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Free Nursing Assistant/ NA Class

Free Nursing Assistant/ NA Class

Category 
CNA/CMA
Shift 
Various Shifts
Hours 
Full-Time
Union Position 
Yes
Location 
Avamere at Pacific Ridge
Address 
3625 East B Street
City 
Tacoma
State 
WA
Zip 
98404

More information about this job

Overview

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Free Nursing Assistant Class! 
 
Must apply online or in person at facility by December 7, 2017

Class Starts December 14, 2017 and will be held in Tacoma, Washington 
 
Please apply online at: https://careers-avamere.icims.com or in person at facility


This is Monday through Friday,  Class hours: 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM and Class starts December 14, 2017, this is a 5 week course. This is a great start to become a licensed Nursing Assistant in the State of Washington. This is also a wonderful step to becoming a licensed nurse, Avamere offers tuition reimbursement for nursing school after one year of full time employment. 

 

*after successful completion of class NA is responsible for the cost of testing and obtaining licensure ($240 total cost)


Avamere at Pacific Ridge
3625 E. B Street
Tacoma, WA 98404

(253) 475-2507

 

 

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide each of your assigned residents with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the resident’s assessment and care plan.

Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset

  • Check each resident routinely to ensure that his/her personal care needs are being met in accordance with his/her wishes.
  • Review care plans daily to determine if changes in the resident’s daily care routine have been made on the care plan.
  • Inform the Nurse Supervisor of any changes in the resident’s condition so that appropriate information can be entered on the resident’s care plan.
  • Assist resident’s with daily needs, including preparation for activity and social programs, and transporting residents to/from appointments.
  • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.
  • Ensure that resident’s rooms are ready for receiving and make residents comfortable.
  • Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.

 

  • Must possess a minimum of a 10th grade education.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
  • Effectively communicate necessary resident information to Charge Nurses, Director of Nursing and/or Administrator.

Facility Information

The Avamere Family of Companies takes a holistic approach to post-acute care. We have designed a service that combines all of healthcare companies and healthcare professionals tied by the common goal of providing seamless care and support for all of our patients.

 

Avamere at Pacific Ridge is a 102 bed facility offering skilled nursing, transitional rehab, respite care, Alzheimer’s, long term care, and hospice.  Avamere at Pacific Ridge is one of the few skilled nursing facilities in the Pacific Northwest with a focus on behavioral health. Our success comes in the moments of joy that we bring to our residents every day, and in the relief and comfort that we bring to their families and friends. We are currently seeking top notch talent to join our caring team of interdisciplinary professionals.   

 

This position is subject to a collective bargaining agreement with the SEIU 775