Hospice Aide (CNA) - Inpatient
Company: Alive Hospice
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Overview: $2,000.00 Sign-on Bonus! Hospice Aide (CNA) needed in
the Nashville area. Setting: Inpatient care Shifts: 7am - 7pm or
7pm -7am SUMMARYThe 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. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES,
- Current Tennessee CNA Certificate
- If required to drive to carry out the duties of this position,
must have a current driver's license and automobile insurance as
required by Tennessee State Law. EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
- High school diploma or GED.
- Minimum of one year direct patient care experience preferably
in home care.
- Must be able to frequently lift and/or move more than 25
- Professional maturity and ability to respond calmly and
effectively in stressful situations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assists the patient in the Activities of
DailyLiving (ADL) including personal care, hygiene, bathing, back
rubs, shampoo, skin and nailcare, shaving, eating, dressing,
elimination, ambulation, transfers, changing and making
thepatient's bed. Light housekeeping to provide a clean and safe
patient environment and mealpreparation as directed by care plan.
2. Provides emotional support to patient andcaregivers. 3. Assists
in maintenance of a safe and clean patient environment. Uses
equipment and supplies safely and properly. 4. Takes and records
accurate patient vital signswhen advised to do so. 5. Informs RN or
Clinical Coordinator of changes in patientscondition. 6. Documents
activities and observations and submits appropriate
legibledocumentation as required by agency procedures. 7. Follows
the care plan as developed by the RN 8. Is available by agency cell
phone from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on scheduled workday 9. Other
duties may also be assigned.
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