Date:Sep 6, 2014
Location:Lakewood, CO, US
St. Anthony Hospital is located in the western Denver suburb of Lakewood and is a Level I Trauma Center with four dedicated trauma rooms including the T-10 room, a dedicated field-to-surgery suite ready 24/7 for trauma surgeons and specially trained teams who provide life-saving care to the most severely ill and injured patients. St. Anthony proudly provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Denver and the surrounding region with a state-of-the-art medical campus. If you’re looking to be part of a fast-paced environment where you can practice to the top of your profession in trauma, cardiology, stroke, neurosciences, breast imaging, cancer/oncology care, surgery and more, we encourage you to apply. In addition to a new campus, supportive team and faith-based mission, we’re proud to be the recipient of numerous awards, certifications and accreditations from the American Heart Association; Chest Pain Center (CPC); American College of Cardiology; The Joint Commission’s National Quality Approval; Healthgrades (for Stroke, Critical Care and Prostate Surgery Excellence); the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award; NAPBC Accreditation; American College of Radiology and many others. For more information about St. Anthony Hospital, visithttp://www.stanthonyhosp.org/.
Performs direct and indirect patient care in collaboration with RN partner(s)
Minimum Education Requirements
High school diploma or GED
Current Basic Life Support certification required from American Heart Association
Minimum Experience Requirements
Clinical/Patient related Experience
Certified Nurse Assistant or LPN license.
Position Duties(Essential Functions)
Patient Care Provides quality patient care, including comfort and hygiene measures, preventative skin care, safety measures, transport, and nutritional and elimination needs in collaboration with the RN partner. Promptly answers call lights and responds to patient needs. Performs a variety of technical tasks which include set up of equipment, incentive spirometry, foley care , glucometer, pulse oximeter, feeding tubes, drainage tubes, specimen collection, and ambulation. Provides assistance with feeding, meals, passing water, snacks to ensure that patient's dietary needs are met. Collects specimens practicing universal precautions as directed by RN, Accurately and in a timely manner, reports patient status changes and needs to RN. 60%
Admin duties Performs other administrative documentation as required by unit (e.g. order entry, work logs). Ensures that work environment and patient rooms are neat and orderly to enhance unit and hospital image. Performs all duties in a conscientious, courteous and caring manner to maintain positive customer relations. 20%
Documentation Accurately charts patient documentation to include vital signs, I & O, percentage of meals taken, personal hygiene, weights and other procedures performed and reports findings promptly to RN. Organizes and prioritizes work to be completed within assigned time frame to promote consistent patient comfort. 20%
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.