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Nursing Assistant Apprentice - Long Term Care

Job ID: 72178
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Night
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Nursing Assistant Apprentice for a Full Time, 0.90 FTE, Night position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $17.78 – $26.67. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

This is a great opportunity for candidates who are already enrolled in a CNA program and who are interested in pursuing employment as a CNA at New Horizons Long Term Care.

Job Summary

Participate in on-the-job training learning to perform duties of a nursing assistant. Under direct supervision of a registered nurse, learn to perform tasks involving direct and indirect patient care in an inpatient or skilled nursing facility patient care setting. Must be enrolled in Certified Nursing Assistant Training Program within six months of hire.

Details of the position

  • Assist patient with personal care which may include bathing; mouth and skin care; grooming and dressing; toileting assistance; eating and hydration.
  • Provide patients with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed.
  • Maintain unit supplies by stocking patient rooms and supply areas to meet patient care needs.
  • May document relevant patient care data.
  • Assists the Activities Coordinator in the residents’ activity room.
  • May provide clerical support to the unit such as doing order entry, chart processing, answering telephones, etc.

What you bring

  • Required within 1 Year: Certified Nurse Assistant - Alaska.
  • Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support.

Working Conditions

Lifting

  • Patient handling no greater than 35 lbs. without the use of assistive equipment and/or devices (NIOSH).
  • Fine motor skills to be able to grasp and control medical equipment and perform precise procedures.
  • Push/Pull: Frequently up to 45 lbs. force (i.e., WOW, medical carts).
  • Perform hands on CPR at least 20 mins using 100-125 lbs. of force (National Assoc. of EMS Physicians and AHA) Frequency should be seldom or occasionally.
  • Ability to move around area with frequent sitting.
  • Bending/ stooping/ squatting/ reaching/ kneeling frequently.
  • Lifting (non-patient) up to 20 lbs. occasionally and 5 lbs. frequently.

Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.
  • Must be able to complete tasks in a noisy environment.

Mental/Visual

  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

For a full position description or for questions, please contact Vicki Greenwald: [email protected]

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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