Alive Hospice, Inc
Hospice Aide (CNA)
Location:Nashville, TN and surrounding areas
Status:Regular Full Time
Hours: 3 to 4 days per week rotating schedule
If you have a passion for people and a desire to provide outstanding care and comfort to patients and their families,
while working within a professional team focused on clinical excellency, then we can't wait to speak with you!
The Hospice Aide is a member of the IDT who provides personal care and addresses personal needs under the direction, instruction and supervision of a nurse. Works to promote the patients comfort and assist in providing a safe patient environment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Provides personal care including bathing, hair, skin and nail care, shaving, feeding, dressing, toileting, changing bed linens, etc.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, including meeting required competencies. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The agency requires the position to complete 12 hours of continuing education per year covering topics that will contribute to improvements in carrying out the above responsibilities. Regulatory agencies may require some disciplines to have additional hours in order to be licensed or certified.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or GED. Minimum of one year direct patient care or related experience. Professional maturity and ability to respond calmly and effectively in stressful situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Current Tennessee CNT Certificate
Current and valid Tennessee drivers license and automobile insurance as required by Tennessee State Law.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.