Certified Nursing Assistant-Inpatient Hospice Unit (Night)

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States | Full-time

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Certified Nursing Assistant on the Inpatient Hospice Unit-Night Shift. This opportunity is located in East Jefferson Hospital; this is a 15-bed hospice unit. Shift times are from 7p-7a. 

The Certified Nursing Assistant performs various services for a patient as necessary to meet the patient's personal needs and to promote comfort in a manner that promotes quality, continuity, and safety of a patient's care.

As a member of the Certified Nursing Team, you will serve as a critical liaison between the benefit of hospice services and potential patients, their loved ones and caregivers, and our healthcare partners. Contributing to patient access to care at Heart of Hospice will not only bring you purpose in and satisfaction with your work, but will also welcome you into our dedicated, skilled, and mission-driven team.

About Us:

Heart of Hospice was founded in 2007 with a vision to transform end-of-life care in the communities we serve. We currently provide care to 16 regions across Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and South Carolina. We believe all hospice-eligible patients and those who love them deserve the best care at the end of life. Our team members receive access to excellent training, innovative technology, competitive benefits, and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow.

The Position:

The Certified Nursing Assistant is a paraprofessional member of the interdisciplinary group who works under the supervision of a registered nurse and performs various services for a patient as necessary to meet the patient's personal needs and to promote comfort.  The hospice aide is responsible for observing the patient, reporting these observations, and documenting observations and care performed.  The Certified Nursing Assistant will be assigned in a manner that promotes quality, continuity, and safety of a patient's care.

 The Requirements:

  • Meets the training requirements of the State.
  • Must meet one of the following training requirements; have a current nursing assistant certification and have successfully completed a Home Health Aide competency evaluation; or have successfully completed a Home Health Aide training program and have successfully completed a competency evaluation.
  • Must exhibit maturity, a sympathetic attitude toward the patient, the ability to provide care to the terminal patient, and the ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.
  • Must have the ability to read, write, and carry out directions promptly and accurately.
  • Primarily frequent in nature with exerting up to fifty pounds of force occasionally, and/or up-to twenty pounds of force frequently, and/or up-to ten pounds of force constantly to move objects: reaching, lifting, carrying, handling, walking, sitting, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, and twisting.  The position may require pushing and pulling up to 300 lbs.

Why Should I Apply:

  • Excellent benefits
  • Competitive healthcare package
  • 401k match
  • Eligible for paid holidays and PTO from date of hire
  • EAP program
  • Supportive team environment
  • Growth and advancement opportunities

 Website: www.heartofhospice.net

Heart of Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer