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CNA/HHA

Company:
Avow Hospice
Location:
Naples, FL
Post Date:
April 08, 2024
Job Status:
Full-Time
Compensation:
$16.00-$17.75/hr
Description:

**MUST HAVE BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATIONS:
- Florida Certified Nursing Assistant License (CNA) 
- 75hr Home Health Aid Certificate (HHA) 


This Full-Time position comes with $3,000 Sign On Bonus.


Available Shifts:  8:30am-5pm M-F and alternating weekends.


Job Summary:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must demonstrate competency in each of Avow’s core values listed below and be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.


Responsibility



  • Provides direct and personalized care based on the patient’s individualized Aide Care Plan, determined by a Registered Nurse. If aide care plan is not clear, or patient’s condition has changed, aide is responsible for reporting immediately to a Registered Nurse for reassessment.

  • Assists the patient to attain and maintain good personal hygiene.

  • Encourages the patient to be as independent as possible and maintain. Assisted Daily Living (ADL's), according to the patient's abilities and condition.

  • Offers emotional support to the patient/family, as needed.

  • Communicates always to the patient/ family with respect and dignity. Documents all interactions and collaborations timely and accurately on every visit/ phone call performed.

  • Communicates to Registered Nurse or clinical staff to provide and replenish any medical supplies and equipment, as directed.

  • Reports any change in the patient's mental, emotional, and/or physical condition to the designated clinical interdisciplinary team members (nurse, social worker, chaplain, manager), as directed.

  • Completes documentation accurately, concisely and in a timely manner, as appropriate.

  • Documents patient visit actions and interventions performed and not performed with reasoning not completed in the electronic patient record.

  • Contributes to overall team functioning by responsible participation.

  • Actively participates in weekly Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) meetings, when possible.

  • Actively participates in Organizational and Team meetings.

  • Actively attends additional continuing education, in-service, and/or community event opportunities, when possible.

  • Performs other duties as needed and as directed by clinical management.

  • Completes successfully and timely at least 12 hours of continuing education per calendar year.

  • Completes timely and professionally all needs required by the clinical manager or Registered Nurse to ensure Quality of Care, Infection Control, Compliance, and Customer Service Improvement initiatives are met.

  • Completes all mandatory tasks and modules before the designated deadline.

  • Completes successfully all the packet forms and material requirements outlined in the Annual Competency Evaluation.

  • Communicates directly with supervisor/ manager any variations in scheduling, visit requests, customer feedback, or other needs immediately after change awareness.


Education/Experience:
High school diploma, or general education degree (GED); one to three months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience; successful completion of a nurse aide training program that meets State and Federal requirements; and, good standing on the Florida State Nurse Aide Registry.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and the 75hr Home Health Aid Certification (HHA) are required.
Valid Florida Driver's License. 
Certification as a Hospice And Palliative Care Nursing Assistant (CHPNA) is required after 500 working hours or 1 year of employment (criteria met first). Job role allows, after criteria met and before two years, certification is obtained. 
Valid Automobile Insurance. 
Valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)


Computer Skills:
Strong computer skills including database software and general knowledge of e-mail, educational, and other technology programs outlined by the organization necessary for the role.


Language Skills:
Communication skills of reading, writing, and speaking in English. Bilingual (fluent in Spanish) a plus.


Math Skills:
Math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages/fractions.


Physical Demands:


(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms, use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee may be required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may need to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Employee may also be required to see, hear, and talk.


Work Environment:


(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Field evaluations involve driving to patient homes.


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