Certified Nursing Aide (CNA)- Evening

Nursing Denver, Colorado


Description

Position at Flatirons Health & Rehab

Flatirons Health & Rehab offers short-stay post-acute rehabilitation and extended care services in the Louisville, Colorado area. What makes Flatirons unique is its structure. The facility is split into four houses, each 12-bed house includes its own dining and living areas. With this layout, we have a 12:1 patient to staffing ratio, giving the patients the opportunity for more attentive care and the clinical staff less patients to manage.

At Flatirons, we have a partnership with Nightingale Nursing College on site. This partnership offers employees the opportunity to continue their education at a discounted rate. There are also opportunities for tuition reimbursement and flexible scheduling for students.

If you’re looking for a new job, know where you’re applying. Come take a tour of our beautiful facility and see how we interact with our staff and customers. We are located at 1107 W. Century Dr., Louisville, CO 80027.

What is I.L.E.E.? Improving Lives. Exceeding Expectations. (ILEE) is our purpose. ILEE is the understanding that we are a team working towards the same goal, all while doing the right thing and putting people first. These people include patients and residents, their families, and employees at all levels!

 Job Description

The CNA provides direct care to facility residents. This direct care includes: feeding, hydrating, toileting, transferring, ambulating, grooming, positioning, range of motion, restorative nursing tasks, activities, passing room trays and snacks, pouring beverages, removing dirty dishes from the table. As a CNA, you will also be attentive and emotionally supportive of patients and their families. The ideal candidate will value hard work and good working relationships, be organized, have great time management skills, and show compassion. You will report to the Charge Nurse, Director of Nursing (DON), and the facility administrator.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Assist residents with personal tasks such as feeding assistance, hydration, toileting, bathing, personal hygiene, transferring, ambulating, grooming, positioning, range of motion, restorative nursing and other activities of daily living.
  • Assist with psychosocial groups and activities.  Provides the setup, encouragement, transportation and direct involvement for activities specific to the resident's interest.
  • Help provide nutrition to residents that includes:  passing ice, providing snacks, setting the dining room tables, pouring drinks, sitting down with residents to eat, clearing the dining room tables after meals and cleaning them.
  • Help clean the common areas, including the living room and dining area, laundry room, nurse station and other areas.

General Responsibilities:

  • Provides information for the Quality Assurance Committee's weekly and monthly meetings.  Documents and reports potential and actual issues that affect quality care and services.
  • Documents care in the CareTracker electronic medical record and/or in other medical record systems.
  • Maintains personal and staff compliance to all State and Federal requirements including:  bloodborne pathogens, hazardous materials, infection control and fire safety.
  • Monitors personal and staff compliance to Residents' Rights.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Current state Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) certification
  • High school diploma or G.E.D.

Working Conditions:

  • Medical environment
  • May require standing up or walking for up to 90% of the time
  • Required to use assistance when attempting to assist, lift or carry objects over 25 lbs.