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

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

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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!

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Hospice Nursing Assistant

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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.