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Hospice Nursing Assistant - STNA IPU

Hospice of the Western Reserve
Westlake, OH
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $15 to $19 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Hospice of The Western Reserve operates in celebration of the individual worth of each life, we strive to relieve suffering, enhance comfort, promote quality of life, foster choice in end-of-life care and support effective grieving.


We believe that our success starts with our greatest asset: OUR EMPLOYEES!

We live our shared core values in everything we do:


We have a passion for purpose driven work! Do you?


Provide personal care under the supervision of a nurse according to the patient's plan of care. Collaborate with transdisciplinary team in a variety of settings.



  • Provide personal care and assist with ADL's according to the POC.
  • Provide safe environment for patients.
  • Safely ambulate/transfer patient as appropriate.
  • Assist with passive and active ROM exercises as directed by the nurse.
  • Prepare nutritional snacks as appropriate for the patient.
  • Under the supervision of the nurse, assist patient with pre-poured medications that are ordinarily self-administered and that are prescribed by a physician under the     supervision nurse (Home Care only).
  • Under the direction of the nurse, perform simple wound care, skin care, and bowel care protocols according to the plan of care where appropriate.
  • Recognize and promptly report any changes in the mental or physical status of the patient to the nurse.
  • Record in clinical record, on appropriate documents, the activities provided and observations of patient at the time of visit.
  • Complete all charting, timesheets and mileage logs as defined by the agency policy and procedures.
  • Attend and actively contribute during patient care conference.
  • Participate in HNA discipline meetings, team meetings, staff meetings, retreats and in-services as appropriate.
  • Attend in-services to obtain 3 education hours per quarter.
  • Participate in the on-call rotation as scheduled (Home Care only).
  • Assist the Team Leader with other designated activities as necessary (scheduling, supply organization, answering office telephone, etc.)
  • Demonstrate positive customer-service responsiveness according to agency standards.
  • Flexible in meeting patient/family needs that require variable shifts and weekends.
  • Participate in chart review quality improvement activities and other meetings as assigned.
  • Participate in coordination of and communication with volunteer staff.
  • Provide basic care-giving education to caregiver/family members, such as turning and positioning, transfer techniques and changing linens
  • Maintain Transmission Based Precaution.
  • Complete annual competency requirements.



  • Must be able to read and write English proficiently.
  • Must be state tested nursing assistant in good standing
  • Equivalent education/experience may substitute for minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.



  • Total Rewards Package to include Retirement, Health, Dental, Vision, voluntary benefits and Corporate Discounts 
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Non-exempt role
  • Protocols in place for wellbeing during COVID-19 



  • Compliance to Annual Flu Shot Policy or ability to provide exemption documentation
  • Provide an active auto insurance policy as a licensed driver in the State of Ohio with the proper level of coverage as directed
  • Provide an active driver’s license
  • Ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  • High level of integrity, ethics and professionalism.


NOTE: The responsibilities of this position are described above, and they may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other reasons. Also, this description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

Applicants who may need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact: 

Careers at Hospice of the Western Reserve

17876 St. Clair Ave. 

Cleveland, OH 44114

216.383.2222 or 


 Hospice of the Western Reserve is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply.

Hospice of the Western Reserve


Westlake, OH
44145 USA



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