Make the most of every moment –it’s the heart of our philosophy and mission at Capital Caring, a leader in hospice and palliative care in the DC metro region. We live our mission of improving the care of people facing life-limiting illness every day and are seeking a dedicated, Certified Nursing Assistant at our Capital Caring Adler Inpatient Center to join our team!
Our Core Values include:
Employment with Capital Caring comes with great benefits - with flexibility to choose the health and welfare plans to best meet your needs.
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Certified Nursing Assistant and/or Certified Home Health Aide provides personal care for the patient and assists with activities of daily living. The CNA/HHA functions in a supportive relationship to professional disciplines and may function as an extension of these professional services with written instructions, appropriate supervision and specialized hospice training.
EDUCATION: The qualification for an individual or individuals employed by contractual agreement to deliver nursing assistant services, has a certificate of completion from an approved nurse aide training program and/or certificate of completion from an approved home health aide training program. In addition, registration is required by the appropriate Board of Nursing as a Certified Nursing Assistant/Certified Home Health Aide.
EXPERIENCE: Previous experience as a nursing assistant and personal care experience strongly preferred. Has not had a lapse of 24 consecutive months where the aide has not provided services for compensation.