BrightSpring Health Services

CNA - HOSPICE

Job Locations US-GA-ROCKMART | US-GA-DALLAS | US-GA-BREMEN
ID
2021-27118
Position Type
Full-Time
Line of Business
Sacred Journey Hospice

Our Company

Overview

Sacred Journey Hospice provides a special kind of care to patients, their families, and their caregivers who are living with advanced illnesses. At Sacred Journey Hospice, our mission is to tenderly embrace those facing the final moments of life, along with their loved ones, with expert medical care, emotional support, and spiritual guidance. All too often people facing advanced illness don’t know where to turn for comfort and support.

Responsibilities

  • Assists nurses by performing various basic care activities related to services essential to caring for the personal needs and comfort of patient
  • Dresses, grooms, bathes, feeds, takes and records vital signs of patients
  • Answers call lights, assists in toileting, oral care, nail care, catheter care, assists patients in wheel chairs, transports, turns bedridden patients, reports patient changes, and takes out trash
  • Requires certification as a Nurse Assistant; functions may not exceed Standards of Practice as accorded by certification
  • Provides simple or uncomplicated patient care
  • Cleans room and changes bed linen
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, and respiration rate
  • Gives medication as directed by Physician or Nurse and makes notation of amount and time given
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Minimum age requirements is 18 years
  • Valid driver's license, with satisfactory driving record, as defined by agency policy
  • Certification, if required by state licensure as a CNA or Home Health Care Aide in the state in which the aide is to provide care
  • Completion of a recognized home care aide training program or 6 months of recent experience as an aide
  • Must be able to utilize proper body mechanics while lifting and may be expected to lift up 75 lbs.; must be able to sit, stand, and walk for periods of time and bend, stoop, push, pull, and reach

About our Line of Business

Sacred Journey Hospice provides a special kind of care to the patients, their families, and their caregivers who are living with advanced illnesses. At Sacred Journey Hospice, the mission is to tenderly embrace those facing the final moments of life, along with their loved ones, with expert medical care, emotional support, and spiritual guidance. Services are provided in the comfort of home, at a nursing home or assisted living facility, or at our 12-bed inpatient facility.
 
For more information about Sacred Journey, please visit www.sacredjourneyhospice.com.  Follow us on FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn.
 

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