Centura Health CNA/Certified Nursing Assistant - Full Time - Days - Progressive Care Center in Canon City, Colorado

Help care for people in all of the places they call home. Centura Health at Home is Colorado’s largest provider of home care, and end-of-life-care. Whether you prefer the support and camaraderie of a residential setting, or the autonomy and flexibility of delivering care and comfort in a home setting, we hire RNs, CNAs, LPNs, rehab/therapy professionals, clinical leaders and activity coordinators to be part of our team. Our nurses are highly skilled professionals providing many types of technical treatments to our home health patients including but no limited to: specialized wound care including Wound Vac Therapy, Infusion Therapies, PICC Line Care, Phlebotomy, Catheter Care, Ostomy Care as well as Coordinating Care for those patients with Remote Monitoring (Teleheath). Enjoy highly competitive pay, some of the best benefits in the industry and a philosophy of individualized care that affords you a deeper connection with your patients and their families.

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 127082_

_Recruiter Contact:_ Alison Williams alisonwillians@centura.org

_Clinic/Department:_* 6096 PCC SKILLED NURSING*

_Schedule: Full Time_

_Shift: Days_

_POSITION SUMMARY_

Performs direct and indirect care in collaboration with team leaders including, but not limited to LPNs, RNs, Charge Nurse, Adult Day Program, Assisted Living and Home Health services.

_MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS_

  • High School diploma/GED or equivalent work experience in a relevant field (3 yrs +)

  • Graduate of accredited certification course

_MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS_

  • Previous experience working in a senior community preferred.

  • License/Certifications

  • CO Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) required, Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association required forfacilities with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) preferred for facilities without an AED.

_POSITION DUTIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)_

Direct Care

Provides care as assigned in a manner which ensures resident/patient comfort and safety according to policies and procedures. Duties may include, but are not limited to assisting with Activities of Daily Living (ADL's), lifting, transferring, vital signs, weight, peri-care, dressing, reminders for meals, toileting, assisting with activities, appointments, etc. according to each facility's guidelines.

60%

Collaboration

Reports status changes to charge nurse (or program leader) accurately and in a timely manner. Must be able to assist in orienting new CNAs and agency CNAs. Must keep current with information pertaining to the job by attending in-services, staff meetings, and special committees as assigned.

20%

Informatics/Technology

Adapts to rapidly changing technology as evidenced by competency in technology and equipment used in the patient/resident care setting. Thorough and confidential maintenance of patient/resident charts and records. Document ongoing status, interventions, patient/resident response and outcomes in an accurate and timely manner. Use information technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making.

20%

_PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS_

Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly.

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. //