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Per Diem - CNA (Continuous Care)

Location
Auburndale, Florida
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
30 Jul 2022

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Role:
The CNA - Hospice Aide performs personal care, homemaker assistance and defined nursing procedures for patients and their caregivers while under RN direction and supervision.

Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Current Florida certificate as CNA
Minimum of six (6) months of CNA or Home Health Aide experience
Mobile Driver - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per Company policy
Reliable transportation to meet work schedule
Ability to use equipment with visual and auditory mechanisms
Ability to communicate (written and verbal) in English
Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for ill patients and their families
Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
Must be able to physically access any home or facility in assigned area (i.e., navigate stairs and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning)
Must be able/willing to have contact with individuals with communicable diseases

Competencies:
Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position

Responsibilities of all employees:
Represent Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients
Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse
Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices
Observe Company's health, safety and security practices
Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within Company
Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner
Promote Company through participation in community and professional organizations
Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels
Improve own professional knowledge and skill level
Advance electronic media skills.
Support company research and educational activities
Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally
Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.

Job Responsibilities:
Maintains competencies/contact hours as required by Company and regulations.
Provides only patient/caregiver services according to written Aide/Caregiver Plan of Care and Company policies and procedure.
Practices safe and proper body mechanics relative to moving, positioning and transferring patients.
Assists patient and or caregiver in maintaining a clean and safe home.
Provides caregiver relief as part of the Plan of Care.
Transports supplies, lab specimens, documents and other items needed to meet the Plan of Care as requested by the RN.
Under the direction or supervision of an RN, the Aide may perform activities that promote activities of daily living.
Contributes to the development of the Plan of Care by reporting observations to RN.
Communicates any significant issues or symptoms to the RN or Clinical Manager.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands for Post Offer/Pre-Placement (The demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.):

While performing the duties of this job, the following abilities are required: see; hear; talk; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel.

Frequently required to: safely transfer/ambulate patients; stand; sit; reach with hands/arms; lift; bend; pull; push; balance.

Occasionally required to: stoop/crouch; kneel; climb stairs.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 671807854-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Chapters Health Systems
  • Location: Auburndale, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent