National Church Residences

Hospice Aide - STNA

Job ID
2017-11156
Shift
1st
Type
Regular Full-Time
2245 North Bank Drive

Overview

Under the general supervision of the RN Case Manager performs various services for a client as necessary to meet the client’s personal needs and to promote comfort.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 Responsible for performing and documenting all duties assigned by the RN Case Manager. Observes records and reports the client’s care, symptoms, emotional and physical status.

 Provides caring, compassionate support to client, family members and/or caregivers. In addition, provides personal care including bathing, back rubs, oral hygiene, hair care, skin care, assisting client with dressing and undressing and assisting the patient with toileting activities.

 Processes client’s laundry, as appropriate, changing bed linen and keeping client’s living area clean and orderly, as appropriate.

 Plans and prepares nutritious meals and assists in feeding the client, if necessary.

 Takes vital signs when ordered.

 Assists in ambulation and transfers as appropriate to plan of care.

 Performs range of motion and other simple procedures as an extension of therapy service as ordered.

 Meets safety needs of clients and uses equipment safely and properly.

 

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 Attends and participates in regularly scheduled interdisciplinary team meetings to coordinate care plans, follow up on changes and other communication, problem-solve, receive staff support and in-service education.

Qualifications

Education: High school diploma or GED. STNA required.

Experience: Minimum of 12 months as an aide in a facility or home health/hospice agency or acute care setting. Hospice experience preferred.

Travel: Frequent, necessary on a daily basis 100%. Must have a valid driver’s license, automobile insurance and qualified to driver under the organization’s motor vehicle check.

Mental: Must have good verbal and written communication, comprehension, computer and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to speak, read, write and understand English.

Vision: Normal: Consistent with standard workflow

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