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Home Care Aide (CNA)

Requisition ID:

20153311

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare at Home

Location:

Bloomfield, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 24
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

Basic Purpose of the Position:

 

-Provides personal care and housekeeping assistance to hospice clients in their homes; follows the established plan of care under the direction of the client care coordinator

 

In general, most of the time will be spent in the following activities:

 

-Provides personal hygiene and grooming care to hospice clients

 

-Provides meals for hospice clients' nutritional needs

 

-Reports changes in hospice clients' condition to client care coordinator or supervisor

 

-Performs routine housekeeping and home management duties

 

-Records each hospice client's care on care plan and submits care plan in a timely manner

        

-Assists in providing the unique emotional support needed for the hospice client and family

 

-Responds sensitively to the multiple, complex needs of a terminal client which includes providing end of life care. 

 

-Assists with routine therapy exercises

 

-Reminds hospice client of medication regime, opens medicine containers for clients as needed

 

-Participates in case conferences as requested

 

 

In addition, the position involves other duties such as:

 

Attends required in-service sessions

 

Attendance at MSW facilitated hospice support group

 

Will actively participate in the performance improvement process known as H3W.

 

Performs other duties as assigned

 

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education: High School diploma or equivalent, preferred

 

Licensure/Certification: Home Care Aide or CNA Certificate approved by the Connecticut Department of Public Health and Addiction Services

 

Experience: Six months experience as Home Care Aide/CNA in a home care agency, preferred

 
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