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Home Health Aide (HHA) or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

VITAS Type Full time Posted 7/23/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 10/18/2014
VA - Virginia (All) - Vienna Referral - n/a -    

Home Health Aide (HHA) or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Job ID: 2013-24575
Location: Northern Virginia
Min. Exp.(Yrs): 1
Category: Nursing

More information about this job:

Overview:

As a VITAS certified home health aide (CHHA) or certified nursing assistant (CNA), you will provide supportive and personal services for the patients with consideration of dignity and privacy. You will provide personal care and hygiene to our home health patients, and follow the instructions of the professional nurse/therapist in providing care. You will perform and record accurate measurements(such as vital signs, or intake/output as instructed in the care plans). You will also observe and report any safety hazards found in the patients’ home or any significant observations regarding the patients. As part of our team, you will attend staff meetings, as well as attend and complete 12 hours of annual in-services, and participate in orientation of new employees. You will report patients’ complaints to the registered nurse (RN) or agency supervisor. Additionally, you will always maintain patient confidentiality, and adhere to HIPPA requirements and the agency policy and procedures manual.

Qualifications:
  • One (1) year direct patient care experience in acute or sub acute care.
  • Good documentation skills required.
  • Ability to travel per job requirement.
Education:
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Certification as a Home Health Aide and/or License as a Certified Nursing Assistant.

 

Additional Information:

 

Due to the number of interested applicants we receive, we will only be contacting applicants we would like to invite for on-site interviews. If you are not selected at this time, your information will be stored and included in this pipeline. Thank you for applying with us.

Special Instructions to Candidates:
EOE/AA
M/F/D/V