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Community Hospital Care Partner, Full Time (CNA License Required), MSU in Grand Junction, Colorado

The Job: The Care Partner provides quality care to patients, monitors patient rhythms, assists other clinical staff as needed, and provides unit administrative services.

Work Schedule: Full Time

Location: Community Hospital

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Giving care and assistance to patients in respect to their personal hygiene, grooming activity, comfort, rest, nourishment and other health needs.

  • Ensuring meals are ordered within dietary restrictions and collects food trays, feeds patients requiring help, and documents all nutritional and supplemental intake per unit protocols.

  • Transporting patients or assisting patients to ambulate per physician orders.

  • Takes, records, and reports to RN temperature, blood pressure, pulse (O2 saturation) and respiration rates, height and weight, food and fluid intake/output as directed. Reports abnormal findings immediately to responsible nurse.

  • Changes bed linens, directs visitors, and answers telephone.

  • Enters the physicians or L.I.P. orders in patient chart by utilizing Meditech order entry system, Medication Administration Records (MARs), and Meditech nursing module.

  • Prepares charts for admissions, discharges, and transfers.

  • Transcribes medications accurately onto the MAR

  • Answers telephone and intercom calls and provides information or relays messages to nursing staff (using pager/tracker system), patients and medical staff.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • At least six (6) months of Certified Nursing Assistant experience; telemetry technical training and Ward Secretary training.

  • Current Colorado Certified Nursing Assistant

  • Current BLS

This position's pay range is: $12.32 to $19.18 per hour, depending on education and experience.

Discretionary bonuses, relocation expenses, merit increases, market adjustments, recognition bonuses and other forms of discretionary compensation may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

Benefits:

Employees are eligible to participate in an attractive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, education assistance, 403(b) with employer matching, and more. Eligibility is based on employment status. Details regarding specific benefit you may be eligible for will be discussed during the hiring process.

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