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Maxim Healthcare Services CNA - Homecare - Days - Madison Co. in Jackson, Tennessee

The Certified Nursing Assistant/Personal Care Assistant is amember of the home care team who works under the supervision of a RegisteredNurse, and performs various personal care services as necessary to meet thepatients’ needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities of the Certified Nursing Assistant/PatientCare Assistant include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Bathing (sponge bath, shower, tub, shampoo)

  • Back rubs

  • Grooming (nail filing, hair care, oral hygiene)

  • Changing bed linen

  • Assisting patients with dressing and undressing

  • Skin care to prevent breakdown

  • Assisting the patient with toileting activities

  • Keeping patient’s living area clean and orderly, asappropriate

  • Plans and prepares nutritious meals

  • Assists in feeding the patient, if necessary

  • Takes and records oral and axillary temperatures, pulse,respiration, and blood pressure when ordered (with appropriatecompleted/demonstrated skills competency)

  • Assists with mobility, positioning, transfers, and usingtransfer/mobility devices as applicable, according to the plan if care

  • Assists with active and passive range of motion exercises andother simple procedures as an extensional therapy service as ordered (withappropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency

  • Assists patient in the self-administration of medication

  • Does patient’s laundry, as appropriate

  • Meets safety needs of patients, including proper use ofequipment (foot stools, side rails, etc.), maintains compliance with MaximFalls Prevention program, Infection Control program, and patient-specificEmergency Management plan as applicable

  • Reports patient’s condition and significant changes to thesupervising Registered Nurse

  • Adherence to Maxim’s documentation and care procedures andstandards of personal and professional conduct

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a nursing assistant/home health aideor competency training and evaluation program as applicable, per State/Federalregulations

  • Successful completion of Maxim’s Clinical Competency Programfor home health aides, including successful completion of examinations withscore of 80% or higher, and demonstration of all required skills perState/Federal regulations

  • Ability to read and follow written instructions and documentcare given

  • Meets Maxim and applicable State Background Investigationrequirements

  • Possession of current CPR certification and First Aidtraining/certification as applicable, per State regulations

  • Participation in Tuberculosis screening/testing requirementsper Maxim policy and as applicable, per State regulation

  • Successful completion of Maxim’s orientations/trainings,in-service program, and Maxim training examinations, with a score of 80% orgreater


At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    About Maxim Healthcare Services

Maxim Healthcare Services has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, employees and communities for more than 30 years. We offer private duty nursing, skilled nursing, physical rehabilitation, companion care, respite care and behavioral care for individuals with chronic and acute illnesses and disabilities. Our commitment to quality customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical healthcare needs makes us a trusted partner wherever care is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.