Providence Health & Services Certified Nursing Assistant 2 / Health Unit Coordinator in Hood River, Oregon


Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant 2/Health Unit Coordinator (CNA 2 / HUC) (0.9 FTE, Nights) to Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, OR.

In this position, you will:

  • Provide overall administrative and technical assistance and support in the operation of the assigned nursing unit.

  • Collaborate with other staff and leaders in the development, oversight and operation of the unit.

  • Be the hub of all communication to and from the nursing unit and greatly impact the "tone" of the unit/shift.

  • Perform all clerical duties in support of the nursing unit.

  • Initiate and prioritize the accurate processing and transcription of provider orders.

  • Assemble and maintain patient charts, current forms and results/reports.

  • Assess, order, maintain unit supplies and equipment within defined unit budget.

  • Serve as the hub of all communication for the unit.

  • Display professional interpersonal skills and presence when communicating with patients, public and staff.

  • Serve as the front-line customer service representative, upholding and exhibiting the core values in all communications.

  • Work in conjunction with the charge nurse and be accountable for the efficient coordination of unit activities, including patient placement, scheduling, coordination with other departments for patient care services and the effective dissemination and prioritization of information.

  • Assistwith basic patient care for patients and specific delegated duties that support the delivery of quality patient care, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Be competent to interact and gather data from patients of many ages, including neonatal, adolescent and adult.

  • Be competent to observe and report to RN a patient’s self-report or behavior.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Medical terminology course or experience

  • Certified Nursing Assistant 2 (CNA 2) certification through Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN)

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification

  • 1 year of experience performing secretarial duties in a healthcare environment -OR-

  • Equivalent training in a recognized healthcare program

  • Proficient in word processing, experience with a variety of software applications

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year of post high school education

  • Satisfactory completion of health unit coordinator course work or equivalent knowledge

  • National Certification Health Unit Coordinator

  • Experience as a preceptor/role model

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Oregon-Hood River

Req ID: 211660