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Providence Home Health Aide in Spokane Valley, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Home Health Aide (CNA) (Home Health Spokane Vna, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence VNA Home Health in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Clinical practice

  • Assist in the development of the plan of care for assigned patients

  • Review the patient’s Plan of Care prior to providing any care at each visit

  • Apply principles of infection control in all care

  • Provide all care as directed by the Plan of Care

  • Restrict care to only that directed by the Plan of Care

  • Communicate any changes in the patient’s condition to RN or Therapist

  • Demonstrate competence in the following skill areas:

  • Temperature

  • BP

  • Pulse and respirations

  • Bed bath

  • Sponge, tub or shower bath

  • Shampoo in bed

  • Shampoo in sink or tub

  • Nail care

  • Skin care

  • Backrub

  • Oral hygiene

  • Empty catheter bags

  • Transfer techniques

  • Ambulation assistance

  • Range of motion exercise

  • Positioning

  • Make occupied bed

  • Enema administration

  • Simple non-sterile wound care

  • Evaluate that transfers utilized are safe and appropriate for patient situation:

  • Perform safe transfers

  • Model safe transfers to caregivers

  • Notify and follows up with supervising discipline when an unsafe body mechanics situation is identified

  • Seek emergency assistance when indicated per PVNA emergency procedures

  • Documentation

  • Document all care provided

  • Document any care that the patient refused

  • Document observations

  • How patient tolerated care

  • Change in patient’s condition

  • Documentation is completed and submitted in a timely manner as defined by PVNA policy

  • Daily itinerary is complete and accurate and turned in per PVNA policy

  • Document communication and coordination of care with team members

  • Patient Data Security

  • Comply with the PVNA “Securing Patient Data During Offsite Patient Care” policy

  • Keep passwords private

  • Lock devices when not in use to prevent unauthorized viewing

  • Immediately notifies a manager of any loss of patient data

  • Participate in annual “patient information security” training

  • Will return patient information (electronic or paper) to the PVNA office when away from work more than 4 scheduled work days and/or will be out of town rather than storing in their home (see CSM 275)

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Certification as a nursing assistant, current and in good standing, in the State of Washington.

  • Evidence of current CPR training and negative TB screen

Preferred qualifications for position include:

  • Experience as a Certified or Registered Nursing Assistant in home health care

  • 1 year experience as CNA or the equivalent in preparation and practice

  • Computer skills

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence VNA Home Health is a not-for-profit, home health ministry serving patients in their places of residence in the greater Spokane community of Washington state. We provide health care for patients of all ages who have a temporary condition such as post-surgical care, or are recovering from or living with a chronic condition. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, registered dietitians, occupational/physical/speech therapists, and pharmacists.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

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 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-Spokane Valley

Req ID: 261275

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