Nurse Assistant Certified/Unit Secretary

Location: Wenatchee, WA
Facility: Central Washington Hospital
Schedule: Pool Position
Shift: Day Shift
Hours: 8

Job Description


CNA REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND TRAINING: 1. Graduate of an accredited nursing assistant program and:a. Has a High School Diploma or GED.b. Has a current WA certified CNA license.c. Has a Health Care Assistant Level A certification where applicable (obtained during CNA orientation)

CNA GENERAL FUNCTION: Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to all patients, and assists in maintaining of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the patient and/or unit. May also be utilized as a Bedside Assistant, observing, interacting with and providing care to patients requiring 1:1 supervision.

UNIT SECRETARY REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION:1. Requires high school diploma or equivalent education, successful completion of a medical terminology class, and basic computer skills.2. Must be currently certified in CPR and recertified annually.3. Must be self directed with the ability to handle multi-task projects and stressful situations.4. Fluency in English.5. Must have strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively, and expertise in anticipating needs of staff and customers.6. If hired to a specialty unit, must have previous experience as unit secretary and/or staff member.

Desired attributes:1. Completion of training course or certification program.2 Fluency in Spanish

UNIT SECRETARY GENERAL FUNCTION:Performs as a unit receptionist by greeting visitors, answering telephones, and directing traffic. Transcribes/ communicates /coordinates physician orders, protects confidentiality of patient information, prioritizes own workload. Maintains supplies and equipment on nursing unit, performs non-clinical nursing tasks, completes audits, and manages logbooks, as directed.

Additional Information

About Confluence Health: Confluence Health is an integrated, rural healthcare delivery system with two hospitals, multi-specialty care in 30+ service lines and primary care in 11 communities across north central Washington State. Our 270 physicians and 130 advanced practice clinicians serve an area of approximately 12,000 square miles and cover nearly every corner of this region through specialty outreach. Our Mission: We are dedicated to improving our patients' health by providing safe, high-quality care in a compassionate and cost effective manner. Our Setting and Lifestyle: We are located in the heart of Washington State and just 2.5 hours east of Seattle. Our region offers a diverse array of recreational opportunities in breathtaking landscapes, from alpine country to the high desert, orchards to vineyards, cross country skiing to fly fishing and everything in between. Cycling, mountain biking, rafting, hiking; it is all right here. The region also offers a family friendly environment with excellent schools and cultural and art activities for the entire family.