Certified Nursing Assistant Home Health Park Ridge PRN in Hendersonville, NC at Park Ridge Health

Date Posted: 8/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    8/18/2018
  • Job ID:
    18004589
  • Job Function
    Home Care
  • Travel
    Yes, 100 % of the Time
  • Shift
    N - N/A
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Park Ridge Health

Job Description


Description

GENERAL SUMMARY

Perform duties essentially of personal care which might be given to convalescent, chronically ill or disabled persons in their homes. Attempt to assist individuals and families to assume responsibilities toward self-care. Help the well family members to carry their share of the responsibilities and encourage the disabled member to participate in the life of the family.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Perform duties essentially of personal care which might be given to convalescent, chronically ill or disabled persons in their homes.

Perform patient and/or caregiver involvement for optimal level of self-care and/or independence.

Perform duties as assigned by Supervisor or Case Manager including baths, oral hygiene, nail care, foot care, skin care, pressure relief, dressing patient, feeding and transferring patient.

Take accurate vital signs and report those which fall outside of patient established perimeters, per POC.

Describe the activities of daily living and demonstrate the ability to use techniques to assist the patient to meet these activities.  Use agency HHA guidelines for additional resources and reference.

Receive 12 hours per year of appropriate in-service or training as required by regulations and policy.

Follow Plan of Care (POC) and notify CM or supervisor when patient's needs are not met by current POC.

Identify and communicate adverse or problematic findings to the Case Manager or Supervisor.

Demonstrate the ability to chart according to professional standards.

Function as part of the patient's interdisciplinary care team.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing, required.

Additional languages, preferred.

Six months nursing assistant experience, preferred.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High School diploma or equivalent, required.

Completion of a certified home health aide course, required.

On-the-job instruction relative to specific patient needs and continuing in-service training, so that patient safety may be assured and the personal care and homemaking needs of the patient are adequately met, required.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION

Certified Nurse Assistant in North Carolina, required.

Current health certificate/physical examination and TB testing, required.

Current American Heart BLS card, required.

Valid state driver's license and reliable automobile, current automobile insurance and willing to operate personal car necessitated by nature of job, required. 

 
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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