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St Croix Hospice Hospice Aide (CNA) in Manhattan, Kansas

Hospice Aide (CNA)

Job Details

Level

Entry

Job Location

Manhattan KS - Manhattan, KS

Position Type

Full Time

Travel Percentage

100%

Job Category

Health Care

Job Description

Join our St. Croix Hospice Family!

As the Hospice Aide, you are a paraprofessional and valued member of the interdisciplinary care team.  You will work under RN supervision and focus on quality, continuity, and safe patient care. In this role you will be responsible for timely and accurate documentation of care.  

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES   

  • You will provide patient care including bathing, nail/skin care, dressing/undressing, dental and other personal hygiene while maintaining a sanitary and orderly environment

  • You will offer positive, respectful, and confidential patient/family communication

  • You will be responsible for taking and recording vital signs, and assisting with self-administered medications

  • You will plan and prepare nutritious meals, including shopping and feeding the patient as needed

  • You will assess and report patient's condition and changes to the RN Case Manager  

  • You will assist in ambulation, exercise, transfers, positioning and support a complete range of motion and other therapy activities

    We offer amazing benefits including:  

  • Growth opportunities both locally and regionally

  • The opportunity to work 1-1 with our patients, impacting their life and their families

  • Two medical plan choices, dental, and vision

  • Company-paid basic life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability

  • Paid time off and paid holidays

  • Customized mental health support and employee assistance program (EAP)

  • 401k Retirement Plan with up to 4% employer matching 

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Skills & Qualifications

SKILLS REQUIRED  

  • Excellent interpersonal skills such as communication, empathy, and compassion

  • Demonstrated tact and patience

  • Time management and organization skills

  • High integrity and a commitment to HIPAA privacy standards

  • Comfortable providing specialized care to the terminally ill

    QUALIFICATIONS  

  • At least 18 years of age

  • Active Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) designation current with state-specific requirements

  • Licensed and insured driver with automobile in good working order

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