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  • Medication Aide - CNA - LPN - Hospice - Per Diem

    Job Locations US-WI-Woodruff
    Company Ascension At Home
    Requisition ID
    2018-17299
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Hospice
    Location
    Woodruff
  • Overview

    Ministry Home Care's Seasons of Life Hospice House is looking for a Per Diem Medication Aide or Certified Nursing Assistant to join our team.  

     

    This position will provide safe, personal patient care at Seasons of Life Hospice House in Woodruff. 

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Active participation in meeting agency customer satisfaction goals.
    • Create predictability for patients by following standard practices and using KEY WORDS AT KEY TIMES to decrease caregiver anxiety.
    • Promote AHAH by always putting the patient first.
    • Promote a positive culture among and across the hospice team.
    • Promote teamwork and shared responsibility for attaining the agency mission and vision.
    • Actively engage in QAPI initiatives and compliance activities.
    • Take part in professional development to maintain qualifications for role; completes CBTs in a timely manner.
    • Completes duties delegated by RN on plan of care. Demonstrates competency when necessary.
    • Observes, reports, and documents physical and/or behavioral changes in the patient immediately to the RN per established policies. Assists with completing an incident report for any unusual occurrence.
    • Follows all safety, security, infection control (standard precautions) and hazardous materials policies and procedures. Performs all tasks to assure patient and personal safety and the protection of co-workers and agency property.
    • Will administer all PO, Rectal, Topical, and Inhalation medications in accordance with the guidelines of the State approved Medication Assistant course. Other medication administration (bladder installation, G-Tube) may be delegated by the RN pending demonstration of competency.
    • Monitor patient’s tolerance to oral intake & medications.
    • Identifies actual or potential quality/safety/ethical/legal issues in patient care and participates in resolution strategies.
    • Maintain productivity standards
    • Promote efficiency in use of supplies and visit utilization including mileage.
    • Is an ambassador for the agency in daily encounters with referral sources.
    • Promote positive relationships with contracted facilities.
    • Assist in fundraising activities of the agency to ensure access to care.
    • Provides emotional support to patients/families throughout the continuum, maintaining professional boundaries. Works tactfully with all staff throughout the agency.
    • Additional Duties:
    • Answer all call lights promptly and respond to requests in a compassionate manner.
    • Prepares bodies for Funeral Director.
    • Provides emotional support to patients and families during the dying process and following death.
    • Provides recreational support for patients, individualized to personal tastes and capabilities.
    • Provide information to staff, visitors, and physicians as requested.
    • Restock supplies.
    • Reports to next shift.
    • Assists the RN with admitting a patient to House by providing patient/family orientation and welcome.
    • Attend meetings and review memos and minutes.

     

     

    Qualifications

    Education/Licensing/Certification:

    • Must be certified as a Nursing Assistant, passed the State Medication Assistant course, and be currently listed on the state’s Nursing Assistant registry
    • LPN/RN with current state license may also be considered
    • Current driver’s license
    • Must be CPR certified

    Experience:

    • Prior health care experience is preferred

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Computer skills required

     

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