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CNA

Job Description

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with professionalism and mutual respect for all.  The requirements in this job description are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and Experience

Must be currently licensed in the state of Florida as a Certified Nursing Assistant.  If in Long Term Care Diversion Program – Home Health Aide is also preferred.  Additional home health or hospice experience is preferred.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Must possess a valid Florida Drivers’ License, valid auto insurance, and reliable transportation.  Current CPR and First Aid certifications required.  Must have one or more year’s experience with a frail or elderly population.

 

 

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to use military time.

 

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to communicate, concentrate and document effectively and accurately.

 

 

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.

 

Equipment and Machines Used

Computer                                 Printer

Telephone                                Fax Machine

Adding Machine/Calculator      Photo Copy Machine

*All other routine office and/or company equipment.

 

 

Position Requirements (not all inclusive)

Perform personal care and home making services for clients in the community.

  

Perform all aspects of personal care and hygiene according to Organizational Policy and Procedures.

Utilize knowledge of proper and safe techniques with regards to ambulation, transfer, positioning, ROM and universal precautions.

Knowledge of meal preparation and feeding techniques.

Ability to guide caregiver regarding the safe and comfortable personal care of the client inclusive of but not limited to ADL’s, Universal precautions, mobility, environmental safety.

Ability to recognize and communicate needs of patients and family to appropriate staff.

Ability to document care, observations and interventions.

Ability to perform time management and organizational skills.

Provide transportation for patients to appointments, shopping and errands.

Ability to perform routine household care such as laundry, dusting, vacuuming and mopping floors, cleaning kitchen and bathroom counters.

Represent the company in a positive and professional manner at all times with others, e.g., co-workers, management, vendors, and customers.

Complete all job responsibilities in a thorough and complete manner, utilizing good judgment in all aspects of the job.

When unsure of a directed task or any part of job responsibilities, proactively seek the assistance of immediate supervisor.

Ensure job responsibilities are met, including attendance requirements and prompt arrival at work.

 

Key Competencies (All Employees):

 

Organizational Commitment – Supports the organization, its Mission, Covenants, Operating Principles, and Values Statement.

 

Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment.  Manages competing demands.  Changes approach or method appropriately to best fit situation.  Deals well with frequent change, delays or unexpected events and adjusts priorities accordingly.   Readily accepts and shows positive commitment to change.

 

Attendance/Punctuality/ReliabilityArrives at work promptly and limits unnecessary time away from work; provides advance notice whenever possible.  Supports the team by being dependable and present at work; is willing to work overtime as needed.

 

Computer Skills – Maintains proficient computer skills and knowledge as required for the job.

 

Customer RelationsCarries out responsibilities of position in a manner that exemplifies excellent customer service.  Demonstrates integrity, respect and compassion in dealing with all internal and external. customers.  (Patients, families, staff, peers)

 

Image.  Conducts self in a professional manner in accordance with Hope values and takes appropriate courses of action.   Conveys confidence from others through professional presentation (e.g., appearance, demeanor, cleanliness).

 

Initiative –  Uses self-initiative to achieve goals.  Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles. Routinely measures self against standards of excellence and seeks opportunities for improvement. Accepts new or additional responsibilities enthusiastically.  Works positively with other staff members and assumes responsibility for individual, team and organizational performance.  Collaborates with others to effectively achieve results.

 

Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming.  Listens to others without interrupting Remains open to others’ ideas and demonstrates a willingness to try new approaches.  .  Works collaboratively with peers and/or IDT problem solving situations.  Remains calm and uses sound reason when dealing with emotional topics.

 

Work Performance – Shows interest and enthusiasm in work and organization as an entire unit.  Is productive and completes job expectations productively and efficiently.  Uses Hope’s resources appropriately.  Continues to learn.  Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.  Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.  Requests assistance from supervisor appropriately.  Meets time commitments.    Adheres to all aspects of organizational compliance and regulatory issues, including policy and procedures  Maintains confidentiality..

 

Professional Certification and License – Maintains appropriate and required job certifications and/or license.  Seeks out other professional development opportunities.  Shares learned knowledge with others.

 

SafetyEnsures that all work is performed in a safe manner to prevent injury.  No avoidable accidents within evaluation period. Exhibits use of Universal Precautions.

 

 

Represent the company in a positive and professional manner at all times with others, e.g., co-workers, management, vendors, and customers.  Consistently represents Hope with integrity and professionalism.

Complete all job responsibilities in a thorough and complete manner, utilizing good judgment in all aspects of the job.  Carry out duties and responsibilities in a manner that exemplifies excellent customer service.

When unsure of a directed task or any part of job responsibilities, proactively seek the assistance of immediate supervisor.

Assist with special projects, as requested.

All other job duties as may be assigned.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Employees are required to wear personal protective equipment according to agency policy.  Any employee who while operating a motor vehicle on behalf of Hope, is required to comply with the Florida State law regarding seatbelt usage (e.g., seatbelts are required to be used).

 

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

This position may be affected by outdoor weather conditions while traveling to and from clients and while in individual clients’ homes.

 

Exposure to noise would be at a moderate level.

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Company/Organization

Hope PACE

Workplace Type

On-site

Job Type

Full-time

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