Certified Nursing Assistant - Hospice
Kingston, PA, USA
Working Hours Per Week
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.The provision of hands-on personal care.
2.The performance of simple procedures as an extension of therapy or nursing services.
3.Assistance in ambulation or exercises according to the plan of care.
4.Assistance in administering medications ordinarily self-administered.
5.Recording pertinent information pertaining to the client's care and strict adherence to the HHA care plan that is on the client's chart.
6.Providing hands-on personal care including: Baths, oral hygiene, shampoos, assisting with/changing bed linens, assisting patients with dressing/undressing, skin care to prevent breakdown, assisting patients with toileting activities, keeping patient's living area clean and orderly, as appropriate.
7.Planning and preparing light meals/snacks according to specific dietary requirements of the client, and if necessary, feeding the client.
8.Performing range of motion and other simple procedures as an extensional therapy service as ordered (with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency).
9.Performing simple procedures within the HHA's scope of practice as an extension of nursing services as ordered (with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency).
Meeting the safety needs of patients and using equipment safely and properly (foot stools, side rails, etc.).
Encourages and maintains safety standards in the workplace and home.
Participates in an on-call rotation as assigned for holiday and weekend coverage.
Taking client's vital signs and recording input and output as specified on the HHA plan of care (with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency).
Observing and reporting on the patient's condition and changes in patient's condition to the Care Manager/clinician, and /or Clinical Services Supervisor.
Adhering to the agency's documentation and care procedures and standards of personal and professional conduct.
Consistently demonstrates timely communication with agency staff, supervisors, clients, client family and representatives, etc. Promptly returns phone calls.
Participating in in service education programs so as to meet regulatory guidelines.
Carries out duties and responsibilities of position in a manner that exemplifies excellent customer service.
Consistently represents all company entities to all internal and external customers with integrity and professionalism.
Thorough knowledge of and strict adherence to the company's Mission, Vision, and Core Values.
Performs other duties as assigned by management.
Residential Home Health and Residential Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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