Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Full-Time, Monday - Friday
Athena Hospice of Rhode Island - Warwick, RI
Posted 4 weeks ago

We are hiring Hospice C.N.A.s to join our care team with Athena Hospice of Rhode Island!

Shift is 8 hours during the week anywhere between 7a and 5p. This is an on-the-road position.

Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life.

Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company.

You perform various services for a patient as necessary to meet the patient’s personal needs and to promote comfort. The hospice aide is responsible for observing the patient, reporting these observations, and documenting observations and care performed.

Experience & Education:

  • Must hold an active and unencumbered Certified Nursing Assistant license in this state.
  • New graduates welcome!

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performing personal care needs after given a patient’s assignment and attending to his/her requests promptly.  If unable to perform a certain task, report to the Case Manager immediately.
  • Providing patient and family with positive communication techniques, within realm of ethical and respectful care, including confidentiality.
  • Meeting safety needs of patient and using equipment safely and properly (foot stools, side rails, O2)
  • Giving personal care including baths, back rubs, oral hygiene, shampoos and changing bed linen as often as assigned.
  • Assisting in dressing and undressing patients as assigned.
  • Planning and preparing nutritious meals, including shopping, as assigned.
  • Assisting in feeding the patient as assigned.
  • Taking and recording oral, rectal and auxiliary temperatures, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure when ordered with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency.
  • Providing proper care and observation of patient’s skin to prevent breakdown of tissue over bony prominence.
  • Assessing and reporting on patient’s condition and significant changes to the Case Manager.   Also aware of the caregiver or other individuals living with the patient and interpersonal issues.
  • Assisting in ambulation and exercise as instructed by the hospice nurse or therapist.
  • Provide normal range of motion and transfers/positioning as directed.
  • Assistance with self-administered medications as allowed by state regulations, such as “reminders.”
  • Offering and assisting with bedpans and urinals.  Helping as assigned with light laundry needs.
  • Performing range of motion and other simple procedures as an extensional therapy service as ordered with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency.
  • Providing respite for patient’s/family/caregiver when on-site, as appropriate.
  • Keeping patient’s living area clean and orderly, as assigned.

About Athena Health Care Systems:

Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment.

Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve.

Athena’s Benefits:

  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday and Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • 401(k) with Employer Match for All Team Members
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program

Available for Eligible Team Members:

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

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Job CategoryCertified Nursing Assistant - CNA, Nursing
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