Critical Care CNA ICU PRN Nights:
Centura Health

Centura Health
Littleton Colorado

Littleton Adventist Hospital is a 231-bed, full-service medical center delivering quality care and Level II emergency care for more than 25 years. Located in the Denver suburb of Littleton, CO, the hospital is surrounded by residential neighborhoods, retail, dining, Littleton’s charming “old town” area, and abundant outdoor space with trails, nature centers and golf courses. In addition to numerous awards for care excellence, we are also leading the way in health care environmental sustainability. Our associates are actively engaged in protecting the health of our environment, working tirelessly to minimize the negative environmental impacts from our operations. Our sustainable achievements have been recognized with several local and national awards, including the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth  for three consecutive years (2014- 2016).  View this shor video to learn why our associates love working here and how our mission and culture help to create fulfilling careers:


Job Description/Job Posting ID: 124706

Recruiter Contact: [email protected]

Clinic/Department: 6061 LAH ICU 


Schedule: PRN  7p-7a

Shift: 4 shifts in a 6 week period- 1 weekend shift in a 6 week period- 1 inter and 1 summer holiday required

Position Summary

Provides direct and indirect nursing care under the direction of a RN and in accordance with policies and procedures. Coordinates and prioritizes multiple patients, physicians and staff needs. Transcribes physician orders and provides other unit clerical functions to facilitate quality of patient care. Provides video and electroencephalogram (EEG) monitoring for patients while maintaining the sensitivity for patient’s needs. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.


Minimum Education Requirements

High School Diploma or GED

Graduate of a Certified Nursing Assistant Program


Minimum Experience Requirements

Six months hospital CNA experience

Previous experience in a critical care setting desirable

Previous nursing unit secretary or medical office experience, preferred Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English

Basic computer skills



Current CO CNA license

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association


Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )

 Assists with safe and appropriate delegated patient care tasks which are directly supervised by a Registered Nurse. *


Provides person-centered care with sensitivity and respect for the human experience in a collaborative fashion with other team members. Assists care team in achieving daily patient and family goals. *


Provides quality patient care, including comfort and hygiene measures, preventative skin care, safety measures, transport, and nutritional and elimination needs. May perform in a sitter role. *


Performs patient observation via EEG and video monitoring and identifies patient changes. Promptly notifies RN of aura, changes in EEG or patient behavior and epileptic suspected changes to ensure patient safety.

Demonstrates working knowledge and function of EEG and video monitoring system. *

Reports patient status changes and needs to Registered Nurse accurately and in a timely manner. *

Demonstrates effective use of clinical strategies to insure patient and associate safety. *


Communicates concerns regarding hazards or errors related to patients to the health care team. *


Uses Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation (SBAR) communication techniques. *


Accurately documents vital signs, input/output, nutritional intake, personal hygiene, weights and other patient care performed and reports findings promptly to Registered Nurse. *


 Maintains thorough and confidential maintenance of patient charts and records. *


Transcribes physician orders. Prioritizes and coordinates with staff to provide quality care. Follows-up on orders when necessary. *


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


 Utilizes computer technology to access and exchange data, i.e., lab results, interdepartmental communications, etc. *


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


 Responsible for inputting daily and special charges as requested. *


 Performs clerical duties, maintains department/unit logs and coordinates services as needed. *


 Greets patients/visitors and directs/escorts to the desired location. *


 May be tasked with rounding on patients throughout the shift asking if patients or visitors have any needs. *


 Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment and supplies to provide high quality, cost effective patient care.


Organizes and prioritizes work to be completed within assigned timeframe to promote consistent patient

comfort. *

 Ensures that work environment and patient rooms are neat and orderly to enhance unit and hospital image.


Maintains and stocks nursing supplies. *

 Uses standards of care, hospital policies/procedures and regulatory guidelines to guide work. *


 Consistently demonstrates flexibility as evidenced by floating to other areas and is agreeable to work flexible schedules including weekends, holidays, evening and night hours as necessary to meet the needs of the patients and department. *


 Assists with quality improvement, safety and regulatory functions as directed. Participates in process change to improve practice. *


 Assists in training other CNAs, Nursing Unit Secretaries, volunteers, students and other hospital personnel.


Can perform as a preceptor to other Certified Nursing Assistants. *

Acts in a role of ambassador for visiting community members, as assigned. *


 Adapts to rapidly changing technology as evidenced by competency in technology and equipment used in the patient care setting. *


 Demonstrates effective time management and is proactive in prioritizing workload and meeting productivity requirements. *


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