Hospice Aide (CNA)
Company: St. Croix Hospice
Posted on: November 19, 2022
Join our St. Croix Hospice Family! The Hospice Aide is a
paraprofessional member of the interdisciplinary group working
under the supervision of a registered nurse and performs various
services for a patient to meet the patient's personal needs and to
promote comfort. This role has responsibility for observing the
patient, reporting and documenting these observations and care
performed. The Hospice Aide will be assigned in a manner that
promotes quality, continuity, and safety of a patient's care.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Provide patients the needed care and
attention to create a sanitary and orderly environment.
Offer positive communication with the patient and family, within
realm of ethical and respectful care, including
Perform personal care including bathing, nail and skin care,
brushing teeth and other personal hygiene.
Take and record vital signs.
Aid in dressing and undressing patients as assigned.
Plan and prepare nutritious meals, including shopping and assist in
feeding the patient if needed.
Assess and report on patient's condition and significant changes to
the Case Manager.
Assist in ambulation and exercise as instructed by the Hospice
Nurse or Therapist.
Provide normal range of motion, transfers and positioning as
Assist with self-administered medications as allowed by state
regulations, such as "reminders."
Complete range of motion and other simple procedures as an
extensional therapy service.
Adhere to St. Croix Hospice documentation and care procedures and
standards of personal and professional conduct.
Participate in quality assessment performance improvement teams and
Respectful of the patient and family/caregiver environment and
patient's personal needs. We offer amazing benefits including
growth opportunities! We have career opportunities both locally and
regionally and many of our leaders have grown from within the
company and truly understand how vital each role is in creating
quality care. The opportunity to work 1-1 with our patients,
impacting their life and their families.
Two medical plan choices
Dental, vision and life insurance benefits
Customized Mental Health Support Program
Employee Assistance Program
Paid time off and paid holidays
401k Retirement Plan with up to 4% employer matching
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Company-paid Basic Life Insurance, AD&D, Short Term and
Long-Term Disability SKILLS REQUIRED Effective communication and
interpersonal skills such as empathy and compassion
Time management and organizational skills
High integrity including the ability to maintain
Demonstrates tact and patience
Understands the hospice philosophy, comfortable providing
specialized care to the terminally ill. QUALIFICATIONS At least 18
years of age.
Active Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) designation and meet the
State specific training requirements.
Licensed driver with automobile that is insured according to
organizational requirements and is in good working order.
Keywords: St. Croix Hospice, Sheboygan , Hospice Aide (CNA), Healthcare , Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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