Hospice Aide (CNA) PRN - Home Care - Murfreesboro Home Team
Company: Alive Hospice, Inc.
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Hospice Aide (CNA), Home Care/Murfreesboro based - PRN
Location: Murfreesboro, TN and surrounding areasStatus: PRN
If you have a passion for people and a desire to provide
outstanding care and comfort to patients and their families, while
working within a professional team focused on clinical excellency,
then we can't wait to speak with you!
The Home Hospice Aide is a paraprofessional member of the hospice
care team trained to provide personal care and other unskilled
services in the patient's residential setting under the direction,
instruction and supervision of a registered nurse. Performs various
personal care services as necessary to the patient's needs and to
promote the patient's comfort and assist in providing a safe
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assists the patient in the Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
including personal care, hygiene, bathing, back rubs, shampoo, skin
and nail care, shaving, eating, dressing, elimination, ambulation,
transfers, changing and making the patient's bed. Light
housekeeping to provide a clean and safe patient environment and
meal preparation as directed by care plan.
- Provides emotional support to patient and caregivers.
- Assists in maintenance of a safe and clean patient environment.
Uses equipment and supplies safely and properly.
- Takes and records accurate patient vital signs when advised to
- Informs RN or Clinical Coordinator of changes in patients
- Documents activities and observations and submits appropriate
legible documentation as required by agency procedures.
- Follows the care plan as developed by the RN.
- Is available by agency cell phone from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
on scheduled work days.
- Other duties may also be assigned.EDUCATION and/or
EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or GED. Minimum of one year direct
patient care experience preferably in home care. Professional
maturity and ability to respond calmly and effectively in stressful
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 frequently required to
stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands
and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required
to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste
or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than
25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision,
depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Frequently required
to drive an automobile. Also required to lift, transfer, turn and
provide physical care for terminally ill patients.
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
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSCurrent Tennessee CNA
Certificate and if required to drive to carry out the duties of
this positionCurrent driver's license and automobile insurance as
required by Tennessee State Law.
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