Certified Nursing Assistant - (Full Time)

Posted: August 5, 2021



Do you have a strong commitment to excellence and teamwork? Are you willing to care for our community with respect and compassion? Do you strive to always do the right thing?

If yes, you might be the Certified Nursing Assistant we need!
At Holy Cross Medical Center, we are driven by our mission statement, "To provide our community with the best health care choices close to home in an environment of continual improvement."




Title: Certified Nursing Assistant

Department:  Medical Surgical

Description: Assist in delivery of direct patient care.

Location: Taos, NM - 1397 Wiemer Rd.

Education: Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED Required.  Must have a Nursing Assistant certification or comparable work experience.

Duration: Full-Time

Position Details
Certified Nursing Assistant, Full-Time, 36 hrs/week, Day Shift.
Non-Exempt, Hourly, Bargaining, Benefited Position.

Benefited start the 1st day of the following month after hire.

Position Summary

Assist in delivery of direct patient care under the supervision of the Med Surg Manager, House Shift manager or licensed nurse. Delivers care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation. Effectively interacts with patients' significant others and other health team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing. Performs duties independently under the supervision of a licensed nurse, operation from specific and definite direction and instruction.

As a Holy Cross Medical Center employee, you will immediately start accruing Personal Leave Time and Major Medical Leave time from day one. You will receive incredible Health, Vision and Dental benefits, paid partially by employee and employer with life insurance, short and long-term disability options. We offer a 403B pension plan, flexible spending accounts, employee discounts on HCMC hospital deductibles, bereavement leave, education opportunities, jury duty compensation, service awards, EAP and Professional Development Program opportunities.

To apply, please fill out an application and attached a current resume. Include gaps in employment and reasons for separation.

Criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen required upon conditional job offer.

Holy Cross Hospital is located in Taos, New Mexico. Taos is a friendly county seat located in Northern New Mexico roughly 40 minutes from Colorado's southern border. With clean rural living, we are located just 65 miles from the capital of Santa Fe, NM, 4 hours from Denver and 2 hours from Albuquerque. At 6,969 feet of elevation, there is outdoor recreation everywhere, quality schools with lots of sun and snow. We have four ski/snowboarding resorts located within 30 minutes of Taos, to include the world famous Taos Ski Valley, hiking, biking, fishing, rafting, golfing, hunting and over 400 years of history.

Holy Cross Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by law. All employment requirements mandated by local, state and federal regulations will be observed.

Schedule: Full-Time (36 Hours Per Week)
Contact: Vanessa Garcia
Phone: 575-751-5731
Email: vgarcia@taoshospital.org


Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must have Nursing Assistant certification or comparable previous work experience
  • CPR certified.
  • Minimum one-year experience in an Observation Unit or Emergency Department desired.
  • Excellent Customer Service and communication skills required.
  • Basic Cardiac Life support required.