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, visit http://www.stanthonyhosp.org/.
Performs direct and indirect patient care in collaboration with RN partner(s).
Minimum Education Requirements
High school diploma or GED
Minimum Experience Requirements
Previous clinical/patient related experience
Current state CNA license for applicable state of employment
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association
Position Duties (Essential Functions)
PATIENT CARE - 60%
Provides quality holistic patient care within scope of training 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 to assist the RN to include the set-up, handling and usage of certain equipment such as: incentive spirometers, Foley catheters, glucometers, pulse oximeters, feeding tubes, and drainage tubes, Provides assistance with feeding, meals, passing water and snacks to ensure that patient's dietary needs are met.
Collects specimens and handles bodily fluids practicing universal or other indicated precautions as directed by the RN.
Reports patient status changes and patient needs to RN accurately and timely.
ANCILLARY DUTIES – 20%
Performs other administrative documentation as required by unit (e.g. order entry, work logs, audits).
Ensures that work environments and patient rooms are neat and orderly to enhance unit and hospital image and safety.
Performs all duties in a conscientious, courteous and caring manner to maintain positive customer relations, and contribute to our Planetree philosophy.
DOCUMENTATION – 20%
Accurately charts patient documentation to include vital signs, I & O, percentage of meals taken, personal hygiene, weights or other procedures performed, and report findings promptly to RN.
Organizes and prioritizes work to be completed within assigned time frame to promote consistent patient care and comfort.
Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs constantly.
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