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CNA Hospice Aide

at Amedisys Holding, LLC in NewarkNewark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Overview

Patient-Care Territory: New Castle County

Are you a compassionate certified nursing assistant (CNA) looking for a rewarding career in hospice? If so, we invite you to join our team at Amedisys, one of the largest and most trusted home health and hospice companies in the US.

Enjoy greatperks and benefits

A full benefits package with choice of affordable PPO or HSA medical plans.
Paid time off.
Up to $1,300 in free healthcare services paid by Amedisys yearly, when enrolled in an Amedisys HSA medical plan.
Up to $500 in wellness rewards for completing activities during the year. Use these rewards to support your wellbeing with spa/massage/salon services, gym memberships, fitness classes, sports, hobbies, pets and more. *
Mental health support, including up to five free counseling sessions per year through the Amedisys Employee Assistance program.
401(k) with a company match.
Family support with infertility treatment coverage*, adoption reimbursement, paid parental and family caregiver leave.
Fleet vehicle program** and mileage reimbursement.
And more.
Please note: Benefit eligibility can vary by position depending on shift status.
*To participate, you must be enrolled in an Amedisys medical plan.
**For full-time caregivers meeting certain requirements.

What is in it for you

Community-based care centers with a supportive and inclusive work environment.
Better work/life balance and increased flexibility compared to other settings.
Job stability and the opportunity to advance with a growing company.
The opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of patients and their families providing much needed care where they want to be - in their homes.

Do not just take it from us - see what our caregivers love about Amedisys

"I have worked here just shy of a year and it's the best job I've ever had! We have an awesome team, and the administration is very supportive. I never felt so appreciated. Your time off is really yours." - Amedisys caregiver

Why Amedisys
Amedisys is a leading provider of home health, hospice and high-acuity care, dedicated to helping patients and families navigate the complex healthcare system. With a focus on compassionate, patient-centered care, you would be joining a team of professionals committed to improving the lives of those they serve.

Responsibilities

Provides personal care services to patients.
Applies safety principles and proper body mechanics to the performance of specific techniques of personal and supportive care such as ambulation of clients, transferring clients, assisting with the normal range of motion and positioning, and doing household chores.
Plans and prepares nutritious meals,assists with feeding, as assigned.
Performs homemaking and other environmental services as assigned.
Observes, reports, and documents any changes in patient's status. If unable to perform a certain task, report to the primary nurse.
Follow specific written instructions for personal care prepared by a registered nurse in accordance with the plan of care. Written instructions are to be received prior to the delivery of services.
Assistspatients with prescribed exercises as instructed by nurse or therapist.
Performs and records simple urine tests for sugar, acetone, and albumin.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent.
Current state certification (or registration) as a nurse assistant as per state certification/registration requirements.
CNA experience within the last two years. If it has been more than two years, you must complete another training and competency program before providing services.
Must be able to successfully pass the competency program of the care center.
Current CPR certification.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. geographic markets and may vary depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Job Posting: 1264729

Posted On: May 01, 2024

Updated On: May 31, 2024

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