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Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

JOB SUMMARY

If you are looking for an aide position that gives you the time to do the care each patient needs, hospice is for you!  Bethany Hospice has been voted a Best Place to Work in Western PA 7 times.  Seeking experienced hospice aides for full time work.  Hospice aides travel from one patient location to another to provide care.  A reliable vehicle is required; mileage is paid.  Travel within 30-40 miles of our Greentree location.

Provide personal care and related assigned services to patients in the home, nursing home, assisted living and inpatient facilities in accordance with an established physician plan of care and under the supervision of a registered nurse.  Actively participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team.  Observe patients, report observations and document observations and care performed in a timely fashion.  We use electronic charting and the tablet is provided.  Uniforms are also provided. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Proof of certification by a state recognized body and/or state certification preferred or equivalent training and experience.
  2. Minimum of one year direct patient care experience in an institutional or home care setting required.  Hospice experience preferred.
  3. Sufficient documentation of having passed a skills test and written/oral test demonstrating those competencies identified in OBRA-87, 42 C.F.R. Sections 484.36 and 484.4.  In lieu of such documentation, a newly hired HA must demonstrate skills and written/oral competency prior to working independently with a patient.
  4. Compliance with accepted professional standards and practices.
  5. Understanding of Hospice philosophy and the needs of the terminally ill.
  6. Valid driver’s license and an automobile that is insured in accordance with state requirements.
  7. Ability to work in an interdisciplinary setting.
  8. Demonstrate excellent observation, good judgment and communication skills.  Ability to provide good written documentation in a timely setting.
  9. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, write simple correspondence and effectively present information to others.
  10. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written, oral and diagramed instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  11. Satisfactory references from employers and/or professional peers.
  12. Satisfactory criminal background check.
  13. Flexible and cooperative in fulfilling all obligations.

 

 

 

 

 

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