Certified Nurse Aid / CNA - Private Duty - Full Time- Day Shift- Kingsport, TN
Company: Interim HealthCare
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Full Time Position - Kingsport, TN
The Certified Nurse Aide is a very crucial member of the
-interdisciplinary team who provide hands-on personal care, report
changes in the patient's/client's condition, perform simple
procedures as an extension of therapy or nursing services, and
provide incidental/instrumental activities of daily living as
assigned to patients/clients in the home setting as permitted by
the policies and procedures of Interim HealthCare and any other
federal, state and local law or regulation.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Reads and records temperature, pulse, and respirations.
Assists, performs and trains patient/client and family in
activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, nail and skin
care, oral hygiene, toileting and elimination and adequate
Promotes safe environment and maintain unobstructed pathways while
Assists with ambulation, transfers and/or range of motion
Utilizes infection prevention and control measures such as
universal precautions, hand washing, and personal protective
Follows the assignment sheet/service plan performing only tasks
that are assigned.
Recognizes, reports, and records/documents changes in
patient/client condition and safety to supervisor.
Document observations, activities and service provided in an
accurate, complete and timely manner.
Organizes self to carry out visits/shifts and tasks.
Completes mandatory Interim HealthCare in-services and provides
requested documents to keep employee file current.
Participates in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement
(QAPI) program, as requested.
Participates in the Office's Emergency Preparedness Program, as
Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
Honors patient rights.
Accesses personal health information ("PHI") necessary to fulfill
the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and ability to
disclose PHI is further defined by each
C.N.A.s must be certified by the State of Tennessee. - Additional
requirements include but are not limited to:
Pass state and payer required criminal and abuse background checks
Able to provide proof of current CPR certification.
Able to effectively communicate in English with all levels of the
workforce, both clinical and non-clinical
Able to effectively communicate, including the ability to read,
write, and verbally report clinical information to patients,
patient representatives (if any), patient's caregivers and family,
and agency staff.
Able to perform and prioritize multiple tasks or functions.
Able to provide proof of valid driver's license.
Able to provide proof of valid auto liability insurance.
Able to constantly travel within geographic area serviced by office
from assignment to assignment.
Meets the applicable health requirements to provide patient care
per applicable law or regulation.
Work is normally performed in patient's home.
Occasional exposure to communicable diseases, bloodborne pathogens
and/or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials and
situations that require following extensive safety precautions and
may include the use of protective equipment (e.g. face masks,
goggles, latex and or non-latex gloves).
Able to constantly stand, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach
Able to frequently lift, reposition, and transfer
Able to frequently carry bundles such as groceries and laundry up
or down stairs and lift with or without assistance.
Able to constantly grasp with thumb in opposition to fingers of
palm (i.e. DME supplies, knobs or objects).
Able to read 8 point or larger type.
Medium physical activity that may require frequent lifting,
carrying, pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs.
Locally Owned and Operated
Free Education Courses
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Paid Time Off
Company paid Life Insurance
Full Time Employees earn 2 weeks and 2 days of Paid Time Off in the
first year of employment.
Weekly Pay Checks!
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