Help care for people in all of the places they call home. Centura Health at Home is Colorado's largest provider of home care, end-of-life-care and operates six senior living communities. 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. 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: 53525
Clinic/Department: 6096 VASA SKILLED NURSING
Performs direct and indirect care in collaboration with team leaders including, but not limited to LPNs, RNs, Charge Nurse
Minimum Education Requirements
High school diploma or GED
Graduate of accredited certificaiton 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 for facilities with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) preferred for facilities without an AED.
Provides quality holistic patient care within scope of training including comfort and hygiene measures, preventative skin care, safety measures, transport, and nutritional and elimination needs in collaboration with the RN partner. Promptly answers call lights and responds to patient needs. Performs a variety of technical tasks to assist the RN to include the set-up, handling and usage of certain equipment such as: incentive spirometers, Foley catheters, glucometers, pulse oximeters, feeding tubes, and drainage tubes, Provides assistance with feeding, meals, passing water and snacks to ensure that patient's dietary needs are met. Collects specimens and handles bodily fluids practicing universal or other indicated precautions as directed by the RN. Reports patient status changes and patient needs to RN accurately and timely.
Performs other administrative documentation as required by unit (e.g. order entry, work logs, audits). Ensures that work environments and patient rooms are neat and orderly to enhance unit and hospital image and safety. Performs all duties in a conscientious, courteous and caring manner to maintain positive customer relations, and contribute to our Planetree philosophy.
Accurately charts patient documentation to include vital signs, I & O, percentage of meals taken, personal hygiene, weights or other procedures performed, and report findings promptly to RN. Organizes and prioritizes work to be completed within assigned time frame to promote consistent patient care and comfort.
CNA Position Notes:
- Full Time Evenings
- Benefit Eligible
- Villas at Sunny Acres - 2501 E 104th Ave, Thornton, CO 80233
Weekend Shift Differential:
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.