Jun 10, 2024

Hospice Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

  • Sól Recruiting Coaching and Consulting
  • Denver, CO, USA
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Hospice Certified Nursing Assistant

Our mission is to provide Catholic home hospice care, support, and education that honors the dignity of each person we serve.  Building our loving service in Colorado for nearly 100 years, Dominican Home Health Agency now has a new name and focus: Emmaus Catholic Hospice, a non-profit agency.

JOB SUMMARY: Provides skilled personal care and comfort measures to clients in the home setting by performing the following duties under the supervision of a 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 (bed pan, commode or toilet), dressing, transfer, ambulation, simple range of motion, assist 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, client difficulties and reports the same to Clinical Coordinator or Administrator.

• Provides services when scheduled.

• Communicates promptly to Agency and client any schedule change.

• Completes and submits required paperwork accurately and on time.

• 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 receive/send email, ability to access Internet for research and information purposes. 

• Ability to use word processing program and a basic knowledge of windows operating system.

• Ability to advance computer skills as required.

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 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, 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.

Pay range:  $21.25--$32.50 hourly, commensurate with experience - $25 highest start pay

Generous compensation package: For full time employees (minimum of 32 hours/week): 100% of premium paid by employer for employee-only coverage. 75% of premium paid by 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 premium paid by employer. Life insurance -- 100% of premium paid by employer.

FSA (Flexible spending Account) and Cafeteria Plan for healthcare premiums.

Fulltime, part time and Per Diem positions offered.

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to Sól Recruiting, Coaching, and Consulting at goodwork@solrcc.com 

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