Hospice CNA Joplin
Company: Integrity Home Care
Posted on: October 14, 2021
As a Hospice
CNA you will provide activities of daily living (ADL) and
end of life care and support to clients and families, in their home
or in facilities. Will be responsible for providing care to clients
who are current with hospice services. Care delivered will promote
comfort and dignity and be in line with the hospice philosophy. All
care provided will be authorized as acceptable for the level of
care in which the employee is functioning. You will attend
to client's needs wherever they call home.
We provide one on one personal care with a personal touch.
Care include assisting our clients with bathing and
dressing, cooking meals, making beds, doing laundry and light
housekeeping, even shopping and running errands. We may help them
in and out of bed, in and out of the tub, or accompany them outside
for a little sunshine. No matter how the day unfolds, we
provide all care with love, compassion, integrity, and skill,
knowing that because of us, our client had a better day.
What YOU will be responsible for:
Responsible for observing the patient, reporting these observations
and documenting observations and care given.
Assists, as needed, with personal care which may include bathing,
comfort skin care, oral hygiene, changing bed linen and making an
occupied bed as assigned.
Assists, as needed, with feeding, passive range of motion and use
of assistive transfer devices (i.e. a Hoyer lift) after the
training and delegation by a licensed Integrity nurse.
Performs various household duties essential to health care at home
including, but not limited to, disposal of infectious waste, pest
control, cleaning soiled linen, simple meal preparation,
housekeeping and pet care, performs necessary errands and/or shops
for essential items.
Provides companionship for the client while primary caretaker is
Reports changes in patient’s condition to the Hospice RN. Observes
the caregiver and/or other individuals living with the patient for
any interpersonal or coping issues, and shares information with
appropriate team members.
Participates in in-service programs and staff meetings, attends
hospice IDG meetings as needed.
Respectful of patient and family environment and personal
needed will provide care to patients who are within 24-72 hours of
end of life.
Comfortable caring for patients who are facing the end of a
Education & Experience
YOU should possess:
be minimum 18 years of age, high school diploma or equivalent is
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification is required.
meet at least one of the following:
Minimum six (6) months’ paid experience as agency homemaker, nurse
aide, maid or household worker;
Minimum one (1) year experience, paid or unpaid, in caring for
children, the sick, the elderly or disabled;
Successful completion of formal course in basic nursing arts or
nurse aide training.
Employed with IHCH as a Nurse Aide for at least 90 days preferred
but not required.
Previous experience in a home environment preferred, previous
hospice experience is preferred.
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