Centura Health Care Partner QMAP - Part Time Days - Porter Place Assisted Living in Denver, Colorado

Centura Health Physician Group (CHPG) offers providers a true opportunity to live their calling to care while experiencing the support of a built-in comprehensive network, vast resources, professional growth, trusted leadership, generous benefits and an amazing quality of life with locations that span Colorado and into Western Kansas. CHPG is proud to connect providers and consumers through state-of-the-art technology, clinical resources and professional expertise to help people live healthier. Our coordinated services represent a full continuum of care – from preventive and early diagnoses to leading-edge treatment and life-saving critical care. CHPG’s ability to deliver better health care value is the direct result of combining the best clinical tools, shared resources and medical expertise with a patient-centered approach that emphasizes Centura Health’s mission and commitment to quality, compassion and service.

*JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 126973*

*RECRUITER:* Tabitha Valko TabithaValko@Centura.org

*CLINIC:* Porter Place

*DETAILS:* Part Time

*HOURS:* Days

Occasional travel to other sites to meet the needs of the clinic may be required.

*Position Summary*

Provides supervision and assistance to the residents in the activities of daily living, responds to emergency calls and notifies the staff nurse of changes in resident's condition.

*Minimum Education Requirements*

High School Diploma or GED

*Minimum Experience Requirements*

Previous experience working in a senior community preferred.

*License/Certifications*

  • Colorado QMAP Certification (Qualified Medication Administration Person) required within 90 days of hire.

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aide certification must be obtained within 90 days of hire. Certifications and must remain current following the initial 90 days of employment.

*Position Duties (Essential Functions)*

Direct Care 60%

  • Provides resident care and services as assigned and, as provided for in the care plan, to assure the safety and comfort of residents, including but not limited to, assistance with bathing, shaving, dressing, laundry, escorting residents to meals and social activities, tidying their apartments, assisting them with their activities of daily living, taking vital signs, doing peri-care, skin care, oral care, reminders of or assistance with toileting, appointments, and help with using their oxygen.

  • Assists residents with observance of physical and medical precautions following a hospital stay, therapy treatment or a life-threatening event.

  • Must be able to assist residents physically throughout the shift.

  • Maintains a professional manner at all times when interacting with residents or their families or visitors.

  • Follows all safety guidelines, including OSHA health and safety rules and regulations, and other safety procedures.

  • Attends and participates in training and education sessions as scheduled, including staff meetings, in- services, and any other staff development opportunities.

  • Always uses the safety equipment and procedures provided when performing hazardous tasks.

  • Promotes resident and staff safety through the use of proper body mechanics, and through frequent rounds on assigned areas.

  • Reports resident needs, status changes and safety issues promptly.

  • Follows policies and procedures without prompting.

  • Is qualified in accordance with regulatory guidelines and individual facility policy to assist with the safe administration of medication, proper documentation and monitoring of supplies.

Collaboration 20%

  • Works well as a team member, displaying flexibility with assignments and a willingness to assist co-workers.

  • Communicates in an effective and timely manner to appropriate people regarding resident needs and services, departmental issues and family concerns, through consistent verbal or written follow-up.

  • Reports to and assists the LPN or charge person on the shift, as needed.

Informatics/Technology 20%

  • Adapts to rapidly changing technology as evidenced by competency in technology and equipment used in the patient/resident care setting.

  • Thorough and confidential maintenance of patient/resident charts and records.

  • Document ongoing status, interventions, patient/resident response and outcomes in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Use information technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making.

*Physical Requirements*

Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs constantly.

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.