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Certified Nursing Assistant - Home Health Blair, Bedford and Cambria County Areas

Certified Nursing Assistant - Home Health Blair, Bedford and Cambria County Areas

Job ID 
2018-4587
Company 
Grane Home Health - Altoona
Location 
US-PA-Hollidaysburg
Posted Date 
5/30/2018
Category 
Nursing
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
..
Experience Needed 
Less than 1 year
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

Fast-Growing Home Healthcare Company Seeks Topnotch Certified Nurses Assistant

 

Full Time - Blair, Bedford and Cambria County Areas

 

Grane Home Health Care, one of the leading providers of innovative, versatile home health care, seeks a hands-on CNA for an entry-level position with significant growth potential. This role requires significant direct work/contact with frail patients, so patience, compassion and flexibility are essential.

 

At Grane Home Health Care, our mission to provide rehabilitative care to patients so that they may independently function at the highest level they can achieve. With each patient interaction, we strive to become the leading provider of Home Health Care and Hospice Care, offering patients, families, and caregivers high satisfaction through strong clinical outcomes and our innovative approach tied to the center’s core values: devotion, honesty, dignity, and respect.

Responsibilities

The CNA is directly responsible for aiding in at-home care for an elderly clientele, including basic therapeutic services, personal care activities and medication administration. Day-to-day tasks include:

  • Visiting patients in-home and performing specified tasks outlined in personalized care plans
  • Performing simple therapeutic tasks, under the supervision of onsite physical, occupational and speech-language therapists
  • Aiding patients with personal care activities, including bathing, shampooing, skin/nail care, oral hygiene, shaving and dressing
  • Administering medications under the supervision of an onsite RN
  • Reporting observed changes in patients’ conditions and/or needs to Grane RNs or therapists
  • Ensuring a safe environment for patients and observing/reporting potential areas of risk
  • Submitting ongoing patient documentation, as instructed

Additional responsibilities as required by specific patients and medical staff

Qualifications

This role requires a highly professional, personable individual who can thrive both independently and as part of a team. The CNA will gain valuable experience in patient care, with opportunities for future growth and advancement based on performance as well as successful completion of additional training/certifications.

 

All candidates should have completed a formal certification/training program, and/or written skills test and competency evaluation and have at least six months’ relevant experience. A CNA certification is required. Background in home health care, plus familiarity with plans of care and federal/state care regulations are preferred. Candidates must exhibit excellent written/oral communication and interpersonal skills, and have a valid driver’s license with reliable transportation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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