CNA Hospice

Job Locations US-IA-Oskaloosa
ID
2021-1161
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Home Hospice & Serenity House  CNA works under the supervision
of a registered nurse and performs various services for a patient as necessary to meet
the patient’s personal needs and to promote comfort, quality, continuity and safety
of a patient’s care. They are responsible for observing the patient, reporting these
observations and documenting observations and care performed.

Responsibilities

 Assumes and maintains responsibility for caseload as assigned and keeps
supervisory personnel informed as the need arises.
 Performance of tasks associated with personal hygiene care i.e. bathing,
shampooing, and dressing.
 Performance of tasks associated with activities of daily living i.e. housekeeping,
laundry, meal prep, etc.
 Performance of tasks associated with the mobility of clients i.e. transfers,
assisting with ambulation, repositioning.
 Accurately completes daily documentation as required; time sheet, clinical
notes, etc.
 Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job.
 Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
 Communicates readily with clients and staff.
 Dedication to customer service for patients, families, visitors, providers and co-
workers throughout the partnership.
 Displays therapeutic, empathetic and courteous communication with patients and
their families.

 Accurately performs and documents patient’s vital signs.

Qualifications

 High school diploma, GED, or equivalent preferred.
 75 hour CNA course certification required.
 Must be listed on the Iowa Nurse Aide Registry at time of hire.
 Completion of Basic Life Support (BLS) according to the American Heart
Association.
 Required to show proof of having completed Mandatory Reporter course at time
of hire or attend within 6 months of start date.
 Must have current Iowa driver's license and maintain proper limits of vehicle
insurance per policy manual.
 Must have reliable transportation.
 Must adhere to all training requirements as mandated by Federal, State, and
Professional licensure and regulatory standards.

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