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Hospice CNA

Company: Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care is looking for a CNA to assist with patient care needs in the El Paso County area.$1,500.00 Sign-on Bonus!LOCATION: El Paso County, COSTATUS: Full-timeSCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 8a - 5pPAY RANGE: $18.48 - $21.88 per hourSUPPLEMENTAL PAY: Based on position, schedule and/or availability: Paid Mileage, Shift Differentials, Stipends, OvertimeMILEAGE AND EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT: Maximum Allowable Federal Mileage Reimbursement RateCULTURE, BENEFITS AND PERKS:We value diversity, equity and inclusion and know it matters for our team members and our patients. We provide welcoming, supportive and inclusive care to our patients and a work environment where all team members feel respected and valued.We support a culture of work-life balance and provide team members with two, free, confidential and robust benefit programs designed to provide solutions to the logistical and financial problems that arise in life.Low healthcare premiums: no increases in five out of the last seven years, including 2023Employer pays over 90% of employee medical premium in some plansHealth Savings Account (HSA) with significant Employer Funding: Single $1,000, Family $2,000Healthcare Benefits are effective on the 1st of the month following date of hireExtensive Paid Time Off (PTO/Vacation Pay/Sick Leave) and EIB (Extended Illness Bank): accruedSeven Paid Holidays with an additional Floating Holiday403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Match: 50% match up to 8% of total compensationCompany-Paid Life and AD&D InsuranceCareer & Logo wearCompany-Paid Costco MembershipEducation Reimbursement ProgramClinical Career LaddersCertification PayGenerous Discover-a-Star Team Member Referral ProgramRobust Team Member Service AwardsEarly Wage AccessLegal and Identity ProtectionREWARDING WORK YOU WILL DO:The Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) provides quality supportive and skilled care within their scope of practice to promote comfort and dignity for patients in the hospice care, palliative care and/or home care setting. Represents agency positivity and upholds positive public relations with patients, families and facility staff. The Certified Nursing Assistant is able to work with neonates through geriatrics.Delivers care based on the Plan of Care (POC) established by the RN Case Manager and/or assigned RN. Communicates to Clinical Manager, RN Case Manager or assigned RN regarding their observations and knowledge of patient needs and preferences. Is a part of the Interdisciplinary Team/Group (IDT/IDG) and participates in meetings as assigned.Communicates with the Case Manager, as needed, regarding Plan of Care and any urgent needs regarding patient care. If unavailable, will reach out to the Clinical Manager accordingly.Assists with ambulation, range-of-motion exercises, positioning, turning and transfers according to patient's abilities, tolerance and preference.Takes and records vital signs, observes changes in patient's condition or behavior; promptly reports any changes to appropriate licensed nursing personnel.Provides personal care to patients, including bathing, peri-care, shampoo, oral hygiene, denture care, nail care, shaving and assisting with dressing.Aides/assists with patient's toileting needs, including bedpan/urinal use, catheter care, changing briefs, and when delegated and supervised, administers suppositories/enemas.Periodically addresses food and fluid issues by preparing meals, feeding patient and/or offering fluids.Helps to maintains patient's skin integrity to prevent pressure ulcers, skin tears or other damage by changing incontinent patients, turning, repositioning and applying lotion.WHAT WE ARE GOING TO LOVE ABOUT YOU:Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent.Minimum Experience: One year CNA experience desired (hospice preferred). Six month's CNA experienced desired if position is for home health. New Graduates accepted.Required License: Current Colorado CNA license. Valid Colorado driver's license and proof of auto insurance.Current CPR certificationPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Ability to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 lbs.SIGN-ON BONUS: Care Synergy & Affiliate team members are eligible for one (1) sign-on bonus.Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care is affiliated with Care Synergy, a nonprofit network of community-based hospice and palliative care organizations serving Colorado's Front Range and the Region's Largest Home Health, Hospice, and Palliative Care Network. Care Synergy provides mission support services to better equip Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care to operate as a distinct and independent organization while working together to share best practices and serve more Coloradans along the Front Range.If you need assistance completing the electronic application please contact our Talent Acquisition team via email at You may also call the Human Resources Department at (303) 228-5647. Applications can be completed in-person at any one of our affiliate office locations.The Organization does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, creed, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation/identity, transgender status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. This prohibition includes unlawful harassment based on any of these protected classifications.#PPH

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