Providence Health & Services Certified Nursing Assistant II in Seward, Alaska


Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA II (Swing Bed, Day Shift - 0.9 FTE) to Providence Seward Medical Center in Seward, AK.

Under supervision the Certified Nursing Assistant II assists patients with activities of daily living and selective procedures delegated and communicated by licensed nurse (RN or LPN). These activities focus on maintaining a safe, hazard free, clean environment which facilitates patient focused care.

This is similar to a Float Pool position as you'll be going to each unit in the hospital to provide care.

In this position you will:

  • Possess knowledge of the Hospital and National Patient Safety Goals.

  • Communicate effectively and work collaboratively with the RN or other caregivers regarding patient issues, family issues, MD issues, equipment, and dietary needs to ensure team success.

  • Assist in the patient admitting, transfer, and discharge procedure.

  • Check and restock supplies and emergency equipment and replaces as instructed.

  • Measure and record vital signs, weights, bowel records, meal and fluid intake, admission paperwork, and other required documentation in the electronic medical record.

  • Assist with and/or perform restorative and rehabilitative procedures as outlined and assigned by the care plan and with appropriate training.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completed training as a Certified Nursing Assistant

  • Must hold a current State of Alaska CNA certification

  • Must hold a current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification

  • New CNA graduates and candidates that hold a current, unencumbered nurse assistant certification or registration from another U.S. state must obtain the State of Alaska certification within 4 months of hire

  • Current ServSafe food handlers’ certification within 4 months of hire

  • Minimum of 6 months of health care experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High School graduate or GED

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

About the Facility you will serve.

Providence Seward Medical and Care Center is a 6-bed critical access hospital and 40-bed long term care facility providing quality health care to residents and visitors. Our team of physicians, nurses, and support staff deliver compassionate, quality care to all patients. We care for the patients ranging from infants to the elderly with services including, primary care, emergency, inpatient, swing bed, lab, radiology, therapies and nursing home care.

Located only 125 miles south of Anchorage on Resurrection Bay, Seward offers a small community feel and access to a multitude of world class outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing and hiking.

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

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: Day

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Alaska-Seward

Req ID: 184589