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Certified Nursing Assistant
Summary
Title:Certified Nursing Assistant
ID:610119122134
Department:Nursing - Hospital
Job Status:Intermittent
Location:Wrangell
Description

Certified Nursing Assistant – Wrangell Medical Center

(Wrangell)

SEARHC was established in 1975 under the provisions of the Indian Self-Determination Act as a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. The intent of this legislation was to have Indian Health Service programs and facilities turned over to tribal management. Our contracting with IHS began in 1976 when we took over management of the Community Health Aides Program. In 1982, we took over operation of the IHS Juneau clinic, now the Ethel Lund Medical Center, and took over operation of Sitka’s Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in 1986. We are one of the oldest and largest Native-run health organizations in the nation. 


POSITION SUMMARY
To provide basic nursing care in Acute Care/Long Term Care to non-acute and/or acutely ill patients/residents while maintaining a safe and clean environment.


POSITION COMPLEXITIES
Must have the ability to react in a calm functional manner and make sound judgments within scope of duties when taking care of ill patients/residents and in the event of emergencies. Job requires lifting of patients/residents who are non-ambulatory on a regular interval.  Mentally requires a caring attitude in dealing with both acute and non-acute patients/residents and families on a steady basis.  Job pace is rapid and there is constant pressure on the job to complete nursing assignments and answer patient call lights. Maintain accountability for all actions taken. Accept delegation from supervising LN.  This position is covered under the Indian Child Protection Act.


EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent


EXPERIENCE

  • 1 year prior experience as a CNA preferred


CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES

  • Certified Nursing Assistant certificate from an accredited program
  • Current full, unrestricted CNA license in the state of Alaska
  • Current BLS-must be obtained within 3 months of hire and prior to completion of clinical orientation; biannually thereafter
  • Must take and pass courses as specific to unit needs (i.e. POC/waived testing, etc.)


OTHER INFORMATION

At SEARHC, we see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement. Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career.

We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

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