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CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant (Hospice)

Company: OSPTA Home Health & Hospice
Location: Monroeville
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

OSPTA Hospice is seeking full time Certified Nurses Aide to provide services to hospice patients in Monroeville and surrounding areas of PGH. The hospice aides provide personal care for the patient including bathing, dressing, grooming, hair/nail care, skin care, linen changes and straightening the patient's surroundings to maintain a clean safe environment.Sign-on bonus opportunity up to *$3,000** Hospice experience preferred but not required* Must be willing to travel in all weather conditions* Strong computer and technology skills* Excellent organizational and communication skills* Ability to work independently and within a multidisciplinary team*BENEFITS AND PERKS: Full-time only*? Sign-on bonus up to *$3,000*? Medical, Vision and Dental? Free Basic Life and Long Long-Term Disability Insurance plan with option to pay for additional coverage? Voluntary Short-Term Disability, Accident and Critical Illness insurance available? 401k retirement plan with generous employer match? Paid time off, Paid holidays and so much more!*CONTINUED EDUCATION:** CNA Continuing Education expense reimbursed by Company*JOB SUMMARY: *To provide personal care services to the terminally ill hospice patient as needed, under the direction of the RN. To provide assistance and understanding to the family and in time of bereavement. To work as a member of the Hospice team in providing Hospice care within the guidelines of the IDG care plan.*CNA Qualifications and Skills: *Graduate of an approved certified nursing assistant program; certified to practice, in the state in which they practice; have good oral and written communication skills; be of excellent health and possess a high energy level; demonstrate a commitment to excellent patient care and customer service.*Experience: *Minimum 2 years of experience as a nursing assistant, preferred. Active patient contact within past three years, preferred.*JOB FACTORS:**Physical Requirements:*Requires considerable physical effort most of the day including kneeling, squatting, reaching, twisting, climbing, walking, exposure to temperature and humidity changes and maximal assist in lifting and/or transferring of a 100 pound patient. Must possess sight/hearing senses or use appropriate adaptive devices that will enable senses to function at a level required to meet the essential duties of the position. Must provide evidence of annual TB test and other state-required tests or examinations.*Essential Functions:** 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. 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 special diet.* Takes a patient's temperature, pulse, respirations and blood pressure if assigned by a registered nurse.* Assists with shopping if the patient has no other resource available.* Provides emotional support and compassionate care to the patient and family unit.* Reports any changes in the patient's condition or family situation immediately by calling the Hospice office and notifying the RN.* Attends at least twelve (12) hours of inservice education programs per year.* Maintains current certification as required by the State._*Full Job description available upon interview*_Do you have a passion for caring for patients in the comfort of wherever they call home? OSPTA Hospice is seeking the best CNA's to provide the highest quality of care to our patients and compassion while offering end of life choices. If you are a passionate and dedicated CNA who provides quality care and compassion, then we want you!Our fantastic benefit package includes medical, vision, dental, free long term disability, retirement plan with generous employer match, paid time off and so much more!*Certifications, Testings and Clearances:*Healthcare provider CPR certifiedPre-Employment criminal background checkPhysicalPPD screeningDriver's LicenseAutomotive InsuranceSalary will be based upon qualifications and job requirements.Job Type: Full-timePay: $18.00 - $22.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Continuing education credits* Dental insurance* Flexible schedule* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Mileage reimbursement* Paid orientation* Paid time off* Paid training* Vision insuranceSupplemental pay types:* Signing bonusWeekly schedule:* Monday to Friday* Weekends as neededAbility to Relocate:* Monroeville, PA: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: On the road

Keywords: OSPTA Home Health & Hospice, Penn Hills , CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant (Hospice), Healthcare , Monroeville, Pennsylvania

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