PruittHealth Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA Hospice in Cordele, Georgia

Category : Hospice Care

Location/City : GA - Cordele

Id : 24070

At PruittHealth, Committed to Caring isn’t simply a tagline, it’s the way we do business and it’s ingrained in our culture. At PruittHealth, we don’t hire employees – we welcome partners!Since its inception in 1969, PruittHealth has been a family-owned innovative organization committed to providing exceptional care across a wide spectrum of services including: skilled nursing care, assisted & independent living, home health care, end-of-life hospice care, rehabilitation, pharmacy/infusion services and more.

Today, the organization is the 14th largest skilled nursing provider in the United States, spans across the Southeast, touches 170 communities, cares for 24,000 patients daily, and is driven by 16,000 passionate partners.Position: Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA – PRN - Servicing Cordele, GA and surrounding countiesLocation: PruittHealth Hospice – CordelePOSITION SUMMARY:The primary purpose of the position is to provide physical and emotional care to our patients at all times in a clean, friendly, and safe environment.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Provides daily direct care to our patients. This includes but is not limited to: bathing, dressing and grooming; food consumption; transferring and ambulating.Provision of care also includes: providing comfort to patients by creating a positive home-like environment; helping the patient develop trust; offering emotional support; working with patients’ families; and communicating and actively listening.Monitors and reports to Charge Nurse change in patient’s condition or other relevant matter(s). An individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Provides for the patient’s health needs, including but not limited to: determining measurements accurately as assigned (vital signs, intake, output and food consumption, etc.); ensuring proper documentation is maintained; assisting the nurses during treatments, medical procedures and emergencies; recording accurate, legible information about resident care and condition per facility practices; and responding to any call light or emergency alarm.Maintains employee and patient safety. Duties including but are not limited to: following infection control practices; maintaining a clean and safe environment; reporting safety problems immediately; performing procedures correctly; timely reporting injuries to Charge Nurse; participating in fire and disaster drills. In an emergency, carries out assigned duties to assure resident and employee safety timely.LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:Must hold a current CNA license in the state of employmentGraduate of a state approved CNA programTRAINING, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Must have at least 6 months to 1 year previous experience in a hospice or long term careFor immediate consideration please click on the "Apply Now" at the top right of this screen.PruittHealth is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.