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An employee in this position will sit with patients in their room to keep them safe. They will work under the direction of the charge nurse on the assigned unit.Â They may sit with the following patients:Â pediatrics, adolescents , adult, geriatric, terminal and hospice.
What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Experience with patient care preferred Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
American Heart Association BLS certification required within 90 day orientation period..
Ability to learn new tasks, follow written and verbal instructions, make judgments, work well with a variety of peopleÂ Â
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; well organized and able to multi-task
Vision sufficient to read medical records, instruments, documentation, and visual changes in client condition.
Hearing sufficient to interact with client who may be unable to speak at normal voice level.Â
Sufficient mobility and dexterity to assist patients with call lights, side rails and to react appropriately to confused or agitated patients until assistance arrives.
Your Connected Community
When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Healthâs connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.
Mercy Regional Medical Center is an 82-bed, acute care hospital located in the scenic Southwest Colorado town of Durango.Â It is the only hospital in Colorado to be rated by Medicare with five stars for overall hospital quality.Â It is recognized by Healthgrades as a Top 100 Hospital for orthopedic and spine surgery and for outstanding patient experience and patient safety. Mercy has also received 10 consecutive âAâ grades for patient safetyÂ from The Leapfrog Group. Our providers use state-of-the-art technologyÂ in an environment designed to promote well-being and healing of body, mind, and spirit.Â Among the many specialty services available at Mercy are emergency care (Level III trauma designation), surgical care, cardiac care (including interventional), Orthopedic and Spine Centers of Excellence, a Family Birthing Center, home care, hospice care more.Â Durango offers an exceptional quality of life with small town charm, excellent schools, and year-round, world-class outdoor recreation opportunities including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking, camping and more.
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.