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Providence Health & Services Certified Nursing Assistant - Talkeetna Cottage in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (Talkeetna Cottage, Evening Shift, 0.9 FTE) to Providence Extended Care in Anchorage, Alaska. 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:

  • Demonstrates understanding of and carries out individual resident's care according to Standards of Care and the Residents Daily Care Plan. Uses techniques as taught in facility orientation.

  • Records vital signs, weights, bowel records, meal intake, admission paperwork, and other required documentation. Reports changes observed in residents to the RN/LPN Primary Care Nurse. Interacts daily with the interdisciplinary team to communicate resident needs/status.

  • Works with new Nursing Assistant orientees and with CNAs unfamiliar with facility routines or the Resident-directed, Cottage Model of Care.

  • Functions as an active member of the self-managed work team to coordinate daily care tasks, ensure continuity of care/care givers, promote quality of life, and address the plagues of loneliness, helplessness and boredom. Works collaboratively with others to manage household responsibilities such as cleaning and laundry.

  • Completes Competency Plan for assigned job and department.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Must hold a current State of Alaska CNA certification.

  • Current BLS certification from American Heart Association upon hire or the ability to accomplish within thirty (30) days of hire required.

  • Municipality of Anchorage food handler permit or the ability to attain certification within 21 days of hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 6 months experience as a nurse aide, nursing assistant or private care-giver

About the Ministry you will serve

Providence Extended Care at the Cottages is located on a campus that includes eight cottages and a Commons Building. The Cottages are home to 96 residents. The Commons Building includes the facility reception area, Resident Bank, Gift Shop, Rehabilitation Therapies, Chapel, Supplies, Plant Services, Dietary, Support Services, Staff Development, Administration offices and Conference Rooms. The Cottages bear the names of Alaskan rivers and are arranged in alphabetical order along Compassion Circle.

Each cottage is a home that contains 12 private bedrooms/baths situated around a warm, inviting hearth and living area. An open kitchen allows residents and guests to enjoy the aromas and happenings of a kitchen, just like home. Each Cottage includes a Den along with a Spa and beauty/barber shop station. A patio off the dining area provides easy access to the outdoors and gardening opportunities. Large windows in the living area provide views for all to enjoy.

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

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Evening

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 247172

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