Work Schedule: FT, M-F
Certified Nursing Assistant is a non-exempt, service position responsible for providing supportive care and skilled personal care to patients in their homes.
Assists in activities of daily living and other skilled personal care needs as directed by the plan of treatment.
Provides consistently high quality of care in accordance with the plan of care and Agency policies.
Maintains and enhances skills needed to provide quality care; attends classes within the Agency or externally as needed to update skills; completes a minimum of twelve in-service training hours annually.
Communicates with primary caregiver verbally and in writing as needed regarding plan of care.
Meets clients needs within reason, represents the Agency positively by being a cooperative and willing caregiver.
Acts as a dependable caregiver to client and Agency, by meeting productivity expectations, completing and submitting required paperwork accurately and in a timely manner, and regularly communicating with the Agency scheduler regarding their caseload.
Uses telephonic reporting system.
Completion of an approved educational program for Nurses Aides in the state of Colorado.
Active Colorado CNA license and current CPR certification required.
Previous Hospice experience preferred.
Previous CNA or student experience within the last year.
Nurse Assistant/Nurse Aide experience in a nursing home, hospital, or other health facility will be considered.
Ability to project and maintain a sympathetic and caring attitude toward the care of the sick, while dealing effectively with the demands of the job.
Thorough and complete knowledge and use of universal precautions.
Continual exertion of up to 10 pounds of force to lift, carry, push or pull an object.
Frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force to lift, carry, push or pull an object.
Occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force or greater, to lift, carry, push or pull an object.
The Visiting Nurse Association is an equal opportunity/affirmative action agency.Job Type:
Visiting Nurse Association Company Description:
Established in 1889 and incorporated in 1904, the Visiting Nurse Association provides home care, hospice at home and wellness services across a 14-county area from Boulder south to Pueblo, Colorado. Medical and non-medical home care services are available on an intermittent basis 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Corporate and community wellness screenings and immunizations, including foot care services for seniors and flu shots, are available by appointment on an individual or group clinic basis.
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