Hospice Certified Nursing Assistant - Per Diem in West Palm Beach, FL at MorseLife Health System

Date Posted: 1/2/2020

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Job Description

Express Your Inner Greatness Within a Great Place to Work!

MorseLife Health System is now seeking a Hospice Nursing Assistant! We invite you to be part of one of the Best Places to work for according to the South Florida Business Journal!

Hospice Nursing Assistant


The Hospice Nursing Assistant provides personal care under the supervision of a nurse according to the patient's plan of care.

This position will report to the Clinical Director of Hospice.


How to make an impact:


  • Provide personal care and assist with ADL's according to the Plan of Care - POC.
  • Provide safe environment for patients.
  • Safely ambulate/transfer patient as appropriate.
  • Help with ROM, both active and assistant active exercises as directed by the nurse.
  • Prepare nutritional snacks as appropriate for the patient.
  • Under the direction of the nurse, perform simple, skin care in accordance to the plan of care where appropriate.
  • Recognize and promptly report any changes in the mental or physical status of the patient to the nurse.  
  • Record in clinical record, on appropriate documents, the activities provided and observations of patient at the time of visit.
  • Complete all charting, timesheets and mileage logs as defined by the agency policy and procedures.
  • Attend and actively contribute during patient care conference.
  • Participate in Hospice discipline meetings, team meetings, staff meetings, retreats and in-services as appropriate.
  • Participate and/or attend in-services training to obtain 12 education hours per year.
  • Participate in the on-call rotation as scheduled
  • Assist the Team Leader with other designated activities as necessary (scheduling, supply organization, answering office telephone, etc.)
  • Demonstrate positive customer-service responsiveness according to agency standards.
  • Flexible in meeting patient/family needs that require variable shifts and weekends.
  • Participate in chart review quality improvement activities and other meetings as assigned.
  • Participate in communication with volunteer staff.
  • Provide basic care-giving education to caregiver/family members, such as turning and positioning, transfer techniques and changing linens
  • Complete annual competency requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Experience in hospice, medical facilities, home care or nursing homes, preferred.
  • Hospice/Palliative Care experience preferred.
  • Must be state tested certified nursing assistant in good standing and have 12 months experience as a nursing assistant
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of state/federal regulations and industry standards
  • Strong Administration skills as well as computer/software abilities

Teamwork. Passion. Impact. Leadership. Quality. Customer Focus. These are more than just our guiding attributes. They’re the values shared by each member of our team – and the principles behind our success as a 5-Star, Gold Seal, nationally recognized senior care provider. If these traits resemble you as a whole, you may be an excellent match for our most current opportunity.

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MorseLife is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Work Place. 


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