CNA - Hospice Aide Job at Chapters Health System, Marietta, GA

  • Chapters Health System
  • Marietta, GA

Job Description

It’s inspiring to work with a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they’re doing! When you become part of the Chapters Health Team, you’ll realize it’s more than a job. It’s a mission. We’re committed to providing outstanding patient care and a high level of customer service in our communities every day. Our employees make all the difference in our success!RoleThe CNA - Hospice Aide performs personal care, homemaker assistance and defined nursing procedures for patients and their caregivers while under RN direction and supervision.Qualifications High school diploma or GED or an equivalent combination of education and experience Current certification as CNA in the state in which employee will be working Minimum of six (6) months of CNA or Home Health Aide experienceActive BLS for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association or Red Cross. Employees hired prior to 12/31/2022 must obtain certificate prior to 10/1/2023. For CNA in a Hospice House, the deadline is 3/31/2023. Mobile Driver - Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance per Company policy Reliable transportation to meet work schedule Ability to use equipment with visual and auditory mechanisms Ability to communicate (written and verbal) in English Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for ill patients and their families Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation Must be able to physically access any home or facility in assigned area (i.e., navigate stairs and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning) Must be able/willing to have contact with individuals with communicable diseasesCompetencies Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this positionResponsibilities Of All Employees Represent Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices Observe Companys health, safety and security practices Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within Company Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner Promote Company through participation in community and professional organizations Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels Improve own professional knowledge and skill level Advance electronic media skills. Support company research and educational activities Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.Job Responsibilities Maintains competencies/contact hours as required by Company and regulations. Provides only patient/caregiver services according to written Aide/Caregiver Plan of Care and Company policies and procedure. Practices safe and proper body mechanics relative to moving, positioning and transferring patients. Assists patient and or caregiver in maintaining a clean and safe home. Provides caregiver relief as part of the Plan of Care. Transports supplies, lab specimens, documents and other items needed to meet the Plan of Care as requested by the RN. Under the direction or supervision of an RN, the Aide may perform activities that promote activities of daily living. Contributes to the development of the Plan of Care by reporting observations to RN. Communicates any significant issues or symptoms to the RN or Clinical Manager. Performs other duties as assigned.Some locations may require:Cross training to field (home/facility/admission) positions of equal licensure/certification and scope when hospice house census calls for flexible staffing.Physical Demands For Post Offer/Pre-Placement (The Demands Described Below Are Representative Of Those That Must Be Met By An Individual To Perform The Essential Functions Of The Job, With Or Without Reasonable Accommodation.)While performing the duties of this job, the following abilities are required: see; hear; talk; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel.Frequently required to: safely transfer/ambulate patients; stand; sit; reach with hands/arms; lift; bend; pull; push; balance.Occasionally required to: stoop/crouch; kneel; climb stairs.This position requires consent to drug and/or alcohol testing after a conditional offer of employment is made, as well as on-going compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Policy.

Job Tags

Relief, Local area, Flexible hours,

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