VOA Nursing Assistant (CNA)/Staffing & Supplies in Eckert, Colorado
Come join our awesome team as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)/Staffing & Supplies at Horizons Care Center. Recruitment bonus available! Up to $4,000 - to be paid out quarterly over the next 24 months.
Horizons Care Center is part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization.
CNA/Staffing & Supplies Job Highlights:
New Wages! $19.25 to $23.19/hour, depending on experience Shift: 24 hours CNA and 16 Staffing & Supplies; day shift, occasional weekends Shift differentials offered for the night shift or weekend only schedules. Generous "refer a friend" bonus, up to $5,000 403(b) Retirement Plan; Career scholarships; Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs; Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, or Pay in lieu of benefits; Vacation/Sick Days & Holidays.
Required Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant in the state of CO. Ability to safely perform the essential functions of the job without harm to self or others. Ability to prioritize duties. Ability to understand and follow work assignments. Ability to work as part of a team. Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation. Be willing to work in a facility following infection control precautions and regular testing for COVID-19; vaccination for COVID-19 is required per VOANS policy and state healthcare regulations. Ability to pass a background check and drug test.
High school graduate or equivalent. Experience in the long-term care setting preferred.
Assists residents with personal cares, including bathing, dressing, grooming, oral hygiene, bed mobility, toileting and eating. Documents ADL'S appropriately. Follows all shift routines, policy and procedures regarding accurate performance of vital signs, weights, etc. Understands/supports Resident Bill of Rights. Serves meals and assists residents with eating. Records accurate food and fluid intake as assigned. Reports any chewing or swallowing difficulty to the nurse. Assists the resident with the restorative nursing program including but not limited to, passive and active range of motion, ambulation with appropriate assistive devices and use of transfer belt. Uses safety standards at all times in transfer gait of residents: (a) Uses 2 trained staff members for all mechanical lifts, gait belt and/or proper mechanical equipment for all transfers/ambulation of residents. (b) Uses proper body mechanics. (c) Ambulates/ transfers residents per plan of care. (d) Positions residents to maintain body alignment per policy and procedure and plan of care. Reports promptly to the nurse any changes in the resident condition. Answers call lights promptly and determines residents' needs. Follows standard precautions and works within OSHA guidelines. Follows infection prevention and infection control policy/procedure: (a) Follows resident skin care protocol. (b) Properly cleans and stores resident equipment. (c) Maintains sanitary conditions in common areas (e.g., tub rooms, dining areas, and hallways). (d) Follows basic principles of linen handling. (e) Follows principles of universal precautions. (f) Follows isolation precautions. (g) Reports any concern related Observe and report any noted changes in mental status to the nurse. Report to charge nurse all incidents/accidents that occur involving employee, residents, and visitors. Treats and ensures that residents are treated with respect and dignity. Sho s respect for resident's right to confidentiality, dignity and privacy.
About Horizons Health Care:
Situated at the base of the scenic Grand Mesa in Eckert, CO, Horizons Health Care Center offers staff the opportunity to connect with a tight community while surrounded by breathtaking scenery. We help to foster a work-life balance by offering employees paid-time off benefits as part of our comprehensive benefits package. Our diverse and involved staff members are supported by the commitment to maintain relationships of functional trust with every team member, to always practice solutions-focused problem solving, and to continually affirm each team member's contribution to the quality of our work. Come join a diverse, involved, and compassionate team and see how we earned our Great Place to Work certification for 4 years running.
Our 2022 Great Place to Work survey results found that 87% of employees said their work has a special meaning: this is not "just a job".
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