CNA-Home Health & Hospice

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Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Published
February 23, 2021
Location
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Job Type

Description

CNA-Home Health & Hospice

  • Spartanburg, SC
  • Post-Acute Services
  • Hospice
  • Full-Time - Days (weekends as needed)
  • Nursing Support
  • Job Grade 009
  • Req #: 38378

Summary

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

 

Experience

  • One (1) year of personal care experience
     

License/Registration/Certifications        

  • State certification for Home Health Aide training program and competency and is listed on the South Carolina state registry
  • Valid SC Driver’s License with good driving record
  • CPR certification

The PCA, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Therapist, performs various personal care services for patients in their home setting using a patient specific care plan to facilitate the patient’s self-care and independence with activities of daily living. Responsible for observing patients, reporting these observations and documenting observations and care performed.  Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Assist patients with personal care activities including: bathing, dressing, grooming, skin care, hair care, nail care,  feeding, oral hygiene, and shaving
  • Bathe patients: bed baths, tub baths or showers.
  • Toilet patients and assists with bedpans and urinals; provide catheter care, empty catheter bag
  • Assist patients with use of cane or walker, special utensils to eat, special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene.
  • Assist family members with lifting, turning, re-positioning, and transferring patient.
  • Provide emotional support to patients and/or family members.
  • Document care performed as outlined on care plan and reports all changes in patient’s condition (physical and/or mental) and environmental changes to case manager.
  • Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy patient environment by following asepsis standards and policies.
  • Participates in 12 hours of in-service training.Physical Requirements
  • Ability to withstand stress and demands of an active position
  • Stand, walk, stoop, kneel, bend and sit for short or extended intervals
  • Lift, and/or move in a push or pull manner more than 50 pounds occasionally to reposition patient whether seated, lying on a bed or leaning against an object
  • Carrying or lifting objects such as medical equipment, laptop, and supplies
  • Ability to walk up stairs and on uneven surfaces
  • Extensive driving of personal or fleet car
  • Manual dexterity, good eye/hand coordination
  • Full range of body motion
  • Acceptable vision and hearing needed in daily work
  • Ability to talk and hear
  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently
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