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Centura Health

121523-en_US
Centura Health
Canon City Colorado
Healthcare
Description

Help care for people in all of the places they call home. Centura Health at Home is Colorado’s largest provider of home care, and end-of-life-care. Whether you prefer the support and camaraderie of a residential setting, or the autonomy and flexibility of delivering care and comfort in a home setting, we hire RNs, CNAs, LPNs, rehab/therapy professionals, clinical leaders and activity coordinators to be part of our team. Our nurses are highly skilled professionals providing many types of technical treatments to our home health patients including but no limited to: specialized wound care including Wound Vac Therapy, Infusion Therapies, PICC Line Care, Phlebotomy, Catheter Care, Ostomy Care as well as Coordinating Care for those patients with Remote Monitoring (Teleheath). Enjoy highly competitive pay, some of the best benefits in the industry and a philosophy of individualized care that affords you a deeper connection with your patients and their families.



Job Description/Job Posting ID: 121523



Recruiter Contact: Tiffany Hoover - http://TiffanyHoover@Centura.org



Clinic/Department: 6096 PCC SKILLED NURSING 



Schedule: Full Time



Shift: Days


Position Summary



Provides direct and supervisory resident care according to physicians' orders and resident care plans. Supervises the Certified Nurse Aide's (C.N.A.) and Nurse Aide's on duty.



Minimum Education Requirements




  • High School Diploma or GED



Minimum Experience Requirements




  • 1 year experience as LPN preferred.



License/Certifications




  • Current Colorado Practical Nurse License (LPN)

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) required, Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association required for facilities with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) preferred for facilities without an AED.



Position Duties (Essential Functions)



Direct Care – 60%




  • Provides direct care to residents according to each resident's overall plan of care, including medications and treatments.

  • Participates in the care planning process, as assigned.

  • Provides instruction and  education to residents and responsible parties regarding residents' condition and care practices.

  • Communicates changes in residents' conditions to the Charge Nurse, attending physician, responsible party and Director of Nursing in a timely manner.

  • Guides the activities of C.N.A.'s, Care Partners, and N.A.'s on duty, including monitoring of completion of their assignments and documentation.



Collaboration – 20%




  • Provides basic first aid for employees and visitors in the facility, including completion of incident reports.

  • Documents medications and treatments given, resident progress and condition changes, and other documentation assigned.



Informatics/Technology – 20%




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

  • Thorough and confidential maintenance of patient charts and records.

  • Document ongoing status, interventions, patient response and outcomes in accurate, timely manner.

  • Use information technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making.



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. 

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