Kadlec Unit Secretary/CNA - Clinical Decision Unit in Richland, Washington


Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Unit Secretary/Certified Nursing Assistant to join our growing Clinical Decision Unit team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Full time, 0.9. Variable shifts. (Primarily days.)


Minimum Requirements:

  • GED or High School Diploma from an accredited educational institution required.

  • Current WA State Certified Nursing AssistantLicensure required. WA State MA-RLicensure required within 60 days from date of hire into the position.

  • CurrentAmerican Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of a formal Certified Nursing Assistant program preferred.

  • Oneyear experience in a patient care setting preferred.

  • One year secretarial experience preferred.

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills preferred.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Unit Secretary/Certified Nursing Assistant you will perform a variety of tasks to assist professional nursing personnel in providing patient care in an assigned area and related to the clerical and receptionist activities; serve as the focal communication source in the nursing station and perform related duties as assigned.

  • Assists professional nursing staff with daily care of patients by performing basic technical and non-technical tasks under direction and supervision.

  • Provides a.m. to p.m. care; e.g., bathing patient, peri-care, personal care; makes bed, changes gown.

  • Adheres to department procedures and standards.

  • Measures and records vital signs (temperature, pulse, and blood pressure), height and weight.

  • Measures and records fluid and food intake and output.

  • Documents information following department procedure.

  • Prepares patients for meals, assists in feeding patients, if necessary.

  • Distributes water and other nourishments according to the patients' needs.

  • Prepares room and bed for receiving patient, assuring a clean and safe environment.

  • Continues to observe patient's environment to ensure safety and comfort.

  • Performs treatment procedures such as surgical skin preparations and application of ice packs and heat following department procedure and standards.

  • Communicates effectively with patients, families and staff demonstrating a positive and caring attitude; demonstrates sensitivity to patient's emotional, social and mental health needs.

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


Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, Washington, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare to the region by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec is proud to be part of Planetree (Planetree.org) and continues to be recognized nationally as a “Best in Class Employer.” Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: http://www.kadlec.org/careers/about-kadlec

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 194148