Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 21,000 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine.
Through Centura Health’s 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or Kansas community you will love to call home.
Enjoy amazing people, competitive pay, some of the best benefits in the industry and plenty of opportunity for professional growth and development.
If you’re ready to discover the difference of working for a fully-integrated health system with a non-profit, faith-based mission to care, we look forward to receiving your application.
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.
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 a 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.
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.
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.
Find your ideal career at Centura Health! With 16 hospitals, physician clinics, hospice services, home care and senior living communities, Centura Health's vast network of care spans Colorado and Western Kansas so you can experience a balanced lifestyle and enjoy a fulfilling career anywhere you want to work, live and play in Colorado. From the fast pace of a Denver-area Level 1 Trauma Center to a... smaller rural or mountain hospital – we proudly offer a more diverse range of work settings and locations than any other health care employer in the state. Centura is an equal opportunity employer.