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Certified Nursing Assistant - Hospice - Blair

Company: Grane
Location: Altoona
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Full Time - Blair County

Monday - Friday

Hourly Pay Rate + $ .49 mileage reimbursement

Working as a CNA with Grane Hospice

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.

Benefits of the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Grane Hospice

  • Low patient to nurse ratio
  • Paid Time Off
  • Benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k and more
  • Training provided
  • Free Uniforms
  • Paid Travel Time
  • .49 Mileage Reimbursement

Responsibilities

As a paraprofessional member of the interdisciplinary team, the CNA will work under the direct supervision of an RN, performing many services as required by individual patients. Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • 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
  • Assessing patients' skin and providing proper care to prevent a breakdown tissue over bony prominences
  • 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 travel is required, a valid driver's license and reliable mode of transportation is also mandatory.

EOE

HH0806

Keywords: Grane, Altoona , Certified Nursing Assistant - Hospice - Blair, Other , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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