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Personal Care Assistant (Non Certified)

Location
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
30 Jul 2022
Starting rate of $15.50/hour. Facility will provide training to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Pay will change to $16.50/hour once CNA is obtained.

Position Summary:

The Personal Care Assistant Non Certified is responsible for providing routine daily nursing care to assigned patients (after successful completion of a competency skills checklist) under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent

Currently enrolled in a State approved CNA program

CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.

Specific Job Requirements:

Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility

Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department

Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation

Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.

Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information

Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures

Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions:

Lift, turn, move, position, and transport patients under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse

Assist patients with baths, showers, personal grooming, feeding, and toileting under the direct supervisor of a licensed nurse

Accurately document and chart patient care

Respond to call lights promptly

Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients

Assist in the evacuation of patients

Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance

Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment

Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team

Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours

Read, write, speak, and understand the English language

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Details

  • Job Reference: 671557906-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Life Care Center of Colorado Springs
  • Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent