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$18.00 - $24.00, DOE, generous night shift and weekend differentials paid.

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Santiam Hospital is an EEO Affirmative Action Race/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Veteran/Disability Employer.

Job Description

If you love the rewards of caring for people on a daily basis, are a hard worker, and are searching for a long-term career, we would love to have you as one of our valued team members!

Come join our Medical Surgical Department at Santiam Hospital & Clinics! We are a 5-star rated Hospital and voted 2021’s Best of the Mid-Valley for Best Hospital, Best Place to Have a Baby, and Best Local Surgery Center!

Santiam Hospital & Clinics is growing! We are seeking a talented and driven Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to join our hospital as a key member of our team. This position requires strong communication skills and the ability to multitask in a variety of environments. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic self-starter and have excellent customer service skills with a passion for providing exceptional patient care.

Santiam Hospital & Clinics is an independent, not-for-profit, 40 bed acute-care community-based hospital with 13 clinics across 8 specialties settled in the foothills of the Cascades serving many recreational sites as well as agricultural communities. We are an ever growing, progressive, up-to-date healthcare facility that is proud to serve our community and care for our friends and neighbors, ensuring the highest quality of care is delivered.

Santiam Hospital & Clinics offers career growth and learning opportunities through cross-training departments, specialty education, personalized training and much more. You won’t be “just a number” at Santiam you will be a valued, respected part of our team; one of the greatest benefits of working for a community hospital.

The Med-surg unit is foundational to the hospital. We are looking for dedicated certified nursing assistants to join our Med-Surg nursing team. We offer a nurturing environment where growth is possible in our small community hospital.

Full Time, 12 hr shifts. Day and Night shift positions available. 2 weekends per month and alternating holidays required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide activities of daily living by assisting patients with bathing, serving meals, transferring, ambulation, repositioning, toileting and providing additional cares as needed.
  • Collect and document vital signs and weight, intake and output in timely manner.
  • Monitor patient needs and reporting abnormalities or any issues to other healthcare personnel.
  • Alert healthcare staff to emergencies.
  • Prepare each patient room with necessary items like blankets, pillows, medical equipment and supplies and bathroom needs.
  • Communicate with nurses and other healthcare members in a professional manner.
  • Provide patient comfort by utilizing resources, materials, answering call lights and requests; and report abnormal observations or changes in the patient.
  • Protect patient confidentiality, adhere to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures and Joint Commission standards.
  • Ensure patient comfort by changing bedding, filling water jugs, and positioning items so they are within reach.
  • Work collectively with other staff as a team to provide exceptional care to all patients.

Job Qualifications

  • Must possess an Oregon State Board of Nursing Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) license.
  • Able to multi-task and able to quickly switch between tasks as needed.
  • Compassionate
  • Dependable
  • Empathetic
  • Team Player
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Composure in stressful situations
  • Patience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient with computers
  • Able to physically perform the duties of the job

Job Benefits

  • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance with coverage effective on the 1st of the next month following start date.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discounts at the Cafeteria, On-site Pharmacy, Gift Shop, and Medical Care.
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) & Extended Illness Bank (EIB)
  • Annual PTO Cash-Out Program
  • Hospital Incentive Program
  • Bilingual Pay Differential Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance

Santiam Hospital & Clinics complies with MGMA on Section 1557 – Notice of non-discrimination and language services.

For questions about this career posting, or others here at Santiam Hospital, please contact our Human Resources Department:
Erika Jones
(503) 769-9304 ext. 1304

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