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Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA - Long Term Care

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Unit Description

Colorado Lutheran Home is proud to be an Eden Alternative® Registered Home which places person-centered care at the core of our approach to caring for the unique needs of our residents. Our staff at Colorado Lutheran Home build relationships with residents that bring joy and meaning to their lives. Our nurturing environment is restraint and alarm-free, and we encourage residents to live to their fullest potential.

As a non-profit organization we place resident care above all else, and continually strive to meet the individual needs of each resident entrusted to our care.

Colorado Lutheran Home is excited to announce our CNA Payback Program which reimburses new graduates for the cost of their CNA training program. 

Care Site Description

Colorado Lutheran Homes and Apartments is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization. Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health – and hope – to our patients.

As a nonprofit residence, our mission is to foster healing and health within our community by providing a wellness way-of-life with quality, efficiency and empathy for those residents entrusted to our care.

Fast Facts

  • Arvada, Colo. (Apartments estab. 1964, Health Care Center estab. 1974)
  • Independent Living, Assisted Living, Long Term Care
  • Secured Memory Unit for Women
  • Kudos:
    • Excellence in Action award places it in the top 380 nursing homes in the U.S. (out of 16,000+).
    • Eden Alternative Registered Home
    • Step One Quality Award from the American Health Care Association

Visit: www.lutheranmedicalcenter.org/clh

Description

The Certified Nursing Assistant works under the direction of licensed Nursing personnel to provide quality patient care in accordance with applicable regulations.

  • Participate in patient care assessments and assist in development of patient treatment plans.
  • Provide direct patient care in accordance with treatment plans, as directed by the Nursing Supervisor/Nurse Manager.
  • Demonstrate understanding of and utilize proper infection control policies/practices.
  • Accompany patients, as needed, to various activities and functions.
  • Complete required documentation accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a clean, safe and secure environment for patients.
  • Act in compliance with all corporate, State, Federal and other regulatory standards.
  • Attend meetings and in-service sessions, as directed.
  • Access continuing education opportunities as appropriate to discipline in order to maintain clinical currency.
  • Adhere to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.    

Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent, required
  • Completion of an approved course of Certified Nursing Assistant study, required
  • Valid certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the State of practice, required
  • Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required
  • One (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred
Organization: Lutheran Homes and Apartments, Arvada, CO
Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Arvada
Department: ECL-CLH-Skilled Nursing
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Variable Shift
Job Posting: 2/9/2017 10:57:42 PM
FTE: 1.0
Job Number: 17001036
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