Company: Aviant Hospice
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Candidate must be a graduate of a state certified Nurse's Aide
training program and licensed and in good standing with the Board
of Nursing in the respective work state. Experience with death or
dying patients is helpful. Candidate must embrace the hospice
philosophy. Current driver's license, auto insurance and a
dependable means of transportation required.
The CNA is responsible for the completion of duties as listed on
the plan of care.
The CNA works under the direct supervision of the RN Care
Manager and Director of Clinical Services/Executive Director
- Assist with personal care of patient, (i.e. bathing, feeding,
bed linen care, mouth care, vital signs, transferring and
- Document in patient's chart all interventions performed in a
- Follow infection control and safety measures.
- Assist with patient/family teaching concerning patient care and
care for the caregiver.
- Bereavement activities as requested and/or able.
- Schedule visits per plan of care and keep RN Care Manager
informed of any change in status that might affect the plan of
- Call prior to visits
- Stock and monitor supply use and effectiveness.
- Attend and participate in staff and patient review meetings
- Keep RN Care Manager informed of condition of patient/family
and document notification
- Maintain appropriate amount of supplies at patient's
- Practice cost effective use of supplies.
- Provide emotional support to patient/families.
- Participate in the training of new staff as requested.
- Keep current with 12 hours of education a year and provide
hospice with proof of education received outside organization with
a minimum of 2 hours of palliative education each year.
- Implements practices that ensures Family Satisfaction measures
exceed national benchmarks.
- Participate in the QAPI program
- Work as a team member at all times and uphold the Hospice Code
- Ensures a patient centered culture through CARE (Compassion,
Advocate, Respect, and Educate).
- Work as a team member to fulfill all aspects of Our Gold
Standards on a daily basis.
- Providing a positive image of the Hospice at all times.
- Adheres to all HIPPA, HITECH, EPHI and company policies and
procedures regarding patient protected information.
ORIENTATION AND TRAINING:
The Hospice will provide orientation and training, as necessary,
to assist the CNA in performing the responsibilities listed above.
Trainings may be in-house, or outside seminars or approved
self-study. Documentation of orientation and training will become
part of the personnel file.
- Access patients' residence and all rooms therein
- Reliable transportation
- Communicate effectively with patient/families both verbally and
- Communicate the mission and vision of the hospice
May require sitting or standing for prolonged periods of time.
Driving/travel required. May require lifting, pushing or pulling up
to 50 lbs.
The CNA may be on call for weekends and holidays according to a
Reports directly to the RN Care Manager, and the Director of
Clinical Services and/or Executive Director
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