Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR) to Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training Program
MultiCare Health System
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Internal Number: 119139
Our Nursing Assistant Registered to Nursing Assistant Certified (CNA) Program is open for applications! Prior to applying, please visit our training program website at jobs.multicare.org/students-grads/training-programs/ for more information.If you are not eligible for this program, please visit our careers website for other opportunities at: https://jobs.multicare.org/Location:We have positions available in various units at Tacoma General Hospital and Good SamaritanProgram Details:The program is 5-6 weeks in length depending on holiday closures. We offer three education tracks for this program. One track is in partnership with Tacoma Community College (TCC), another is run internally by MultiCare staff, and the last education track is through Green River College. Additional details will be discussed during interviews. We have tentative start dates of: MultiCare Health System's Internal Program 7/3/23-8/4/238/28/23-10/6/2310/23/23-12/8/2312/4/23-1/19/24*Tacoma Community College9/25/23-10/27/2310/30/23-12/6/23Green River College7/3/2023-8/13/20239/25/23-10/30/23** denotes dates that are subject to changeAll offers are contingent upon acceptable results on a pre-employment drug screen and background check. MultiCare maintains a nicotine-free work environment. Our drug screen includes testing for current use of nicotine and marijuana. As a condition of employment MultiCare requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID19. The single dose J&J vaccine is not widely available. Please account for the time it takes for 2 doses and the required wait time of 21-28 days between each dose.Qualifications:
High School Diploma/GED Required
18 years of age or older
Previous patient care or customer service experience preferred.
Nursing Assistant Registered Licensure is to be obtained from the Department of Health within 4 weeks of hire. MultiCare will reimburse for this cost.
CPR Certification is to be obtained within 2 weeks of hire. MultiCare will pay for this cost.Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Maintain patient confidentiality
Perform duties as assigned in an accurate and timely manner
Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills
Decisions regarding patient care or services require review and approval of RN
The ability to work as a team and independently
Dealing with bodily fluids, and the possibility of working around those with contagious diseases
Demonstrates initiative, problem solving ability, adaptability, and flexibility
Adhere to standards and procedures of the organization
Work and communicate within a professional manner
This position requires prolonged standing and walking each shift
Maintain regular and consistent attendance
Working in a hospital setting does require the possibility of working weekends and holidaysPay & Benefits:This is a paid, benefits eligible position. Benefits are effective on the first of the month following 30 days of employment at MultiCare.MultiCare will pay the cost of the following items:
Nursing Assistant Registered and Nurse Assistant Certified Licensure
Nursing Assistant Certified written and skills exam (First attempt only)Supplies:For classroom instruction you will need:
Laptop (classroom assignments/homework)
Scrubs (also needed for clinical instruction)
Proper ShoesProgram Schedule:If extended an offer, the schedule during the training program will be:
Monday-Friday, which includes clinical training and classroom time
The position is a .8 FTE (32 hours/week) Potential schedules will be 8:00am-4:30pm or variable shifts with class time from 4:00pm-9:30pm.
Candidates should be prepared to dedicate 40 hours a week towards clinical time, classroom time, and homework. This includes 32 hours of work/class time and 8 hours of homework/study time each week.After Training:
Once training is completed and licensure has been obtained your schedule will change to 12-hour shifts (three days a week). Days or nights are available.
Position Type: Part Time - Regular Full Time Employee: NoPrimary Shift: Variable Work Schedule: days, or nights, 8hrs during program, 12hrs after
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.