Certified Nursing Assistant-Inpatient Unit

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States | Contract


The Certified Nursing Assistant-Inpatient Unit-This opportunity it located in East Jefferson Hospital; this is a 15-bed hospice unit. This is a temporary assignment which will expire on June 30st (it may be extended); Shift times are from 7a-7p/7p-7a; 7 days per week. Compensation will be on hourly rate, plus OT. Night shift will be paid at an increased rate. The staffing will consist of 1 RN-Unit Manager, 2 RN and 2 CNA's during the day; Night shift will have 2 RN’s and 1 CNA. Patients seen on this until will be hospice covid-19 pts. PPE will be provided to care for these pts.

Nothing inspires a person more than bringing care and coordination to patients and their families who are facing end of life care.  We offer a supportive work environment where faith, excellence, compassion, respect and integrity are an essential part of our company culture.  Make a difference in patients’ lives today, as well as in your own career. Come grow with us. 

  About Us:

Heart of Hospice was founded in 2007 and currently provides care to patients via 17 agencies throughout Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, South Carolina and Mississippi. We provide excellent training, innovative technology, competitive benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow.  Be a part of the team that is transforming end of life care.

 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, ability to provide care to the terminal patient, and 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.  Position may require pushing and pulling up to 300 lbs.

 Website: www.heartofhospice.net

Heart of Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer