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Providence Health & Services CNA - Clinical Observation Unit in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (0.9 FTE, 12 hr Days, 36 hours per week) to work in Clinical Observation Unit at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

The Certified Nurse Assistant provides nursing care, respiratory care, splinting, and patient support services in a hospital unit under the direction of the Clinical Manager.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate application of knowledge, skills, and behaviors in the physical, motor/sensory, cognitive, psychosocial, patient and family education areas based on PSPH age specific care competency assessment tool.

  • Take and record vital signs; height; weight; food and fluid intake and output; and finger sticks for blood sugar checks; report and documentation.

  • Recognize and report abnormal signs and symptoms, maintain a safe environment for patients.

  • Bathe, dress and feed patients; respond to call lights.

  • Assist with communication and reports patients’ concerns.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Valid State of Washington Nursing Assistant Certification (without restrictions)

  • AHA or Military Basic Life Support (BLS).

  • Medical Assistant Registration (MA-R) required within 6 months of hire for emergency center and surgical / perioperative units only. NOTE: Certified Nursing Assistants employed at Providence St. Peter Hospital on or before June 30, 2013, may have Medical Assistant Phlebotomist Certification (MA-P) in lieu of MA-R

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • 6 months working as a Certified Nursing Assistant in a healthcare setting, long-term care or similar environment.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

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: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 260855