Centura Health CNA/Certified Nursing Assistant 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: 127084_
_Recruiter Contact:_ Alison Williams email@example.com
_Clinic/Department:_* 6096 PCC SKILLED NURSING*
_Schedule: Full Time_
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.
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)_
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.
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.
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.
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. //