Oregon Health & Science University

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Certified Nursing Assistant
Position Type
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
HC.Northwest Portland Hem/Onc
Salary Range
$20.77 - $27.70 per hour
Monday - Friday, occasional weekend
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) performs delegated clinical and administrative duties within the supervising physician’s scope of practice consistent with the CNA’s education, training, and demonstrated competency.  This includes escorting patients to the treatment area, taking and recording vital signs, cleaning chairs and preparing private infusion rooms.  In addition, the CNA assists in maintaining the practice environment in a clean, orderly condition.  Functions as an integral member of the Department by contributing to new ideas for improving customer service and reducing costs.  Provides high quality customer service to both external and internal customers that meet or exceeds the service standards of the health care industry. This duty includes prompt and professional communication efforts, face-to-face customer contact skills, flexible coverage of internal service needs and the continuous application of process improvement methods and skills for office services.


Wage Range: $20.77 - $27.70 per hour

Function/Duties of Position

Patient Care.  takes and records vital signs such as blood pressure, height, weight; provides patients with needs to make them comfortable such as blankets or drinks; assists nursing with tasks that fall within scope of responsibility; observes and reports changes in patient's conditions, assists with enrollment of patients with infusion pumps.

Facility Maintenance. Stocks and orders supplies in designated areas; cleans chairs and rooms with disinfectant; takes inventory of supplies.

Miscellaneous.  Obtain blood from hospital lab when needed; performs tasks as needed and appropriate for CNA.

Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Oregon CNA license Certification
  • Current BLS upon hire

Preferred Qualifications

At least 6 months working as a CNA directly in a medical office/clinical setting.

At least 6 months experience working with an electronic medical record.  EPIC preferred.

Previous experience in an Oncology setting.

Additional Details

Mon-Fri 7:00 am to 5:30 pm (hours can vary) with occasional weekends.  Ability to carry and lift up to 30 pounds.  Ability to stand for long durations of time. 

Position requires reliable transportation as employee will travel between the various offices of the OHSU Community Oncology work unit.

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.


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