CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with
competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals,
health care services, and medical providers delivering
compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We
are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest
not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our
patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual
support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part
approach - physical, emotional, and spiritual - is essential to
healing the whole person. Come join our team!
St. Anthony Hospital enjoys the benefits of being part of the
CHI Franciscan Health family of hospitals and other health care
services providing care to our communities throughout the beautiful
South Puget Sound Region of Western Washington. Recreational
opportunities abound here -- we offer water sports, skiing, hiking,
shopping, fine dining, theater and an overall excellent quality of
Job Summary:This job is responsible for providing nursing care
and support to patents under the direction of a Registered Nurse
(RN) in a defined care team and in accordance with scope of
practice permitted by Nursing Skills Checklist, with the exception
of administering medication. An incumbent assumes responsibility
for own actions within the scope of clinical experience/education
preparation, while being an active student in an accredited nursing
program. A school-signed copy of the incumbent's Nursing Skills
Checklist is kept on file and updated regularly.
Tasks are assigned by nursing staff in clear, detailed and
specific instructions. Employees work as instructed and seek
guidance on matters not specifically covered in the original
instructions. Work is reviewed through progress checks for
accuracy, adequacy and adherence to standards, instructions and
Essential Duties:Provides patient personal care/hygiene and
physical comfort within scope of practice permitted by Nursing
Skills Checklist, including feeding, bathing, shaving, changing
clothes, bed making, ambulation, lifting, turning, moving,
transferring, enemas, skin care and bowel/bladder elimination.
Provides such additional care as required to meet the personal
primary needs and comfort of assigned patient based on skill,
ability, limitations of scope of practice and patient acuity.
Prepares patient, equipment and supplies for specific
procedures/examinations. Performs, monitors, reports and documents
all clinical activities within scope of practice permitted by
Nursing Skills Checklist. Observes and reports changes in patient
condition to the RN. Obtains, labels and transports a variety of
samples (e.g. urine, stool, sputum specimens and blood products).
Assists nursing staff in the admission, discharge and transfer of
patient by performing activities such as inventory/storing patient
belongings, providing patient with relevant personal care/comfort
items, orienting patient/family and transporting patient to room or
other location using wheelchairs, stretchers or patient bed.
Provides patient information to nursing staff for inclusion in the
interdisciplinary plan of care; documents relevant patient data in
accordance with work unit standards. Maintains a neat and organized
work environment. Orders, stocks and replenishes supplies and
equipment as necessary, identifies and reports problems with
supplies or equipment; enters equipment repair request in system,
tags equipment and removes from service. Maintains a safe work and
patient environment, adhering to the hospital's Safety, Risk
Management, Regulatory Standards and infection prevention.
Participates in quality assurance/improvement initiatives and
activities. Participates in growth opportunities. Cultural
Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of
communication tools/materials for effective communication and
understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect
communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment
and services. Patient Population Served: Demonstrates knowledge and
proper skills associated with the department's defined specific
populations served.Performs related duties as required.
Job Requirements: High School Diploma (or GED), current
enrollment in an accredited Registered Nurse Bachelor of Science
Degree program or a Registered Nurse Associate Degree program, with
satisfactory completion of at least one academic term (quarter or
semester) which includes a clinical component. Must be registered
by the Washington State Department of Health as a Nursing
Technician.Current American Heart Association healthcare provider
BLS Certification.A school-signed copy of the incumbent's Nursing
Skills Checklist must be on file and updated regularly.