Certified Nursing Assistant -Extended Care

Providence Health & Services Anchorage , AK 99501

Posted 1 week ago

Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (Susitna Cottage, Day, 0.8 FTE) to Providence Extended Care in Anchorage, Alaska.

The Certified Nursing Assistant will perform basic routine nursing and household duties/tasks to promote a resident directed model of care in the cottage setting. These duties/tasks center around the residents by assisting them in all activities of daily living and life engagement.

In this position you will:

  • Function actively in a self-managed work team to coordinate daily care tasks, life engagement, and care of the household.

  • Perform under the supervision of a licensed nurse (RN or LPN) at all times and also receives direction from the Dietary Manager related to dining services.

  • Demonstrate understanding of and carries out individual resident's care according to Standards of Care and the Residents Daily Care Plan.

  • Record vital signs, weights, bowel records, meal intake, admission paperwork, and other required documentation.

  • Work with new Nursing Assistant orientees and with CNAs unfamiliar with facility routines or the Resident-directed, Cottage Model of Care.

  • Function as an active member of the self-managed work team to coordinate daily care tasks, ensure continuity of care/care givers, promote quality of life, and address the plagues of loneliness, helplessness and boredom.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Licensed as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in the State of Alaska at time of hire - new CNA graduates and candidates that hold a current, unencumbered nurse assistant certification or registration from another U.S. state must obtain the State of Alaska certification within 4 months of employment

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Current State of Alaska C.N.A license is highly preferred
  • 6 months experience as a nurse aide, nursing assistant or private care-giver

About the Ministry you will serve

Providence Extended Care at the Cottages is located on a campus that includes eight cottages and a Commons Building. The Cottages are home to 96 residents. The Commons Building includes the facility reception area, Resident Bank, Gift Shop, Rehabilitation Therapies, Chapel, Supplies, Plant Services, Dietary, Support Services, Staff Development, Administration offices and Conference Rooms. The Cottages bear the names of Alaskan rivers and are arranged in alphabetical order along Compassion Circle.

Each cottage is a home that contains 12 private bedrooms/baths situated around a warm, inviting hearth and living area. An open kitchen allows residents and guests to enjoy the aromas and happenings of a kitchen, just like home. Each Cottage includes a Den along with a Spa and beauty/barber shop station. A patio off the dining area provides easy access to the outdoors and gardening opportunities. Large windows in the living area provide views for all to enjoy.

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