Certified Nursing Assistant PRN
- Per Diem
- Rockford, IL
PRN Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
We are currently seeking a dedicated Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) with a strong commitment to quality patient care to provide physical and personal care to the hospice patient. This position is prn and will work on an as needed basis.
Certified Nursing Assistant Responsibilities:
- Under the direction and ongoing supervision of the registered nurse (RN), provides physical care of patient and their surroundings may include bathing patient, oral, skin and hair care. The CNA performs homemaker services which may include, changes linens on patient bed, preparing meals, feeding patient, and other housekeeping duties for patient as directed in Plan of Care.
- Assists patient with ambulation and transfer, assists patient with range-of-motion exercises/positioning, reinforces dressings as needed; follows infection control procedures and Standard Precautions against Bloodborne Pathogens and other duties as assigned by RN Case Manager or RN Team Lead according to the C.N.A. task list.
- Provides emotional support and compassionate care to the patient and family unit. Demonstrates listening skills, offers encouragement when appropriate, and practices patience in voice and manner.
- Assists other Hospice team members in the instruction of the primary caregiver and family, re: physical care, disease process.
Education / Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); minimum of 2 years of CNA experience.
Training and Licensure: Illinois State Nursing Assistant Certificate