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    Hospice Aide (CNA) - Part time/Days

    Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan
    Kalamazoo, MI 49009
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Description

    Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan is currently seeking a Certified Nurse Aide to join the team at Rose Arbor, our 18-bed hospice residence in Kalamazoo. This position is scheduled to work (2) 12-hour shifts per two-week pay period (7:00am-7:30pm), including every third weekend and third holiday.

    Our Hospice Aides perform various services for a client as necessary to meet the client's personal needs, promote comfort, and enable the client to live in a comfortable environment.

    Specific responsibilities of this position include:

    • Performing personal care needs after given a client's assignment and attending to their requests promptly. If unable to perform a certain task, reports to the RN or designee immediately.
    • Providing or assisting clients in all aspects of personal care including baths, back rubs, oral hygiene, shampoos, and changing bed linen as part of the Plan of Care.
    • Performing range of motion and other simple procedures as an extensional therapy service as ordered (within the training limitations of the Aide).
    • Assisting in dressing and undressing and feeding the client as assigned.
    • Assisting with bedpans and urinals.  Providing assistance as assigned with laundry needs.
    • Taking and recording oral and axillary temperatures, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure when ordered (within the training limitations of the aide).
    • Providing proper care and observation of the client's skin to prevent breakdown of tissue.

    Requirements for this position include:

    • High school graduate or equivalent.
    • Maintains license as a Certified Nurse's Aide from the State of Michigan.
    • Maintains current BLS certification.
    • Minimum of one-year previous experience providing direct care.
    • Remains up to date on all immunizations required by LARA and agency policy.
    • Presents a negative TB skin test and/or chest X-Ray.

    Benefits include:

    • Competitive pay
    • 403(b) retirement plan 

    Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan is a trusted community partner and a respected non-profit, free-standing, state licensed organization serving the Kalamazoo and surrounding counties since 1981. We are committed to providing high quality, compassionate care for people coping with illness, aging, dying, and loss. We are an equal opportunity employer that provides rewarding work opportunities and the chance to make a real difference in your community. Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan participates in the E-Verify program.

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    Posting ID: 593333781Posted: 2021-01-16