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  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Home Health

    Posted Date 4 days ago(11/12/2018 1:42 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-5135
    Company
    Grane Home Health - Altoona
    Location
    US-PA-Altoona
    Category
    Nursing
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Education Level
    Certification
    Experience Needed
    1-3 years
    Salary Info
    Based on Experience
  • Overview

    Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

    Full Time

    Monday-Friday Daylight

    Covering Johnstown area

     

    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

    Applicants should be at least 18 years of age and a state-certified CNA. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions as well as document care provided is essential, as is basic computer/office competency. 

     

    Since travel to patients’ homes is required, a valid driver’s license and reliable mode of transportation is also mandatory.

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