Certified Nursing Assistant - Hospice at The Care Team

Posted in General Business 12 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Saginaw, Michigan

Job Description:

The Care Team - The care you deserve and the support you need.

Come join our growing team! The Care Team Hospice is looking for a Full-Time CNA in Saginaw, MI and surrounding areas. We specialize in providing Home Care and Hospice in the home and facilities. If you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity, we encourage you to apply today. A member of the recruiting team will be in contact with you to discuss this opportunity in more detail. At the Care Team we offer:

  • Engaging Company Culture
  • Competitive Compensation and Excellent Benefits
  • Growth from within through training, supportive leadership, and collaboration with the best of the best in your field
  • Independence, Autonomy, and Flexibility!
  • Innovation and industry-leading systems and technology
As a member of The Care Team, you will enjoy a wealth of great benefit choices including:

  • A full benefits package including Health, dental, and vision
  • 401k with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Flexible spending
  • Company Paid and optional Life and Long-Term Disability, Short Term Disability
  • Accident Coverage
Additionally, the CNA will:

  • Under the direction and ongoing supervision of the registered nurse, provides essential personal care assistance to the patient:
  • Bath, care of mouth, skin, and hair.

    • A bathroom or in using bedpan or commode.
    • Bed transfers as well as ambulation activities as ordered under the care plan.
    • Range of motion exercises which the Aide has been taught by appropriate professional personnel
    • Performing such incidental household services as are essential to the patient's well being at home.
    • Preparing meals including a special diet.
    • Takes a patient's temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure if assigned by a registered nurse.
    • Assists with shopping if the patient has no other resources available.

  • Provides emotional support and compassionate care to the patient and family unit.
  • Demonstrates listening skills.

    • Offers encouragement when appropriate.
    • Practices patience in voice and manner.

  • Maintains required competency and skills.
  • Documented initial and ongoing every 14-day supervision and evaluation by RN on each case assignment.
  • The clinical record shall contain notes for each service provided. A clinical note will be completed for each visit made to a patient's home (including a private residence, assisted living facility, group homes, or skilled nursing facility) within 48 hours of the visit.

    • Participates in an annual performance review.
    • Reports any changes in the patient's condition or family situation immediately by calling the Hospice office and notifying the RN.
    • Practices Standard Precautions according to OSHA regulations and policy.
    • Adheres to all policies and procedural guidelines.
    • Attends at least twelve (12) hours of in-service education programs per year.
    • Maintains current certification as required by the State.
    • Maintains current knowledge and practice of infectious disease protocols.

Professional Experience and Qualifications and Qualification

  • Help optimize the capital structure and support strategic initiatives.
  • Maintains the agency's mission, philosophy, and core values.
  • Ensures compliance with agency policies and procedures regarding operations/processes, including but not limited to those regarding patient care, patient complaints, incidents, safety, and emergency management.
  • Always maintains patient confidentiality, including all HIPAA regulations.
Regulatory Requirements

  • Licensed or registered in the State of Michigan.
  • Must pass a criminal background check & MVR check.
  • Completed health statements acknowledging the ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Valid state driver's license.
  • Proof of current automobile insurance.
  • Current CPR card; On-line CPR certification accepted; Hands-on CPR certification preferred.
  • TB testing per agency policy; (1 or 2 step TB skin test within 12 months of hire & annual TB symptom screening thereafter).
Industry experience

  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a CNA, preferred.
  • Active patient contact within the past three years is preferred.

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Graduate from an approved training and competency course.
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to or from this job at any time. It is not designed to contain nor be interpreted as a comprehensive account of all the responsibilities or qualifications required of an employee assigned to this job. These job duties may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

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