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Certified Nurse Assistant/Bath Aide for Home Health/Hospice

at Visiting Nurse Association of Southeast Missouri in Sikeston, Missouri, United States

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Certified Nurse Assistant/Bath Aide for Home Health/Hospice

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+ Sikeston, MO, USA

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Health Insurance, Retirement, Paid Sick, Annual & Holiday Pay, Life Insurance plus other Optional Benefits, Mileage

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Certified Nursing Assistants are on the frontline of providing basic patient care, making patients feel comfortable and calm, and seeing that their needs are met under the supervision of an registered nurse and/or a physical therapist. To do these tasks well, CNA’s should possess dependability, compassion, empathy, patience and good communication skills with the ability to work independently as well as, within a team. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Education: High school diploma or GED required. Must have a general knowledge of medical terms, adequate spelling skills and legible handwriting skills. Certification: Active Missouri Nurse Assistant basic certification acceptable to the Missouri Department of Health & Senior services, and Bureau of Home Health Licensing. Experience: One year’s experience in a health care institution is preferred. Life experiences may qualify individual to take approved Competency Exam-written and skills checklist. Experience as Bath care aide. Job Duties/Responsibilities:

+ Certified Nurse Assistant may only perform those tasks in which he/she has demonstrated competence as determined by the R.N. or P.T.

+ Reports changes in the patient’s condition and needs to primary care R.N. as needed.

+ Provides only those services as outlined on the Aide Assignment Sheet. Providing all services in a safe manner.

+ Identifies those areas that are to be checked off on the specialized procedures checklist and notifies the R.N. to assess her competency prior to performing the task.

+ Submits clinical notes daily and other documentation in a timely manner via electronic medical record.

+ Prepare Admission Charts and file field charts if requested.

+ Achieves satisfactory productivity measure of 25 visits a week/100 per 4 weeks.

+ Assists other programs as available and completing documentation promptly and timely.

Other Requirements:

+ May be required to be on call or work some weekends.

+ Pass Background check

+ Pass Drug screening

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Job Posting: JC223258017

Posted On: Sep 10, 2022

Updated On: Oct 10, 2022