Our hospital system is not just buildings, or remodeled nursing units, or the latest pieces of technology. Our hospital system is not defined by the awards we have earned or the number of patients we serve. What gives meaning to Exempla Healthcare is our people! It's our physicians, staff and volunteers who display their commitment to our mission and our values in exceptional ways every day. The actions of our people help bring a sense of belonging and hope to our patients; they give a sense of home and family that can be felt. We are Exempla Healthcare and we invite you to join us. The following department is looking for an individual to join their team. They are looking for someone who will share the same passion and commitment demonstrated everyday by their service. This individual needs to be committed to delivering the best possible healthcare for our patients. At Exempla we believe our patients deserve nothing but our very best. If excellence inspires you and belonging motivates you, we welcome you to join us. We are Exempla Healthcare!
More than 130 years ago, Saint Joseph Hospital was established in Denver as the first private hospital in Colorado. Today, Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital is one of the most respected hospitals in Denver and remains a Catholic health care facility in the tradition of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, Kansas. Saint Joseph Hospital cares for more patients on an inpatient basis than any other hospital in the Denver metropolitan area. It continues as the largest private teaching hospital in Denver and is committed to serving our patients with high quality care. The hospital provides a tradition of caring that includes compassionate caregivers, stellar clinical expertise and the most advanced technology.
Provides functions within scope of practice as defined by the Colorado Board of Nursing. May also perform functions delegated by the RN. The Nursing Assistant may provide care to groups of patients or serve as a Patient Safety Attendant for 1-2 patients based on assignment by the charge nurse. The Nursing Assistant works under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. " Collects, reports, and records basic objective and subjective data. " Observes and reports changes in signs and symptoms or deviations from normal health status. " Provides basic information which assists the licensed nurse in making lists of problems and needs, setting goals, and developing and revising the plan of care.. " Provides total personal care or assists patients with Activities of Daily Living. " Provides physical care, comfort measures, and emotional support to patients whose conditions are stable or predictable. " Assists with basic restorative nursing.. " Repeats patient teaching instructions as given by the RN. " Documents and communicates completion of assigned duties and patient responses. " Assists with admission and discharge of patients. " Performs CPR when necessary. " Follows principles of asepsis and infection control. " Maintains clean unit, work space, and patient's environment per regulatory and hospital requirements. " Communicates with all members of the healthcare team and patients and families, both in-person and via telephone. " Receives delegation from RN. " Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter- and intra-departmentally to facilitate that department's/unit's ability to meet its goals and objectives.
Successful completion of one of the following courses of study/ programs: " Approved Nurse Aide Training Program " Completion of Fundamentals at an approved School of Nursing
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider certification- required Certified as Nurse Aide in the state of Colorado-required
At Exempla we believe our patients deserve nothing but our very best. If excellence inspires you and belonging motivates you, we welcome you to join us. We are Exempla Healthcare!