You belong here! At Family Health West, you're more than an employee, you're family.
When you enter our facility, you know it's Family Health West because, well, the color speaks for itself. You'll be part of a team that strives to bring color to care in a vibrant environment by creating fun, effective treatment programs helping to empower and inspire our patients while providing the tools and care they need to achieve their wellness goals.
When we say you'll do what you love, we mean it! Welcomed by open arms and warm smiles, you'll join a team that encourages professional growth. We are sure to put on our listening ears when you share new ideas and approaches to care because that's what got us to the top! You'll wear your badge proudly, knowing that you contribute each day, to providing care that is unmatched, in western Colorado.
So, what are you waiting for?! Fill out the application now, and when you hit send do a little happy dance knowing that you just made our day. If it still sounds too good to be true, come see for yourself. Call us to schedule a tour and meet your new best friends!
About Family Health West
Our roots go deep -- founded by the community in 1946, it's no wonder our hospital feels like coming home. We were built from the ground up with the hands of our own community, a labor of dedication and hope by our people, for our people, for the future.
At Family Health West we go beyond what corporate hospitals deliver, we've created a culture of prosperity where warmth, passion, and care flourishes. As we focus on continually improving outcomes for patients, our network of healthcare providers includes a 25-bed critical access hospital, one of the largest rehab providers in western Colorado, outpatient surgical services, specialty clinics, emergency services, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities.
Nestled at the base of the Colorado National Monument, Family Health West has an outdoor paradise at your back door. The community culture is fitting for outdoor lovers, bikers, hikers, or those just simply soaking in the panoramic views.
Must be willing to obtain and maintain QMAP certification within six months of hire, and demonstrate ability to follow QMAP procedure as well as CPR/First Aide Certification within 6 months of hire. Food Handlers Certification within 6 months of hire.
Must be compassionate and caring to work with residents.
Must have the ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing.
Must accept and utilize supervision.
Applicant must be over 18 years of age.
Must be able to work weekends and holidays.
Requires ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal, or diagram form.
Requires ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
Reliable and punctual attendance is essential; expected to be at job as scheduled each scheduled day.
Communicate necessary information to others as appropriate.
Promotes resident independence in accordance with service plan
Become familiar with resident's daily needs, likes, and dislikes to provide personalized care.
Support and respect each resident's unique life experiences, including spiritual and cultural beliefs.
Maintain a clean and safe physical environment, redirecting and assisting disoriented or confused residents, applying and following house rules and honoring resident rights.
Assist with daily personal care tasks, including bathing, grooming, toileting, oral hygiene, and more.
Providing cleaning of the resident's room, common areas, and work areas. (To include but not limited to the following: sweeping, moping, and dusting all common shared spaces and disinfecting all high-touched surfaces areas.
Assist with transfers or helping residents into wheelchairs or with walkers. This may involve operating a mechanical lift.
Assist with turning or reposition a resident in bed to prevent bedsores or other discomforts.
Perform palliative and post-mortem care.
Assist residents with incontinence care, catheter, and colostomy care.
Complete documentation in an accurate, complete, and timely manner per organizational standards including the use of electronic medical record.
Provide laundry services to resident as assigned, ensuring all laundry is picked up and returned with complete.
Assist with scheduled activities in the absence of Activity Specialist.
Assist with reminders, escorts, and record attendance to activity events, sending, delivering, and reading mail upon request, and assisting with visitation systems.
Respond to resident pages in an appropriate timeframe and manage and prioritize tasks.
Respond to any safety or medical issue, and perform minor first aid.
Assist residents with remembering and being ready for appointments.
Assist dietary staff with setup and cleanup, remind or escort residents to the dining room, assist with menu selections. Deliver meal trays, serve beverages, cut meat, butter bread, and adheres to safe food practices.
Communicate any problems, concerns, or issues to the resident's family members as needed.
Observe, monitor, and record resident's physical and emotional well-being, and promptly report any changes to nurse, lead, supervisor, director or administrator.
Review and record observation notes, initiate incident reports as soon as the event has been discovered after taking appropriate immediate action to ensure the safety of the resident, employee or visitor.
Review and respond to emails and calendar invites. Attends, participates and contributes to staff meetings addressing resident and departmental needs.
Restocks medication carts, drawers and/or storage areas with miscellaneous supplies only (i.e. gloves, sanitizer cups, etc.)
Reports suspicion of abuse, neglect or misappropriating or resources as required by regulation.
Completes work orders to communicate necessary replacements or repairs.
Maintains open communication with supervisor and/or peers to promote awareness of resident issues.
These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be requested and assigned.
Immunizations required for employment, including COVID-19.
WAGE RANGE = $17.50- $24.99
FHW offers a full benefits package including:
FOR ALL EMPLOYEES:
Employee Assistance Program
403 (B) with 4% match from FHW and zero day vesting schedule
FOR FULL TIME EMPLOYEES WORKING AT LEAST 30 HOURS A WEEK
Medical Plan Options:
PPO plan with copay/coinsurance and lower deductible
High Deductible Health Plan with the option for a Health Savings Account.
Telemedicine includes in both plan options.
Life Insurance/ Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
Disability Insurance with a Short and Long Term Option.
Critical Illness and Accident Plans
Cafeteria Options: Health Reimbursement/ Flex Savings / Dependent Childcare
A host of other options to include: Pet Insurance, Identity Protection, Travel protection,
At Family Health West, everything we do revolves around our mission. We have been taking care of families in the lower valley community since 1946. Our people know that those entrusted to our care receive uncompromised compassion and concern. We not only care for individual physical needs, but for the overall well-being of our patients and their families. This is accomplished through our Continuum of Care.As a community-based non-profit organization, Family Health West is committed to providing a Continuum of Care enhancing our community's quality of life through professional health care and related services.