Resident Care Attendant/CNA (NAC)
Pacific Medical Centers
 Spokane, WA

Providence is calling a Resident Care Attendant/CNA (NAC) (Residential Care, Evenings, 0.525 FTE) to Providence Emilie Court Assisted Living in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all â especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Record all entries on flow sheets, notes, charts, etc., in an informative and descriptive manner. Uses only authorized abbreviations established by this facility when recording information
  • Report all accidents and incidents on the shift that they occur. Monitors for environmental hazards
  • Answer telephone in a professional manner, records complete messages, and relays to proper channels.
  • Ensure that resident's apartment is ready for receiving the resident with the name at the door of the apartment. Greets residents and escorts them to their apartment. Introduces resident to other residents and personnel as appropriate. Assists with making the resident feel welcome. Assists residents with packing personal possessions when discharged, as requested by resident or family. Escorts residents to lobby as needed. Assists with loading/unloading residents from vehicles as necessary.
  • Perform all assigned tasks in accordance with established policies and procedures, and as instructed by supervisors. Follows work assignments, and/or work schedules in completing and performing assigned tasks. Cooperates with inter-departmental personnel, as well as other facility personnel to ensure nursing services can be adequately maintained to meet the needs of residents. Creates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the unit and shift. Notifies the facility of lateness to, or absence from, work by speaking directly to administrative staff.
  • Meet with assigned shiftâs nursing personnel on a regularly scheduled basis to assist in identifying and correcting problem areas, and/or the improvement of services. Reports all complaints and grievances made by the resident to the Administrator or Director of Nursing (DON) as appropriate.
  • Report occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals to supervisor. Participates in, and receives, the nursing report upon reporting for duty. Follows established policies concerning exposure to blood/body fluids
  • Assist residents with daily dental and mouth care (e.g.,, brushing teeth,/dentures, oral hygiene, special mouth care) per Negotiated Service Plan (NSP). Assist residents with shower functions (e.g., bed baths, tub or shower baths) as directed per NSP. Assists residents with dressing/undressing as necessary per NSP. Assists residents with nail care (e.g., clipping, trimming, and cleaning the finger/toenails), except for diabetic residents per NSP. Assists with shaving male residents per NSP.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or a Home Care Aide (HCA) in accordance with laws of Washington State
  • Food Handler's Permit (or must obtain within 14 days of hire)
  • Within 30 days of hire: CPR and First Aid Cards and 7.5 hours AIDS related training
  • Within 90 days of hire: DSHS approved Dementia and Mental Health classes

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Emilie Court Assisted Living provides assisted living on the tree-lined streets of the Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital. Emilie Court offers private apartments and a rich quality of life to seniors in a vibrant urban environment.