Cna, Prn, Personal Care - Pensacola

Covenant Hospice Fort Walton Beach , FL 32549

Posted 2 months ago

Why Covenant Care?

Are you a Healthcare Warrior? Want a competitive, engaging job with great perks? Want a seat at the table to discuss strategy? Want to see your ideas put into action? Then you want to look closely at a career with Covenant Care.

Covenant Care is one of the largest non-profit providers of home health, hospice, memory, palliative and private duty care in the regions we serve. Our collaborative team of more than 600 physicians, nurses, aides, therapists and professional staff and volunteers serve patients and families in communities throughout Florida and Alabama. For more information, visit choosecovenant.org, or visit us on Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn.

Ready to join our family?

Our teammates enjoy a supportive environment and flexible schedule with advancement opportunities. Covenant Care's engaging culture is founded upon mutual respect and trust. A place where employees feel valued and patients and residents feel the service is extraordinary. We recognize and celebrate the value of each teammate's unique contributions and encourage a sense of ownership, sharing our mission with patients, families and our communities.

Position Summary:

Provides quality personal care to clients in home setting. Assists clients with Activities of Daily Living. Performs combination of duties, under the direction of clinical staff to maintain and promote healing. Recognizes disease process, participates in assessing, treating and controlling skin breakdown. Promotes positive relationships with client/family and other agency staff. Adheres to agency policies and procedures. Participates in disaster preparedness plan as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from High School or equivalency is required

  • Must have Florida CNA Certification Medication Assistance training (4 hour course) is strongly preferred. If aide does not have upon hire, must obtain within 1st 90-days of employment.

  • Medically related background is helpful.

  • Current CPR certification

  • Reliable transportation

  • Valid driver license and auto insurance required.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides oral hygiene, bath (tub, shower, bed) shampoo, sitz bath, linen change, light meal preparation, feeding assistance.

  • Provides skin care including back rubs, foot care, etc.

  • Keeps skin clean and dry.

  • Reports reddened areas.

  • Assists clients with ADL'S.

  • Assists client to transfer and/or ambulate.

  • Uses good hand washing and aseptic techniques.

  • Adheres to infection control policies and procedures.

  • Keeps the client's area clean.

  • Assists with medications that are ordinarily self-administered (as allowed according to state regulations).

  • Utilizes healthful preparation and storage techniques in food handling.

  • Provides Foley catheter care as assigned based on agency policies.

  • When appropriate, ensures that bed is in low position and locked at all times and that side rails remain in up position.

  • Takes and records blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiration. Conducts other simple procedures as assigned and trained by a licensed nurse or therapist.

  • Measures and records client's intake and output.

  • Submits documentation to the agency in a timely manner according to agency policy and procedure.

  • Reports any problems, concerns or unusual occurrences to the agency in a timely manner.

  • Promotes positive professional relationships with the client/family and other agency staff.

  • Refrains from prohibited activities such as changing sterile dressings, irrigating body cavities, catheterizing, administering medications, applying heat by any method, caring for a trach tube or providing any personal health service not included in the Plan of Treatment.

  • Demonstrates safety precautions in compliance with OSHA, CHAP, Federal and State standards

  • Operates medical equipment correctly for client care.

  • Orders supplies for clients in coordination with other treatment team members.

  • Assists in reminding the client to self-administer medications.

  • Maintains an understanding of the company's scope of services. Understands the infrastructure and how and where to transfer calls in the company.

  • Maintains a professional image.

  • Uses appropriate phone etiquette.

  • Understands the infrastructure of Covenant Home Health Care to appropriately transfer calls within the agency.

  • Promotes a customer friendly atmosphere for all visitors and ensures client confidentiality at all times.

  • Participates in accreditation program.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Participates in in-service program.

Contact the Human Resources Department at 850.365.9659 for more information. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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