Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado

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CNA, - Journeys Program

at Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado

Posted: 12/18/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: d4164d2f-b984-4786-b2b1-d7b5fc4f9a80
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Job Description

 

HOURS

7:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.


The Journeys program is designed for adult participants with disabilities who require daily supervision. Discover Goodwill offers a unique, safe and nurturing setting that provides sensory stimulation, calming activities and personal involvement. Participants will enjoy ultimate relaxation in our Snoezelen multisensory environment

OBJECTIVE

To support the adult day services program by assisting with medication administration, personal care needs, activities, activities of daily living, food service and all other day-to-day, hands on services deemed necessary for the smooth operation of the Journeys Program.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications: Current Certified Nursing Assistant License, High school graduate (GED). Willing to obtain Medication Administration Qualification, CPR/First Aid training or willingness to obtain training; have previous experience with elderly population. A valid Colorado driver’s license without a history of violations is also required. Criminal background check and pre-employment drug screening is required.

It is preferred that the incumbent have the ability to interact and work cooperatively and effectively with consumers, coworkers, supervisors, family members, and community referral sources. The incumbent must be able to respond to special requests on short notice, function as an active and contributing team member and complete assigned tasks completely, accurately and in a timely manner. The incumbent must also communicate effectively, conduct self in a professional manner and maintain a professional appearance that enhances the firm’s reputation.

 Overtime may be required with occasional shift changes.

 KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS  {Essential Functions}

 Client Care

CNA will attend to all personal needs of clients to include toileting, dressing, feeding, transferring, lifting and showering as needed. The incumbent will administer and monitor medications daily and keep appropriate records, assist with activities, meals and snacks and communicate with medical and other professionals and caregivers in order to implement necessary changes, confirm treatment or handle emergencies.

Client/Program Tracking and Reporting

The CNA will fill out all necessary daily records regarding arrival and departure and services given per client, document appropriate responsibilities such as medication and ADL activities.

 Relationship Management

The CNA will communicate in a timely manner and keep the Program Administrator informed of progress, considerations, and pertinent information. The incumbent will deal effectively and calmly with non-routine situations following accepted guidelines and perform other duties as required by the Program Administrator, participating in staff meetings and trainings as required. The incumbent will also maintain good working knowledge of Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado’s policies and procedures, performing additional related duties as requested by the Program Coordinator.

Physical Requirements

Attachment to Job Description

This information is required to ensure compliance with various workplace regulations. Please identify each physical activity required in the performance of this position and mark the relative column below.

 

 

Continuously

Frequently

Occasionally

Never

 

5-8 hours

3-4 hours

1-2 hours

0

LIFTING: (as defined by ADA)

 

 

 

 

Heavy: 45 lbs & over

 

X

 

 

Moderate: 15-44 lbs

 

X

 

 

Light: 14 lbs & under

 

X

 

 

CARRYING:

 

 

 

 

Heavy: 45 lbs & over

 

 

X

 

Moderate: 15-44 lbs

 

 

X

 

Light: 14 lbs & under

 

 

X

 

PUSHING/PULLING:

 

 

 

 

REACHING:

 

 

 

 

Above Shoulder

X

 

 

 

At Shoulder

X

 

 

 

Below Shoulder

X

 

 

 

TWISTING:

X

 

 

 

BENDING:

X

 

 

 

KNEELING/CRAWLING:

 

 

X

 

SQUAT:

 

X

 

 

CLIMBING:

 

 

 

 

Use of legs only (stairs)

 

 

X

 

CLIMBING:

 

 

 

 

Use of arms & legs (ladders)

 

 

 

X

HEARING:

X

 

 

 

VISION:

 

 

 

 

Visual – close

X

 

 

 

Visual – distant

X

 

 

 

Visual - depth perception

X

 

 

 

HANDS/FINGERS:

 

 

 

 

Simple grasping

X

 

 

 

Fine Manipulation

X

 

 

 

Repetitive Movements

X

 

 

 

WALKING:

X

 

 

 

STANDING:

X

 

 

 

SITTING:

X

 

 

 

SPEAKING:

X

 

 

 

OTHER: Please describe:

 

 

 

 

Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to employing qualified individuals including those with disabilities and/or protected veterans without regards to discrimination. 

To promote a Safe & Drug-free Workplace, a pre-employment screening may be conducted. Candidates may be disqualified for criminal history regarding drug use or sale, financial fraud, identity theft, abuse, violence, and/or theft.

Discover Goodwill participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS: 888-897-7781 or www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

Application Instructions

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