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Certified Nursing Assistant AACH (General Medicine)

Req #: 4954
Entity: Asante Ashland Community Hospital
Location: Ashland, OR
Department: General Medicine
Shift: Variable Schedule Nights
Union Position: No
FTE: 0.900000
Schedule: Full Time
Salary: Depending on qualifications

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Certified Nursing Assistant AACH (General Medicine)

FTE/Status: FTE: 0.9, Full-Time

Work Schedule: Variable Schedule Nights. This position will support both the Med Surg and ICU departments

Salary: Typical Starting Range is $17.74 to $22.18 (based on years of relevant experience)

As a CNA2 at Asante, you will have the opportunity to earn the following shift differentials:

  • $1.21 extra per hour for hours worked between 3:00pm-11:00pm
  • $2.05 extra per hour for hours worked between 11:00pm-7:00am
  • $1.05 extra per hour for hours worked on weekend shifts

Certified Nursing Assistant And Monitor Technician - CNA2 Wanted

We are offering a Lucrative and Highly Competitive Recruitment Bonus to eligible external candidates for this position!

This position is also eligible for a $750 employee referral bonus, payable only to our current employees. Please visit www.asante.org/careers/jobs/referrals to find out more details!

*all bonus payouts are subject to tax

WHY ASANTE

At Asante, you are the difference. Your personal happiness and well-being are reflected in the personal attention and quality of care we deliver every day. Here, you'll find an environment of mutual respect, camaraderie, learning and growth. A place where each voice is heard, and sound ideas are acted upon. A community in every sense, we collaborate widely across the organization to do what's best for our patients, united by a shared passion: to provide exceptional care that makes a positive impact on family, friends, neighbors and the community. Asante's culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence. All three Asante hospitals have earned five stars from CMS for overall quality - the top rating given. In fact, Asante accounts for three of the five Oregon hospitals to achieve this rare honor.

We are seeking a Rock Star Certified Nursing Assistant to join a top healthcare system. At Asante, CNA's are celebrated and valued everyday by our team of healthcare professionals. If you are a CNA who is passionate about providing exceptional patient care and want to work for a healthcare organization where rank doesn't matter, and camaraderie extends into personal life, Asante can be your next home. In addition to the CNA role, this position will also be crossed trained to function as a Monitor Technician. The Monitor Technician is responsible for monitoring, documenting and interpreting cardiac rhythms for assigned patients on the unit under the direction of the RN, LPN, Physician or Physician Assistant. This is a highly administrative position in a fast-paced environment and responsibilities include the unit's clerical duties, transcription of orders, communication of information and requisition of supplies and equipment. Additional responsibilities include monitoring, documenting and interpreting EKG rhythms and/or hemodynamic lines; documenting and reporting EKG abnormalities, changes or concerns to the appropriate staff member.

What You'll Do

  • Become a vital member of the patient care team and build a strong relationship with the RNs
  • Promote patient safety and comfort while actively participating in patient satisfaction
  • Demonstrate advanced Responsive Observations knowledge base in practice of care
  • Document patient and family responses and effectiveness of teaching and interventions per department standards
  • Provide excellent communication between staff and patients and patient families
  • Promote and maintain Asante's Vision and Values

Who You Are

  • A devoted CNA2 who embraces life-long learning and new ways of thinking
  • An avid multitasker who can keep all the plates spinning, juggle torches and talk to patients all at the same time
  • You adapt your style and speed to meet the needs of other people
  • You care about patients as well as your colleagues and your community
  • You are self-motivated and take accountability seriously while trusting that others do the same

What You Must Have As a CNA

  • CNA-2 certified by the Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN) required upon start
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) required upon start

What You Must Have As a Monitor Technician

Education

  • Successful Completion of a Basic Cardiac Rhythms course and/or the ability to pass Asante's Basic Cardiac Rhythms test, required
  • Knowledge of medical terminology (through education or experience in a health care setting), required
  • Successful completion of an Advanced Cardiac Rhythms course, preferred

PLEASE NOTE: As indicated in the Education requirements noted above, this position requires successful completion of a basic cardiac rhythms course and/or the ability to pass Asante's Basic Cardiac Rhythms test in order to qualify for the position and be forwarded for consideration. Applicants that have not taken the course through Asante will be asked to "challenge" Asante's test.

Experience

  • No previous experience as a Monitor Tech required. However, clerical and/or reception experience in a healthcare setting is highly preferred
  • One year or more of telemetry monitoring in an acute care setting and/or EMT experience also preferred

* If a qualified CNA candidate does not also currently have the qualifications for a Monitor Technician, they can start as a full-time CNA while they receive cross training until their successful completion of a Basic Cardiac Rhythms course and/or the ability to pass Asante's Basic Cardiac Rhythms test in order to qualify for the position.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements

This position requires the ability to lift up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis - such as transferring a patient in and out of a bed. The ability to bend, stretch, twist and perform other awkward physical movements is also required.

What We Offer (for full-time and part-time positions):

  • Opportunity to work for an award-winning Healthcare System
  • An unparalleled, supportive culture that leads to award-winning patient outcomes
  • Excellent base pay, comprehensive benefits and performance-based incentives
  • Generous time off package including 8 holidays that supports a healthy work/life balance
  • Substantial retirement package that includes a 6% employer contribution
  • Tuition Reimbursement after 1 year of service

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values - traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


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