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CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT - HOSPICE - HOSPICE HOUSE

at Aspirus Wausau Hospital

Posted: 6/3/2019
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 110013
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Job Description

Nursing

Aspirus Wausau Hospital Inc

Wausau, WI

HOSPICE - HOSPICE HOUSE

Occasional

Varied

occasional

21493

Certification

POSITION OVERVIEW

Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services is currently seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to support our Hospice House. While specific tasks may vary among departments, general responsibilities include:

· Measures and records objective data such as height, weight, vital signs, food and fluid intake and output under the direction of the licensed nurse.

· Transports patient and belongings at admission, transfer and discharge and documents appropriately.

· Carries out assigned patient care activities, e.g., empty drains, minor wound care, range of motion and exercises, Foley catheter care, and AccuChek.

· Responds to call lights and assists appropriately.

· Maintains cleanliness of rooms and bathrooms between daily cleanings, e.g., removes trash and clutter, wipes up spills.

LOCATION: Wausau, WI – Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice House

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

Our ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

· Current active listing on the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry required.

· Current CPR certification or obtained within 90 days of hire.

· Strong customer service and interpersonal skills

· Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

· Ability to adapt well to stressful situations

· Promotes and maintains an agency environment that is in compliance with all federal, state and local regulatory agencies including HIPAA requirements.

· Can work cooperatively with all members of the patient care team across units

· Basic computer operation skills

EDUCATION

Candidates should possess one or more of the following:

· One year of experience as a nursing assistant in an acute care setting beneficial or previous work experience in a post-acute care setting or nursing home beneficial.