Oregon Health & Science University

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Certified Nursing Assistant
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
CHH PeriAnesthesia
Salary Range
$19.78-$23.08 per hour
Day/ Evening Shift
0630-1700 and 0600-1630 Monday through Friday, four days per week with rotating day off, no weekends, no holidays
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The CHH Perianesthesia Unit is a department within Perioperative Services within the Nursing Division. There are 15 operating rooms within the surgical department, as well as a GI Unit and minor procedure room. The daily average volume of patient procedures performed ranges between 30-60 patients daily. The mission of the department is to provide exemplary, cost-effective care to the surgical patient, and to serve as a role model for surgical patient care in the Pacific Northwest. This position requires working/floating within the perioperative services units.

Function/Duties of Position

$5,000 Hiring Bonus


The Perianesthesia CNA works as a member of an interdisciplinary team at CHH and MPV Perianesthesia units. Provides support to the nursing team for Pre/Post and PACU in Perioperative Services. The CNA assists care providers in the care of patients in the pre/post and post anesthesia care units, by performing simple procedures and treatments and maintaining a safe, clean, efficiently stocked environment. The CNA is expected to float within the Perioperative Division.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED;
  • Reads, writes and speaks fluent English;
  • Requires current Oregon CNA I Certificate;
  • Computer experience needed for documentation, ect;
  • Must be able to effectively utilize oral and written communication skills with staff and the public in English
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks
  • Ability to develop systems/routine independently to reflect standard work defined by unit.
  • Adheres to OHSU attendance policy
  • Able to direct patients and visitors throughout the OHSU campus
  • Other duties such as transportation of specimens, finding supplies, etc. as requested by staff and Dept. Director
  • Experience using multi-line phones

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of CNA experience in a hospital setting;
  • Current CNA II Certificate preferred for department;
  • One year in Perianesthesia department or short stay department;
  • Experience in EPIC program;
  • Basic understanding of OHSU Hospital and Clinic Policies and Procedures, and Department Policies and Procedures.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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