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 to join our PG County 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. Must have own transportation and valid driver's license.
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.