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
Salary Range
$19.78-$26.38 per hour
Night Shift Variable
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, and provides direct or general nursing care to patients from admission through discharge. 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. In the Float Pool role, you will have the opportunity to work in multiple locations with different patient populations. 


Wage Range: $19.78 - $26.38 per hour + $1/hr. Float Pool differential

Schedules: Float Pool CNA's schedules are 12 hour shifts on 3 days per week for full time or 2 days per week for part time, including every other weekend.

Function/Duties of Position

$5,000 Hiring Bonus

  • Float to different departments within OHSU that need additional CNA support
  • 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

  • Valid Oregon CNA1 or CNA2 certification
  • BLS required at time of hire, issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AH
  • Verification of High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Additional Details

Night Shift Benefits:

  • Night Shift Wage Differential
  • 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
  • Free Parking for night shift
  • Substantial Tri-met and C-Tran discounts
  • Additional Programs including: Tuition Reimbursement and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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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