Certified Nurse Aide CNA- Hospice- FT Days
Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc.

Gainesville, Georgia

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Work Shift/Schedule:
8 Hr Morning - Afternoon

Northeast Georgia Health System is rooted in a foundation of improving the health of our communities.

About the Role:

Job Summary

Has successfully completed Certified Nursing Assistant training who renders direct personal care and other supported services to patients within patients' place of residence under the direction of the Registered Nurse and in accordance with the individual plan of care. This position will care for patients in the infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. Employee performs clinical duties in accordance with population specific guidelines and adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as outlined in policy and procedures.

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Licensure or other certifications: Current Georgia Certified Nursing Assistant Certification.
  • Educational Requirements: CNA license is acceptable as minimum educational requirement.
  • Minimum Experience:
  • Other:

Preferred Job Qualifications
  • Preferred Licensure or other certifications:
  • Preferred Educational Requirements:
  • Preferred Experience: One (1) year of nursing assistant-related experience.
  • Other:

Job Specific and Unique Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Basic nursing assistant skills
  • Basic mathematical abilities
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures
  • Demonstrates techniques of therapeutic communication and explains procedure regarding care to be provided to patient prior to start of procedure
  • Demonstrates commitment and willingness to follow supervisory guidelines and work as part of a team

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Provides personal care such as bathing, shampoo, nail care, mouth care, as directed by the patient's plan of care in accordance with service procedures and assists patient's with ADL's and necessary self help skills, leaving the patient's immediate environment neat and clean.
  • Utilizes proper body mechanics, provides for positioning, mobility, or comfort needs. Contributes to patient safety and reports potential problems/concepts to the Patient Care Manager/RN/Therapist.
  • Performs light housekeeping in patient homes and other patient-related activities as directed by the RN per hospice plan of care.
  • Performs, on the average, 5 billable visits per day.
  • Provides respite and/or continuous care for patients/caregivers when applicable and as directed by the RN/Patient Care Manager.
  • Documents care rendered according to service procedures and forwards to designated personnel within 24 hours of visit with 95% accuracy per record review.
  • Completes 12 hours HHA in-service/education programs plus additional In-services yearly.
  • Drives vehicle throughout designated service area, adhering to standards of safe driving practices, as evidenced by report of DMV.
  • Participates in Performance Improvement activities as directed by the Patient Care Manager.
  • Reports problems/concerns regarding patients to RN/Patient Care Manager.
  • Assists patients in achieving their ADLS goals.
  • Contributes information to the development of the POC by reporting changes in patients and caregivers functional level and abilities.

Physical Demands
  • Weight Lifted: Up to 100 lbs, Frequently 31-65% of time
  • Weight Carried: Up to 100 lbs, Frequently 31-65% of time
  • Vision: Moderate, Occasionally 0-30% of time
  • Kneeling/Stooping/Bending: Frequently 31-65%
  • Standing/Walking: Frequently 31-65%
  • Pushing/Pulling: Frequently 31-65%
  • Intensity of Work: Frequently 31-65%
  • Job Requires: Reading, Writing, Reasoning, Talking, Keyboarding, Driving

Working at NGHS means being part of something special: a team invested in you as a person, an employee, and in helping you reach your goals.

NGHS: Opportunities start here.

Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.


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