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Providence Health & Services CNA - Long Term Care in Kodiak, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a current caregiver to develop his or her career with this new opportunity: Certified Nursing Assistant - Long Term Care at Providence Kodiak Island Alaska Medical Center in Kodiak, AK

This opportunity is available exclusively to current caregivers. We aspire to know you, care for you, and ease your way through your career journey with Providence.

In this position you will:

  • Provide a wide verity of clinical and clerical support to the Long Term Care department and other departments in accordance with Providence philosophy, objectives, policies, procedures and standards

  • Provide routine nursing and household duties/tasks to promote a resident directed model of care in the home-like setting. These duties/tasks center around the residents by assisting them in all activities of daily living and life engagement

  • Function actively in a self-managed work team to coordinate daily care tasks, life engagement, and care of the Fosters change and teamwork to ensure constructive relationships and growth, while maintaining a positive and professional image when interacting with patients, their families, physicians, employees and general public

Qualifications:

Required qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Must complete twelve (12) hours of in-service training annually to maintain certification

  • Current State of Alaska Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification.

  • 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 four (4) months of employment.

  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Healthcare Provider or the ability to attain certification within 90 days of date of hire

  • Alaska Food Worker Card or ability to attain certification within 30 days

Preferred qualifications:

  • Minimum of six (6) months experience as a nurse aide, nursing assistant or private care-giver

  • Medical terminology

About the ministry you will serve:

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors of Kodiak Island.

This critical access hospital features 25 acute care beds, including four birthing suites, two psychiatric care beds and two ICU beds. In addition, the Care Center, PKIMC’s extended care facility, has 19 long-term care beds.

PKIMC provides an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency department, surgery, laboratory services, maternity, general medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, specialty clinics, diagnostic imaging services and pharmacy.

It is staffed by a mix of primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists who provide family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, radiology and general practice.

Benefits and Retirement:

Do you have questions on how this position may impact your benefits or retirement? AskHR has answers! Contact the HR Service Center at 888-687-3753, submit an AskHR through the HRPortal; https://caregiver.ehr.com at https://caregiver.ehr.com/ or visit the Road2Retirement site; https://road2retirement.org at https://road2retirement.org/ .

Caring for Your Career:

We are delighted that you answered the call to further your career at Providence. As a current caregiver, you have many resources to develop your skills and career such as educational benefits, online training, and professional development events. We encourage you to take advantage of these resources activities so that we can continue to serve our communities together with excellence. Our hope is that you continue to answer the call to our mission-inspired work today and into the future!

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: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Alaska-Kodiak

Req ID: 243473

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