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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health


We’re proud to share that St. Joseph Medical Center was recognized among the Best Hospitals in Washington ( State by U.S. News & World Report.

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!

Why you should choose us?

St Joseph Medical Center pursues Compassion, Inclusion, Integrity, Excellence and

Collaboration as part of its every day culture. This is evident as soon as you enter our doors. At St Joseph Medical Center, you will be part of a friendly, supportive and cohesive team. We are passionate about providing care to our community and strive to be the most trusted destination for health in the PNW. We look forward to you joining our St Joseph family!


Sign-on bonus available!


As a Certified Nursing Assistant you will assist in delivering nursing care under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN). Your job duties will include:

Providing personal care with hygiene and physical comfort including feeding bathing shaving changing clothes bed making ambulation lifting turning moving transferring skin care and bowel and bladder elimination. Youll provide the care that is required to meet the personal primary needs and comfort of your patients based upon your scope of practice skills and abilities.

Preparing patients equipment and supplies for specific procedures and examinations.

Performing monitoring reporting and documenting clinical activities within your scope of practice. This includes observing and reporting changes in your patients’ condition to the RN. This also includes obtaining labeling and transporting samples (e.g. urine stool sputum specimens and blood products); providing patient information to nursing staff so that it will be included in the plan of care; and documenting patient data.

Assisting nursing staff with patient admissions transfers and discharges by inventorying and storing patients belongings providing patients with personal care items orienting patients and their families and transporting patients using wheelchairs stretchers or patient beds.

Maintaining a neat and organized work environment ordering stocking and replenishing supplies and equipment as necessary identifying and reporting problems with supplies or equipment; entering equipment repair requests in system tagging equipment and removing it from service.

Maintaining a safe work and patient environment adhering to the hospital’s Safety Risk Management Regulatory Standards and infection prevention.

Participating in quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives and activities as well as your own professional learning and growth opportunities.

Demonstrating cultural sensitivity and cultural competence by using communication tools and materials for effective communication and understanding how the cultures of patient populations can affect communication collaboration and the provision of care treatment and services.


Job Requirements

Completion of an accredited Nursing Assistant program (or military medical specialty training).

Six months related work experience preferred.

Current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant by the Washington State Nursing Commission.

Current healthcare provider American Heart Association Basic Life Support (CPR) certification.

Pay Range

$18.47 – $26.38 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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