Vivage / WellAge

  • Certified Nursing Assistant - Valley View

    Job Locations US-CO-Canon City
    Requisition ID
    2018-2757
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

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    At Valley View Care Center, we understand the need for focusing on personalized services conducive for care and healing. In addition to providing short-term rehabilitation, we provide long-term care services for those individuals requiring specialized behavioral care. Valley View blends the need for a structured, stable environment and promoting an atmosphere of belonging through resident-centered care.  We feature a wide variety of activities to keep residents active, stimulated and spiritually satisfied.

     

    Our management company, VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING, is a nationally recognized leader and innovator in the long-term care industry. VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING is  dedicated to person-centered care and we embrace the Eden Alternative™ philosophy. We bring “quality of life in aging” and “living well” to Long Term Care!

    Responsibilities

    Currently, Valley View is seeking a CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (CNA) at their 60 bed skilled nursing community located in Canon City, CO!

     

    The primary responsibility of the CNA is to provide each of your assigned residents with routine daily nursing care and services following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities.   You are entrusted to ensure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our residents at all times.

     

    PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    • Receive and report resident status at the beginning and end of each shift and as needed.
    • Provide personal care to residents per their individualized plan of care.
    • Document all pertinent information regarding care as assigned.
    • Report all changes in residents’ conditions to the Nursing Supervisor as soon as practical.
    • Prepare residents for meals and assist to and from the dining areas.
    • Record residents’ fluid/food intake.
    • Assist residents with toilet, dental, hair, and bath care.
    • Keep residents dry and clean.
    • Make room checks and verify resident location.
    • Keep resident’s rooms neat and clean.
    • Assist residents with dressing/undressing as necessary.
    • Prepare residents for activity and social events (church, services, parties, visitors, etc.)
    • Transport residents to/from appointments, activity and social programs, etc.
    • Assist residents to walk with or without self-help devices as instructed.
    • Perform vital signs, B/Ps, weights and other trained procedures as directed by management.
    • Complete prevention and restorative care that includes but not limited to PROM, AROM, ambulation, transferring, bathing, grooming, and all other ADL care.
    • Assist in turning, positioning, and repositioning of residents.
    • Attend care plan meetings as assigned.
    • Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
    • Maintain and support a culture of compliance, ethics and integrity.
    • Maintain confidentiality and rights of resident, family, employee, and facility information in compliance with PHI HIPAA policies and applicable regulations.
    • Maintain safe work environment and exhibits safe work practices.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION

    • Must possess, as a minimum, a 10th grade education.

     

    EXPERIENCE

    • Graduate of a state approved nursing assistant training program and passed a state approved competency examination (written and skills) within 120 days of employment name entered into state nurse aide registry.
    • Six months experience in a long-term care environment preferred.

     

    SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

    • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as willingness to handle difficult residents.
    • Must be a supportive team member.
    • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
    • Must possess a valid and unrestricted Driver’s License.
    • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice in the state.
    • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
    • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
    • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
    • Must possess the ability to work harmoniously with other personnel.
    • Must be knowledgeable of laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to hospital and nursing facility administrative procedures.
    • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., necessary for providing quality care and maintaining a sound operation.
    • Must be able to communicate policies, procedures, regulations, reports, etc., to personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and government agencies/personnel.
    • Must be knowledgeable of computer systems, system applications, and other office equipment.
    • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

     

    Valley View is proudly a managed facility of

     

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    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled

     

    No Agencies or Affiliates, please!

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