CNA/Nursing Unit Secretary:
Centura Health

Centura Health
Lakewood Colorado

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

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 121044

Recruiter Contact: Madelyn Huggins,

Clinic/Department: 6218 SAH 7TH FLOOR MED SURG 


Schedule: Per Request Needed

Shift: Days

Position Summary

In collaboration with the healthcare team, coordinates and prioritizes patient, physician and staff needs. The key essential job functions of this role include customer focus and patient experience, coordination of provider-entered orders,

communication, and time management.

Minimum Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • Medical Terminology, clerical skills, related experience preferred

  • Proficient in basic computer skills


  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association

  • Current Colorado C.N.A. license

Position Duties (Essential Functions)


  • Delivers quality patient care as directed by the RN to provide safe and effective patient care including comfort and hygiene measures, safety measures, transportation and nutritional tasks within hospital and/or department guidelines.

  • Performs a variety of technical tasks which include set up of equipment, incentive spirometry, foley care, glucometer, pulse oximeter, s, specimen collection, and ambulation.

  • Accurately and in a timely manner, reports patient status changes and needs to RN.

  • 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.


  • Monitors the electronic record for new provider-entered orders, coordinating the completion of the orders with nursing staff and other departments as appropriate.

  • Competently utilizes computer technology to access and exchange data (i.e. lab results, interdepartmental communications).

  • Maintains non-EMR patient records as needed to ensure availability of accurate patient information.

  • Ability to use critical thinking skills competently in order to handle multiple tasks and fluctuating volumes.


  • Welcomes and greets patients/visitors.

  • Directs/escorts customer to desired location.

  • Triages patient call lights in a timely manner.

  • Communicates with patient, family members, visitors, physicians and associates in a competent, caring manner.

  • Actively participates in the creation and maintenance of a positive patient experience.

  • May be tasked with conducting patient rounds throughout the shift, asking if patients/visitors have needs; orienting all to the unit and patient room.


  • Proactively identifies and communicates clearly with all members of the team to ensure that everyone remains informed of tests, procedures, messages, new orders and needs of patients.

  • Effectively communicates with medical staff, nursing and other associates to ensure that timely care is delivered.


  • Independently prioritizes tasks and maintains an uncluttered work environment.

  • Maintains adequate supplies.

  • Input of daily and special charges when required.

  • Maintains/updates unit logs in timely manner.

  • Filing, logging, copying, scanning, reporting and other clerical duties as required.

  • Coordinates services from maintenance and other service departments as needed.

  • Orients/precepts new staff as requested.

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. 

Basic Qualifications