Oregon Health & Science University

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Part Time

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Certified Nursing Assistant
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
Salary Range
$20.77 - $27.70 per hour
7pm - 7:30am, including every other weekend
LinkedIn Job Code

Department Overview

Oregon Health & Science University is Oregon’s #1 hospital. The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is part of the health care team in locations throughout OHSU. The CNA provides direct or general nursing care to patients from admission through discharge under the direction of a licensed nurse and within the parameters of the state licensing board. The CNA assists the patient, patients' families, nursing staff and other support staff to assure the delivery of safe, quality care in alignment with the mission and vision of Doernbecher Children's Hospital and OHSU. 


Wage Range: $20.77 - $27.70 per hour

Schedules: 12 hour shifts on days or nights, as well as some mid shifts available. Please apply to discuss scheduling.

Function/Duties of Position

  • Assist with the admitting and discharge
  • Obtain accurate vital signs and weight
  • Complete all unit specific CNA documentation in the patient’s medical record related to: admissions, daily care, vital signs, weight, intake and output, discharge, etc.
  • Assist the patient with any and all basic hygiene, lifting, transport, dietary support, and other personal needs and medical necessities
  • Support patient and family centered care
  • Report potential compliance problems as outlined in the Code of Conduct
  • Model ethical and appropriate behavior, professional standards, compliance, and personal integrity
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Oregon CNA1 Certification at time of hire
  • BLS required at time of hire, issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA

Additional Details


  • Two raises per year – One at anniversary date and one across the board annual increase
  • Healthcare Options - Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents, and $25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee
  • Two separate above market pension plans to choose from
  • Vacation- up to 200 hours per year depending on length of service
  • Sick Leave- up to 96 hours per year
  • 8 paid holidays per year
  • Substantial Tri-met and C-Tran discounts
  • Additional Programs including: Tuition Reimbursement and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Night Shift Wage differential
  • Free Parking for Night Shift

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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