San Luis Valley is seeking CNA's to join our Med/Surg team. Under supervision this position will complete routine duties in caring for hospitalized patients. Duties may vary depending on assigned area. Both day shift and night shifts are available.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Answering call lights
Direct care of patients including bathing and oral hygiene
Servicing and collecting food trays and feeding patients requiring help.
Assisting in ambulation of patients including turning and re-positioning patients
Changing bed linens
Taking and recording patients vital signs; pulse, temperature, respiration rate, and blood pressure
Recording fluid intake and outtake as directed
Taking and recording, temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates
Cleaning equipment and re-stocking supplies
Providing age appropriate care through proper training
Successful candidate will possess the following qualifications and skills:
High School Diploma or GED
Current Colorado CNA license
Current Basic Life Support certification
Ability to communicate effectively, presenting information and responding to questions from patients, other staff members and groups of managers
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to move quickly and efficiently among various tasks
Internal Number: 2067
About San Luis Valley Health
San Luis Valley Health is a regional health provider serving the San Luis Valley, Colorado and beyond. In addition to our state-of-the-art hospital located in Alamosa, we also operate clinics throughout the Valley and another hospital in Conejos County.
We are proud to offer talented, experienced caregivers using the most advanced techniques and technology, along with a genuine sense of caring. Our patient-centered medical home is more than just a building; rather, it is a team of health care professionals providing comprehensive and continuous medical care.
We are located in the heart of the San Luis Valley in south central Colorado. Our fully accredited 49-bed hospital provides outstanding care for those in need of general Medical/Surgical, Intensive Care and OB hospital services.