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Certified Nursing Assistant - Hospice Inpatient Unit - Full time - Nights

Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 115786
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Night
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 7P-A
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 45521053835071-Hospice Inpatient Unit

Overview

Job Summary 

Under the direction of the RN, performs job duties for a nursing assistant. Must demonstrate competency in basic direct patient care and throughput processes. Must demonstrate effective communication, interpersonal, teamwork, organization and prioritization skills. Is responsible for designated equipment and supplies used in the care of assigned patients. Must be flexible in changing assignments, workload and learning new skills. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and type of the patients served on his/her assigned unit

Essential Functions 

  • Delivers patient care promptly, accurately and in accordance with the patient’s written plan of care. 
  • Demonstrates competency in the care of the patient according to unit patient care standards, including the following as appropriate for the unit.
  • Accurately performs/ documents intake/ output, vital signs, weights and other monitoring.
  • Personal care for all body systems, including bathing, oral hygiene, perineal care, linen changes and hair care.
  • Pre and post-op/ procedure care
  • Maintain a clean, safe and comfortable environment for the patient, including correct handling of body fluids and appropriate cleaning of equipment between patients.
  • Takes initiative and follows through with patient care duties, seeking clarification when necessary.
  • Accurately records relevant and required information on the appropriate documentation tool.

 

Education, Training, and Experience

High School Diploma or GED. Completed training as a Nursing Assistant.  Prefer experience taking care of patients and dealing with the public.

C.N.A. (Certified Nursing Assistant) required. 

CPR Required within 30 days of hire.