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CNA Position +250 Signing Bonus after 30 days

Company: Amatus Health Care
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title CNA Position +250 Signing Bonus after 30 days Location Fort Worth, TX Department Hospice FLSA Status Non-Exempt Reports to Director Of Nursing Shifts hiring Part-time Hospice Aide:POSITION SUMMARY: The Hospice Aide provides personal care and related services in the home. He/she functions under thedirection, instruction and supervision of the staff nurse and the Director of Nursing and/or appropriate supervisor and other duties as deemed necessary.REQUIREMENTS:Preferably a high school diploma or equivalent. Personal care service personnel successfully complete a minimum of 75 hours of training which includes an introduction to personal care services and a knowledge of:1.Overall responsibilities and limitations;2.Assisting clients to achieve maximum self-reliance;3.Communication techniques;4.Client's rights including ethics and confidentiality of care;5.Observation of client status;6.The physical and developmental characteristics of clients served by the hospice Aide;7.Basic elements of body functions;8.Reading and recording temperature, pulse and respiration;9.Recognizing emergencies and appropriate response in an emergency;10.Emotional problems of illness, the care of children, the aged, chronically ill, disabled and acutely illclients;11.Nutrition, fluid intake and meal preparation;12.Bathing and personal care techniques;13.Maintenance of skin integrity;14.Infection control;15.Transfers, ambulation, positioning and passive exercise;16.Procedures for maintaining a clean, safe and healthful environment;17.Changes in client's condition that should be reported;18.Emergency measures procedures;19.Philosophy and mission of the organization and the role of the health team;20.Procedures as an extension of skilled nursing or therapy services;21.CPR technique, if required;22.Assistance with medications that are self-administered;23.Documentation on appropriate records.RESPONSIBILITIES:Tasks to be performed by an HHA must be assigned by and performed under the supervision of an RN who will be responsible for the patient care provided by the HHA. Under no circumstances may an HHA be assigned to receive or reduce any intravenous procedures, procedures involving the use of Levin's tubes or Foley catheters, or any other sterile or invasive procedures, other than rectal temperatures or enemas. Except as otherwise noted, duties of the HHA include the following:1.Follows the plan of care and utilizes the above teaching to provide safe, competent care to the client.2.Helps the patient to maintain good personal hygiene.3.Assists in maintaining a healthful, safe environment.4.Plans and prepares nutritious meals. Markets when instructed to do so by the nurse.5.Assists with certain treatments as ordered by the physician and approved and supervised by the nurse6.Assists the patient with ambulation.7.Assists the therapy personnel as needed with rehabilitative processes.8.Encourages the patient to become as independent as possible according to the nursing care plan.9.Attempts to promote patient's mental alertness through involvement in activities of interest.10.Gives simple emotional and psychological support to the patient and other members of the11.Establishes a relationship with patient and family which transmits trust and confidentiality.12.Prepares a report of his/her visit on the day it is performed and incorporates same in the clinicalrecord weekly or as directed.13.Reports any change in the patient's mental or physical condition or in their home situation to his/herimmediate supervisor, the staff nurse or the aide supervisor.14.Carries out her assignment as instructed by the nurse or the paramedical team and reports to thenurse when she is unable to do so.15.Works with personnel of other community agencies involved in the patient's care as directed by thestaff nurse.16.Performs routine housekeeping tasks as related to a safe and comfortable environment for thepatient, as instructed by the professional nurse.17.Attends in-service as required by state and federal regulations.18.Confirming on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the Supervisor/Director, to coordinatenecessary visits with other personnel.19.Notifying the Agency of absence due to illness, emergency leave, normal vacation periods, or specialprofessional meetings which will affect agreed service with the Agency.JOB CONDITIONS:The ability to drive extensively in a geographic area. if traveling is by automobile, a copy of driver's license must be supplied. Must be able to access clients' homes which will not be routinely wheelchair accessible. Hearing, eyesight and physical dexterity must be sufficient to perform a physical assessment of the client's condition and to perform and demonstrate client care. There must be the ability to give and receive information orally. On occasion, may be required to bend, stoop, reach and move client weight up to 250 pounds; lift and/or carry up to 30 pounds.MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USE:Utilizes Equipment used for patient care. Use of BP cuff, thermometer and stethoscope. Office equipment such as computer, FAX, telephone, copier, calculator, etc.. Use of general household appliances.COMPANY INFORMATION:Access to all client medical records which may be discussed with the Registered Nurse and Director of Nursing.

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