes, dresses, and/or undresses patients, and provides or assists with personal hygiene such as oral care, shave, or shampoo
Prepare patients for meals and assists with feeding patient when help is required
Take accurately record patient vital signs (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration)
Assists patients in elimination, such as assist to commode, place bedpan or urinal, assist to bathroom, ostomy assistance
Records routine measurements, I&O, and reports unusual finding to nurse
Ambulates patient, assists in patient positioning to facilitate good skin care and comfort, assists patient in and out of chairs or wheelchairs safely
Changes bed linens as often as necessary, tidies patient rooms and restocks equipment and supplies as necessary
Assists physician or nurse with routine treatment, examination or tests
Escorts patient to and from other departments and/or for discharge or transfer
Perform charting duties per policy
Maintains good communication with nursing staff. Reports any unusual circumstances, patient safety concerns or condition changes promptly
Assembles patient charts and keeps an adequate supply of charts ready for use
Orders supplies and restocks the department and pantry as necessary
Answers telephone, takes messages, and gives information accurately to the appropriate person
Communicates courteously with visitors, offers assistance to persons on the acute care unit, runs errands for floor personnel
Performs clerical duties related to patient care and records/charts
Maintains patient confidentiality
Good public contact skills
Ability to work in team setting
Ability to work independently and complete assignments
Good oral and written communication skills
Good ability to learn new tasks and make judgments
Ability to work positively with a variety of people
REQUIRED EDUCATION: High School graduate or equivalent
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: One-year acute care hospital experience preferred
ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS: Certification by the State as a Certified Nursing Assistant. BLS, certification required, SCLD preferred.
The COVID vaccine and the Flu shot (during Flu season) are a condition of employment.
Snoqualmie Valley Hospital is a drug-free workplace. We complete drug screenings as a part of our onboarding process.
Job Updated 5/2/2023