LHC Group. Inc

  • CNA / Home Health Aide

    Location : Facility Name
    SunCrest Home Health - Clarksville TN
    Requisition ID
    2019-67472
    Location : Postal Code
    37043-8960
    Position Type
    PRN
    Work Schedule
    Days
    CATEGORY
    AIDE
    Location : City
    Clarksville
    Location : State/Province
    TN
  • Overview

    Currently Hiring Per Diem CNA's/HHA's to provide service to patients in the Clarksville Area!  We offer WEEKLY Pay and Flexible Schedules!

     

    The Private Duty Aide / Certified Nursing Assistant is a person who provides support, assistance with personal hygiene and household functions for an individual to be able to remain in their own home.

     

    SunCrest Home Health, a part of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. 

    Additional Details

    • Reports observations of the client's condition to the Agency Director or accounts manager. Notifies the Agency Director immediately if any incidents or accidents occur.
    • Utilize the E.V.V. (Electronic Visit Verification) program as applicable.
    • Drives safely, complies with traffic regulations, and wears a seat belt when business travel is required.
    • May provide or assist clients with activities of daily living including: bathing in bed, tub or shower; care of hair including shampoo, combing and brushing; care of teeth and mouth including denture care; nail care, filing only; skin care including pericare and applying lotion; transfer of patient from bed to chair and to wheelchair. Transfer of patients on and off bedpan, commode and toilet. Assist client in preparing for bed. Position patient in bed as directed. Assists with ambulation including with cane, walker and crutches. Personal care dressing of client. Medication reminder.
    • Assists with household tasks directly essential to client’s personal care.
    • Accompanies client to medical appointments or shopping and performing other essential errands, if necessary.
    • Measures and records oral, rectal, and auxiliary temperatures, pulse and respiration, and blood pressure when ordered within the training limitations of the aide.
    • Prepares meals as required based upon clientÂ’s preferred diet. May need to feed client if required.
    • Provides clean and safe environment within the home including safe use of equipment such as side rails, oxygen, wheelchairs, Hoyer lifts, etc.
    • Ensures confidentiality of client records and information.
    • Records and reports activities related to personal care responsibilities, as required.
    • Responds promptly to client requests
    • Documents all client related activities in a timely manner.
    • Participates in performance improvement inservices.
    • Reacts to change productively and performs other job-related tasks and duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Formal Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
    Experience: Less than 6 months
    License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: Yes
    Education Requirements
    • High school diploma preferred.
    License Requirements
    • CPR Certification.
    • Current Certified Nursing Assistant license in state of employment.
    Skill Requirements
    • Knowledge of basic patient care techniques and skills.

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