Job Description

Per diem/on call (2 positions); schedule varies as needed.

Job Summary:

Provides direct care to patients in acute care setting. Performs combination of duties in care of patients under direction of nursing and medical staff and consistent with training and within scope of certification and/or licensure to include answers call lights or intercom system to determine patient’s needs.  Bathes, dresses, and undresses patients; Serves and collects food trays and feeds patients requiring help.  Transports patients within facility using wheelchairs, wheeled carts, or assists patients to walk.  Turns and repositions patients alone or with assistance.  Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respirations, and food and fluid intake and output, as directed.  Performs light inventory and housekeeping duties.  Answers telephones and directs calls appropriately.  Prepares and maintains patient records for nursing unit as directed.

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

High School Graduate or GED

Certified in Washington State as Nursing Assistant

Computer skills required

Typing skills required

Six months Acute Care Experience Preferred

Background in Medical Terminology Preferred

Licensure & Certifications Requirements

BLS, CNA