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Company: Boulder Community Health
Location: Boulder, CO
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Halftime - 18 hours a week - Variable Shifts

CNA & EMT Eligible to Apply

Boulder Community Health was recently honored as Best Local Employer by the Daily Camera in the 2018 Boulder County Gold, their People's Choice Awards for businesses in Boulder County.  Come join us and be a part of an independent, community-focused health system and feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people's lives and be a positive contribution to the community.

Our Ortho/Neuro Department has 2 distinct certifications, Total Joint Certified, and Stroke Certified, and we work collaboratively with PT/OT and S/T while caring for both ortho and neuro patients. We are not limited to ortho/neuro, we also care for trauma, med surg, and telemetry patients, and many of the staff enjoy the variety of patients and diagnosis. Our patient population consists of patients in every age group over the age of 15.
 
Our Ortho/Neuro Department is a very busy unit and team work is essential, any many of the staff thrive in this environment. Many affectionately call this Fun North!



POSITION SUMMARY
Performs duties and tasks that assist the caregivers and promote effective departmental functioning.  Direct patient care functions are under the direction of the RN.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education or Formal Training
High school diploma or equivalent preferred

Special Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.)

Effective 4/1/15 CNA certification or equivalent certification is required.  Equivalent certifications include: EMT, MA, Military Medic or completion of 1st year of nursing core classes (not prerequisites for nursing school).  PCAs hired prior to 4/1/15 will be grandfathered in and will not be required to complete CNA certification.

BLS certification required within conditional period.

Experience
Hospital or other health care experience preferred

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Communication and Accountability
1.      Routinely demonstrates ability to set priorities in order to complete the workload.  Coordinates work to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency during the assigned shift.
2.      Communicates problems to the primary nurse or charge nurse/clinical lead promptly.  Asks questions to clarify misunderstandings.  Requests assistance from appropriate personnel in the event of an unusually difficult situation.
3.      Offers assistance and provides direction to visitors, patients, physicians, and families in a concise, informative manner, maintaining a positive and courteous tone.
4.      Reports off at the end of the shift or when leaving the department.
5.      It is the expectation that all care providers document accurately and in real time, utilizing the electronic medical record within their department.
 

Uncompromising medical excellence, delivered with the values of respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built our reputation on this promise. As a community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinics, we remain dedicated to meeting the evolving healthcare needs of our citizens and providing access to high quality medical care. Our state-of-the art facilities are home to many medical professionals who offer an extensive range of medical services.

Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, adventure awaits you right outside your door. Big, beautiful vistas, serene snow-capped mountains, and a lifestyle conducive to enjoying the outdoors bring a truly fresh perspective to our practice of healthcare.

Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community, while you enjoy state of the art facilities and equipment along with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health/dental/life, paid annual leave, tuition reimbursement and much more.

EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace


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