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Certified Nursing Assistant

Posted on November 23, 2022
SEIU 775
Avamere
Full-time
20
 - $ 
26
 per hour
Bellingham, WA
Health insurance, Paid time off, Pension plan, Free meals

Applications accepted on a rolling basis

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA/NAC)
$5K Sign-on Bonus – full-time only
Setting: Skilled nursing
Location: St. Francis of Bellingham – 3121 Squalicum Parkway Bellingham, WA 98225
St. Francis of Bellingham is a long-standing skilled nursing community nestled along Bellingham Bay with views of the Cascade Mountains. The team at this 120-bed community has cared for seniors in the Bellingham, Washington area for over 30 years. Their services include: skilled nursing, rehabilitation, long-term care, and respite care. They are conveniently located near St. Joseph Hospital.
Avemere management has an engaged team who values the support Avamere provides for programs like tuition assistance and mentorship. Several employees have pursued their nursing degrees through these programs. Some team members have been in the community for over 20 years.
Employee Perks:
  • Tuition assistance
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Employee assistance program featuring free counseling services, financial coaching, legal services and more
  • Generous employee referral program
  • Paid time off/sick leave (rolls over annually)
  • 401K retirement plan with employer contributions
  • Comprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverage
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Check each resident routinely to ensure that his/her personal care needs are being met in accordance with his/her wishes
  • Review patient 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
  • Ensure residents’ rooms are ready for receiving and help residents feel comfortable
  • Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies
  • 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
Qualifications:
  • Have a 10th grade education or above
  • Be a licensed certified nursing assistant in this state
Please Note: Effective Oct. 18, 2021, all Avamere employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious exception. If you are hired by Avamere after Oct. 18, 2021, you will need to be fully vaccinated (or obtain an approved exemption) prior to starting work and need to provide proof of vaccination (or approved exemption) within 10 days of starting work.
Avamere Skilled Advisors, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify

Licenses & Certifications

Required
  • Certified Nursing Asst 1
Preferred
  • Nursing Asst Certified
  • Nursing Asst Registered
  • Certified Nursing Asst 2
About the employer: Avamere

Avamere started as a skilled nursing community in Hillsboro, Oregon in 1995. With a progressive agenda to keep seniors healthy, independent, and in their home of choice for as long as practical, founder Rick Miller and his team grew Avamere to what it is today: a group of independent healthcare companies working together to enhance the life of every person we serve.

About your union: SEIU 775

SEIU 775 represents more than 45,000 long-term care workers providing quality home care, nursing home care, and residential services in Washington and Montana.

Since being founded in 2002, by uniting together, standing strong, and making our voices heard, caregivers have doubled wages – and experienced caregivers earn even more. But we’re not stopping there! Every time we go back to the bargaining table, we’re fighting for better wages, healthcare, PTO, paid family leave, L&I, retirement, and the right for those we care for to live dignified lives.

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