Certified Nursing Assistants/Hospice Aides - Broward
Company: Catholic Health Services
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: March 27, 2020
CATHOLIC HOSPICE INC.HOSPICE AIDES /CNA POSITIONS OPEN FOR
DIFFERENT TEAMS IN BROWARD AREA2 FULLTIME FOR ORANGE TEAM1 PART
TIME WEEKENDS FOR TEAL TEAM1 PER DIEM FOR HOLY CROSS IPU
Summary & Objective
The Hospice Aide provides a variety of services to hospice patients
and their families, primarily in conjunction with or under the
supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician.
Knowledge & Experience Requirements
-- Clear and Active Certified Nursing Assistant certification to
practice in the state of Florida.
-- CPR certification.
-- 1-year experience required.
-- Must have knowledge of computer office/clinical software.
-- Must be able to read, write and understand the English
-- Performs personal care/home maintenance activities contained in
a written assignment by a health professional employee.
-- Makes visits as necessary according to assessed needs, within
established time frames.
-- Ensure effective communication with Interdisciplinary Teams.
-- Call each patient to notify them of time of visit.
-- Sign the sign-in log in the patient's home at each visit.
-- Contact Clinical Care Manager when a patient refuses
-- Contact Clinical Care Manager before leaving the patient's home
if a patient/family does not answer the door.
-- Acknowledge and accept feedback from quality assurance calls and
apply any corrective actions to insure continual quality assurance
and excellent customer service.
-- Lifts, and/or move patients according to accepted nursing
standards of body mechanics.
-- Communicates any change in patients and/or resident condition to
-- Maintain flexibility to schedule changes as patients may be
added or subtracted to meet patient and family needs.
-- Record services provided accurately.
-- Participates in Interdisciplinary Team meetings.
-- Assists in the orientation of new Hospice Aide's under the
direct supervision of the Clinic Care Manager.
-- Provide accurate and appropriate documentation and submit daily
or as required, both in writing and by using the required
*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions of the
-- Maintaining the ability to extend hospitality and patience while
assisting patients, families, physicians and peers under stressful
-- Able to physically demonstrate, while giving verbal instructions
to the patient and/or caregiver and family, basic skills to promote
-- Consistently able to work calmly and maintain effectiveness in
situations of high stress.
-- Maintain your required licenses, certifications and mandatory
-- Comply with all policies, local, state and federal laws and
-- Provide other duties of healthcare team member.
-- Perform other duties as assigned.
-- May serve as an interim department leader depending on need
-- Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and push/pull
up to 250+ pounds, walk, climb stair or ladders, stand on feet for
extended periods of time, etc.
The job description is not designed to cover or contain a
comprehensive listing of activities duties or responsibilities that
are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and
activities may change or be assigned at any time.
CHS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and
applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and
harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion,
age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,
including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination,
layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and
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