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Hospice CNA - Certified Nurse's Aide

Company: Res-Care, Inc.
Location: Mcdonough
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

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Overview

The Certified Nurses' Aide is responsible for carrying out the duties assigned by the RN Case Manager to increase patient's level of comfort, and to maintain personal hygiene and a safe environment for the patient while providing for activities of daily living.

Responsibilities

* Provide hands-on personal care as directed by the RN Case Manager that are included in the plan of care and permitted to be performed under State and Federal law for hospice aide consistent with the hospice aide training. Report changes in the patient's medical, nursing, rehabilitative, and social needs to a registered nurse, as the changes relate to the plan of care and quality assessment and improvement activities. Complete appropriate records in compliance with the hospice's policies and procedures. Follow written patient care instructions for a hospice aide prepared by a RN Case Manager who is responsible for the supervision of a hospice aide a minimum of every 14 days. Observe, report, and document patient's status and the care or service furnished. Read and record temperature, pulse, and respiration. Utilize Basic infection control procedures.

Qualifications

* Current Georgia Certified Nurse's Aide Certificate to practice in this state. One (1) year healthcare related experience preferred. Current Basic Life Support Certification Reliable transportation and maintain a current driver license in the state and maintain automobile liability insurance. Must have excellent documentation skills and be able to understand, read, write and speak English.

About our Line of Business

Sacred Journey Hospice provides a special kind of care to the patients, their families, and their caregivers who are living with advanced illnesses. At Sacred Journey Hospice, the mission is to tenderly embrace those facing the final moments of life, along with their loved ones, with expert medical care, emotional support, and spiritual guidance. Services are provided in the comfort of home, at a nursing home or assisted living facility, or at our 12-bed inpatient facility. For more information about Sacred Journey, please visit www.sacredjourneyhospice.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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Keywords: Res-Care, Inc., Atlanta , Hospice CNA - Certified Nurse's Aide, Other , Mcdonough, Georgia

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