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Volunteers of America Certified Nursing Assistant-Home Care in Florence, Kentucky

Do you have a passion for caring for seniors in your community? Are you interested in being part of a new PACE start up in Florence? If you are a team player with healthcare experience this job is for YOU! Come join our awesome team as a Home Care C.N.A at the Senior Community Care of Northern Kentucky PACE.

Senior Community Care of Northern Kentucky is part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization.

Job Highlights:

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan;
  • Career scholarships;
  • Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs;
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holiday & Sick Days)
About the job:

Pay: $17-$21 based on experience (18%/5% increase in hourly pay if decline benefits)

The Home Care CNA is responsible for providing and assisting participants with activities of daily living and restorative/supportive care necessary to ensure the physical and health safety of the home environment. Assists in monitoring and reporting the health status and providing a safe environment for the PACE participants of Senior Community Care of State (SCC). As assigned, works shifts in the SCC Day Center and in participant homes and provides care and services to participants and assists with the provision of a safe and effective day program.

Required Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must have an active and up-to-date certification in CPR.
  • A minimum of one-year experience in working with the frail or elderly population.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, proof of insurance and have means of transportation. You will be traveling to participant homes.
Essentials:
  • Consults each day with the Home Care Coordinator (or designee) to be updated on changes in participant status, changes in plan of care, and to confirm scheduled visits.
  • Assists participants in the home with the following duties:
  • Personal hygiene such as skin, mouth, hair care and bathing.
  • Assists participants in and out of bed assisting with ambulation.
  • Assisting with prescribed exercise which participants and aide have been taught by appropriate personnel.
  • Prepares meals, including therapeutic diets, assists participants with meals.
  • Assist participants to the bathroom or in using commodes, bedpans, or urinals.
  • Assisting participants with medications which are ordinarily self-administered.
  • Other duties taught by a health profession for a specific participant such as: taking of vitals, changing colostomy bags, changing of non-sterile dressing and non-sterile bowel and bladder hygiene care.
  • Performs directed household / homemaker services.
  • Performs the following duties, as assigned or needed, in the Day Center:
  • Assists participants and or supervises with activities of daily living (bathing, dressing, grooming, hair care, mouth care, eating, hand and foot nail care and toileting) in the Day Center as assigned or needed.
  • Monitors and assists participants with meals at feeding table.
  • Assists, throughout the day, in maintaining clean and orderly day rooms, kitchen and personal care areas.
  • Performs and or assists with laundry, including clothes for participants.
  • Assists the Drivers with the loading and unloading of participants from vehicles.
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