Certified Nursing Asst - Per Diem/On Call in Tukwila, WA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/22/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Tukwila, WA
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  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
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Job Description

Job Summary:

The primary responsibility of the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is to deliver direct nursing care to patients under the supervision of licensed personnel and to carry out support activities which facilitate daily operations of the unit.


  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and possess the ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, peers, clinical and non-clinical staff, supervisors and managers as well as staff in community organizations.
  • Must possess knowledge about human behavior, wide range of mental disorders, from depression to psychosis.
  • Must possess the ability to work alone and be able to assist others in the care of patients on a given shift.
  • Ability to understand and address patient and family expectations and provide excellence in care and service consistent with the organization’s mission, vision, values and behavioral standards.
  • Working knowledge or self-initiative to become knowledgeable of applicable local, state, and federal laws and accreditation standards as applicable to the role.
  • Must be able to communicate in English both verbally and in writing, in a way that is understood by patients, family members and others related to the mental health care team.


  • Minimum one (1) year experience as a CNA
  • Two (2) years’ experience in a behavioral health/psychiatric/addiction recovery environment, inpatient or outpatient, preferred.  


  • Graduate from an accredited High School / GED


  • Current Washington State Certified Nursing Assistant licensure without restrictions
  • Current Health Care Provider/First Aid CPR Certification
  • Crisis prevention training on hire and ongoing