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Mahaska Health Partnership

CNA - Hospice; Serenity House


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Posted On:
Closing On:
Thursday, 21st June 2018
Friday, 27th July 2018
Category: Health Care
Department: Hospice Serenity House
Shift: Varies
Job Type:
Part Time

Job Description:

Hours: Part-time; Varies – 12 hour shift; Days and nights. 12-24 hours/week.

Education Requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of 75 hour CNA course.

Job Requirements: Must be listed as active on the Iowa Nurse Aide registry. Previous CNA experience required – hospice experience preferred.  Successful candidate will be energetic, dependable, trustworthy, and self-disciplined.  In addition, should have a good work ethic, be a team player and have a compassionate nature.  Must have ability to work well with the elderly, with dementia, and with other disease processes including working with the dying patient.

List of duties: Adheres to written and oral instructions prepared by nurse.  Performs all aspects of personal care including bathing, personal hygiene, and dressing.  Utilizes proper and safe techniques for: ambulation, transfer, positioning and ROM.  Prepares meals and demonstrates safe feeding techniques.  Provides housekeeping services to ensure a safe environment.  Demonstrates ability to guide family/caregiver regarding the personal care of the patient, inclusive of but not limited to ADL’s and Universal Precautions.  Demonstrates ability to document care and services provided as well as report observations and interventions to nurse, case manager and/or IDT.  Demonstrates ability to provide supportive care to the patient/family/caregiver.  Demonstrates ability to use Hoyer Lift.  Demonstrates ability to perform end of shift duties i.e., housekeeping, empty trash containers, laundry, shift report, I&O, and cleaning of equipment. 

Preferred Skills: