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 Washington, DC metropolitan region. We live our mission of simply improving the care of people facing life-limiting illness every day and are seeking a dedicated, Certified Nursing Assistant PRN to join our Team!
Our Core Values include:
GENERAL DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) I provides a central role on the in-home/private duty care teams teams, not only providing personal care for the patient and assisting with activities of daily living but demonstrating competencies specific to enhancing the quality of life for patients and their families facing progressive, life-limiting illnesses. The CNA I function 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.
The CNA I must have previous experience as a Nursing Assistant. Personal care experience is preferred. To be considered, the CNA I cannot have a lapse of 24 consecutive months where the aide has not provided services for compensation on their record.
The CNA I must have at least a certificate of completion from an approved Nurse Aide training Program. In addition, registration is required by the appropriate Board of Nursing as a Certified Nursing Assistant.
The ability to demonstrate superlative oral and written communication skills as well as ability to organize and manage projects within defined timeframe and budget; work both independently and as part of a team; demonstrate excellent interpersonal and collaborative; demonstrate organizational skills with ability to delegate and follow up; manage multiple tasks and stressful situations with a positive attitude; demonstrate a strong work ethic and attention to detail; perform a thorough nursing assessment.