Jul 22, 2021

CNA

  • Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Colorado Springs, CO 80906, USA

Job Description

Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care (PPHPC) is looking for experienced CNA's to assist our outpatient teams.

Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Status: Full-Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday/ 8am - 5pm

PAY RANGE: $14.89 - $21.26/ hour

SUPPLEMENTAL PAY: Supplemental pay based on position, schedule and/or availability: Paid Mileage, Shift Differentials, Stipends, Overtime

Mileage and Expense Reimbursement: 50 cents per mile

Comprehensive Benefit Package: PTO (Vacation Pay and Sick Leave) and EIB (Extended Illness Bank), 6 Paid Holidays with an additional Floating Holiday, Company Paid Basic Life, AD&D Insurance, and Long-Term Disability, Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Life & AD&D, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Care, Legal and Identity Protection, 403(b) Retirement Plan w/ Employer Match, Education Reimbursement Program, Referral and Certification Bonus Programs, Early Wage Access, Employer Assistance Program, and an Employee Recognition Program

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) provides quality nursing care within their scope of practice to promote comfort and dignity for patients in the hospice care setting. Upholds positive public relations with patients, families and facility staff. The Certified Nursing Assistant is able to work with neonates through geriatrics.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

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.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum Experience: 3-6 months CNA experience (hospice preferred).
  • Required License: Current Colorado CNA license. Valid Colorado driver’s license and proof of auto insurance.
  • CPR certification

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 lbs.

The Organization does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, creed, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation/identity, transgender status military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. This prohibition includes unlawful harassment based on any of these protected classifications.

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