Centura Health CNA in Littleton, Colorado

Located in central Denver’s historic Washington Park residential neighborhood, associates at Porter Adventist Hospital enjoy beautiful surroundings, leading technology, outstanding leadership and easy access to everything great central Denver has to offer. As a full-service Magnet® designated, 368-bed acute-care referral center specializing in behavioral health, cancer care, joint replacement, spinal care, advanced robotic surgery and organ transplantation, Porter Adventist Hospital treats some of the region’s most complex medical cases and surgery patients. Our Heart and Vascular Institute is the first and only program in Colorado to receive full Heart Failure Accreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. We have also received numerous awards and honors including: The Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award (2014); top 50th orthopedic program ranking by U.S. News & World Report with high performing honors in eight specialties (2014); an “A” rating from the Leapfrog Group for Patient Safety (2014), as well as many others. The Porter tradition of blending science and spirit began more than 75 years ago by Denver businessman Henry Porter with his generous donation after he experienced care at a Seventh Day Adventist Facility in CA and sought to bring that same philosophy of care to Denver. If you are ready for a career where the work you do truly transcends the walls of a hospital, we invite you to learn more at: http://www.porterhospital.org/

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 131002_

_Recruiter Contact:_ MadelynHuggins@Centura.org

_Clinic/Department:_* 4281 PORTER HOSPICE RESIDENCE ROUTI *

_Hospital:_* PORTER HOSPICE *

_Schedule:_ Full-Time

_Shift:_ Variable

_Position Summary_

To provide for the personal care needs of our clients. To promote and maintain a safe and clear environment for the clients and to serve all clients within the departmental, legal and regulatory guidelines. Requires the employee to demonstrate competency in the direct or indirect provision of individualized care of patients based on the patients assessed age and developmental needs.

_Minimum Education Requirements_

  • High School diploma/GED or equivalent work experience (3 yrs +)

_Minimum Experience Requirements_

  • Preferred: 6 months of CNA experience.

_License/Certifications_

  • Current Colorado Certified Nurse Aide (C.N.A.)

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

_Position Duties (Essential Functions)_

Clinical Practice – 30%

  • Provides and/or assists with personal care needs of patients/residents as directed on Care Plan.

  • Demonstrates clinical competence in the following areas: bathing, vital signs, hair, mouth, and nail care, caring for patients with tubes, foleys, I.V.’s, feeding tubes, assisting with ambulation, exercises, and light housekeeping/meal preparation as assigned.

  • Demonstrates competence in safe equipment use and maintenance.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and compliance with policies.

  • Demonstrates ability to perform duties in variety of environments.

Collaborative Practice – 25%

  • Communicates with nurse regarding patient’s condition.

  • Participates in patient care conferences.

  • Communicates need for Supervisory Visit to primary nurse and assists with coordinating visit.

  • Participates in quality processes through reporting of Customer Concerns and Occurrences and participation on work teams.

  • Notifies clinical leadership of any environmental concerns.

Documentation – 25%

  • Submits DAR’s (complete) along with paperwork per agency timelines.

  • Documents care provided (or reason why visit not made) in correct format.

  • Visit frequency and duration is in compliance with physician orders. Supports operational needs related to documentation requirements both internally and externally.

Professional Accountabilities – 20%

  • Attends all mandatory/scheduled meetings.

  • Maintains productivity per FTE status.

  • Adherence to Centura Health Associate Principles/Human Resource policies regarding dress code, attendance, punctuality etc.

_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.