Under general supervision, floats to all in-patient areas and Emergency Department
according to scope of practice according to the DH floating guidelines. First to float to a different unit as
the staffing needs of the hospital change. Assists professional nursing and care providers in providing
care to all patients with respect for their uniqueness. Collaborates with the RN and healthcare team.
Assists with basic patient care and activities of daily living. Maintains unit specific documentation as
required. Orders, maintains and utilizes supplies for the assigned unit.
Schedules will be posted in advance but unit assignments will be given on a day-to-day basis.
- Required to fulfill weekend/holiday and “hard to staff days” commitment per departmental policy.
Education: High school diploma or GED.
Experience: Typically, one year experience in health care.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of and the ability to use medical equipment and
instruments to administer patient care. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to
establish a safe work environment. Skill in maintaining records and recording test results. Skill in
establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, employees, physicians and
the public. Ability to maintain quality control standards. Ability to react calmly and effectively in
emergency situations. Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures. Ability to
Certificate/License/Registration: Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider
Certification/CPR. Certified Nursing Assistant.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 500-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, eight family health centers, 13 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, an off-site 100 bed non-medical detoxification unit and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $4 billion in care for the uninsured since 1991. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving thirty percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 160,000 individuals and 40% of Denver’s children.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
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