CNA Lakewood, Littleton, Montbell, Green Vally Ranch
Visiting Nurse Association of Colorado - Denver, CO

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CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) is a position responsible for providing supportive care and skilled personal care to patients in their homes. Assists in activities of daily living and other skilled personal care needs as directed by the plan of treatment. Provides consistently high quality of care in accordance with the plan of care and Agency policies. Maintains and enhances skills needed to provide quality care; attends classes within the Agency or externally as needed to update skills; completes a minimum of twelve in-service training hours annually. Communicates with primary caregiver verbally and in writing as needed regarding plan of care. Meets clients needs within reason, represents the Agency positively by being a cooperative and willing caregiver. Acts as a dependable caregiver to client and Agency, by meeting productivity expectations, completing and submitting required paperwork accurately and in a timely manner, and regularly communicating with the Agency scheduler regarding their caseload. Uses telephonic reporting system.
Completion of an approved educational program for Nurses Aides in the state of Colorado. Active Colorado CNA license and current CPR certification required. Previous CNA or student experience within the last year. Nurse Assistant/Nurse Aide experience in a nursing home, hospital, or other health facility will be considered. Able to employ psychomotor skills to provide care, including daily and repetitive pinching, grasping, and manipulating (i.e. wound care). Includes continual use of both hands effectively. Frequent (34-66% of daily activity) standing, walking, bending or stooping, squatting, reaching, and kneeling in order to maneuver to care for patients in private homes often without the advantage of hospital beds or other conveniences. Occasional (1-33% of daily activity) sitting or climbing (i.e., to reach the patient). Continual (67-100% of daily activity) use of ability to maintain balance. Continual exertion of up to 10 pounds of force to lift, carry, push or pull an object. Frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force to lift, carry, push or pull an object. Occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force or greater, to lift, carry, push or pull an object.

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