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Providence Health & Services Certified Nursing Assistant 2 - Medical Unit West *$4,000 Hiring Bonus* in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant 2 (CNA 2) - Medical Unit West (0.9 FTE, Days) to Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR

$4,000 Hiring Bonus for qualified external applicants!

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text message with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

We are seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant 2 (CNA 2) - Medical Unit West that will perform basic nursing functions and other duties under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Report observations information regarding patient care condition to the Registered Nurse (RN) in a timely manner

  • Participate in the admission, care, transfers, and discharge of patients as assigned

  • Answer patient call lights on all patients and attends patient needs as appropriate

  • Administer hygienic care to the patient, including bathing, oral and denture care, shaving, combing hair, etc

  • Assist in pre- and post-operative care of the patient as directed by the registered nurse

  • Assist in post-mortem care of the patient when requested

  • Access and utilizes the computer system as necessary for patient care documentation or to enter charges

  • Assist in keeping patient unit and department neat and clean

  • Attend nursing unit in-services/meetings and other programs form unit specialization and standards

  • Precept new staff and students for training and orientation

  • Participate in QI activities

  • Maintain good rapport by interacting in conflict or stressful situations in a manner that facilitates constructive resolution

  • Complete work in a timely manner requesting help when necessary

  • Communicate effectively and manages conflict in a positive manner

  • Respond to criticism by effecting an appropriate change in behavior

  • Assist co-workers

  • Comply with the dress code for Providence Portland Medical Center and the employee's department

  • Monitor tube system for arrival of medications from Pharmacy and transport them to the defined area for medication storage on the unit


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Coursework/Training: Completion of Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN) recognized Acute Care CNA 2 course -OR- Grandfathered to CNA 2 per OSBN requirements

  • Active and unencumbered license in the state of Oregon as Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certified

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • One (1) year experience in general hospital

  • One (1) year experience as a CNA 2

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

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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: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 321328