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Hospice Aide (CNA)

Company: Roper St. Francis Healthcare
Location: Mount Pleasant
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary: Acting as a member of the interdisciplinary group, and under the supervision of a registered nurse, the hospice aide's primary function is to provide personal care to clients and assist with activities of daily living, simple meal preparation, non-sterile wound care, and rehabilitation exercises in an effort to meet the patients personal needs and promote comfort. The Hospice Aide provides care as directed by the professional staff members, is responsible for observing the patient, reporting these observations and documenting observations and care performed. The Hospice Aide will be assigned in a manner that promotes quality, continuity and safety of a patients care. Minimum Qualifications : Education: High School diploma or GED. Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant Course with certification. Experience: Work experience in a health care related setting dealing with patients for at least one (1) year is required, with experience in a hospice setting preferred. Licensure/Certification: Current certification as a Nursing Assistant required. Must have a current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Card. Primary Source Verification : Knowledge/Skills: Demonstrated knowledge in proper body mechanics, infection control measures, vital sign assessment, and use of durable medical equipment to include hospital beds, wheelchairs, walkers, etc. Competency and skills assessment demonstration is required. Other: Must have a valid South Carolina driver's license with a good driving record. Must have a means of transportation. Contacts : Patient/family contacts in the home and various community settings. Contact with other health care professionals, community agencies, and agency personnel.

Keywords: Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Mount Pleasant , Hospice Aide (CNA), Healthcare , Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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