CNA--Hospice (PRN)

September 18, 2022 |

Department: Hospice

Status/Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

For more information contact: Laurie Shaffer, lshaffer@ochcares.com

Qualifications:

  • Education: Licensed by KBN
  • Experience: Preferred1 year experience in hospice or home health experience.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for providing personal care and light housekeeping to patient upon assignment from Hospice staff nurse.

  • Hospice Home Health Care Aide must possess personal qualities of empathy, responsibility, and dependability.

  • Must have the ability to accept supervision, follow instructions, communicate effectively with patients, family members and other members of the Hospice Interdisciplinary

  • Usual workplace is the Hospice patient’s home, will require travel to the home where there will be variable accommodations and improvising may become necessary.

  • Bending, stooping, and lifting will be required.

  • Direct patient care which requires both fine and gross motor skills, as well as lifting and pulling of heavy objects.

  • Also subject to exposure to Bloodborne pathogens some of the time.

  • May have exposure to dangerous chemicals (cleaning and disinfecting) agents as well as preservatives

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