Hospice Aide (CNA) - PRN Home Care - North Team
Company: Alive Hospice
Posted on: January 8, 2021
Hospice Aide (CNA) PRN Home CareLocation: Hendersonville, TN and
surrounding areasStatus: Regular Full TimeDays: Monday - Friday 8
to 5Hours: 40/weekIf you have a passion for people and a desire to
provide outstanding care and comfort to patients and their
families,while working within a professional team focused on
clinical excellency, then we can't wait to speak with you!Hospice
Aide (CNA) - PRN Home Care - North TeamSUMMARYThe Home Hospice Aide
is a paraprofessional member of the hospice care team trained to
provide personal care and other unskilled services in the patient's
residential setting under the direction, instruction and
supervision of a registered nurse. Performs various personal care
services as necessary to the patient's needs and to promote the
patient's comfort and assist in providing a safe patient
environment.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assists the patient in the Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
including personal care, hygiene, bathing, back rubs, shampoo, skin
and nail care, shaving, eating, dressing, elimination, ambulation,
transfers, changing and making the patient's bed. Light
housekeeping to provide a clean and safe patient environment and
meal preparation as directed by care plan.
- Provides emotional support to patient and caregivers.
- Assists in maintenance of a safe and clean patient environment.
Uses equipment and supplies safely and properly.
- Takes and records accurate patient vital signs when advised to
- Informs RN or Clinical Coordinator of changes in patients
- Documents activities and observations and submits appropriate
legible documentation as required by agency procedures.
- Follows the care plan as developed by the RN.
- Is available by agency cell phone from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
on scheduled work days.
- Other duties may also be assigned.EDUCATION and/or
EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or GED. Minimum of one year direct
patient care experience preferably in home care. Professional
maturity and ability to respond calmly and effectively in stressful
situations.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSCurrent Tennessee
CNA Certificate and if required to drive to carry out the duties of
this position: current driver's license and automobile insurance as
required by Tennessee State Law.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical
demands described here are representative of those that must be met
by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or
feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is
occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel,
crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently
lift and/or move more than 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color
vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust
focus. Frequently required to drive an automobile. Also required to
lift, transfer, turn and provide physical care for terminally ill
patients.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics
described here are representative of those an employee encounters
while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential function.
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