Nov 19, 2021

CNA Variable - $2,500 Sign-on Bonus

  • Pathways Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Fort Collins, CO 80525, USA

Job Description

Pathways Hospice has an immediate opening for a C.N.A. to assist with patient care needs in the Ft. Collins area. Sign on bonus $2500

Location: Ft. Collins, CO

Status: Full-time

Schedule: Variable

Pay Range: $16.46 - $18.54 / hour

Supplemental Pay: Based on position, schedule and/or availability: Paid Mileage, Shift Diff/Stipends/Overtime

Mileage and Expense Reimbursement: 50 cents per mile

Comprehensive Benefit Package: PTO (Vacation Pay and Sick Leave) and EIB (Extended Illness Bank) - Accrued, 6 Paid Holidays with an additional Floating Holiday, Company paid Basic Life and AD&D Insurance and Long-Term Disability, Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Life & AD&D (Employee, Spouse, Child(ren)), 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 supportive and skilled care within their scope of practice to promote comfort and dignity for patients in the hospice care, palliative care and/or home care setting. Represents agency positivity and 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.
  • Communicates with the Case Manager, as needed, regarding Plan of Care and any urgent needs regarding patient care. If unavailable, will reach out to the Clinical Manager accordingly.
  • 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 dressing.
  • Aides/assists 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.
  • Helps to 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: 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.

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

Pathways Hospice is affiliated with Care Synergy, a nonprofit network of community-based hospice and palliative care organizations serving Colorado’s Front Range and the Region’s Largest Home Health, Hospice, and Palliative Care Network. Care Synergy provides mission support services to better equip Pathways Hospice to operate as a distinct and independent organization while working together to share best practices and serve more Coloradans along the Front Range.

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.