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Home health Certified Nursing Aide ( CNA)

Still Waters Home Health Agency Cordova, TN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Still Waters Home Health is seeking a full time certified nursing assistant to join our team to serve patients in the Memphis/ Shelby county area. The tasks to be performed will include but not limited to activities of daily living and basic nursing care procedures and observes patient/client rights while in their home. Provides light housekeeping, and support activities delegated by a Registered Nurse or Therapist.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Helps patient/participant retrain in self-help skills. Promotes independent behaviors in ADL’s
  • Appropriately bathes patients/clients who may be confined to bed and who are ambulatory.
  • Assists with dressing and undressing as needed.
  • Assists in care of mouth, teeth, hair, nails, and skin giving special attention to pressure points.
  • Appropriately assists patients/clients with ambulation and ROM as may pertain to use of bathroom and/or bedside commode.
  • Cues patients/participants regarding medication administration.
  • Provides assistance with activities that are directly supportive of skilled therapy and nursing services, but do not require the skills of a therapist or nurse to be safely and effectively performed.
  • Obtains and documents vital signs as directed
  • Follows care plans/documentation: performs activity as ordered.
  • Legibly documents hygiene activity and safety parameters as indicated on the Home Health Aide assignment sheet.
  • Reports any changes related to physical, emotional, or behavioral status observed in condition of patient.
  • Utilizes appropriate infection control practices and other safety guidelines as assigned.

Job Requirements

CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • CNA required and maintained:
  • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance and personal reliable transportation a must
  • CPR certified required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Must possess strong collaborative, interpersonal, organizational, multi-tasking, verbal and written communication skills, and a desire to create a high-performance, effective team that can produce consistent, demonstrated results.
  • Must demonstrate on an ongoing basis the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with co-workers and community leadership.
  • Competencies needed for this position include strong interpersonal relationship skills, detail oriented, work in collaboration with others, demonstrate a high degree of integrity and personal commitment, possess strong analytical skills, be able to work independently and as a team
  • Ability to demonstrate a passion to succeed be self motivated, dependable, committed, and a willingness to see a project through to its conclusion.
  • Working knowledge and proficiency with computers/tablets is required.

Still Waters Home Health Agency

Why Work Here?

Local therapist owned with a mission to provide exceptional care to every person every time. We believe in embracing new ideas.

Still Water is a locally therapist owned Medicare Certified Home health agency serving the Shelby County for more than 10+ years and under new management since 2016.

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856 Willow Tree Circle, Cordova TN 38018
Cordova, TN
USA

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