Certified Nursing Assistant – $1000.00 Sign on Bonus
Details: Ready to Further your Career? At Parkmoor Village Health and Rehabilitation we value, inspire and empower our employees while, most importantly, providing excellent care to our patients. We currently have a unique opportunity for a Certified Nursing Assistant at our community in Colorado Springs, CO . Compass Pointe Healthcare System is a growing, nationally recognized senior housing leader. With Skilled Nursing Facilities throughout the U.S., we offer competitive pay, tuition reimbursement, 401K, paid time off, flexible schedules, career development for our employees and medical benefits start within the first 30 days. We are also offering a Sign-On Bonus up to $1000.00 for qualfied candidates. Ready to Make an Impact? The CNA will provide quality nursing care to patients; implement specific procedures and programs; coordinate work within the department, as well as with other departments; report pertinent information to the immediate supervisor; respond to inquiries or requests for information; assist the immediate supervisor with tasks to support department operations. Provide quality nursing care to patients in an environment which promotes their rights, dignity, freedom of choice, and their individuality as illustrated by the following: Provide individualized attention which encourages each patient’s ability to maintain or attain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well being. Knowledgeable of the individualized care plan for residents and provide support to the patient according to the care plan. Contribute to the care planning process by providing the charge nurse or other care planning staff with specific information and observations of the residents’ needs and preferences. Attend to the individual needs of residents which may include assistance with grooming, bathing, oral hygiene, feeding, incontinent care, toileting, colostomy care, prosthetic appliances, transferring, ambulation, range of motion, communicating, or other needs in keeping with the individuals’ care requirements, and scope of practice. Maintain the comfort, privacy, and dignity of each resident in the delivery of services to them. Interact with residents in a manner that displays warmth and promotes a caring environment. Assist in maintaining a safe, neat, and clean environment; report environmental deficiencies to the charge nurse such as lighting or equipment problems. Protect the personal belongings of each resident including eyeglasses, dentures, hearing aids, furnishings, jewelry, clothing, memorabilia, etc. Promptly report missing items according to established policy and participate in efforts to locate missing items. Observe patients for changes in condition or behavior and promptly report these changes to appropriate licensed nursing personnel. Provide care that maintains each patient’s skin integrity to prevent pressure ulcers, skin tears, and other damage by changing incontinent residents, turning, repositioning immobile residents, and applying moisturizers to fragile skin, etc. Perform various tasks assigned by the charge nurse including vital signs, residents’ weights, applying creams/ointments, collecting specimens, etc. Assist with orienting residents and their families to the nursing home upon admission and to the unit when transfers occur. Lift, move, and transport residents, using proper body mechanics or lifting devices for accident prevention. Communicate and interact effectively and tactfully with the resident, visitors, families, peers, and supervisors. Assist and escort residents for appointments such as beauty shop, activities, church services, etc. Participate in activities and functions as directed. Practice careful, efficient, and no-wasteful use of supplies and linen and follow established charge procedures for resident charge items. Complete certified nursing assistant records documenting care provided or other information in keeping with department policies. Perform all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control procedures including thorough hand washing, use of disposable gloves where indicated, and proper disposal of soiled materials. Respond to inquiries relating to his/her particular area or to requests from residents, visitors, other personnel, etc., within given time frames and within established policy. Assist the immediate supervisor with various administrative tasks to support department operations as directed: may also be assigned special projects. Perform tasks which are supportive in nature to the essential functions of the job, but which may be altered or redesigned depending upon individual circumstances. Meet on –going requirements to maintain current certified nursing assistant certifications. Interacts with patients, families, visitors and corporate staff. Carries out other tasks as requested in situations where hands-on intervention/participation may be required. May be required to work rotating shifts, holidays, weekends, additional hours, and in different positions as the community’s needs require. Must practice good personal hygiene and follow the dress code requirements. Must provide annual verification of a negative TB skin test as required. Support an atmosphere which promotes a homelike environment.Apply for this job.