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  • CNA - Hospice - Johnstown

    Posted Date 6 days ago(11/12/2018 1:42 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-5110
    Company
    Grane Hospice Care - Altoona
    Location
    US-PA-Altoona
    Category
    Nursing
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Education Level
    Certification
    Experience Needed
    1-3 years
    Salary Info
    Based on Experience
  • Overview

    Hospice Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

    Full Time

     

    Monday-Friday Daylight Hours

    Covering Greater Johnstown Area

     

    Integrated care leader Grane Hospice Care, Inc. is expanding its core interdisciplinary teams, and seeks a hardworking, compassionate and dedicated Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)to join its ranks. The CNA will be responsible for a host of critical day-to-day patient-focused tasks, from personal care and hygiene to general aid, assistance, personal support and much more.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Performing personal care needs as assigned, and tending to all tasks promptly and with the utmost care and attention to detail
    • Providing hygiene/personal care services including baths, back rubs, oral hygiene, shampooing and changing bed linens
    • Assisting in dressing and undressing patients, as assigned
    • Assisting in feeding patients, as assigned
    • Providing assistance with bedpans and urinals as well as light laundry, as needed
    • Observing changes in patients’ conditions and reporting those changes to the RN Case Manager
    • Assisting in ambulation and exercise, as instructed by the RN Case Manager
    • Providing respite for families and caregivers when onsite
    • Ensuring patients’ living areas are clean and orderly
    • Adhering to all organizational documentation and care procedures and overarching standards of personal/professional conduct
    • Ensuring all patients’ immediate safety is tended to, including proper use and storage for tools and equipment

    Qualifications

    Applicants should be at least 18 years of age and a state-certified CNA. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions as well as document care provided is essential, as is basic computer/office competency. All candidates are expected to understand the general hospice philosophy and be comfortable providing direct care to the terminally ill.

    Since some travel is required, a valid driver’s license and reliable mode of transportation is also mandatory.

     

     

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