Certified Nursing Assistant


Full Time
CO, Denver
Posted 2 months ago

Estrella Home Health Care, Inc is a licensed, insured Home Health Agency
owned and operated by three Registered Nurses with 90+ years of combined
experience in delivering compassionate, cost-effective personal care.

Certified Nursing Assistant Essential Functions:

* Assist as assigned with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, toileting and elimination, and adequate nutritional intake.
* Assist as assigned with ambulation, transfers and/or range of motion exercises.
* Maintain a clean, safe and healthy client environment.
* Assists client as assigned with incidental activities of daily living such as meal preparation, socialization activities, medication reminders.
* Utilizes basic infection control measures such as hand washing and personal protective equipment (PPE) appropriate to the task and assignment.
* Read and record client temperature, pulse, and respiration when assigned.
* Recognize and document changes in client condition and safety and report to supervisor.
* Attends mandatory in-services.
* Provide requested documents to keep employee file current.
* Follow the assignment sheet/service plan performing only tasks that are assigned.
* Document observations, activities and service provided in an accurate, complete and timely manner.
* Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
* May have access to personal health information (“PHI”) necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department.

Certified Nursing Assistant Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

* Meets applicable health requirements to provide client services.
* Able to effectively communicate with all levels of the workforce.
* Able to hear, speak, write and read in a manner understood by most people.
* Able to read and interpret technical instructions related to providing services of the client and use equipment required in providing service.
* Able to prioritize multiple tasks to effectively deal with multiple changes based on client needs and scheduling.

Certified Nursing Assistant Working Conditions & Physical Effort:

* Work is normally performed in a residence, or other living facilities.
* Work may involve frequent exposure to communicable diseases, bloodborne pathogens and/or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials that require following safety precautions and using work practices that require the use of personal protective equipment.
* Able to travel from assignment to assignment within the geographic area served.
* Able to provide proof of valid auto liability insurance if assignment(s) include driving own vehicle.
* Medium physical activity that may require constant lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling over 50 lbs., and physically stretching, bending, stooping, twisting, standing, sitting, walking, reaching and climbing stairs.
* Able to frequently lift, reposition, and transfer clients and assist with standing and walking.
* Able to constantly stand, bend, stoop, twist, stretch, squat, kneel, walk, climb stairs and reach freely.
* Able to grasp with thumb in opposition to fingers of palm, i.e. manipulate pen, knobs, or objects.
* Ability to visually and auditorily observe the client.
* Certified Nursing Assistant Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
* Certified Nursing Assistant licensed to practice in Colorado and license is active and in good standing.

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