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CNA - Hospice Aide

Company: LHC New
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Summary

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We are hiring for a Hospice Aide / CNA.
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At Tennova Hospice in Knoxville, TN, a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve-it truly is all about helping people. You can find a home for your career here.
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As a Hospice Aide/CNA, you can expect:
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  • opportunities to build trusted relationships as you care & connect with people of all ages. \n
  • flexibility for true work-life balance \n
  • continuing education and tuition reimbursement \n
  • career mobility and growth opportunities \n \n

    Responsibilities

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    The Hospice Aide Under the direction and ongoing supervision of a registered nurse, provides personal direct patient care services as established and delegated in the Plan of Care daily.
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    • Reports after patient encounter with the Executive Director, or designee, regarding the patient's condition or environment, following the Care Management process on as needed basis. \n
    • Provides assistance with the following ADLs during each patient visit: mobility, transfers, walking, grooming, bathing, dressing, or undressing, eating or toileting. \n
    • Performs incidental household services essential to the patient's health care at home, conducting household services necessary to prevent or postpone institutionalization. \n
    • Participates in QAPI (QUALITY ASSESSMENT & PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT) plan or process identifying problems and reporting administrator daily or as needed. \n
    • Must have a reliable vehicle/transportation. \n \n

      Education and Experience

      License Requirements
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      • Successful completion of a competency evaluation prior to patient care. \n
      • Current CPR certification requirements. \n
      • Current driver's license, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation. \n \n
        Additional State Specific Requirements
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        • TN: A person who has completed a total of seventy-five (75) hours of training which included sixteen (16) hours of clinical training prior to or during the first three (3) months of employment and who is qualified to provide basic services, including simple procedures as an extension of therapy services, personal care regarding nutritional needs, ambulation and exercise, and household services essential to care at home. \n \n
          Additional Requirements
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          • Mature and able to deal effectively with the demands of a hospice aide position. \n
          • Must be able to read, write, and carry out directions promptly and accurately. \n

            Company Overview
            LHC Group is committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally other protected characteristic.

            Tennova Hospice a part of LHC Group family of providers - the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians, and families nationwide. We deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that supports our patients when and where they need it. From our home health, hospice, and community-based services to inpatient care at our clinics and hospitals, our mission is to reach more patients and families with effective and efficient healthcare. More hospitals, physicians, and families choose LHC Group because we are united by a single shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Keywords: LHC New, Knoxville , CNA - Hospice Aide, Healthcare , Knoxville, Tennessee

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