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CNA- Hospice
04-02-2010






CNA- Hospice

Work Schedule: FT, M-F

Responsibilities:

Certified Nursing Assistant is a non-exempt, service position responsible for providing supportive care and skilled personal care to patients in their homes.

  • Assists in activities of daily living and other skilled personal care needs as directed by the plan of treatment.
  • Provides consistently high quality of care in accordance with the plan of care and Agency policies.
  • Maintains and enhances skills needed to provide quality care; attends classes within the Agency or externally as needed to update skills; completes a minimum of twelve in-service training hours annually.
  • Communicates with primary caregiver verbally and in writing as needed regarding plan of care.
  • Meets clients needs within reason, represents the Agency positively by being a cooperative and willing caregiver.
  • Acts as a dependable caregiver to client and Agency, by meeting productivity expectations, completing and submitting required paperwork accurately and in a timely manner, and regularly communicating with the Agency scheduler regarding their caseload.
  • Uses telephonic reporting system.
  • Driving position

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of an approved educational program for Nurses Aides in the state of Colorado.
  • Active Colorado CNA license and current CPR certification required.
  • Previous Hospice experience preferred.
  • Previous CNA or student experience within the last year.
  • Nurse Assistant/Nurse Aide experience in a nursing home, hospital, or other health facility will be considered.
  • Ability to project and maintain a sympathetic and caring attitude toward the care of the sick, while dealing effectively with the demands of the job.
  • Thorough and complete knowledge and use of universal precautions.
  • Continual exertion of up to 10 pounds of force to lift, carry, push or pull an object.
  • Frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force to lift, carry, push or pull an object.
  • Occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force or greater, to lift, carry, push or pull an object.

www.vnacolorado.org

 

The Visiting Nurse Association is an equal opportunity/affirmative action agency.



Job Type:
Non-profit

Location:
DENVER,

Salary:
[n/a]

Date available:
[n/a]

Company:
Visiting Nurse Association

Company Description:
Established in 1889 and incorporated in 1904, the Visiting Nurse Association provides home care, hospice at home and wellness services across a 14-county area from Boulder south to Pueblo, Colorado. Medical and non-medical home care services are available on an intermittent basis 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Corporate and community wellness screenings and immunizations, including foot care services for seniors and flu shots, are available by appointment on an individual or group clinic basis.

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