CNA - Home Care - Lakewood

InnovAge Denver, CO
Job Summary

The Certified Nurse Aide is responsible for providing routine care and assisting participants or clients with activities of daily living, restorative and supportive care.

Essential Functions and Work Responsibilities

Functional Category: Client Care

Estimated Percent of time Spent - (Approximately 100% of Time)

* Follows plan of care and assists participants with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, hair care, mouth care, eating, hand and toileting as assigned or needed. Documents care provided in accordance with established policies, guidelines and applicable regulations

* Carries out, reports and documents care given in an effective, timely manner as observed by the RN and through periodic record reviews.

* Participates in the care planning of participants through cooperation with the multidisciplinary teams.

* Monitors participants' health status by taking vital signs and weights (monthly).

* Monitors appetite in addition to looking for changes in functional ability and checking skin condition while assisting with toileting.

* Monitors/assists participants in a courteous manner with meals and provides assistance with feeding as necessary.

* Assists participants with restorative and supportive care such as ambulating, positioning, transferring, skin care, ca

Job Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions




* High School Diploma or GED

Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation


* Current and valid state issued Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) license is required

* Current CPR certification or the ability to obtain CPR certification.

* Require personal transportation, current state issued driver's license, good driving record and auto insurance as required by law.

Work Experience and Qualifications


* A minimum of one year experience working the frail or elderly is required.

Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required

Computer Skills

* Must be computer proficient and possess experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

* Must be able to quickly learn specific software and new applications.

Mathematical/Financial Skills

* Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Language Skills