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Certified Nurse Aid / CNA - Private Duty - Full Time- Day Shift- Seymour, TN

Company: Interim HealthCare
Location: Seymour
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionFull Time Position - Day Shift - Seymour, TNThe 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 nutritional intake.
  • Promotes safe environment and maintain unobstructed pathways while providing care.
  • Assists with ambulation, transfers and/or range of motion exercises. - -
  • Utilizes infection prevention and control measures such as universal precautions, hand washing, and personal protective equipment.
  • 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 requested.
  • 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 organization/department.Job RequirementsC.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 where required.
    • 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 freely.
      • Able to frequently lift, reposition, and transfer clients/patients.
      • 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.Benefits
        • Locally Owned and Operated
        • Free Education Courses
        • Competitive Salary and Benefits
        • Paid Time Off
        • 401K
        • Health Coverage
        • Dental Coverage
        • Paid Holidays
        • 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!

Keywords: Interim HealthCare, Knoxville , Certified Nurse Aid / CNA - Private Duty - Full Time- Day Shift- Seymour, TN, Healthcare , Seymour, Tennessee

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