Job Opportunities

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  • Advance your career in a 5 star rated skilled nursing facility.
  • Work for a not-for-profit, where you make decisions based on high standards.  Not on a bottom line.
  • Columbia is a great place to work and our employees would agree.  Most of our employees have been with us for more than 10 years, 20% longer than 20 years.

We have practiced compassionate care since 1920.  If you have a passion for helping people and thrive in a supportive environment, become part of the Columbia team where we celebrate life.

Employee Spotlight

Addy A.- Resident Care Manager
2011

Addy A.- RN, Resident Care Manager“Columbia is like a family, we work like a team. It’s a great place to be.”

Current Career Opportunities

JOB OVERVIEW:

The staff RN ensures the delivery of efficient and effective nursing care while achieving positive clinical outcomes and patient/family satisfaction. A licensed professional, the RN has accountability for a group of patients and collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team members to provide physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families.  The RN also supervises assigned unit team members.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
  • Promotes patient’s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
  • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
  • Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in electronic patient and department records.
  • Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains patient confidence by keeping information confidential.

PREREQUISITES:

  • Current licensure to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Washington.
  •  Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Successful completion of a graduate nurse residency program orientation or six months experience as a registered nurse.
  • Able to communicate effectively in oral and written form in the English language.
  • Ability to access information and communicate in an electronic environment including but not limited to the use of electronic medical records.

BENEFITS:
Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, subsidized bus pass, paid holidays, paid personal leave, and retirement plan (minimum 30 hours per week).

AREA OF ASSIGNMENT:
Any patient care area including rehabilitation, elder care or palliative care as needed.

HOURS OF WORK:
Day, evening and night shifts available.

RESPONSIBLE TO:
Director of Nursing Services, or Resident Care Manager

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Complete and submit your application online at www.columbialutheranhome.org
  • Call 206-632-7400 for an application to be mailed to you.
  • Apply in person.

Reception Hours:
8a.m. – 9p.m. M-F
9a.m. – 8p.m. Weekends
Columbia Lutheran Home
4700 Phinney Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98103
(Two blocks south of the Woodland Park Zoo)

JOB OVERVIEW:

Helps patients by supporting personal hygiene and daily living needs; providing comfort, transportation, and vital sign monitoring.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Assesses patient condition by monitoring and recording vital signs and weight; reviewing patient care journal and keeping staff informed.
  • Assists Residents with activities of daily living which may include meals, personal hygiene and adjunct care needs.
  • Records patient information by making entries in the patient journal; notifying agency nursing supervisor of changing or unusual conditions.
  • Maintains work operations by following policies and procedures.
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping patient information confidential.
  • Adhering to professional standards, nursing home policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
  • Maintains patient confidence by keeping information confidential.

PREREQUISITES:

  • Able to communicate effectively in oral and written form in the English language.
  • Skilled in interpersonal relationships
  • Ability and willingness to work with a diverse population

BENEFITS:
Benefits for full time employees include medical, dental, vision, life, subsidized bus pass, paid holidays, paid personal leave, and retirement plan.

AREA OF ASSIGNMENT:
Any patient care area including rehabilitation, elder care or palliative care as needed.

HOURS OF WORK:
Full Time, all shifts and on-call available.

RESPONSIBLE TO:
Charge Nurse or Resident Care Manager

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Complete and submit your application online at www.columbialutheranhome.org
  • Call 206-632-7400 for an application to be mailed to you.
  • Apply in person.

Reception Hours:
8a.m. – 9p.m. M-F
9a.m. – 8p.m. Weekends
Columbia Lutheran Home
4700 Phinney Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98103
(Two blocks south of the Woodland Park Zoo)

JOB OVERVIEW:

Assists with the planning, development, coordination, and implementation of varying levels of activities for Elder Care or rehabilitation residents. Independently lead activities in small or large groups or one-on-one.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Assists with the planning of multiple activities to provide for a range of interests and physical abilities. Assist in the preparation of monthly calendars.
  • Determine necessary materials, media requirements and set-up. Organize participants and maintain a schedule according to the time allotted.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of special seasonal activities which may be held off-site or during evening hours.
  • Work one-on-one visits and/or provide individual programming where needed.
  • Chart daily group activities attendance, one-on-one visits, and level of participation.
  • Complete assessments (initial, quarterly and annual) and maintain charts per Annual Minimum Data Set (MDS) care plans; prepare quarterly and annual progress notes; complete via computer data entry as required for assigned resident caseload.
  • Assist with training, supervising and supporting volunteers who work with the Life Enrichment Department.
  • Attend meetings and classes as the representative of the Life Enrichment Department and Columbia Lutheran Home (CLH).
  • Understand and comply with fire safety, disaster preparedness, emergency care and infection control policies and procedures.

PREREQUISITES:

  • Two years’ education and/or experience related to working with Elder Care or rehabilitation residents.
  • Ability and willingness to work with the diverse needs of residents, including those with dementia or sensory loss.
  • Skilled at interpersonal relationships with the ability to meet the social, emotional, spiritual, intellectual and recreational needs of residents.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form in the English language. Computer Proficiency.
  • Musical ability (guitar, piano, and/or voice), art or performance skills preferred.
  • CPR training preferred.

BENEFITS:
Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, a subsidized bus pass, paid holidays, paid personal leave and retirement plan

AREA OF ASSIGNMENT:
Patient care areas including common areas, dining areas, and occasional off-site venues as needed for special events.

HOURS OF WORK:
Full-time days Sunday through Thursday, occasional evenings.

RESPONSIBLE TO:
Director of Life Enrichment

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Complete and submit your application online at www.columbialutheranhome.org
  • Call 206-632-7400 for an application to be mailed to you.
  • Apply in person.

Reception Hours:
8a.m. – 9p.m. M-F
9a.m. – 8p.m. Weekends
Columbia Lutheran Home
4700 Phinney Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98103
(Two blocks south of the Woodland Park Zoo)

Call us at 206-632-7400 for more information.

Call us at 206-632-7400 for more information.

3 Ways To Apply:

  1. Apply online
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  2. Call 206-632-7400 for an application to be mailed to you.
  3. Apply in person

Reception hours:
8 a.m. – 9 p.m., M-F
9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Weekends

Columbia Lutheran Home
4700 Phinney Avenue North
Seattle, WA  98103
(Two blocks south of the Woodland Park Zoo)