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Patient Care Associate - CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant

at Boulder Community Hospital

Posted: 3/17/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 3322
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Job Description


Boulder, CO

Full-time

Work Hours: varies

2/25/2020

Fulltime - 36 hours a week - Days 

CNA & EMT Eligible to Apply

Boulder Community Health was recently honored as Best Local Employer by the Daily Camera in the 2018 Boulder County Gold, their People’s Choice Awards for businesses in Boulder County.  Come join us and be a part of an independent, community-focused health system and feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people’s lives and be a positive contribution to the community.

3N has 2 distinct certifications, Total Joint Certified, and Stroke Certified, and we work collaboratively with PT/OT and S/T while caring for both ortho and neuro patients. We are not limited  to ortho/neuro, we also care for trauma, med surg, and telemetry patients, and many of the staff enjoy the variety of patients and diagnosis. Our patient population consists of patients in every age group over the age of 15.
 
3N is a very busy unit and team work is essential, any many of the staff thrive in this environment. Many affectionately call this Fun North!


POSITION SUMMARY
Performs duties and tasks that assist the caregivers and promote effective departmental functioning.  Direct patient care functions are under the direction of the RN.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education or Formal Training
High school diploma or equivalent preferred

Special Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.)

Effective 4/1/15 CNA certification or equivalent certification is required.  Equivalent certifications include: EMT, MA, Military Medic or completion of 1st year of nursing core classes (not prerequisites for nursing school).  PCAs hired prior to 4/1/15 will be grandfathered in and will not be required to complete CNA certification.

BLS certification required within conditional period.

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

Basic knowledge of asepsis and universal precautions
Basic knowledge of frequently used medical terminologies
Physical and mental stamina to perform job duties
Able to take directions from multiple staff and demonstrate the ability to set priorities

Experience
Hospital or other health care experience preferred

Uncompromising medical excellence, delivered with the values of respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built our reputation on this promise. As a community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinics, we remain dedicated to meeting the evolving healthcare needs of our citizens and providing access to high quality medical care. Our state-of-the art facilities are home to many medical professionals who offer an extensive range of medical services.

Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, adventure awaits you right outside your door. Big, beautiful vistas, serene snow-capped mountains, and a lifestyle conducive to enjoying the outdoors bring a truly fresh perspective to our practice of healthcare.

Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community, while you enjoy state of the art facilities and equipment along with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health/dental/life, paid annual leave, tuition reimbursement and much more.

EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace