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CNA - Immediate Opening

Company: Balfour Senior Care, LLC
Location: Aurora
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Job Description:

About Balfour Retirement Community in Louisville, CO: This community offers a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) and Assisted Living (AL) BRC. Our associates who work here tell us they enjoy the deep connection with residents and their families and the team work among the staff. Additionally, they appreciate the time they have with residents that is a result of our staffing model, which our recruiters and hiring managers look forward to discussing with you. The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) provides basic nursing care to residents within the scope of nursing assistant responsibilities and performs basic nursing procedures under the direction of a licensed nurse. Provides assistant in resident's daily activities, providing bedside care, meeting the resident's emotional and psycho-social needs, responding to resident call lights and requests for assistance, and taking resident vital signs. Provides environmental support through assistance with light housekeeping, laundry and meal service for the households. Shifts available: Full time - 2:30pm - 10:30pm shift time The Essentials: What does a CNA do? * Performs nursing assistant duties such as intake and output, measuring height and weight, vital signs, specimen collection, catheter care, range of motion exercises, etc. * Documents residents' information accurately and daily on the appropriate forms (i.e. intake and output forms (if ordered), vital sign sheets, and B.M. record, etc.) * Provides all personal care for residents, including bathing, showering, shampooing, oral hygiene, skin care, hair care, nail care, dressing, shaving, toileting, transferring, turning and positioning, ambulating, and transporting * Recognizes changes in the residents' behavior and conditions, and cares for their environment * Participates in and supports resident activity programs * Assists residents with nutritional needs, including serving, feeding, providing proper fluid requirements, and offering substitutions when appropriate. Monitors food and fluid intake and offers/provides snacks and fluids between meals * Encourages residents to develop and maintain independence and highest level of functioning in all personal care * Cares for the dying resident * Adheres to strict infection control guidelines including hand washing and universal precautions * Reports any and all exposures to infection in accordance with OSHA and Balfour Retirement Community guidelines, policies, and procedures * Performs all duties in a safe and efficient manner (i.e. placing residents' call light within easy reach, applying physician ordered restraints (i.e. tabs alarm, lap buddy, etc.) * Demonstrates awareness of potential hazards and reports unsafe conditions to appropriate community staff to maintain a safe environment for residents, families, and staff (i.e. reports spills, faulty equipment, maintains a clear path for resident ambulation, uses wheelchair locks appropriately, etc.) * Observes and reports residents' condition changes to the care manager immediately and exchanges resident information with the care manager on an ongoing basis * Consistently responsive to residents' needs; responds to any and all call lights and acknowledges residents' and families' concerns and initiates action * Provides privacy and maintain confidentiality and ensures the residents' right to make personal choices * Attends in-service education programs mandated by Balfour, state, and federal guidelines REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, & SKILLS: * State certification and graduation from a state approved nursing assistant training program required * Knowledge and experience in bedside nursing * Effective verbal and written communication skills required * Able to work collaboratively with other nursing staff * Ability to read, speak, and understand the English language * Ability to read thermometers, charts, and testing equipment PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS: * Ability to stand, walk, bend, and squat for prolonged periods, and repetitively * Ability to push and pull objects and lift and carry up to 30-55 pounds, unassisted (based on facility location) * Full use of hands, arms, and legs (i.e. washing, feeding, and dressing residents, writing notations, operating bed wheel locks, etc.) * Willing to work beyond normal working hours and weekends, as well as holidays * Ability to multitask, and work unsupervised in daily tasks and work in rapid environment * Is subject to frequent interruptions * May be exposed to unpleasant odors, contagious diseases and blood borne pathogens * Balfour is a pet-friendly community; you may be exposed to animal hair and dander Why Balfour? -- Scheduling variety and flexibility:1st, 2nd, overnight and PRN/Flex pool opportunities available for many positions -- Immediate healthcare coverage for eligible employees working 32 or more hours per week (Full & 3/4 time status) -- Medical, dental and vision plan coverage -- Paid time off (PTO) and sick time for full and part time employees -- Tuition Reimbursement Program -- Employee Referral Bonus Program -- Employee Resident Referral Bonus Program About us: Founded in 1997, Balfour Senior Living has received national and international recognition for the quality of its exterior architecture and its elegant interior design marked by the use of a vibrant color palette and a diverse collection of fine art. With round-the-clock nursing coverage and an extensive activity program, Balfour's quality of care and life enrichment programming makes the company a leader in the growing world of senior housing. Since the first community opened in Louisville, Colorado in 1999, Balfour has grown to include nine communities in the Denver Metro area and one in Ann Arbor, Michigan. From its inception, Balfour Senior Living has sought to be the most admired senior living company in the United States Balfour Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) complying with state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment and providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, or racial status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, discharge, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, compensation, benefits, and training.

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