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Job: CNA- Home Hospice - Denver Metro

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Posted: 12/07/2017

Job Reference #: 422730900A4

Job Type: Healthcare - Support Services Healthcare - ALL CATEGORIES

Keywords: patient, health,

Jobing Description

Centura Health Physician Group (CHPG) offers providers a true opportunity to live their calling to care while experiencing the support of a built-in comprehensive network, vast resources, professional growth, trusted leadership, generous benefits and an amazing quality of life with locations that span Colorado and into Western Kansas. CHPG is proud to connect providers and consumers through state-of-the-art technology, clinical resources and professional expertise to help people live healthier. Our coordinated services represent a full continuum of care – from preventive and early diagnoses to leading-edge treatment and life-saving critical care. CHPG’s ability to deliver better health care value is the direct result of combining the best clinical tools, shared resources and medical expertise with a patient-centered approach that emphasizes Centura Health’s mission and commitment to quality, compassion and service.


 


JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 111082


RECRUITER: Mahnaz Asifi,  MahnazAsifi@centura.org


CLINIC: Porter Hospice


DETAILS: Full Time


HOURS:  Days


Occasional travel to other sites to meet the needs of the clinic may be required.


Position Summary


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



License/Certifications




  • Current Colorado Certified Nurse Aide (C.N.A.)
  • Colorado Driver's License
  • CPR = Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) required, Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association required with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) preferred for facilities without an AED.



Position Duties (Essential Functions)


Clinical Practice – 25%




  • 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 – 20%




  • 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.



Documentation – 20%




  • 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 – 15%




  • 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.



Physical Requirements 


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. 

 

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