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Certified Nursing Assistant

Job in Gretna - Jefferson Parish - LA Louisiana - USA
Company: Heart of Hospice
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-05-25
Job specializations:
  • Nursing
  • Healthcare
    Healthcare Nursing
Job Description & How to Apply Below


Nothing inspires a person more than bringing care and coordination to patients and their families who are facing end of life care. We offer a supportive work environment where faith, excellence, compassion, respect, and integrity are an essential part of our company culture. Make a difference in patients’ lives today, as well as in your own career. Come grow with us.

About Us:

Heart of Hospice was founded in 2007 and currently provides care to patients via 17 agencies throughout Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, South Carolina, and Mississippi. We provide excellent training, innovative technology, competitive benefits, and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Be a part of the team that is transforming end of life care.

The Position:

The Certified Nursing Assistant is a paraprofessional member of the interdisciplinary group who works under the supervision of a registered nurse and performs various services for a patient as necessary to meet the patient's personal needs and to promote comfort. The hospice aide is responsible for observing the patient, reporting these observations, and documenting observations and care performed. The Certified Nursing Assistant will be assigned in a manner that promotes quality, continuity, and safety of a patient's care.

The Requirements:

  • Meets the training requirements of the State.
  • Must meet one of the following training requirements; have a current nursing assistant certification and have successfully completed a Home Health Aide competency evaluation; or have successfully completed a Home Health Aide training program and have successfully completed a competency evaluation.
  • Must exhibit maturity, a sympathetic attitude toward the patient, ability to provide care to the terminal patient, and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.
  • Must have the ability to read, write, and carry out directions promptly and accurately.
  • Primarily frequent in nature with exerting up to fifty pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to twenty pounds of force frequently, and/or up to ten pounds of force constantly to move objects: reaching, lifting, carrying, handling, walking, sitting, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, and twisting. Position may require pushing and pulling up to 300 lbs.
  • Why Should I Apply:

  • Excellent benefits
  • Competitive healthcare package
  • 401k match
  • Eligible for paid holidays and PTO from date of hire
  • EAP program
  • Supportive team environment
  • Growth and advancement opportunities
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