Salary: 84104
Job Description: Job Summary: CNA needed for full time employment on weekdays only - no nights, no week-ends, no major holidays! Our adult day services are open week-days from 7:30 am - 5:30 pm. We also offer FREE on-site childcare, and daily lunch, as well as health and 401(k) benefits to full time employees. The position involves working with aging and disabled adults in a fun, familial, recreational therapy environment. The candidate will have a key caregiver role for a small group of assigned clients, and participate in the care planning process with clients, families, and ADS Program Coordinator. The candidate will also lead or assist in daily activities with clients, relating to all adult clients in a positive manner, regardless of age or functional ability. To support the effective function of our team, the candidate must be highly responsible and collaborate easily with other direct care staff.

• Maintain consistent interaction with aging and disabled adults, encouraging client engagement in all activities.
• Participate in care planning for assigned group of (6-8) clients by (a) attending family conferences for assigned clients, and (b) providing meaningful feedback on progress / development of recreational therapy objectives.
• Track and chart daily & weekly progress (for assigned clients) on (a) blood pressure and (b) SMART objectives developed for individual clients as part of their person-centered care plan.
• Assist in serving two small snacks and lunch daily.
• Transport clients to/from facility, and on outings when needed.
• On rotating basis, lead calendared activities as individually scheduled, including intergenerational activities.
• Create and maintain good working relationship with assigned clients.
• Assist clients with ambulation if needed, including on & off vans.
• Assist clients with toileting, personal hygiene, dressing, feeding, and other ADL’s as needed for both male and female clients.
• Assist with set up and clean-up of materials used for daily activities.
• Maintain compliance with ADS Policies and Procedures, as well as policies in the Neighborhood House Employee Manual.
• Other duties as assigned.
• At least 18 years of age and a high school graduate or equivalent
• Current CNA certification
• A current, valid State of Utah Driver’s License
• Ability and willingness to drive a 12-15 passenger van
• Demonstrated ability to physically assist clients with ambulating, toileting, dressing, lifting 50 lbs. or more, feeding and other needs as assigned
• Current First Aid and CPR certification
• Salt Lake County Food Handler’s Permit
• Communicate effectively in English, Spanish speaking a plus
• Pass a BCI (Background screening) & Drug Free
• Negative Tuberculin (Mantoux) test
• Demonstrate desire to care for people, especially those who are elderly and chronically ill and who are incapable of living independently
• Work in standing position for extended periods of time
Location: Salt Lake City


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