The Denver Hospice has immediate openings for C.N.A.'s to assist our patients.
Openings in Northglenn/Brighton/Thornton; Green Valley Ranch/Stapleton; Aurora; Parker; Castle Rock; Franktown; Highlands Ranch; Englewood; Denver
Delivers care based on the Plan of Care (POC) established by the RN Case Manager and/or assigned RN. Communicates to Clinical Manager, RN Case Manager or assigned RN regarding their observations and knowledge of patient needs and preferences.
Is a part of the Interdisciplinary Team/Group (IDT/IDG) and participates in meetings as assigned.
Assists with ambulation, range-of-motion exercises, positioning, turning and transfers according to patient’s abilities, tolerance and preference.
Takes and records vital signs, observes changes in patient’s condition or behavior; promptly reports any changes to appropriate licensed nursing personnel.
Provides personal care to patients, including bathing, peri-care, shampoo, oral hygiene, denture care, nail care, shaving and assisting with dress.
Aides with patient’s toileting needs, including bedpan/urinal use, catheter care, changing briefs, and when delegated and supervised, administers suppositories/enemas.
Periodically addresses food and fluid issues by preparing meals, feeding patient and/or offering fluids.
Maintains patient’s skin integrity to prevent pressure ulcers, skin tears or other damage by changing incontinent patients, turning, repositioning and applying lotion.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Minimum Experience: One year CNA experience desired (hospice preferred). Six month’s CNA experienced desired if position is for home health. New Graduates accepted.
Required License: Current Colorado CNA license. Valid Colorado driver’s license and proof of auto insurance.
Current CPR certification. CPR must be provided and/or obtained within 14 days of hire.
Ability to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 lbs
Lifts/positions/ and/or transfers patients
Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking/sitting
Manual dexterity and mobility
Visual and auditory acuity
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