Hospice CNA

Job Locations US-AZ-Prescott
ID
2021-1833
Category
Aide
Type
Full Time

Overview

Hospice of the West is GROWING! We are hiring a Compassionate Hospice Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) to provide patient care in and around the Prescott Area! If you are looking for a career with a purpose and a supportive team culture, then this is the position for you!

 

Our Hospice Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) work under the supervision of a registered nurse and perform various services for a patient as necessary to meet the patient's personal needs and to promote comfort. As a Hospice Aide, you are responsible for observing the patient, reporting these observations, and documenting observations and care performed. Our Hospice Aides are assigned in a manner that promotes quality, continuity, and safety of a patient's care.

 

Hospice of the West is a premier provider of end-of-life care. We offer excellent compensation and an industry leading benefits package that includes a company matching 401(k) plan, a generous time-off package, cell phone and mileage reimbursement, employee assistance programs, bereavement time off, company-paid life and AD&D insurance, and comprehensive health, dental, and life insurance coverage.

Responsibilities

  • Performing personal care needs as outlined in the plan of care and attending to the request of the hospice patient and or family/caregiver promptly.
  • Assist with various personal care needs including bathing, oral hygiene, changing bedding, changing clothing, and shampooing.
  • Focuses on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction.
  • Assist patients' family members in caring for their terminally ill relatives by instructing them on how to go about performing basic health-care routines.
  • Maintains and completes documentation accurately and promptly while in the patient's home and within the agency and regulatory standards.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Possess and maintains current CPR certification.
  • Complete the Home Health Aide test with a score of Seventy-Five (75) or better.
  • Must meet one of the following qualifications:
    • Have satisfactorily completed a nursing program preparing for RN Licensure or LVN/LPN licensure or;
    • Have certification as a nurse aide issued by the state nursing board or; Have satisfactorily completed a nurse aide education hospice program approved by the state nursing board, or;
    • Be successfully enrolled in a nursing education hospice program preparing for RN or LVN/LPN licensure and have currently completed at least one nursing course that includes clinical experience involving patient care or;
    • Have satisfactory passed a competency evaluation that meets the criteria of 42 CFR 484.36 (b) or;
    • Have satisfactorily completed training using the "Personal Care Aide Training Curriculum" dated 2003 , of the Department of Medical Assistance Services. However, the training is permissible for volunteers only.

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