Hospice Certified Nursing Assistant

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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

Signature Hospice Eugene, OR

Company
Signature Hospice
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-1405
AJE Ref #
575928618
Location
Eugene, OR
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

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Full-Time Hospice Certified Nursing Assistant/CNA


Signature Hospice - 2620 River Rd Suite 300 - Eugene, Oregon 97404



The Hospice Certified Nursing Assistant/CNA is responsible for performing personal care needs, promoting comfort, and promptly attending to the requests of the patient.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Provide personal care including bathing, toileting, dressing, skin and nail care, and oral and personal hygiene.

* Plan and prepare nutritious meals for the patient, and assist with feeding.

* Observe patient status and monitor vital signs, and report any significant changes to the Case Manager.

* Assist with ambulation, exercise and range of motion procedures as an extension of therapy services.

* Keep patient s living area clean and orderly, and assist with light laundry needs.

* Provide respite for patient s family and caregivers.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLSETS:

* Must be 18 years or older.

* Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a CNA in this state.

* Current CPR Certification.

* Must have a valid driver s license and current automobile insurance.

* Understand philosophy of hospice concept and the needs of the terminally ill.

* Must be comfortable providing specialized care to the terminally ill, with empathy towards the needs of the ill, injured, frail and impaired.

* Must be secure with issues of death and dying.

* Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles and ages.

* Must be a self-starter and use good judgment in difficult situations.

* Willing to be on call and place patient s needs first.

Signature Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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Amanda Richmond

Signature Services Regional Recruiter
Tel: 971-263-3409 F: 1-866-353-3006

ARichmond@4signatureservice.com |www.4signatureservice.com

Hospice | Home Health | Home Care

Upon hire, all employees will be drug tested, criminal background checked and DMV checked for driving company vehicles. If you have any questions regarding the employment checks, please contact the human resource department.

The mission of Signature Hospice, Home Health, and Home Care is to enhance the life of every person we serve. The Signature team are compassionate professionals with a calling to help others. Signature understands there is no better feeling than connecting with your patients, your team, and your colleagues. It is a feeling we promote every day, because we live it every day just like you. We know that promoting a rich, satisfying work environment for our clinicians is key to our success!

Signature Companies full and part time employee benefits package includes: medical, dental, vision, health improvement/wellness program, flexible spending accounts, ID and Medical ID theft restoration services, AD&D coverage, education reimbursement and online training programs, generous Paid Time Off, and employer paid life insurance and short term disability.

Signature Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer