The Patient Care Tech/Certified Nurse Assistant in the Float Pool will work under the supervision of a nurse and perform various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:
Baths, dressing/undressing patients, assisting with personal hygiene.
Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding.
Transports, positions, and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
Assists patients in ambulating.
Takes and records vital signs, weights, and I & O.
Performs non sterile dressing changes.
Passes and collects bed pans.
Changes bed linens.
Provides encouragement, support, and comfort to patients and family members.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Swedish Medical Center: Level I Trauma Center in South Denver: Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado, part of HealthONE, serves as the Rocky Mountain Region's referral center for neurotrauma and as the region's first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, a recognized leader in the most advanced stroke care. Swedish offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty and is an eight time winner of the National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award and a Top 100 Hospital recognized by Reuters. An acute care hospital with 368 licensed beds, Swedish is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 100 years. Annually, Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of 2,000 dedicated employees, 500 volunteers and more than 1,300 physicians. At Swedish Medical Center, our staff is at the heart of delivering on our promise of Swedish Memorable Care. As a respected medical provider, Swedish offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medial specialty. Recognized by the patients we treat every day, we are a four-time winner of the National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award. Centers of Excellence Swedish, a Level I Trauma Center, offers eight distinct centers of excellence: Bariatric Surgery Center, Cancer Care Center, Emergency Services, The Heart Center, Neurosciences, including The Stroke Center, Orthopedic Services, Spine Program, Trauma Center, Women and Children's Services.
Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant training program.
Certification as a Nurse Assistant in Colorado - required
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider - required
1-2 years of patient care experience in acute care or clinical preferred
Working knowledge of medical terminology (preferred)
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