Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado C.N.A. Home Health Aide (Full & Part Time Hours) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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.

ESSENTIAL 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 and mouth, toileting (bed pan, commode or toilet), dressing, transfer, ambulation, simple range of motion, assist with self administration of medications, stand by assistance

  • Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration

  • Prepares and serves meals

  • 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 case conferences according to Home Health agency and procedures

  • Represents the Agency in a loyal manner and dresses appropriate to job duties

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • CNA currently registered in Colorado without stipulations

  • Experience of a minimum of six (6) months as a CNA, prefer home health experience

  • CPR certified

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Active Colorado CNA and Current CPR certification

  • Current TB screening upon hire and annually thereafter

  • Reliable transportation to all assignments, possession of a valid Colorado Driver's License when using personal vehicle and state required car insurance

  • Ability to work on call and/or overnights when needed

EXPERIENCE:

  • Successful work experience in a health care setting for at least six months.

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 advance computer skills as required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, and taste or smell

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. The ability to see and hear within normal parameters/ranges

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions

  • The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, extreme cold, and extreme heat

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment usually is variable.

OTHER CONDITIONS:

  • Work environment is highly variable as care is performed in private homes.

  • Lighting, acoustics, air quality, temperature, and environmental hazards are not predictable.

TRAVEL: The employee is required to travel frequently.

Physical Requirements

Attachment to Job Description

Position : C.N.A. Home Health Aide Dept Number : 5120

Continuously

Frequently

Occasionally

Never

5-8 hours

3-4 hours

1-2 hours

0

LIFTING: (as defined by ADA)

Heavy: 45 lbs & over

X

Moderate: 15-44 lbs

X

Light: 14 lbs & under

X

CARRYING:

Heavy: 45 lbs & over

X

Moderate: 15-44 lbs

X

Light: 14 lbs & under

X

PUSHING/PULLING:

X

REACHING:

Above Shoulder

X

At Shoulder

X

Below Shoulder

X

TWISTING:

X

BENDING:

X

KNEELING/CRAWLING:

X

SQUAT:

X

CLIMBING:

Use of legs only (stairs)

X

CLIMBING:

Use of arms & legs (ladders)

X

HEARING:

X

VISION:

Visual – close

X

Visual – distant

X

Visual - depth perception

X

HANDS/FINGERS:

Simple grasping

X

Fine Manipulation

X

Repetitive Movements

X

WALKING:

X

STANDING:

X

SITTING:

X

SPEAKING:

X

OTHER: Please describe:

Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to employing qualified individuals including those with disabilities and/or protected veterans without regards to discrimination.

To promote a Safe & Drug-free Workplace, a pre-employment screening may be conducted. Candidates may be disqualified for criminal history regarding drug use or sale, financial fraud, identity theft, abuse, violence, and/or theft.

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