CNAl or CNAll (Hospice Aide) RR & SF Hospice House PRN (7pm-7am)

PRN CNA needed to work 7pm-7am and willing to work at either of our hospice houses in Newton or Sherrils Ford. 

Position Purpose:  To fulfill the organization’s need to deliver personal care services under the direction of a licensed nurse to hospice patients consistent with individualized plans of care and case load assignments.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Patient care is provided in compliance with PCHCV’s Visit Model.

      (Expectations of visits do not apply to PRN or PCHCV Facility staff.)

  • CNA l and CNA ll - Assist patients with activities of daily living such as personal care needs, nutritional needs and elimination needs.  (See attached task list).
  • CNA ll only – Assist with advanced tasks such as ostomy care, catherizations and disimpactions.  (See attached task list).
  • PCHCV Facilities – Perform housekeeping, laundry and other tasks.  (See attached task list).
  • Communicate changes, concerns and potentially problematic patient/caregiver issues to the PCHCV interdisciplinary team members.
  • Attend interdisciplinary meetings and work as a team member in addressing patient/caregiver needs.
  • Provide quality care to the terminally ill and offer support to the patient and their caregivers as needed.
  • Reinforce safety measures with patients and families.
  • Provide appropriate support at time of death.
  • Document care provided timely and accurately, direct and indirect patient care time, and administrative time supportive of the organization’s financial and statistical reporting needs by 11:00 a.m. the following business day.

 

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Nurse Aide, Hospice Aide

Minimum Experience: 1 Year

Maximum Experience: 3 Years

Required Degree: High School

Manage Others: No

Requirements

Education:

Certified as a Nursing Assistant.  NA I must have current listing as NA I with DFS.  NA II must have current listing as NA I with DFS and current listing as NA II with the North Carolina Board of Nursing.  Must maintain CPR certification.

Experience:

One to three years clinical experience.  Hospice or home health care experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to perform basic life operation skills of walking, sitting, standing, bending, reaching, twisting, talking and hearing.
  • Requires crouching/squatting, kneeling.  Hand/finger dexterity and writing.
  • Must be able to perform sedentary work; and to lift/move objects up to 50 pounds and be able to support, move, lift, transfer or reposition patients.
  • Must possess the visual acuity to operate a computer terminal and to read and write extensively.

Work Environment (High Risk)

Person in this position could be at risk for exposure to infection, communicable diseases, odors, blood, excreta and/or hazardous materials. Employee will be working with terminally ill patients and/or their caregivers, which can cause periods of stress, variable workloads, flexible hours and deadlines. Travel is not a requirement for this position.

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