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Company: Center for Hospice Care
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

CNA - Certified Nursing AssistantSign on Bonus AvailableFull time Benefits -- HHA/CNA to work full-time 8a-5p Monday-FridayCenter for Hospice Care is a comprehensive, not-for-profit hospice provider. We offer a number of services to assist those in our community who are experiencing the effects of a life-limiting illness. Whether directly affected by the illness or affected by grief, Center for Hospice Care is here to help.We are the only hospice providers in the area that operates two inpatient care facilities. We have a seven-bed facility in Elkhart called "Esther's House", and another seven-bed facility in South Bend. In early 2020 our new, state-of-the-art 12-bed inpatient care facility, the "Ernestine M. Raclin House" will open on our Mishawaka Campus, along the St. Joseph River.Performs non-skilled personal care and homemaker services for patients/families under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.Locations:MishawakaESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Patient Care: --- Provides care and services to patients according to the care plan or as approved by an RN. --- Assists with other activities of daily living as directed by an RN. --- Offers support and encouragement to patients and families. --- Functions within acceptable time frames for daily patient visits.Reporting: --- Clearly communicates information regarding changes in the patient's mental/physical condition, complaints, or special requests to the Agency nurse, and ECF unit manager if applicable. --- Demonstrates good judgment in knowing what information needs to be communicated. --- Handles communication in a timely manner. --- Attends weekly IDT meetings as applicable.Documentation: --- Maintains documentation of patient care provided on both Agency forms, and the ECF record if applicable. --- Uses appropriate MobileCare documentation module or paper forms. --- Records information accurately, thoroughly, and in a timely manner.JOB REQUIREMENTS:1. Possesses the ability to perform the following tasks for varying periods of time: standing, walking,sitting, lifting objects up to 75 lbs., pushing/pulling objects up to 200 lbs., climbing stairs, stooping, kneeling, twisting, bending, reaching overhead and in front of body, simultaneous use of both hands, wrists, and fingers.2. Possesses the ability to perform the following tasks for varying periods of time: speak in conversational tones utilizing the English/American Language, hear conversations as well as bodily function sounds with various medical or non-medical devices, observe patients via touch sensitivity that is strong enough to palpate various areas on the human body and allow an accurate reporting of a pulse, see with vision acuity: near, 20 inches or less, and far, 20 inches or more, with or without corrective devices such as glasses or contacts, have a depth perception of three dimensions, and a sharpness of vision/focus with adequate peripheral vision to allow an acute awareness of surroundings.3. Possesses the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions that include, but are not limited tothe following: adverse weather conditions, dust, fumes, tobacco smoke, noise, closed-in spaces or rooms,and locations with poor or improper lighting and glare.4. May be required to work in shifts that may be steady or rotating.5. Possesses the ability to operate and drive an automobile while maintaining a valid driver's licenseand current automobile insurance. Requires use of personal vehicle.QUALIFICATIONS: --- Current Indiana CNA Certification

Keywords: Center for Hospice Care, Elkhart , CNA, Healthcare , Elkhart, Indiana

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