Job Description

Green House, 490 Mirasol Dr, Loveland, Colorado, United States of America Req #262
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

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CNA - Shahbazim

The primary responsibility of your position is to provide care to the Elders living in a Green House home by protecting, sustaining and nurturing the Elders, providing assistance with activities of daily living and meeting other needs as required.  The core goal of the Shahbaz’s work is to provide assistance in a manner that promotes a high quality of life and a positive Elderhood.  All responsibilities will follow 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:

  • Working with your household team of Shahbaz, recognize and respond to the needs and desires of the Elders

  • Promote autonomy of Elders in decision-making regarding their daily lives and the life of the house

  • Work together with the other Shahbaz as a self-managed team, responsible for managing all aspects of the home, including food ordering, preparation and clean up, light housekeeping duties, all laundry needs of the elders, and assisting Elders in engaging in the daily activities of their choosing

  • Cooperate with the nurses and other clinical team members to ensure the well-being of each elder

  • Receive and report resident status at the beginning and end of each shift and as needed to team members and to nurses and clinical support team members

  • Assist Elders with personal care functions, including:  dental and mouth care, bathing, dressing and grooming, hair care, nail care, shaving, bowel and bladder care, other personal and hygiene care

  • Assist with and/or perform restorative and rehabilitative procedures as outlined and assigned by the care plan

  • Measure and record vital signs such as temperature, pulse, respirations, weight, height, and anatomical dimension/circumference

  • Assist moving, positioning and transporting Elders into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.; make room checks and verify resident location

  • Assist with the application of slings, elastic bandages, binders, etc

  • Provide range of motion exercises as outlined and assigned by the care plan

  • Work with the Elders and the Dietitian to create a balanced menu that meets the nutritional needs of the Elders as well as their preferences for foods they enjoy

  • Prepare and serve meals, between meal, bedtime and other nutritional snacks per the posted menu and stated preferences of the Elders

  • Keep all areas of the home clean, performing routine housekeeping duties (i.e. changing bed linens, emptying trash, dusting)

  • Launders clothing, linen and other articles

  • Assures Elder calls for assistance are answered promptly

  • Cooperate with the Activity professional to develop and carry out support of the Elder’s daily activities, including opportunity for spontaneous activities to occur

  • Maintain confidentiality and rights of Elder, family, employee, and house information in compliance with PHI HIPAA policies and applicable regulations

  • Meets with the Clinical Service Team (CST) as schedule or needed to discuss Elders’ needs and progress in identifying and correcting problems

  • Observe, monitor, and report to the CST any change in condition

  • Document observed data per policy

  • Will serve in different coordinator roles on a rotating basis.  These include Team, Care, Scheduling, Food & Housekeeping Coordinator

  • Attend and participate in Team meetings on a regular basis

  • Attends and participates in orientation programs, on-going training and educational classes

  • Maintains all equipment and appliances in the house by adhering to proper operating guidelines

  • Documents and maintains records necessary to comply with all state and federal regulations

  • Report any problems with equipment or appliances immediately to the maintenance director

  • Adheres to all safety guidelines and processes; and observe, monitor, and intervene in or report to the Guide any unsafe conditions; observes standard precautions

  • Reports accidents and incidents when they occur

  • Report any abuse or suspected abuse to the Guide immediately

  • Follows established smoking regulations and reports violations. (Non-smoking campus)

  • Must be willing to learn and perform duties beyond the traditional scope of practice of a CNA, such as cooking, cleaning, laundry and activities

  • Must be able to adhere to the core value and practices of a Green House Home

  • Perform all other duties as requested

 TALENT:

Relationship Building

Have a caring attitude and sincere interest in others

Demonstrate friendliness and enthusiasm

Build relationships with all types of people

Ability to collaborate effectively


Influencing

Clear and effective communication

Motivate and inspire others

Ability to be persuasive and negotiate


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

Ability to problem solve and make decisions

Process information quickly and conceptually

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served

  • Must be knowledgeable of laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to hospital and nursing facility administrative procedures

  • Must be knowledgeable of computer systems, system applications, and other office equipment

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

  • 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

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active CNA certification to practice in the state

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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 accommodation 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


Job training:  how long it usually takes to competently perform this job when the incumbent has the minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities, work experience and/or education:  up to 6 months

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Works in all areas of the home.  

  • 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 other staff, clinical team, guide, and medical director. 

  • May work beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary. 

  • Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., 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 and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses. 

  • May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals. 

  • Is subject to Elder’s pets.

OTHER:

  • Must possess a valid and unrestricted Driver’s License

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

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
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