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Certified Nursing Assistant/Personal Care Provider- PRN (as needed) – JOB#1541

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Company Description:

Estes Park Health exists to make a positive difference to the health and well-being of all we serve. Located about 90 miles northwest of Denver, at 7,522 feet above sea level, Estes Park Health sits in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. As a gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, the adventurous lifestyle Estes Park supplies open endless outdoor opportunities for our staff. We promote a healthy work-life balance to give our staff the time to enjoy the “playground” that is Colorado.  

From pediatrics to geriatrics, Estes Park Health supplies a full spectrum of care for our friends, neighbors, and visitors in the entire Estes Park Valley and Rocky Mountain National Park. Today, over 18,000 patients—residents and visitors alike—see our health care teams for both outpatient and inpatient services.

Summary

The Home Health Aide is a paraprofessional member of the home care team who works under the supervision of a registered nurse or therapist and performs various personal care services as necessary to meet the patient’s needs.  The home health aide is responsible for observing patients, reporting these observations and documenting observations and care performed. The home health aide will be assigned in a manner that promotes quality, continuity and safety of a patient’s care.

SHIFT:

M-F, PRN (as needed)

*The shift and hours listed above may be subject to temporary or permanent change at any time according to the needs required to provide excellent and full services to our customers during employment.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Meets the training requirements in accordance with state and federal laws.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Current Colorado Licensure
  • American Heart Association BLS certification.
  • Ability to read and follow written instructions and document care given.
  • Self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision.
  • Empathy for the needs of the ill, injured, frail and the impaired.
  • Demonstrates tact, patience and good personal hygiene.
  • Licensed driver with automobile that is insured in accordance with EPH requirements and is in good working order.

DUTIES:

  • Providing personal care including:
  • Baths, back rubs, Oral hygiene, Shampoos, Changing bed linen, Assisting patients with dressing and undressing, Skin care to prevent breakdown, Assisting the patient with toileting activities, Keeping patient’s living area clean and orderly, as appropriate.
  • Planning and preparing nutritious meals.
  • Assisting in feeding the patient, if necessary.
  • Taking and recording oral, rectal and axillary temperatures, pulse, respiration and blood pressure when ordered (with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency).
  • Assisting in ambulation and exercise according to the plan of care.
  • Performing range of motion and other simple procedures as an extensional therapy service as ordered (with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency).
  • Assisting patient in the self-administration of medication.
  • Doing patient’s laundry, as appropriate.
  • Meeting safety needs of patients and using equipment safely and properly (foot stools, side rails, etc.).
  • Reporting on patient’s condition and significant changes to the assigned nurse.
  • Understands Hospice philosophy, comfortable providing specialized care to the terminally ill.

Hiring range depending on experience is $15.15.12 to $18.94

A Unique Retirement Plan for you!

All employees are enrolled in a Money Purchase Pension Plan 401(a) which replaces Social Security contributions.  You control the investments on-line yourself or with you financial advisor to help it grow.  We also offer a 457(b) plan for you to ad additional funds to your investments.

We offer a full range of benefits to fit your needs and family for full time and part time employees!

  • Medical – Choose from a HSA or PPO medical plan with pre-tax spending accounts.
  • Dental – An affordable all-inclusive services plan.  No need to choose from 2 or 3 options.
  • Vision – Just for you or your whole family.
  • Paid Time Off – Personal and sick leave immediately available as accrued each pay period.
  • Medical Transport – Add MASA as a supplemental for both Air and Ground usable in all 50 states.
  • Accident and Critical Illness – For those unexpected life issues that may happen. Cash payouts to you.
  • Term Life and AD&D INS. – Free to full and part time employees.
  • Voluntary Life Ins. – Additional coverage for you to purchase for yourself, spouse and or children.
  • Short Term Disability – 2 levels to purchase for your needs.
  • Long Term Disability – Free to you while employed.
  • Employee Assistance Program – A comprehensive program for you and your family member which includes a national provider network for counseling services, life balance services, legal and financial services.

For more information about this opportunity call Human Resources at 970-577-4458 Monday-Friday 9am-4pm (MST) or e-mail questions to jobs@eph.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer: In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, EPH does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or military service in its administration of policies, programs, activities or employment. In addition, EPH does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

The descriptions above are listed as is at the time of posting and could change as needed at any time in accordance with state, local and federal laws.