Nursing Assistant/NAR- Pacific Ridge at Avamere Family of Companies in Tacoma, Washington

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Job Description:

Nursing Assistant/NAR- Pacific Ridge

Union Position

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Now Hiring Healthcare Heroes! Join our amazing team and #workwithpurpose

Come work for us as a new NAR and we'll reimburse the cost of your schooling!

We will also pay for the cost of your NAC test!

Must have completed NAC course and have active NAR license with no prior NAR employment

Nursing Assistant- NAR

Shift Type: Full-Time

Shifts: Day, Evening, NOC

Hours: Day: 6am-2pm, Evening: 2pm-10pm, NOC: 10pm-6am

Schedule: 4 days on 2 days off rotation

Location: Avamere at Pacific Ridge

3625 E. B Street

Tacoma, WA 98404


Employee Perks:

    Free meals for employees
  • Tuition assistance

  • Mentorship opportunities

  • Career development

  • Employee assistance program featuring counseling services, financial coaching, free legal services and more

  • Generous employee referral program

  • Paid time off/sick leave (rolls over annually)

  • 401K retirement plan with employer match

  • Comprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverage

  • Access up to 50% of your net earned income before payday

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide each of your assigned residents with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the resident's assessment and care plan.



  • Check each resident routinely to ensure that his/her personal care needs are being met in accordance with his/her wishes.

  • Review care plans daily to determine if changes in the resident's daily care routine have been made on the care plan.

  • Inform the Nurse Supervisor of any changes in the resident's condition so that appropriate information can be entered on the resident's care plan.

  • Assist resident's with daily needs, including preparation for activity and social programs, and transporting residents to/from appointments.

  • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.

  • Ensure that resident's rooms are ready for receiving and make residents comfortable.

  • Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.


  • Must possess a minimum of a 10th grade education.

  • Must be a licensed NAR in this state

  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.

  • Effectively communicate necessary resident information to Charge Nurses, Director of Nursing and/or Administrator.

Facility Information

Tacoma, Washington is nestled just south of Seattle against Commencement Bay and the South Puget Sound with sweeping views of Mt. Rainier. With an attractive cost of living, a vibrant waterfront, andclose proximityto outdoor wonders like Point Defiance Park, it's no wonder over 200,000 people are proud to call Tacoma home.

Here you will findAvamereat Pacific Ridge, a 102-bed skilled nursing communitywhich specializes inserving seniors suffering from dementia, cognitive impairment, and psychiatric conditions. The community offers quality memory care and behavioral health programs.

With a tuition reimbursement program and employee assistance program offering services like financial assistance and therapy sessions, employees have the support needed in their professional and personal lives.

Avamereat Pacific Ridge team members strive for excellence in quality care, a comfortable environment, and bringing joy to their residents. This is evident in their recognition as part of the American Health Care Association'sQuality Initiative Recognition Program.

Get to know more aboutAvamereat Pacific RidgeontheirblogandFacebook.

This position is subject to a collective bargaining agreement with the SEIU 775