CNA – Immediate Opening

Employer
Balfour Senior Care, LLC
Location
Aurora, Colorado
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 01, 2021
Closes
May 16, 2021
Ref
11923_415275-8a3a4b184be8e03beb645eabce755977
Specialty
Support Staffing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking talented and team-oriented associates to join our Balfour at Littleton community. Located just a few miles away from historic downtown Littleton, this community offers assisted living and memory care accommodations along with our signature amenities and services. We are committed to a work environment of integrity, respect and a customer focus.
Schedule: Full Time - 7 AM - 7:30 PM - flexibility needed and must be able to work every other weekend - Position eligible for 60 day and 6 month retention bonus


What will you do in this role: 

  • Demonstrate Balfour Service and Operational Values in every encounter
  • Performs nursing assistant duties such as intake and output, measuring height and weight, vital signs, specimen collection, catheter care, range of motion exercises, etc
  • Documents residents’ information accurately and on a daily basis on the appropriate forms (i.e. intake and output forms [if ordered], vital sign sheets, and B.M. record, etc.)
  • Provides all personal care for residents, including bathing, showering, shampooing, oral hygiene, skin care, hair care, nail care, dressing, shaving, toileting, transferring, turning and positioning, ambulating, and transporting
  • Recognizes changes in the residents’ behavior and conditions, and cares for their environment
  • Assists residents with nutritional needs, including serving, feeding, providing proper fluid requirements, and offering substitutions when appropriate
  • Monitors food and fluid intake and offers/provides snacks and fluids between meals
  • Cares for the dying resident and provides postmortem care
  • Adheres to strict infection control guidelines including hand washing and universal precautions
  • Reports any and all exposures to infection in accordance with OSHA and Balfour guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Performs all duties in a safe and efficient manner. Duties may include placing residents’ call light within easy reach, applying physician ordered restraints (i.e. tabs alarm, lap buddy, etc.).
  • Observes and reports residents’ condition changes to the care manager immediately and exchanges resident information with the care manager on an ongoing basis
  • Is consistently responsive to residents’ needs; responds to any and all call lights and acknowledges residents’ and families’ concerns and initiates action
  • Provides privacy and maintains confidentiality and ensures the residents’ right to make personal choices
  • Attends in-service education programs mandated by Balfour, state, and federal guidelines
  • You have: 

  • State certification and graduation from a state approved nursing assistant training program
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to communicate openly, honestly and responsibly with others
  • Ability to maintain a customer focus treating all customers with respect and integrity
  • Ability to read thermometers, charts, and testing equipment
  • Ability to read, speak, and understand the English language
  • Demonstrated time management, ability to prioritize under competitive demands
  • You might also have: 

  • A desire and talent to provide excellent customer service to a variety of people
  •  Knowledge and experience in bedside nursing
  • 2+ years of CNA or caregiving experience
  • The ability to deliver clinical supports via a hospitality medium

  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS: 

    • Ability to lift a minimum of 55 lbs. unassisted
    • The ability to push/pull up to 60 lbs. of resistance
    • Ability to?sit, stand, and/or walk for long periods of time 
    • Is subject to frequent interruptions
    • Must be available to work weekends and holidays as needed 
    • May be exposed to unpleasant odors, contagious diseases and blood borne pathogens 
    • Balfour is a pet-friendly community; you may be exposed to animal hair and dander 


    Why work for Balfour?

  • Healthcare coverage for eligible employees working 32 or more hours per week (Full & 3/4 time status)
  • Medical, dental and vision plan coverage
  • Paid time off (PTO) and sick time for full and part time employees
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Employee Resident Referral Bonus Program
  • Health & Wellness Protocols: Interviews and training will take place in accordance with appropriate agency recommendations at the time. Currently, initial contacts will be virtual. At this time, applicants are requested not to visit Sales Center to submit applications or for interviews unless requested and scheduled in advance. 

    Balfour Senior Living’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy:

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises that COVID-19 can cause serious, life-threatening complications, and there is no way to know how COVID-19 will affect an individual. Further, an individual who becomes infected with COVID-19 could spread the virus to friends, family, co-workers, residents and others around them. Therefore, in a effort to protect our associates and our residents, all Balfour Senior Living employees are required to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment with our organization. Qualified exemption requests may be submitted to the human resources department for consideration. We are also able to assist eligible candidates in locating a vaccination site.


    About Balfour Senior Living 

    Founded in 1997, Balfour Senior Living has received national and international recognition for the quality of its exterior architecture and its elegant interior design marked by the use of a vibrant color palette and a diverse collection of fine art. With round-the-clock nursing coverage and an extensive activity program, Balfour’s quality of care and life enrichment programming makes the company a leader in the growing world of senior housing. Since the first community opened in Louisville, Colorado in 1999, Balfour has grown to include nine communities in the Denver Metro area and one in Ann Arbor, Michigan. From its inception, Balfour Senior Living has sought to be the most admired senior living company in the United States.

    Balfour Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) complying with state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment and providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, or racial status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, discharge, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, compensation, benefits, and training

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