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Certified Nursing Assistants CNA – Multiple Shifts Available!

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Certified Nursing Assistants CNA – Multiple Shifts

Job Description Summary:

CareSouth is looking for Home Health Aides and CNA's to cover a variety of shifts during the day.  We are very flexible in working with your schedule!

The Home Health Aide/CNA is a certified paraprofessional member of the home care team who performs home care visits and works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Therapist. The Home Health Aide/CNA also performs various personal care services as necessary to meet the patient’s needs.  The Home Health Aide/CNA is responsible for observing patients, reporting these observations and documenting observations and care performed while performing the home care visit.

The Home Health Aide/CNA will be assigned in a manner that promotes quality, continuity and safety of a patient’s care.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
Responsibilities of the home health aide include, but are not limited to, the following:

Providing personal care including:
  • Baths
  • Back rubs
  • Oral hygiene
  • Shampoos
  • Changing bed linen
  • Assisting patients with dressing, undressing and personal hygiene
  • Skin care to prevent breakdown
  • Assisting the patient with toileting activities
  • Keeping patient’s living area clean and orderly, as appropriate
  • May prepare a light meal during the visit
  • Assisting in feeding the patient, if necessary
  • Taking and recording oral, rectal and axillary temperatures, pulse, respiration and blood pressure when ordered (with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency).
  • Assisting in ambulation and exercise according to the plan of care
  • Performing range of motion and other simple procedures as an extensional therapy service as ordered (with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency)
  • Assisting patient in the self-administration of medication
  • May do a load of patient’s laundry, as appropriate
  • Meeting safety needs of patients and using equipment safely and properly (foot stools, side rails, etc.).
  • Reporting on patient’s condition and significant changes to the assigned nurse
  • Adhering to the Organization's documentation and care procedures and standards of personal and professional conduct
  • Follow all privacy policies of CareSouth, Infection Control protocols and maintain the confidentiality of protected healthcare information (PHI).

Job Requirements

Certified Nursing Assistants CNA – Multiple Shifts

  • Meets the training requirements in accordance with State and Federal laws
  • One (1) year of hands-on work experience is preferred. Can include experience in a home care, hospital or assisted living setting
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Ability to read and follow written instructions and document care given
  • Self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision
  • Empathy for the needs of the ill, injured, frail and the impaired
  • Possess and maintains current CPR certification
  • Demonstrates tact, patience and good personal hygiene
  • Licensed driver with automobile that is insured in accordance with Organization requirements and is in good working order
  • Must be a Certified CNA

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Per Diem
Job Type Health Care, Nurse
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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Certified Nursing Assistants CNA – Multiple Shifts Available!

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