CNA-IPU 7a-7p (Zephyrhills)
Gulfside Regional Hospice, Inc. - Zephyrhills, FL

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Under the professional nurse's direction, the CNA is responsible for providing care and/or assisting and demonstrating that care when appropriate. The CNA should be able to respond sensitively to patient/family needs by observing and reporting any changes to include physical, spiritual, social, and emotional, to the staff nurse in charge of the IPU.

Duties:
  • Performs only those personal care maintenance activities contained in an IPU setting.
  • Recognizes and reports unusual conditions, incidents, or behavior of a patient and or patient/family interaction to the charge nurse of IPU.
  • Recognizes limitations within role of the CNA and works within that scope.
  • Maintains utmost respect for confidentiality in care of the patient/family.
  • Actively participates in the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) meetings (if requested).
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Gulfside Regional Hospice, Inc. policies and procedures
  • Utilizes proper body mechanics while lifting and moving patients, and during any other lifting activities.
  • Documents care given neatly and legibly.
  • Participates in in-service and education programs provided by Gulfside Regional Hospice, Inc.
  • Participates in patient/family conferences when scheduled.


  • Qualifications:
  • Completion of an approved Nursing Assistants course offering certification and approved CNA certification.
  • One (1) year CNA experience required.
  • Demonstrates experience in caring for the terminally ill and others with life threatening illnesses.
  • Meets Federal certification guidelines including 18 hours annual in-service.
  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    This position requires moving/lifting a bed bound patient who is unable to assist his/her own care in the privacy of an IPU. Weight may vary from 10-250+ pounds with assistance.

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