Providence Health & Services Registered Nursing Assistant (NAR) - Medical Acute in Walla Walla, Washington
Providence is calling a Registered Nursing Assistant (NAR) (Medical Acute, Day Shift, 0.9 FTE) to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. 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:
Contribute to the assessment of the patient by collecting information for analysis by an RN:
Complete delegated patient care activities and records and reports variations.
Document legibly according to policy.
Recognize and report signs/symptoms of abuse and neglect for all ages of patients served.
Provide nutritional requirements and recognizes barriers that limit intake appropriate to ages of patients served.
Awareness of developmental tasks appropriate to ages of patients served.
Report abnormal findings to licensed staff (including vital signs and O2 sats).
Utilize a collaborative interdisciplinary process to provide support to all members of the Patient Care Team to reinforce basic patient/family education.
Ensure effective use of Facilities – promptly reports facility maintenance issues to appropriate personnel.
Ensure effective use of supplies/equipment – minimizes supply wastages. Charges appropriately for supplies used.
Adhere to safety precautions including hazardous wastes and proper sharps disposal.
Report and documen any unusual occurrence that may have an effect on the patient’s and/or staff’s well-being.
Document all clinical information supporting assigned tasks accurately, legible and in a timely manner.
Practice and observe for safe, clean technique throughout procedures.
Expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
Employee completes all tasks and duties accurately and timely within assigned shift. Demonstrates initiative to perform job duties autonomously.
Attend mandatory and other education offerings per department and hospital requirements. May assist with education on the unit.
JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS:
Accept objective suggestions for improved performance.
Attend unit staff meetings (50%).
Required qualifications for this position include:
Current license in the State of Washington as Nursing Assistant Registered.
Must obtain Nursing Assistant Certification within 6 months of date of hire into role.
Current BLS – Healthcare provider (must be AHA accredited).
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Successful completion of a pre-licensure nursing assistant program.
About the hospital you will serve .
Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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.
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.
Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant
Location: Washington-Walla Walla
Req ID: 329688