Certified Patient Care Assistant
Company: Banner Health Careers
Posted on: November 14, 2023
Greeley, Colorado*Department Name: *
Med/Surg Float-Hosp*Work Shift: *
Clinical Care*Primary Location Salary Range:*
$16.24 - $24.35 / hour, based on education & experienceIn
accordance with State Pay Transparency Rules.
*Up to $1500 Sign on Bonus Available!!*
Great careers start with great training. The people of Banner
Health are focused on delivering excellent care to our patients. In
return, we are committed to excellence in personal development for
all our team members. Apply today.
As a Certified Patient Care Assistant PCA/CNA you will bring your
experience and passion for health care to our Northern Colorado
Teams!You will be an active and engaged change agent; dedicated to
the needs of our patients and families. Steadfast to safe, kind,
effective, efficient, evidenced-based and high-quality clinical
care, outcome focused and solution oriented.
We are hiring Certified PCA's to *float to all three of our
locations,* Northern Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, CO, Banner
Fort Collins Medical Center in Ft Collins, CO and McKee Medical
Center in Loveland, CO. *You will know the location 90 minutes
before your shift. *
*Current Openings: Full Time Night Shift available! Three 12-hour
shifts working 6pm-6:30am. Weekend and holiday rotations required.
A 378-bed Level II trauma center and acute care facility with over
3000 employees, Banner North Colorado Medical Center is the largest
hospital in the region. As a regional medical center, we provide
community-based and specialty services for a service area that
includes southern Wyoming, western Nebraska, western Kansas and
northeastern Colorado. In order to provide the most compassionate
and innovative care possible, we bring together state-of-the-art
technology and an exceptional team of health care professionals.
For the healthcare professional, our Greeley, Colorado location
offers access to a wide variety of recreational activities in an
inviting, close-knit community.POSITION SUMMARY
This position provides routine patient care to promote patient
comfort and contribute to the overall patient plan of care. This
position is responsible for on-going patient data collection and
documentation in the medical records and provides a variety of unit
support functions which contribute to the overall efficient
operation of the nursing unit/department.
1. Provides assistance in activities of daily living and completes
necessary tasks to promote patient health, including assisting
patients with basic hygiene needs, maintaining an optimum level of
mobility and providing assistance with nutritional intake as
2. Collects patient specimens and data, including vital signs,
input/output and other delegated measurements in accordance with
unit/facility policy and standards of care. Documents objective
data and routine aspects of patient care. Assists in the
transportation of patient specimens.
3. Recognizes and reports abnormalities and/or changes in the
patient's health status and responses to treatment to a licensed
professional. Promotes continuity of care by accurately and
completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients
for which care is provided.
4. Performs procedures and uses equipment as delegated by a
licensed professional, consistent with demonstrated competencies
and according to state scope of practice; procedures may include
blood draws, foley catheters removal, EKGs, and EKG monitoring.
Provides necessary supplies, support and assistance to medical
staff and patients for unit specific procedures, under the direct
supervision of a licensed professional.
5. Performs receptionist/clerical duties to support overall
operating efficiency and effective flow of communication and
information throughout the department. Participates in the
resolution of customer problems or collects necessary data and
follows through to appropriate person for problem resolution.
6. Maintains a complete patient record with admission, transfer,
and discharge information, progress notes, and consent forms.
Ensures that all reports and chart forms are scanned or filed into
the patient's record. Ensures that charting forms are labeled and
accessible if they are needed. Maintains adequate supplies of
frequently used, patient education materials. Assists in the
ordering of patient specimens. May transcribe and process physician
orders effectively using the electronic medical record.
7. Maintains adequate levels of office, dietary, and medical
supplies and completes requisition forms when supplies need to be
ordered. Reconciles supply order upon delivery. Monitors and tracks
the use and whereabouts of electronic equipment such as patient ID
scanners and lap top computers. Ensures that all are accounted for
and in working order.
8. Based on area of assignment may assist with transporting
patients, including pre-operative and immediate post-operative
patients to critical care unit. Participates in OR room
9. This position works under supervision and has responsibility for
assigned unit only. Incumbents work in a fast-paced, sometimes
stressful environment with a strong focus on customer service.
Interacts with staff at all levels throughout the facility, as well
as patients, families and physicians
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
Current BLS certification is required. Current Certified Nursing
Assistant (CNA) in state of practice is required for new hires and
transfers. In Tucson: Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in
state of practice is required for new hires. Existing Tucson
incumbents may not transfer out of their geographical market
without meeting the CNA requirement. Requires skills and abilities
typically attained with 1 year of medical clerical experience;
preferably in a hospital or physician office setting, or prior
experience in customer service. Must possess excellent
organizational skills, as well as effective human relations and
communication skills. Working knowledge of medical terminology and
computer literacy and keyboarding skills is required.
Must possess excellent organizational skills, as well as effective
human relations and communication skills. Working knowledge of
medical terminology and computer literacy and keyboarding skills is
Depending on department assignment, receive a minimum passing score
of 85% on ECG or EEG test with accurate identification of all
lethal cardiac dysrhythmias and epileptiform activity is required.
Successful completion of either a unit approved basic
electrocardiogram interpretation course or electroencephalographic
interpretation course, or on the job training is also required.
Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital or BTMC
Behavioral must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at
the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their
Employees working at BUMG, BUMCT, or BUMCS in a Behavioral Health
clinical setting that serves children must possess an Arizona
Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the
card for the duration of their employment. Employees working for
Banner Home Care/Hospice or Boswell Skilled Nursing Facility must
possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire
and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.
Employees working at Banner MD Anderson on the Banner University
Medical Center Phoenix campus must possess a State of Arizona
Department of Public Safety Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at
the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their
employment. This is a requirement of the Whole Family Counseling
Program held at this specific facility.
In Arizona the Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) licensure is
preferred. Recent healthcare experience preferred. Successful
completion of an approved unit secretary program is preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.
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