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Nursing Assistant (STNA) - Hospice in Youngstown, OH at Harbor Light Hospice

Date Posted: 3/26/2018

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Nursing Assistant (STNA) - Hospice Nursing Assistant


We are seeking an experienced Hospice Nursing Assistant to serve the Youngstown area. This position will implement and carry out the Hospice Aide/Homemaker Plan of Care as developed. You will focus on providing personal care services, assistance with activities of daily living and maintaining a clean, safe environment.

Job Responsibilities

As a Hospice Nursing Assistant you will assist patient with or provide personal hygiene activities as well as provide physical assistance in patient transfer, positioning and ambulating. You will assist patients with prescribed exercises per the direction of appropriate professional personnel. In this role, you will provide homemaker services to include meal preparation, assistance with eating, patient laundry and routine household duties as related to a safe and comfortable environment for the patient. You are responsible for reinforcing instructions/teaching to patient or family regarding care. You will also be responsible for reporting any changes in the patient’s condition or needs to the Registered Nurse or Patient Care Manager.

Additional responsibilities for the Hospice Nursing Assistant will include:

  • Obtain and record the patient’s vital signs and weight as instructed by the nurse
  • Changes patient’s bed linens
  • Clean and maintain equipment and supplies
  • Document services provided
  • Attend twelve hours of in-services annually as provided by the company

Job Requirements

      As a Hospice Nursing Assistant you must have at least 1 years’ experience with direct patient care. We are looking for a compassionate individual that has successfully completed a Hospice Aide Training course and/or Hospice Aide competency test. You must have excellent communication skills both written and verbal. You must have the ability to make good judgments and have strong organizational skills to work independently familiar with the Hospice in an unsupervised environment. We are looking for a compassionate CNA that is familiar with the Hospice philosophy, and who is willing and available to work a flexible schedule.

      Additional requirements for the Hospice Nursing Assistant will include:

      • High School Diploma OR GED
      • Licensed by the state; STNA
      • The ability to work flexible hours including weekends
      • A clear criminal background check
      • Proficient in English and strong communication skills
      • The ability to perform the physical duties of the position; stoop and bend, lift and carry at least 25 pounds
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