Workplace Diversity
Search
Per Diem CNA -  Upper Keys/Middle Keys

Per Diem CNA - Upper Keys/Middle Keys

locationMarathon, FL 33050, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time

It’s inspiring to work with a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they’re doing!

When you become part of the Chapters Health Team, you’ll realize it’s more than a job. It’s a mission. We’re committed to providing outstanding patient care and a high level of customer service in our communities every day. Our employees make all the difference in our success!

Role:
The CNA - Hospice Aide performs personal care, homemaker assistance and defined nursing procedures for patients and their caregivers while under RN direction and supervision.

Qualifications:

• High school diploma or GED or an equivalent combination of education and experience

• Current Florida certificate as CNA

• Active BLS for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association or Red Cross. Employees hired prior to 12/31/2022 must obtain certificate prior to 10/1/2023. For CNA in a Hospice House, the deadline is 3/31/2023.
• Minimum of six (6) months of CNA or Home Health Aide experience
• Mobile Driver - Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance per Company policy
• Reliable transportation to meet work schedule
• Ability to use equipment with visual and auditory mechanisms
• Ability to communicate (written and verbal) in English
• Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for ill patients and their families
• Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
• Must be able to physically access any home or facility in assigned area (i.e., navigate stairs and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning)
• Must be able/willing to have contact with individuals with communicable diseases

Competencies:
• Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position

Responsibilities of all employees:
• Represent Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients
• Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse
• Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices
• Observe Company's health, safety and security practices
• Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within Company
• Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner
• Promote Company through participation in community and professional organizations
• Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels
• Improve own professional knowledge and skill level
• Advance electronic media skills.
• Support company research and educational activities
• Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally
• Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.

Job Responsibilities:
• Maintains competencies/contact hours as required by Company and regulations.
• Provides only patient/caregiver services according to written Aide/Caregiver Plan of Care and Company policies and procedure.
• Practices safe and proper body mechanics relative to moving, positioning and transferring patients.
• Assists patient and or caregiver in maintaining a clean and safe home.
• Provides caregiver relief as part of the Plan of Care.
• Transports supplies, lab specimens, documents and other items needed to meet the Plan of Care as requested by the RN.
• Under the direction or supervision of an RN, the Aide may perform activities that promote activities of daily living.
• Contributes to the development of the Plan of Care by reporting observations to RN.
• Communicates any significant issues or symptoms to the RN or Clinical Manager.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Some locations may require:

  • Cross training to field (home/facility/admission) positions of equal licensure/certification and scope when hospice house census calls for flexible staffing.


Physical Demands for Post Offer/Pre-Placement (The demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.):

While performing the duties of this job, the following abilities are required: see; hear; talk; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel.

Frequently required to: safely transfer/ambulate patients; stand; sit; reach with hands/arms; lift; bend; pull; push; balance.

Occasionally required to: stoop/crouch; kneel; climb stairs.

This position requires consent to drug and/or alcohol testing after a conditional offer of employment is made, as well as on-going compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Policy.