NA I/Hospice - Cabarrus County PT:
Carolinas HealthCare System

152464-en_US
Carolinas HealthCare System
Kannapolis North Carolina
Healthcare
Description

Job Req ID: 152464

Position Number: 00124125

Employment Type: Part Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details:

Standard Hours: 24.00

Department Name: Hospice Inpatient Unit

Location: Hospice Cabarrus County

Location Details: 

 

 

 

Job Summary
Performs routine nursing assistant tasks independently in patients' homes and nursing facilities, under the supervision of nursing staff, based on the NHPCO standards of practice that ensures self-determined life closure, safe and comfortable dying and effective grieving. Provide personal care services for an assigned patient population through the exercise of technical skills as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and in accordance with organizational policies and procedures.

Essential Functions
  • Implements assigned plans of care for patients/families and keep patient areas tidy and clean.
  • Prepares light meals, feeds or assists patients with meal intake, makes beds, changes soiled bed linens, does laundry, bathes, dresses, and grooms patients and provides oral hygiene.
  • Administers enemas as directed by nursing staff, changes briefs, empties bed pans, catheter bags, colostomy/ileostomy bags and bedside commodes.
  • Performs skin care and simple dressing changes, performs vitals signs to include temperature, pulse rate, respiration rate, and blood pressure.
  • Assists patients getting in/out of bed and ambulates using assistive devices including walkers, canes, and wheelchairs and assist with simple prescribed exercises.
  • Communicates significant information to other persons responsible for or involved in the care of the patient.
  • Completes electronic documentation for CNA visits as required by regulatory rules, third party payers, Medicare and Medicaid.
  • Maintains a calm, composed customer focused manner in a challenging environment that often requires flexibility.
Physical Requirements
Requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch, and finger dexterity. Able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or office conditions. Must speak and understand English fluently. Various settings including: climate controlled office, hospitals, facilities, and patient homes.

Education, Experience and Certifications
High School Diploma or GED required and completion of a nursing assistant training program approved by the State Board of Nursing . Current Certified Nursing Assistant listing with the Division of Facility Services as a CNA I or CNA II required. 3 years of CNA experience required. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required. Experience working with seriously ill patients and their families preferred.

 

At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

 

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

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