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Certified Nursing Assistant - Dove Team

Treasure Coast Hospice
Fort Pierce, FL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Key Result Areas Position Description

Title: Certified Nursing Assistant - Dove Team

Date: January 2022

Exempt Status: Non-exempt

Supervisor: Team Manager

Location: On-Site; Facilities and Homes


Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team (IDT), assisting in the implementation and delivery of clinical services to patients and families. Provides care to Treasure Coast Hospice patients as directed by the Registered Nurse.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant from the Florida State Board of Nursing.
  • Must be Certified Hospice and Palliative Registered Nurse (CHPNA) within 12 months.
  • Must maintain a current CPR (BLS) certification.
  • EMR system knowledge.
  • Must maintain a valid Florida driver’s license.
  • Must maintain current auto insurance.
  • Must demonstrate clinical competency upon hire and annually thereafter.
  • Must be able to read, write, and verbally report clinical information to patients, caregivers, and other Hospice staff.
  • Must complete 12 hours of CEUs annually as well as additional company requirements.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive issues and work well with others.
  • Attendance is a condition of employment.


  • Provide program development strategies for Treasure Coast Hospice, in an organized, routine capacity that will enable the cohesion of team developments. Work collaboratively with other departments, demonstrate and encourage leadership for a comprehensive approach to program development.

Key Result Areas

Under the direct supervision of the RN, and following the plan of care to provide comprehensive care to patients and families including but not limited to:

  • Responsible for upholding Treasure Coast Hospice/Model Standards for patient visits and compliant documentation.
  • Clearly understanding and adhering to each Standard.
  • Motivate and lead self with confidence, energy, and integrity.
  • Nurse Assistant must report all concerns about the patient or family to the RN Supervisor.
  • Perform household services to maintain a safe and sanitary environment in the areas of the home used by the patient.
  • Light cleaning and laundering essentials to the comfort and cleanliness of the patient.
  • Perform bed bath, sponge, tub, and/or shower bath.
  • Perform hair shampoo, nail and skin care, oral hygiene for each patient.
  • Ensure safe transfer techniques and ambulation.
  • Assist patients with normal range of motion and positioning
  • Ensure adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Follow all standards, policies and procedures as well as state and federal regulations.
  • Maintains appropriate professional boundaries with clients and staff.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information at all times.
  • Plans, organizes and prioritizes work effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to handle challenging work environment, while maintaining a positive and professional image.
  • Performs all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control procedures, including thorough hand washing, use of disposable gloves where indicated and proper disposal of soiled material.
  • Fulfill all responsibilities related to the success of the strategic plan of the organization, as requested and assigned.

OSHA Category

Position will be categorized as category I (involves routine exposure to blood and body fluids/tissues).

Working Conditions

  • Standing
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Lifting (raising or lower without mechanical aids) 50 lbs.
  • Pushing or pulling
  • Carrying objects
  • Climbing (ascending or descending stairs or ladders)
  • Crouching (bending at the knees)
  • Crawling (moving about on hands and knees)
  • Stooping (bending at the waist)
  • Reaching (extending hands and arms in any direction)
  • Handling (seizing, holding, grasping or turning objects)
  • Typing, picking, pinching or otherwise working with fingertips
  • Using arm muscles frequently
  • Using leg muscles frequently or for extended periods
  • Transferring patient: transfer from bed to chair, transfer from chair to bed and transfer from chair to toilet.

Additional Information

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Incumbent may be required to perform emergency duty before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency, crisis situation or disaster (man-made or natural) including evacuation sites. The person in the position will work in a smoke-free location, and is expected to adhere to all smoking restrictions

EEO/Drug Free Workplace

Treasure Coast Hospice


Fort Pierce, FL
34981 USA



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