CNA, - Journeys Program

    Discover Goodwill
    2360 A Montebello Square Dr, Colorado Springs, CO
    Full-time
    $12.50/hr Hiring Bonus $100 & $400 after Successful 90 days

    Job Description

    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

    Position pays $12.50/hour

    Hiring Bonus of $100 and $400 after a Successful 90 Days of Employment!

    Quarterly Bonuses May also Apply!

    Day Shift: 7:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

    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 senior day care center.

    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 is required (**See background requirements below**).

    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. 

    (see specifics below**)

    **Background Check Requirements**
    **Per the Colorado Revised Statutes 2016; Title 27- Behavioral Health: 27-90-111: Employment of personnel – screening of applicants – disqualifications from employment:
    (4) Prior to the department's permanent employment of a person in a position that would require that person to have direct contact with any vulnerable person, the executive director or any division head of the department shall make an inquiry to the director of the Colorado bureau of investigation to ascertain whether the person has a criminal history. The person's employment shall be conditional upon a satisfactory criminal background check. Any criminal background check conducted pursuant to this subsection (4) shall include but need not be limited to arrests, conviction records, and the disposition of any criminal charges. The department shall require the person to have his or her fingerprints taken by a local law enforcement agency. The local law enforcement agency shall forward those fingerprints to the Colorado bureau of investigation for the purpose of fingerprint processing utilizing the files and records of the Colorado bureau of investigation and the federal bureau of investigation. The department shall pay for the costs of criminal background checks conducted pursuant to this section out of existing appropriations.
    **Per Contract C2016-0024 – Colorado Springs School District 11:
    C.32 BACKGROUND CHECKS OF EMPLOYEES
    Provider shall ensure that all assigned staff have undergone background checks with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, and have been fingerprinted and are approved to work with children. The CDE is clear in its requirements and intent that the Provider is required to ensure all its employees (and/or subcontractors) who will interact with students will be fingerprinted and background­checked pursuant to CDE licensure procedures. The District relies on the Provider to properly utilize the data it receives from background investigations and fingerprinting, and expects the Provider to use that information in its decisions to hire staff to provide services under this agreement The Provider is also responsible for informing the District if any negative information surfaces that may be detrimental to the conduct and performance under this agreement.
    1. a) The Contractor shall not utilize, in the performance of this contract, any laborer or employee who has been convicted of a violent crime or a crime of such nature (i.e. child related offenses) as to categorize the person as being unsuitable for working around school children, or has engaged in such conduct, in the last five years, as to be similarly categorized. Suitability shall be determined by performance of security/background checks (as are necessary in light of the potential of contact with District students, staff, property, or sensitive records maintained at District sites) by the contractor on all laborers and employees utilized in the performance of the work.
    2. b) When there is reasonable doubt regarding a particular person's suitability, a request may be made through the District Contracting Officer for an approval/opinion prior to the individual beginning work. The Contractor shall submit copies of all security/background checks performed within twenty four (24) hours of a request by the District for such information. The District may request copies of these security/background checks up to twelve (12) months after completion of the specific project (site work). Failure to complete or submit any required security/background check requested by the District. may result in immediate cancellation of work in process and/or removal from the active vendor and Offerers list for up to one year.
    3. c) The Contractor, Its laborers and employees shall not fraternize or otherwise communicate with the students except in cases of safety and like necessities.

    Goodwill is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to employing qualified individuals including those with disabilities and/or protected veterans. 

    We promote a Safe & Drug-free Workplace.

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

    Requirements

    Physical Requirements

     

    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:

     

    X

     

     

    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:

     

     

     

     

    Posting ID: 548949699Posted: 2020-02-19