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Providence Health & Services CNA/Ward Secretary - Medical Acute *Full Time* in Walla Walla, Washington


Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)/Ward Secretary (Medical Acute, Night Shift, 0.9 FTE, 36 Hours Per Week) 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 .

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

In this position you will:

  • Consistently demonstrate adherence to the principles and requiremetns outlined in the Commitments and Compliance Integrity Program and any other organization or departmental materials related to compliance with the laws, regulatory requirements.

  • Consistenetly demonstrate adherence to Medicare and Medicaid regulations which directly or indirectly relate to the performance and job expectations.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of PSMMC's policy on Patient Rights and Responsibilities and respect these rights and responsibilities in carrying-out daily activities.

  • Actively participate in departmental and orgaization performance improvement activities in accordance with hospital and joint commission standards.

  • Demonstrate leadership by performing his/her work in a manner that meets or exceeds the level of care and service that PSMMC promotes to the communities we serve.

  • Participate in hospital and department specific practices to maintain a clean, safe, and comfortable enviornment for patients and staff.

  • Maintain the security and confidentiality of data and information used in performance of his/her daily duties conforming to hospital policy, laws, and regulations as appropriate.

  • Follow establisehd policies and procedures to identify and reduce the risks of acquiring or transmitting infection.

  • Maintain positive working relationships and foster a cooperative work environment.

  • Communicate effectively with patients, physicians and staff in a professional manner.

  • Provide clear, concise, pertinent reports/information.

  • Contribute to the assessment of the patient by collecting information for analysis by an RN:

  • Complete delegated patient care activities and record and report variations.

  • Document legibly according to policy.

  • Recognize and report signs/symptoms of abuse and neglect for all ages of patients served.

  • Provide nutritional requirement and recognize barriers that limit intake appropriate to ages of patients served.

  • Awareness of develomental tasks appropriate to ages of patients served.

  • Utilizes a collaborative interdisciplinary process to provide support to all members of the Patient Care Team to reinforce basic patient/family education.

  • Adheres to safety precautions including hazardous wastes and proper sharp disposal.

  • Transcribe orders in a timely, legible and accurate manner, and asks for clarification when necessary:

  • MAR

  • Administrative Data Screen

  • Kardex

  • Maintain the medical records according to institutional guidelines, ensuring that all required documents and results are properly posted and included in the patient's record.

  • Report abnormal findings to licensed staff (including vital signs and O2 stats).

  • Ensures effective use of Facilities - Promptly report facility maintenance issues to appropriate personnel.

  • Ensure effective use of Supplies/Equipment - minimize supply wastage. Charge appropriately for supplies used.

  • Document all clinical information supporting assigned tasks accurately, legibly and in a timely manner.

  • Report and document any unusual occurrence that may hvae an effect on the patient's and/or staff's well-being.

  • Assist in orienting families. Provide ways of finding information to families in a positive and courteous manner.

  • Demonstrate ability to function as a member of care delivery team by: Participate as a team member to ensure delivery of quality patient care in cost effective manner; Perform clerical duties related to admission, transfers and discharges.

  • Follow through with delegated tasks appropriately.

  • Welcome and encourage new staff members and students.

  • Submit charge sheets to outpatient and observation charges accurately and enter hemodialysis charges accurately.

  • Order supplies wthin unit budget.

  • Emoloyee completes all tasks and duties accurately and timely within assigned shift. Demonstrate initiative to perform job duties autonomusouly.

  • Attend mandatory and other education offerings per department and hospital requirements. May assist with education on the unit.


Required qualifications this position include:

  • Current license in the State of Washington as Nursing Assistant Certification.

  • Current BLS - Healthcare provider (must be AHA accredited).

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Clerical experience

  • One year of Medical/Hospital acute care experience

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

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: Night

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Washington-Walla Walla

Req ID: 315944