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Providence Health & Services CNA - Intermediate Care Unit *2,500 Sign-On Bonus* in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant (0.9 FTE, Night Shift) to Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Washington.

For External Caregivers Only: This position offers a 2,500 Sign-On Bonus, 1,250 upon start, 1,250 at the completion of 12 months of employment.

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, maintains a safe environment for patients

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

  • Assist with communication and reports patients’ concerns

  • Orient patients to rooms, unit routines and any equipment necessary for care (call lights, plexipulses, etc.)

  • Unit and regulatory tasks routinely completed

  • Respond to all patient call lights when available

  • Assist co-workers on the unit and participate as an active member of the patient care team

  • Record and report information and concerns to appropriate staff

  • Maintain and improve competencies, education, training, attending staff meetings, seminars, in-services to ensure the development and implementation and understanding of departmental policies, procedures and performance improvement processes

  • Hourly rounds; use AIDET (acknowledge, introduce, duration, explanation, and thank you) with each new interaction

  • Successfully complete annual skills fair requirements

  • Utilize safety and lift equipment to prevent work related injuries

  • Confidential information and conversations are secured from general public access

  • Ensure all faxes and other communications adhere to applicable policies and federal regulations

  • Maintain full knowledge of HIPAA regulations

  • Willingly accept projects and work assignments as assigned by manager


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

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

About the ministry 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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: 318936