Hospice Community LNA



Posting Date November 12, 2020
Job Title Hospice Community LNA
Specialty LNA
Hours FT
Overview Current Opening for Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Reporting to the Director of Paraprofessional Services, the Concord Regional VNA Hospice Community Aide performs personal care and designated health-related services for Hospice patients in their homes and/or in a facility. The Hospice Community Aide interacts with client’s family members, facility staff and other healthcare team members. Essential Job Functions Follows care plan in providing basic care and services to the resident including assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL): walking, bathing, shaving, mouth care, grooming, eating transfers, and management of incontinence. Communicates with nurses involved in the resident’s care plan; observes, records and reports changes in resident’s condition, status, or other pertinent information to the nursing staff. Does laundry, housekeeping and maintenance to assure a safe, orderly, clean and comfortable environment. Provides supervision to patient/residents with cognitive deficit. Ensures residents have the opportunity to engage in cultural, spiritual, physical, political, social and intelligent activities as the residents’ desire. Maintains calm, rational manner when dealing with others, even in situations involving conflict or crisis. Documents care provided to the patient/resident accurately in accordance to the agency’s guidelines. Works independently on individual assignments yet support the needs of the total work unit. Complies with the Agency’s documentation, time entry scheduling requirements Communicates clearly and courteously with others including client, family members, and other agency staff. Practicing safe work habits. Attending Agency meetings and in-service programs. Other Job Functions Provides assistance and support to volunteers Respects volunteers as an integral part of the Hospice Team Performs other duties as assigned. Work Environment The employee will be exposed to a variety of uncontrolled work environments. The employee may be exposed to all kinds of weather conditions while driving to and from work assignments. The employee may also be exposed to blood and bodily fluids, virus, disease and infection from patients and environmental hazards in the work environment. The employee may be required to work extended periods of time using an electronic device. Physical Demands This position requires the ability to talk and hear; read, write and speak in English, normal or correctable vision, and hearing. Intermittent physical activity, including standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping and crouching as well as lifting and supporting patients. Ability to minimally lift up to 50 lbs. and the ability to provide up to 75% assistance for patient transfers. This position requires the ability to frequently enter and exit and/or sit in an automobile for prolonged periods while commuting to work assignments.
Qualifications High school diploma/GED, accompanied by current New Hampshire LNA license One year of recent experience as an Licensed Nursing Assistant Reliable automobile Automobile Insurance Valid Driver’s license Ability to meet all Post-Offer Pre-employment requirements (including physical capacity exam, background checks, etc.) If hired, be available Monday-Friday for the first weeks of employment to complete the required training. Ability to understand and carry out directions and instructions Ability to work with minimum supervision Ability to read, write and speak English
Agency / Location Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association
30 Pillsbury Street
Concord, NH 03301
Contact Information Christine Caccia
Concord Regional VNA
30 Pillsbury Street
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
Phone: 6032244093
Fax:
Email: christine.caccia@crvna.org
Website: www.crvna.org
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