Do you have a passion for helping people and would like to get your foot in the door at a major hospital? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as a Certified Nursing Assistant in our Behavioral Health Unit.
The Patient Care Tech performs assigned tasks and activities according to skill level and patient needs as assessed by the RN. The Patient Care Tech supports nursing personnel in providing care to patients and assists with providing a safe, quiet, clean, organized environment for healthcare delivery. When the need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
The Medical Center of Aurora, the first community hospital in the Denver Metro area to receive three-time Magnet designation for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), is a 346-bed acute care hospital located in Aurora, Colorado. The Medical Center of Aurora is comprised of six campuses in Aurora and Centennial, Colo., including the Main Campus, located at Interstate 225 and Mississippi, the North Campus Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, Centennial Medical Plaza, Saddle Rock ER, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Spalding Rehabilitation at P/SL, and a medical office building at Green Valley Ranch. The Main Campus facility is a Level II Trauma Center with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Center accreditation, and has an affiliation with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children as well as the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute. The Medical Center of Aurora has received seven consecutive 'A' grades from The Leapfrog Group (Fall 2016 - Spring 2019), was Colorado's only hospital to receive the Leapfrog Top General Hospital designation two years in a row (2016, 2017), was recognized as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report (2014-2015, 2017-2018, 2018-2019), and was named to Healthgrades 2020 America's 250 Best Hospitals, putting TMCA in the top five percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes. The Medical Center of Aurora is proud to be a part of the HealthONE system of hospitals.
Highlights about The Medical Center of Aurora:
o Metro Denver's first community hospital to earn Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence.
o Primary Stroke Certification (The Medical Center of Aurora).
o Two accredited Chest Pain Centers (Main Campus and Centennial Medical Plaza).
o Ranked the #4 hospital in the Denver metro area and the #4 hospital in Colorado in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 Best Hospital Rankings.
o Level II Trauma Center at our Main Campus.
o Level III NICU at our Main Campus.
o Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award Recipient for 2013-2016.
o State-of-the-art Heart Care Tower on Main Campus.
o Community Hospital Cancer Program accreditation from American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer.
o NAPBC-accredited Breast Cancer Care Center.
o Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children affiliation.
o Affiliate of HealthONE, Denver's largest healthcare system
This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.
The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current CNA Colorado license and BLS certification
Education: High School Diploma or GED required
Experience: One year hospital experience preferred.
Special Qualifications: Knowledge of basic clinical practices, procedures, and standards. Ability to work with others as a team to ensure quality patient care. Basic knowledge of computer systems, order entry and good interpersonal skills. Strong critical thinking skills.
Experience in a nursing home or long term care is a plus!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, employee discount programs and employee stock purchase programs. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!
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