CNA-Certified Nursing Assistant - Hospice Aide

Hospice of
Rio Grande, OH, US
May 15, 2018
Jun 15, 2018
Contract Type
Job Description

Full-time Hospice Aide to work in the Home Care Program

We are seeking CNA's in the Mason County area. CNA's will be based in this area, but will work in our entire service area if needed. This area includes Wayne County, Lincoln County, and Cabell County WV and also southern Ohio.

The Hospice Aide is responsible for performing and/or assisting the patient with personal care activities as prescribed on the Hospice Aide plan of care while working under the supervision of an RN. This position will work at the EDJHH inpatient unit AND the home program (seeing patients where they reside).P

Performs and/or assists the patient with personal care activities:
o bed bath, shower or tub bath,
o skin care
o back rub
o hair and nail care
o oral hygiene
o catheter care
Assists the patient with the use of:
o Bedpan
o Bedside commode
o Emptying a catheter or colostomy bag and changing the colostomy appliance
Assists the patient into a wheelchair or assists the patient to walk if able
Assist the patient with range of motion exercises, turning and positioning a patient when ordered
Performs and/or assists the patient /family with light housekeeping, meal preparation and feeding of the patient if requested
Reports patient status changes to the interdisciplinary team as needed
Maintains current and accurate documentation
Complies with the Privacy Policies of the organization to ensure compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Represents and maintains the philosophy of the organization
Performs other work duties as assigned

Education and Work Experience:
High School graduate, preferred
Proof of current nursing assistant certification
Minimum one (1) year experience
Valid drivers license and automobile insurance, and reliable transportation

Certification and Licenses:
Licensure in West Virginia and Ohio

Hospice of Huntington, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity agency.

Company Description

Hospice of Huntington provides compassionate physical, emotional and spiritual care for those with a life-limiting illness, and continued support for their families.

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