Hospice Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Charlotte

PruittHealth

  • Charlotte, NC
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago
Description

JOB PURPOSE:
To increase the level of comfort for hospicepatients and to provide temporary relief to the family from total personal careresponsibility by providing the patient with personal aspects of care.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Commitmentto the Hospice concept and standards.
  • Abilityto interact with a variety of different age groups.
  • Abilityto work well independently and within an interdisciplinary team setting.
  • Abilityto communicate effectively orally and in writing with individuals and groups.
  • Abilityto handle confidential matters.
  • Abilityto work a flexible schedule.
  • Providespatient care services in accordance with policies and procedures and performsonly those services as directed in CNA/PCA care plan.
  • Providepersonal hygiene aspects of care to patients including bathing, oral hygiene,skin care and hair care.
  • Assistwith transfer of patient, e.g., bed to chair, bed to commode, chair/commode tobed.
  • Assistwith ambulation and exercise of patient as ordered and so assigned.
  • Assistwith or provide meal preparation and related tasks.
  • Assistwith feeding of patient.
  • Maintaina clean, safe and comfortable environment for the patient.
  • Havean awareness of the emotional status of the patient and be able to understandthe emotional problems associated with the illness.
  • Coordinatecare with the primary nurse and the director of health services.
  • Maintainaccurate and up-to-date records of visits.
  • Provideas needed comfortable care related to turning and positioning, observations andreporting, and impairment of skin integrity.
  • Attendregular meetings of the interdisciplinary team and have direct involvement indeveloping, implementing, and evaluating the plan of care.
  • Reportpatient progress and problems to supervisory personnel and procedures forhandling medical emergencies or other incidents that affect the delivery ofservices in accordance with the patient’s service plan.
  • Providesoptimal care and dignity for the patient.
  • Performsother duties as assigned by the DHS or Administrator.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
  • Maturityand ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.
  • Abilityto read, write, and carry out directions.
  • Empatheticattitude toward the care of the terminally ill and their families.
  • Understandingand commitment to the mission of PruittHealth Hospice.
  • Abilityto listen.
  • Abilityto document services rendered according to agency policy and procedures and tofollow the CNA/PCA care plan.
  • Orientationto Hospice and any other training that may be necessary to complete theassigned duties effectively.
  • Participatein agency surveys and any subsequently required reports.
  • Attendand participate in continuing educational programs to keep abreast of changesin your field as well as to maintain current license/certification, asrequired.
  • Attendand participate in mandatory inservices.
  • Honorpatients/residents’ rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination,individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wagecomplaints.
  • Complywith corporate compliance program.
  • Reportjob-related functions/tasks that involve occupational hazards including exposureto blood and body fluids and others as necessary.
  • Followestablished safety regulations, to include fire protection & prevention,smoking regulations, infection control, etc.
  • Followestablished safety procedures when performing tasks and/or working withequipment.
  • Performother related duties as necessary and as directed by supervisor.
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Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Minimum H.S. diploma orequivalent.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
One or more years of experienceworking with adults in a healthcare setting.
Hospice or home care experiencedesirable.

MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONREQUIRED BY LAW:
Registered by the Nurse AideRegistry as a Certified Nurse Aide in the state where you will provide care.
Must have current driver’slicense and valid automobile liability insurance.
Must have Basic First Aid and CPRCertification.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:(Preferred qualifications)
  • Attendance– must maintain timely, regular attendance.
  • Punctuality.
  • Professionalappearance.
  • Communicateswell with patients/residents/clients and family members providing warm andfriendly greeting and an approachable attitude to families, visitors,patients/residents/clients and responds to expressed concerns while displayinga helpful, caring demeanor. Answersquestions when appropriate in a professional manner.
Job: Nursing
Primary Location: North Carolina-Charlotte
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: 1st Shift
Job Posting: Aug 20, 2020, 11:03:59 AM

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