Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: 15.00
Organization's Mission: The mission of Neighborhood House is to enrich, empower and educate children and adults through quality, affordable day care and support services.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Neighborhood House acknowledges the ongoing injustices perpetrated by systemic racism that go back hundreds of years in our country and all across the world. As an organization we are committed to building an anti-racist equitable society. Racism and hate have no place here. Neighborhood House will continue to actively fight racism through the power of education, inclusion, access to resources, and community building, while constantly self-examining in order to be better and do better. We are committed to creating a safe space for all to be able to express feelings, feel seen and valued, and work toward justice.
Position Summary: The full-time position for currently licensed CNA involves working with aging and disabled adults in a fun, familial, recreational environment. The candidate will have a key caregiver role for a small group of bilingual clients and participate in the care planning process with the clients, their families, the Adult Program Manager, and/or the Adult Program Director. The candidate will also lead or assist in daily activities with larger groups of clients, relating to all in a positive manner, regardless of age or functional ability. To support effective function of the direct care team, the candidate should be highly responsible, with a focus on timely/regular attendance for scheduled shifts, and collaboration with others. Preferred candidates also reflect a willingness to assist with client care needs or group activities as needed and without prompting.
Primary Responsibilities: Maintain consistent interaction with aging and disabled adults, encouraging client engagement
in all activities.
• Think and work independently and with direction and communicate with staff members in a fastpaced and sometimes stressful environment.
• Ensure clients receive appropriate diet by reviewing their dietary restrictions, food allergies, and
preferences.
• Record vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse, and temperature if indicated.
• Maintain current CNA training and certification.
• Participate in care planning for assigned group of (5-8) 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.
• Represent professionalism, and maturity
• Ensure client safety and promote client engagement.
• Other duties as assigned.
Desired Qualifications: • At least 18 years of age and a high school graduate or equivalent
• Current CNA certification
• CPR/ First aide Certified
• Salt Lake County Food Handlers Permit
• Up to date, yearly training in working with aging and disabled adults
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Benefits are available after 60-days of employment, and include dental, health, vision, and family/maternity leave. At 90-days you will accrue paid time off (PTO) and vacation hours. All major holidays are paid holidays. After a full year of employment, all employees are eligible to enroll in 401(k) retirement benefits.
How to Apply: Please follow the link to apply :
https://nhutah.splashtrack.com/Vacancy/1551194310/nhutah/102?src=UNA
Closing Date: 11/28/2021
Location: 1050 W 500 S Salt Lake City, UT 84104

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Contact: Sarah Scott
Email: Sarah@nhutah.org
Phone: 8013634589