GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:
Provides direct care to residents, while promoting the resident’s highest level of functioning, as directed by management. Assists in maintaining the resident’s environment in a safe and neat manner. Promotes quality services within community standards, State and Federal Regulations.
SCOPE OF JOB TASKS:
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
• Receives and communicates report to management on resident status at the beginning and end of each shift and as needed. Notifies the management of any changes in resident medical condition/status.
• Provides personal care to residents per their individualized plan of care.
• Documents all pertinent information regarding care as assigned.
• Prepares residents for meals and assists to and from the dining areas. Assists with set up and feeding of meals.
• Assists residents with toilet and incontinent care. Makes incontinent checks at least every 2 hours and provides incontinent care as needed.
• Makes room checks and verifies resident location at least every 2 hours.
• Keeps resident’s rooms neat and clean.
• Performs clinical procedures according to community policy.
• Performs vital signs, B/Ps, weights and other trained procedures as directed by management.
• Completes prevention and restorative care that includes but not limited to PROM, AROM, ambulation, transferring, bathing, grooming, and all other ADL care.
• Maintains a working knowledge of Community policy & procedure pertinent to role.
• Assists in turning, positioning, and repositioning of residents.
• Participates actively in Interdisciplinary Team Process including completing assessments and documentation as assigned. Attends care plan meetings as assigned. Acts as resident advocate.
• Communicates effectively with the residents, families, visitors, members of the health care team, and other disciplines.
• Actively participates in Community Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Program.
• Maintains education development to include attending ongoing education development to maintain compliance with State and Federal Regulations and current knowledge of resident care practices.
• Maintains resident confidentiality.
This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his her supervisor.
• High school or equivalent
• Training in administration of medication and treatments including delegation techniques.
• C.P.R. and First Aid certified
• Certification as nurse’s assistant preferable, but not required.
• Prior experience as a CNA in a long-term care or senior living environment preferred.
• Prior experience in medication administration preferred.
• Successful completion of State C.N.A. course.
• Ability to read, write and fallow written and oral instructions in the English language.
• Knowledge of Federal and State regulations and Medicaid regulations.
Needs to be self-directed and possess the ability to make decisions. Works closely with manager, head of health services, state officials and medical personnel on a routine basis.
Physical demands: Workday 8 hours
Stairs occasional, but not required
Lifts occasional, 20lbs. maximum
Repetitive hand/foot seldom
Works indoors in well-lighted, well ventilated offices. Has the potential to work in hot conditions in resident’s apartments. Works with a variety of staff. Deals with the public, personnel, visitors, family members and residents under all circumstances.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
12791 W Alameda Pkwy
Lakewood, CO 80228