Providence St. Joseph Health

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Swedish Health Services Certified Nursing Assistant/Health Unit Coordinator - PACU II in Seattle, Washington


Where you work matters! Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Certified Nursing Assistant/Health Unit Coordinator (1.0 FTE, Evening Shift) to work in Pre and Post Surgery Center/ PACU II at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for performing general secretarial and clerical duties in the patient care areas, as well as interacting with patients, families and physicians and acts as a liaison among members of the health care team, patients and families.

In this position you will:

  • Greet visitors, providing information and assistance as needed. Work with patients, families, visitors and physicians to identify needs, resolve problems or provide other information. Facilitate patient movement to other departments.

  • Perform all ADT (admission, discharge and transfer) functions. Prepare charts for transfer and discharge. Ensure accommodation codes are correct. Manage bed board. Review orders for upcoming tests, procedures and communicates priority to nursing staff

  • Instruct families and visitors in hand hygiene protocols. Participate in the education of patient/families to unit practices/routines and orients patients to unit per protocols. Round the unit in accordance with department regulatory standards i.e. keeps hallways clear, equipment plugged in.

  • Work under supervision of the RN to provide care and service to patients and their families. Receive direction from the RN for delegation of tasks


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Current Washington State certification as aNursing Assistant Certified

  • Current CPR certification

  • Washington State Medical Assistant - Registeredwill be required with Swedish Medical Center facility application completed within 7 days of hire. Mustobtain active license within 60 days of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Six months of acute care experience

  • One year of skilled nursing experience. Acute or skilled experience will be waived if the applicant has demonstratedexperience involving customer service in healthcare or other related industryand completion of an acute care NAC course

  • Previous experience using electronic medical record.

Aboutthe Cherry Hill Campus

What is now

known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first

hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a

Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary care center previously

known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish healthcare


We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 261199