Grand River Care Center
Join our amazing team and be the first to work in our new state of the art Long Term Care Center.
Full Time and PRN
Days or nights
JOB PURPOSE: To improve the health and wellbeing of our communities.
BASIC FUNCTION: Provides direct professional medical care to patients. Assesses needs, ensures proper follow up care and supports nursing team in completion of tasks. Performs various direct patient care activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Assists patients in dressing or undressing, bathing, or eating. Collects non-invasive body fluid specimens and gathers vital signs. Aids physicians and nursing staff members with procedures if needed. Documents patient interactions as needed. Additional duties include but are not limited to assisting in all aspects of medical practice under the supervision of a medical provider. Participates in frequent interaction with patients regarding all levels of concerns and questions. Responds to call patient call lights. Functions as a positive member of nursing team. Executes duties with a willingness to help others who are in need. Observes and abides by the policies and procedures of Grand River Hospital District. Performs a variety of tasks and other duties as assigned.
Education: Active Certified Nursing Assistant License in the State of Colorado required. Completion of Medical Terminology course preferred. Must have current BLS card upon hire and maintain current status throughout GRHD employment.
Experience: Minimum of 2 years’ experience in patient care preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESSkills needed to effectively perform nursing assisting duties, checking vitals, communicating with patients, etc. Familiarity with office equipment preferred: copier, multi-line phones, fax machine, etc. Knowledge of dictation equipment and computer programs preferred, including word-processing and spreadsheet applications. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in written communication. Interpersonal skills and the ability to work successfully as a member of a team required. Must be able to demonstrate accuracy in processing detailed information. Knowledge and proper use of grammar, spelling, punctuation, proofing, document formatting and basic math skills preferred. Must demonstrate effective problem solving abilities and be able to handle multiple tasks with interruptions. Ability to develop positive relationships with staff members and providers. Must be proficient within six (6) months of hire in Network, MS Office, Kronos, ECI, Meditech, Allscripts, Galactica, Spacelabs, PACS, and Immunization Registry.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use the hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, carry 25 pounds and push-pull 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
WORKING CONDITIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may be subject to daily exposure and risk of bloodborne pathogens, bacteria, toxic substances, body fluids, communicable diseases, equipment noise and occasionally the combative patient. Other conditions may exist which are common to the hospital patient floor environment and a clinical health care setting.
Full Time and PRN