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CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant

Company: Quality Home Health Care
Location: Laramie
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

_CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant _ABOUT US:We are a family run company that values our employees and works with their schedule. We opened our doors in 2001, and are currently the longest running home health agency in Laramie. Everyone at Quality is dedicated to providing the upmost quality of care to our clients and we are always looking for employees who wish to hold that standard and grow with us.JOB SUMMARY:A paraprofessional person who is specifically trained, competent, and performs assigned functions of personal care to the patient in their residence under the direction, instruction, and supervision of the registered nurse (RN)QUALIFICATIONS:1. Must meet Medicare Conditions of Participation for Home Health Aide training program and competency.2. Have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and elderly.3. Ability to carry out directions, read and write.$. Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Understands and adheres to established Agency policies and procedures.2. Performs personal care and bath as ordered.3. Completes appropriate visit records in a timely manner as per Agency policy.4. Reports changes in the patient's condition and needs to the RN.5. Performs household services essential to health care in the home as assigned.6. Ambulates and exercises the patient as assigned.7.Performs simple procedures as an extension of the therapy services, e.g., range of motion (ROM) exercises as assigned8. Assists with medications that are ordinarily self-administered as assigned.9 .Attends in-service and continuing education programs as scheduled and necessary.10. Attends patient care conferences as scheduled.WORKING ENVIROMENT:Works indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels to/from patient homes.JOB RELATIONSHIPS:1. Supervised by: Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor/RNs, PTs , OTs, SLPsRISK EXPOSURE:High Risk.LIFTING REQUIREMENTS:Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary:1. Ability to participate in physical activity.2. Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.3. Heavy lifting.4. Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.WHAT A CNA CAN EXPECT AT A VISIT:1. Following the Plan of Care.2. Helping with all activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, and grooming.3. Meal prep4. Light housekeeping such as: sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning the kitchen and bathrooms.5. Shopping for patient.6. Accompany to appointments which is arranged in advance.WHAT A CNA CANNOT DO AT A VISIT:1. Clean up after pets, e.g., emptying kitty boxes or any handling of animal feces. This is a State of Wyoming regulation.2. No moving furniture.3. No deep cleaning, e.g., under appliances, washing walls, etc..Work Remotely* NoJob Type: Full-timePay: $13.00 per hourBenefits:* Continuing education credits* Flexible schedule* Paid time offMedical Specialty:* Home HealthSchedule:* Monday to Friday* Weekend availabilitySupplemental Pay:* Overtime payWork Location: Multiple Locations

Keywords: Quality Home Health Care, Fort Collins , CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant, Healthcare , Laramie, Colorado

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