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  • Hospice Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

    Company : Name Ecumen Hospice North Branch
    ID 2018-12898
    Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(7/25/2018 4:55 PM)
    Category
    Nursing
    Type
    Full-Time
    Location
    US-MN-North Branch
  • Overview

    Ecumen Hospice North Branch is currently seeking a Hospice CNA to join its team providing services in Chisago County and East Central Minnesota.  The Ecumen Hospice North Branch team focuses on providing life honoring care for patients north of the Twin Cities metro area – including, but not limited to: Isanti, Chisago and Pine counties. The Ecumen Hospice mission is to provide care that exceeds the expectations of those that find themselves in the later stages of life by providing a level of comfort and quality of life that makes each person feel honored and supported as their life continues to have significance.

    Responsibilities

    This position is responsible for providing personal care and designated health-related services designed to maintain the client’s physical and emotional wellbeing in the home. The Certified Nursing Assistant follows an individualized care plan for the clients they care for.

     

    Essential job responsibilities include:

     

    1. Assists the patient with personal cares which may include all, or some of the following: shampooing hair; bathing using tub or shower; bed bath; sponge bath; rubbing with lotions; fingernail cares; foot care; and other cares as assigned in the care plan.

    2. Dresses or assists with dressing, grooming, toileting, oral cares, etc.

    3. Assists patient with eating, drinking, walking and transferring.

    4. Observes patient and reports changes in physical, cognitive and emotional condition such as change in attitude, loss of appetite, weight, etc.

    5. Applies or assists in the use of adaptive equipment which may include but not limited to: hearing aids, glasses, dentures and braces.

    Qualifications

    Nursing Assistant CNA

    Minimum Required Qualifications:

     

    • Education: High school diploma or equivalency required
    • Licensure/Certification
    • Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
    • Ability to communicate effectively
    • Able to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, Resident’s Bill of Rights, OSHA, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, Right to know, and MSDS.

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

     

    • Relevant Experience: One year experience as a CNA/HHA in home health or hospice environment

     

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.

     

    We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.

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