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life care Personal Care Assistant (Non Certified) in Denver, Colorado

$16+ Position Summary: The Personal Care Assistant Non Certified is responsible for providing routine daily nursing care to assigned patients (after successful completion of a competency skills checklist) under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards. Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements: * High school diploma or equivalent * Currently enrolled in a State approved CNA program * CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment. Specific Job Requirements: * Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action * Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility * Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department * Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation * Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc. * Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information * Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures * Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training Essential Functions: * Lift, turn, move, position, and transport patients under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse * Assist patients with baths, showers, personal grooming, feeding, and toileting under the direct supervisor of a licensed nurse * Accurately document and chart patient care * Respond to call lights promptly * Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients * Assist in the evacuation of patients * Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance * Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment * Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team * Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours * Read, write, speak, and understand the English language An Equal Opportunity Employer

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