Job Description

Parkview, 3105 W Arkansas Ave, Denver, Colorado, United States of America Req #4945
Wednesday, September 28, 2022


POSITION DESCRIPTION 

POSITION TITLE: CNA/Activities Associate 

REPORTS TO: Activities Director 

DEPARTMENT: Activities 


SUMMARY: The primary responsibility of your job position is to assist the Activities Director in planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of the Activities Department along with assisting each of your assigned residents with 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 delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Certified Nursing Assistant Key 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

 

Activities Associate Key Responsibilities 

  • Assist in developing, maintaining, evaluating, and directing the activity programs 

  • Participate in community planning related to the interests of the facility and the needs of the residents and their family 

  • Coordinate activities with other departments as necessary 

  • Assist in the scheduling of activity care plans and assessments 

  • Observe resident attendance, mood, behavior, and degree of involvement 

  • Involve residents and family in planning facilities when necessary 

  • Assist in arranging transportation when necessary 

  • Provide daily activities for the resident 

  • Perform administrative requirements, such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc. Assist with admissions, MDS and discharge documentation 

  • Serve on, participate in, and attend various committees of the facility as appointed 

  • Recommend to the Activity Director the equipment and supply needs of the activity department Assist in developing volunteer activity assignments 

  • Make routine visits to residents and perform assistance with crafts, projects, etc. as necessary

  • Assist in-room residents by visiting with them, writing letters, running errands, making appointments etc

  • Drives the company vehicle for resident outings, appointments, etc.; accompanies residents on trips outside of the community 


Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors Perform all other duties, as assigned

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS/TALENT: 

Relationship Building 

  • Have a caring attitude and sincere interest in others 
  • Demonstrate friendliness and enthusiasm 
  • Build relationships with all types of people 

Influencing 

  • Communicate effectively 

Executing 

  • Self-directed 
  • Ability to organize and prioritize 
  • Ability to exercise judgment and display understanding 
  • Detail oriented and follow through 

Strategic Thinking 

  • Solve problems effectively 
  • Creative in coming up with options and variety 
  • Curiosity and desire to learn

 SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: 

  • Knowledge of special needs and limitations of elderly 
  • Google and Microsoft operating system platforms 
  • Administrative and clerical procedures; customer service 
  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served

EDUCATION
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent 
  • 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
WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

  • Works in all areas of the facility 
  • Moves intermittently during working hours 
  • Is subject to frequent interruptions 
  • Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances 
  • Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, etc. 
  • Communicates with facility staff and department supervisors 
  • May work beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary
  • Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e. severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.)
  • Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the workday, as well as reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants 
  • Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB, Covid-19 and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses 
  • May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Frequent squatting, twisting, and reaching; 
  • Frequent walking and standing 
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility 
  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility, which may include a mental and physical examination 
  • The physical and sensory requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions 
  • Works in facility and is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch , talk and hear
  • Must possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met 
  • Must be able to push, pull, move, and /or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet 
  • May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations

OTHER: 

  • CNA Certification or willing to get a CNA License through us within 4 months of hire.
  • COVID Vaccine or Qualifying Exemption Required 
  • Must maintain a valid, unrestricted driver’s license 
  • This is NOT a remote position 
  • Classification: non-exempt 
  • Vivage is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled. No Agencies or Affiliations please
The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. Other duties as assigned means just that.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Min Hiring Rate $16.27
  • Max Hiring Rate $20.07

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