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Providence Health & Services Certified Nursing Assistant - Horizon House in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (Resident Services Cottages, Night Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Horizon House in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Provide care to residents living in Horizon House; protect, sustain and nurture the residents by providing assistance with activities of daily living and meeting other needs as required.

  • Provide assistance in a manner that promotes a high quality of life.

  • Assist residents with personal care functions including: dental and mouth care, bathing, dressing and grooming, hair care, nail care, shaving, bowel and bladder care, and other personal and hygiene care.

  • Measure and record vital signs, weights, bowel records, and other required documentation and report changes to the Nurse in a timely manner.

  • Assist with transporting residence to and from activities and participating as needed, transport residents to and from the dining room and assist with moving, positioning and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.

  • Keep all areas of Horizon House clean, perform routine housekeeping duties; make occupied and unoccupied beds and change bed linens; launder clothing, linen and other articles.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Licensed as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in the State of Alaska

  • New CNA graduates and candidates that hold a current, unencumbered nurse assistant certification or registration from another U.S. state must obtain the State of Alaska certification within 4 months of employment

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification within 4 months of hire

  • First Aid certification within 4 months of hire

  • Able to read, write and speak English

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 6 months experience as a nurse aide, nursing assistant or private care-giver

  • Experience with Microsoft software such as Word, Excel and Publisher

About Horizon House

Horizon House is an assisted living community where most residents have more autonomy than in a long term care facility. There are 60 apartments and two cottages; some with double rooms. The homelike atmosphere and two outdoor garden areas make for a pleasant atmosphere for residents and staff alike.

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: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 232977