CNA - Home Health/Hospice Aide - FT - Home Care & Hospice - Lehigh Valley PA

  • SpiriTrust Lutheran
  • 402 West Chew Street Allentown Pennsylvania 18102 United States
  • Posted: Apr 16, 2019
Full-time Allied Health

Job Description

General Responsibilities
 
Responsible for providing safe, effective and efficient home health/hospice aide services; coordinating work within the department, as well as with other departments; complying with operating policies and procedures and regulatory requirements; communicating with appropriate personnel; responding to inquiries or requests for information; maintaining appropriate records and providing assigned reports. 

Basic Qualifications
 
Education/Training:  High school diploma or equivalent.  Completed a curriculum from a school of nursing preferred.  Aide certification as required by federal and state regulations in the state(s) served by SpiriTrust Lutheran Home Care & Hospice.  Able to pass the NLN Home Health Aide Skills Assessment Test with 80% or more.  Current CPR certification within three (3) months of employment.
 
Skill(s):  Proficient reading, writing and grammatical skills; proficient in interpersonal relations and communication skills, including pleasant telephone manner and speaking voice; ability to work independently and to establish and maintain effective working relationships; working knowledge of computer operations and ability to learn specialized industry applications; able to work with terminally ill clients; valid driver’s license and dependable means of transportation.
 
Experience:  One (1) year of recent clinical experience in licensed or certified discipline normally required.