Assists with the nursing care of patients. Provides comfort services and assistance with activities of daily living. Assists with patient transport, preparation, clerical duties, and projects. Answers phones, schedule appointments, coordinates interpreter service for patients as needed. Assists with the transportation of medications, blood products and chemotherapy agents. Provides behavioral redirection and monitoring as well as assisting and providing one on one observation. Responsible for the daily care of equipment used and maintaining adequate stock levels of all supplies. Technical skills identified by the Oregon State Board of Nursing for CNA II.
a) Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. A copy of your highest academic diploma or transcript required upon hire.
b) Certification: CNA Level 2 Acute Care certification required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS preferred upon hire, and required within 90 days of hire. If not American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certified upon hire, must have current BLS certification through another provider (revised May 24, 2010). Secure “No harm” Training and suicide prevention course required within 90 days.
c) Cytoxic spill kit competency required within 90 days.
d) Minimum 6 months experience in skilled nursing facility or hospital preferred.
e) Able to develop skills in use of computerized hospital information/ordering system.
f) Demonstrates exceptional customer service skills.
g) Utilizes effective communication skills taking into consideration body language, filters, listening, paraphrasing, and questions with customers of diverse ethnic and cultural backgroundsFunctions effectively in stressful situations.
h) Demonstrates skills in caring for neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients in a knowledgeable, skillful and consistent manner.
i) Personal appearance makes a good first impression.
j) Bilingual skills a plus.
At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner. Our affiliation with OHSU brings the advanced medical resources of Oregon’s only academic health center, which allows local providers to receive guidance from some of the country’s top specialists and pass that expertise on to Tuality patients where they can be cared for in their community.
Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier healthcare providers, including 5th straight year in Top 10 Healthiest Employers in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 6th straight Gold Plus Award from the American Heart Association, and 2016 #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.
Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference. In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate! Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard. Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!