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Certified Nursing Assistant - Hospice House

Company: COLUMBUS HOSPICE INC
Location: Columbus
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationColumbus Hospice House - Columbus, GAPosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelHigh School/GEDSalary Range$10.00 - $12.10 HourlyTravel PercentageNoneJob Shift3/12 hour shifts - 7 am - 7 pm or 7pm - Job CategoryHealth CareDescriptionColumbus Hospice In-House Certified Nursing Assistants work a variable 3 day schedule with permanent day shift or night shift assignment. Our day shift hours are 6:45 am - 7:15 pm and night shift hours are 6:45 pm - 7:15 am. In the application submittal you will have the opportunity to select your preferred shift. POSITION TITLE: Certified Nurse Assistant, Hospice House REPORTS TO: RN, Nurse ManagerFull Time Non-ExemptEssential FunctionsProvide personal aspects of care for patients with the goal of increasing their level of comfort and maintaining personal hygiene. Works under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, reporting any significant changes in the patients condition. Duties may be adjusted at the discretion of the nurse based on the evaluation of the patients needs and the ability of the CNA. The CNA is supervised by the Nurse Manager for personnel and administrative issues. Takes all reasonable precautions to maintain privacy and non-disclosure of any confidential information about patients, other staff members, and the general operations of Columbus Hospice.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesDirectNoneIndirectNoneChallenges in Position12 hour shifts with 30-minute meal break on-site; weekend shifts required; holiday shifts required; work flexible work schedules.On feet many hours, moving rapidly, prioritizing, and coordinating patient care activities, under the guidance of the RN, to meet the needs of the patients.High anxiety and emotions; dealing with grief, death and dying on a daily basis.Decision Making LatitudeIndividual Decision Making ParametersNone In Collaboration with ManagementNone Qualification RequirementsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with professionalism and mutual respect for all. The requirements in this job description are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and ExperienceCertified Nursing Assistant certificate from college, technical school or equivalent training program, and minimum one year recent experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant is required.Certificates, Licenses, RegistrationsValid CNA certificationCPR CertificationValid Drivers license preferredCar Insurance per Columbus Hospice policyMathematical SkillsAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Reasoning AbilityAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.Language SkillsAbility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.Equipment and Machines UsedComputer Printer Patient Call systemTelephone Fax Machine Medical equipmentPhoto Copy Machine Medical gases Security Alarm systemTime Clock All other routine or specialized office or company equipment.Position Requirements (not all-inclusive)Personal care, e.g., bathing, oral hygiene, skin care, and hair care.Take blood pressure, temperature, pulse, and respirations of the patient per plan of care, or under the direction of the nurse.Transfer of patient, e.g., bed to chair, bed to commode, and chair/commode to bed.Assist with ambulation and exercise of patient as ordered and so assigned.Change patient bed linens.Assist with feeding of patient.Report changes in patient's condition to the Registered Nurse for follow through and appropriate intervention.Follow individualized care plan for each patient.Maintain records for patient charts on all care provided.Is aware of emotional status of patient/family and demonstrates willingness to understand the emotional problems associated with the illness appropriately and professionally at all times.Maintain patient confidentiality.Complete assigned duties such as restocking, cleaning, etc.Other duties as assigned and appropriate for level of practice. (Example may be taught simple wound care).Assist in maintaining clean, safe, and comfortable environment for patients, families, and other staff. Participate in hospice training as required, to include 15 hours of CEUs/year and competency check per policy. Attend and/or participate in one Memorial Service per year.Take all reasonable precautions to maintain privacy and non-disclosure of any confidential information about patients, other staff members, and the general operations of Columbus Hospice.Represent the company in a positive and professional manner at all times with others, e.g., co-workers, management, vendors, and customers. Complete all job responsibilities in a thorough and complete manner, utilizing good judgment in all aspects of the job.When unsure of a directed task or any part of job responsibilities, proactively seek the assistance of immediate supervisor.Ensure job responsibilities are met, including attendance requirements and prompt arrival at work.Assist with special projects, as requested.All other job duties as may be assigned.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 100 pounds using established lifting procedures. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Potential exposure to variable environments, cigarette smoke, and pets.

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