NURSING AIDE (CERTIFIED) – Functions on a nursing care team with a staff nurse as the team leader by carrying out the basic patient care in accordance with the philosophy, objectives, standards of care, procedures of the hospital, and plan of care established by the registered nurse. Indirect patient care activities focus on maintaining the environment in which patient care is delivered. Requires state certification. Regular – Direct Patient Care and CLERK/RECEPTIONIST – Performs routine clerical work involving an elemental degree of skill and responsibilities in carrying out established procedures. The following examples are typical of the duties in this clerical level: posting, sorting, counting, recording information, answering telephone, routine filing, and limited typing. May also perform messenger duties. This is an entry-level clerical classification requiring only basic training and knowledge. Previous clerical experience and specialized skills are not usually required. Regular – Other. Licensure/Certification/Registration: CPR, Current Colorado Certification, unencumbered.

Education: High School Diploma, Completion of an accredited Certified Nursing Program. Experience: Must have experience in medical surgical nursing or gerontology or must have a willingness to learn skills required in those areas. The Certified Nursing Assistant must be able to communicate patients’ needs and relate information to Charge Nurse. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must have verbal skills to present information and ideas essential to patient care duties and to understand general nursing theory and practice; capable of dealing with people and working closely with patients; workable knowledge of safety procedures; must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language; must have patience and enthusiasm as well as the willingness and ability to handle difficult situations with good nursing judgment; must be able to work as a team member. Must assist with the computer order entry for nursing staff. Degree of Supervision Required – Must be able to work as a team member with Registered Nursing, Licensed Practical Nurse and physicians; must be competent in certified nursing skills and be able to handle multiple issues at a time, completely and concisely. Orientation Period: 90 days Specific duties and responsibilities: Join our incredible patient-centered and service-oriented team. Must be motivated and available to work flexible shifts. Apply here or for more information, email candicea@riograndehospital.net