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Providence Student Nursing Assistant - Nursing Education * Up to $1,000 Sign- On Bonus* in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Student Nursing Assistant (0.9 FTE, Variable shift) to work in Nursing Education at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

The Student Nursing Assistant is a student currently enrolled in, or recently completed but awaiting certification, from an approved nursing assistant program. Functions under the direct supervision of the Manager, Program Supervisor or designee and within the scope of practice that the Manager, Supervisor or designee has determined is appropriate based upon the skills of the Student Nursing Assistant. Upon completion of a nursing assistant program and prior to licensure, or while enrolled in a nursing assistant program, the Student Patient Attendant is responsible for performing a variety of tasks to ensure that the assigned patient(s) remains safe. This may include close, continuous observation to maintain patient safety, comfort, and a safe patient care environment. Basic patient care tasks may be delegated by the Registered Nurse, Nurse Manger and or Delegate. The Student Patient Attendant will document all patient observation and care activities. Also performs non-direct patient care duties as assigned.

Successful completion of an approved nursing assistant program and the national Nurse Aid Assessment Program certification test in conjunction with remaining an employee in good standing, will qualify for entry into a regular classification as a NAC.

The Student Nursing Assistant must meet all academic progress standards and remain in good standing.

In this position you will:

  • Assist professional nursing staff with direct observation of patients and by performing basic non-technical tasks under direction and supervision.

  • Provide secondary assistance with nursing staff for patient bed mobility and patient transfers.

  • Adhere to department procedures and standards.

  • Prepares room and bed for receiving patient, ensuring a clean and safe environment. Continue to observe patient's environment to ensure safety and comfort.

  • Communicate effectively with patients, families, and staff demonstrating a positive and caring attitude; demonstrate sensitivity to patient's emotional, social and mental health needs.

  • Recognize and reports change in the patient and the environment following department procedures and standards. Immediately alert nursing personnel to emergency situations.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Must be at least 18 years of age upon hire

  • National Provider BLS - American Heart Association

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Enrolled in, or admitted to, a nursing assistant program that qualifies candidate to be eligible for the National Nurse Aid Assessment

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

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 —

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: 117656
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing
Job Function: Nursing
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Variable
Career Track: Nursing
Address: WA Olympia 413 Lilly Rd NE

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.