CO - Patient Care Assistant - Evenings

Cortez, CO
Evenings 3p - 11p

*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
Patient Care Assistant Needed (does not have to be a CNA) with good possibility to extend after the first 4 weeksABOUT: Assisted living home maximum capacity is 16 residents providing 24/7 awake care exclusively to those with dementia. We currently have 10 residents. SHIFT: 3p- 11p (possible holiday coverage required)RATIO: Our current staff/resident ratio is 1:5. EXPERIENCE/DUTIES: Working in an assisted living or nursing home providing bedside care such as toileting, assist with bathing, minimal help with feeding, cleaning resident rooms & spending activity time with resident, such as walking with, talking with, singing with residents. Knowledgeable about the care of those with dementia, understands redirecting, distracting techniques.   Training May have been on the job, personal care provider or certified nursing assistant (CNA). A Colorado Med pass trained person is a plus (Colorado calls it QMAP- qualified medication administration personnel).CERTS: BLS and First Aid preferredEMR: BlueSteps and will teach if not familiar. 
Required Qualifications
General Certifications(ACLS,BLS/BCLS,PALS,NRP,ATT)

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