Hospice Certified Nursing Assistant

Location

Denver

Colorado

Salary

$21/hr

Type

Full-time

Our mission is to provide Catholic home hospice care, support, and education that honors the dignity of each person we serve.

JOB SUMMARY: Provide skilled personal care and comfort measures to clients in the home setting by performing the following duties under the supervision of an RN.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists the client with or provides personal care as assigned by the plan of care. Personal care duties include bathing (tub, shower, or bed), care of hair, skin, feet, mouth, and toileting (bedpan, commode, or toilet), dressing, transfer, ambulation, a simple range of motion, assisting with self- administration of medications, stand by assistance.
  • As assigned may take and record temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.
  • On-going maintain competency in all assigned skills.
  • Documents activities performed in the client’s home at the time of the visit.
  • Documents client concerns, client affect, and client difficulties and reports the same to the Clinical Coordinator or Administrator.
  • Provides services when scheduled.
  • Communicate promptly to the Agency and client any schedule change.
  • Completes and submits required paperwork accurately and on time.
  • The productivity standard for clients per day averages four.
  • Organizes and implements his/her schedule to meet productivity expectations.
  • Accomplishes job responsibilities in a timely, safe, and professional manner.
  • Participates in the development of clients care plan.
  • Participates in client Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) and case conferences as requested.
  • Represents the agency in a loyal manner and dresses appropriate to job duties.
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION REQUIRED/EXPERIENCE:

  • Two years of CNA experience required.
  • Current CNA certification for state of Colorado.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life support) certification.
  • Able to complete competency evaluation upon hire.

ABILITIES, SKILLS, AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively to clients and employees.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions, written or oral.
  • Ability to improvise in an unstructured home setting.
  • Ability to use independent judgment to manage confidential information.
  • Ability to receive/send email, ability to access the Internet for research and information purposes. 
  • Ability to use word processing program and a basic knowledge of Windows operating system.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Pre-employment drug and TB screening. Annual TB screening thereafter.
  • Pre-employment background check.
  • Proof of current Flu vaccination.
  • Proof of current COVID-19 vaccination or approved Medical or Religious exemption.
  • Possession of a valid state Driver’s License with reliable transportation and applicable car insurance.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to regularly sit, stand, stoop, bend, kneel, walk, balance, crouch, crawl, push, pull, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear.
  • Ability to frequently use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Ability to occasionally climb.
  • Ability to occasionally use the sense of smell.
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 100 pounds.
  • Ability to use close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The work environment is highly variable, as care is provided in residential spaces.
  • Lighting, acoustics, air quality, temperature, and environmental hazards are not predictable when services are provided in caregiver-of-family homes.
  • The work environment is highly variable, and employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, household pets/animals, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals when providing care or assessment in a private home.
  • The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate.

TRAVEL:

The employee is required to travel frequently to complete agency business.

SALARY: $21.00-$24.00 hourly, commensurate with experience 

BENEFITS: For full-time employees (minimum of 32 hours/week): 100% of the premium paid by the employer for employee-only coverage. 75% of the premium paid by the employer for spouse/dependent coverage. 403(b) (ROTH or traditional contributions) with 6% match after 1 year of employment. Short and Long-term disability insurance — 100% of the premium paid by the employer. Life insurance — 100% of the premium paid by the employer. FSA (Flexible Spending Account) and Cafeteria Plan for healthcare premiums.

TYPE: Full-time, part-time, and Per Diem positions offered.

CONTACT: Please direct questions to alyssa@solrcc.com

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