Home Health/Hospice CNA - LECOM Health

Home Health/Hospice CNA

JOB SUMMARY:

  • The Home Health/Hospice C.N.A. / Aide is responsible for providing personal care and related services in the home under the direction of a registered nurse.

CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform personal care (bathing, dressing, toileting, feeding, etc…) according to the Hospice Aide Plan of Care.
  • Document care provided according to agency policy.
  • Report any deviations from the Plan of Care to the Case Manager (or designee if not available).
  • Use Durable Medical Equipment safely.
  • Take vital signs when on Hospice Aide Plan of Care.
  • Foster cooperative effort among personnel by understanding the functions of other persons involved in patient care and by active participation in team and staff conferences.
  • Provide proper care and observation of patient’s skin to prevent breakdown of tissue over bony prominence. Reports any changes/areas of concern to Case Manager.
  • Assist with ambulation, transfers, range of motion if documented on the Hospice Aide Plan of Care.
  • Provide respite for patient’s family/caregiver when on-site, as appropriate.
  • Participate in QAPI activities.
  • Participate in IDG meetings, as appropriate.
  • Must be flexible to accept other duties needed or assigned by the resident or institution.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or management.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
  • Must work cooperatively with all members of the team, following EEO rules and regulations, to accomplish a resident centered culture.
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Must show respect for residents, families, and fellow employees in all actions.
  • Must have a high degree of integrity.
  • Must respect the resources of the organization.
  • Must follow all infection control procedures and guidelines.
  • Must present professionally in proper uniform according to Employee Handbook.
  • Must demonstrate attention toward quality service according to Federal and State Regulations.
  • Must respect all resident rights according to Federal and State Regulations.
  • Must maintain confidentiality according to Federal and State Regulations.
  • Must follow all Organizational policies and procedures.
  • Must participate in continuing education as required.
  • Must process adequate equipment skills to complete daily work tasks including but not limited to the copier, fax, computer, and other electronic devices.
  • The ability to work cooperatively and collegially with others, consistent with a workplace of dignity and respect and EEO rules and regulations.
  • The ability to report to work as scheduled, ready to devote full attention and energy to the important work of LECOM.
  • The ability to accept work directives from managers and supervisors in respectful and cooperative manner.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and experience equivalent to:

  • Meets training requirements for the State of Pennsylvania.
  • Received a minimum of 75 hours of classroom and supervised practical training with at least 16 hours devoted to supervised practical training with at least 16 hours of classroom instruction completed.
  • One year experience as a CNA, Hospice Aide, or Home Health Aide.
  • High school Diploma or GED
  • At least 18 years old.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an insured automobile in good working order.
  • The ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be computer literate and able to maintain records in English.

BENEFITS:

LECOM’s full time employees enjoy the availability of an industry leading benefits package including:

  • Highmark BC/BS Medical Insurance with employee-only coverage costing only $35/ month!
  • Full Family Medical Insurance is only $230/month!
  • Employees with LECOM Medical Insurance can take advantage of waived co-pays and deductibles at LECOM physicians and Millcreek Community Hosptial.
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Matching of 133 1/3% after completing one year of service
  • Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance is provided to all Full Time employees at no cost!
  • Paid time off accruals – vacation, personal, and sick
  • Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance is provided to all Full Time employees at no cost!
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee appreciation/recognition events
  • Employee assistance program and discounted membership at the LECOM Fitness and Wellness Center

EOE

Job Type: Full-time

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