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Certified Nursing Assistant - Home Health

Company: Rocky Mountain Health Care Services
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: A CNA is responsible for assisting participants in the program for all inclusive care for the elderly with activities of daily living (ADLs), such as showering, eating, dressing, etc. They also assist in the delivery of instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) and restorative care, such as accompaniment to clinic appointments, physical therapy exercises and quality of life activities. CNAs are instrumental in the fulfilment of our mission to keep participants living as independently as possible for as long as possible and function as an important part of the interdisciplinary team (IDT).MISSION: Improving lives, Optimizing wellness, Promoting independenceCOMPETENCIES:Technical ExpertiseProblem SolvingTeamworkEffective CommunicationResults OrientedPersonal CredibilityQuality FocusPeople FocusFlexibilityRESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Travels to participants homes to assist with activities of daily living (bathing, dressing, grooming, hair care, mouth care, eating, hand and foot nail care and toileting) as assigned/designated in the care planAssists participants with restorative and supportive care (including ambulating, positioning, transferring, skin care, catheters, enemas, home exercise program as instructed by physical therapist), as assigned/designated in the care planAssists in monitoring participants health status (vital signs, weight, skin condition, appetite and changes in functional ability). Observes participant when they are taking prescribed medicationsReports any concerns or major changes to Home Care Coordinator in a timely mannerAssists participants with Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs) (grocery shopping, cleaning, changing bed linens, laundry, meal preparation and other routine household care) as assigned/designated in the care planDocuments services provided to participants consistently, accurately and in a timely manner via Electronic Health Record (EHR). Follows procedure for flow sheet completionParticipates in participants care planning through with interdisciplinary teamsHandles potentially infectious specimens with appropriate biohazard precautions, and practices universal precautionsDisplays a willingness and ability to be responsive in a warm and caring manner to all customer groups.Participates in Quality Assurance and program improvement initiatives as assignedOther duties as requested/assignedORGANIZATIONAL (CORE RATING FACTORS):Demonstrates support of the Companys Mission, Vision and Core ValuesProvides Exceptional Customer ServiceEnsures discretion with confidential information in accordance with HIPAA guidelinesSupports a collaborative work environment including courteous, helpful and professional behaviorEmbraces Organizational Excellence through practicing individual time management, efficiency and effectiveness and participating in continuous improvement effortsAdheres to and supports all Company policies and proceduresSupports and practices safe work habits in accordance with policies and proceduresBrings ideas, problems and concerns forward and participates in resolution and implementationParticipates in and completes regulatory compliance trainings within the prescribed deadlinesAttends required meetingsMaintains skills and knowledge required including written and verbal communication, best practices for industry standards, and computer competencyQUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be licensed as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in the state of ColoradoMinimum of one (1) year of experience working with a frail, elderly or disabled population is required.Current First Aid/BLS Certification is requiredMust have excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrate the ability to interact clearly and effectively with both internal and external customersMust be efficient with computer applications such as email, navigating the internet, using electronic timekeeping, and Electronic Health RecordsAbility to work independently with minimum supervisionKnowledge of how to use and maintain medical equipment (adaptive, hoyer lift, etc.) is strongly preferredPHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:The physical demands and working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Physical Requirements While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to traverse across a variety of terrains inside an office environment, outdoors and in participants homes (if applicable). This role will also be required to operate computer equipment, tools or other objects needed to perform the essential duties of the role. This role requires the ability to communicate effectively through written and verbal forms. This role often is required to position oneself in a kneeling, bending, or crouching position as well as ascending and/or balancing on a ladder. The employee may be required to endure extremes in temperature and may work in hazardous environments where personal protective equipment is required. Requires the ability to move boxes, files, supplies/equipment up to 50 pounds using appropriate body mechanics or push/pull 150 pounds using proper equipment and/or body mechanics.Environmental Conditions Working conditions may be noisy with fluctuating indoor temperatures. Must have the ability to work under moderate pressure in order to meet scheduled appointments or deadlines while dealing with frail, disabled and/or confused participants/clients. Subject to individuals who may have the potential for physical or verbal aggression. May be exposed to a risk of bodily injury through contact with moving instrumentation, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, bodily fluids, communicable diseases and other conditions common in a clinic environment. Subject to unpleasant odors.REPORTS TO: Day Center ManagerFLSA Status: Non-ExemptQUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be licensed as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in the state of ColoradoMinimum of one (1) year of experience working with a frail, elderly or disabled population is required.Current First Aid/BLS Certification is requiredMust have excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrate the ability to interact clearly and effectively with both internal and external customersMust be efficient with computer applications such as email, navigating the internet, using electronic timekeeping, and Electronic Health RecordsAbility to work independently with minimum supervisionKnowledge of how to use and maintain medical equipment (adaptive, Hoyer lift, etc.) is strongly preferred

Keywords: Rocky Mountain Health Care Services, Colorado Springs , Certified Nursing Assistant - Home Health, Healthcare , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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