Life Care Center of South Hill in Puyallup, Washington, is proud to have earned the 2020 Bronze National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living. The award honors nursing homes across the nation for their excellence and commitment to improving quality of care for seniors. It is a mark of distinction reflecting on each of our associates and their spirit of teamwork. We are always looking for great talent to join our award-winning team as we reach for new heights!
If you are interested in Life Care's CNA class, please reach out to the Program Director, Tina Barrett. Her contact info is below!
Orientation: 5/3/2021 NOTE: You must interview and be accepted into the program to attend Orientation. Location and Contact Information
Life Care Center of Puyallup
511 10th Ave SE Puyallup 98372
Program Director Tina Barrett, RN BSN
CNA Program Director
The Non Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for providing routine daily nursing care to assigned patients under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.
Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements
Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
Must be currently enrolled in a State approved CNA program
Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.
Specific Job Requirements
Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm as well as willingness to handle difficult patients
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation
Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training
Must be able to lift, turn, move, position, and transport patients under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse
Must be able to assist patients with baths, showers, personal grooming, feeding, and toileting under the direct supervisor of a licensed nurse
Must be able to accurately document and chart patient care
Must be able to respond to call lights promptly
Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language