Western Hills Health Care Center

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT - SIGN-ON BONUS!

Lakewood, CO

APPLY NOW

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT - CNA
Western Hills Health Care Center

Position type: Full-time
Shift: Various shifts

Sign-on bonus offered! 

Position Summary
The CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT - CNA is responsible for providing routine daily nursing care to assigned patients in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be a graduate of a State-approved CNA program
  • Must be currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment.
  • One (1) year geriatric nursing experience preferred
  • Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.

Specific Job Requirements

  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm as well as willingness to handle difficult patients
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility
  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
  • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: direct patient care, patient rights, and safety and sanitation
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to lift, turn, move, position, and transport patients
  • Must be able to assist patients with baths, showers, personal grooming, feeding, and toileting
  • Must be able to accurately document and chart patient care
  • Must be able to respond to call lights promptly
  • Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
  • Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
  • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
  • Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Benefits for Full-Time Associates

  • medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage
  • 401(k)
  • paid vacation, sick days and holidays

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

LCAD 102815

Lakewood, CO

APPLY NOW
Life Care Job Search