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Certified Nursing Assistant - Hospice (FT)

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Date: Sep 22, 2017

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35242

Company: Envision

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HOME HEALTH CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT OPPORTUNITY:

 

St. Vincent's Home Health & Hospice is a proud member of Ascension Health at Home, a leading provider in the delivery of compassionate patient-centered healthcare services including home health, infusion therapy and hospice.

 

St. Vincent's Home Health & Hospice is seeking some fantastic CNA's to provide quality care to our home health patients.

 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

 

Under the supervision of the Manager, Supervisor or Hospice RN, provides safe, personal patient care.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Active participation in meeting agency customer satisfaction goals.
  • Create predictability for patients by following standard practices and using KEY WORDS AT KEY TIMES to decrease caregiver anxiety.
  • Promote AHAH by always putting the patient first.
  • Promote a positive culture among and across the hospice team.
  • Promote teamwork and shared responsibility for attaining the agency mission and vision.
  • Actively engage in QAPI initiatives and compliance activities.
  • Take part in professional development to maintain qualifications for role; completes CBTs in a timely manner.
  • Completes duties delegated by RN on plan of care.  Demonstrates competency when necessary.
  • After instruction by the RN provides total care or assists patient with:
    • Bed bath, tub bath, or shower
    • Weighs patient
    • Vital signs
    • Dental, hair, and nail care, shaving, dressing/undressing
    • Elimination needs including toileting by offering bedpan, urinal, or taking to bathroom.  (Includes catheter care, colostomy, urine testing/collection.)
    • Ambulating, transferring, positioning by using assistive devices such as walker, wheelchair, and prescribed ROM when taught by health care professional of Ministry Home Care.
  • Provides light housekeeping tasks such as doing patient’s personal laundry, vacuuming, sweeping, dishes, and tidying the bathroom after bathing the patient.
  • Observes, reports, and documents physical and/or behavioral changes in the patient immediately to the RN per established policies.  Assists with completing an incident report for any unusual occurrence.
  • Follows all safety, security, infection control (universal precautions) and hazardous materials policies and procedures.  Performs all tasks to assure patient and personal safety and the protection of co-workers and agency property.
  • Maintain productivity standards.
  • Promote efficiency in use of supplies and visit utilization including mileage.
  • Is an ambassador for the agency in daily encounters with referral sources.
  • Promote positive relationships with contracted facilities.
  • Provides emotional support to patients/families throughout the continuum, maintaining professional boundaries.  Works tactfully with all staff throughout the agency.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of Nursing Assistant Certification.
  • Listed in the State of practice in Nursing Assistant Registry. 
  • Possess valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and access to automobile.
  • CPR Certified.

     

    Experience:

  • Experience in the health care field preferred.
  • CNA required

     

    Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good computer skills
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills

     

     

Company Overview
Formed in 2014, Ascension Health at Home is a national partnership between Ascension Health and Evolution Health. The partnership includes all Ascension-affiliated home health, hospice, home infusion therapy and private duty/supportive care services.
Visit us at www.ahah.net  to learn more about our organization and view all career opportunities.


Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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