Hospice Aide/CNA

Career Title: Hospice Aide/CNA
City: Glenwood
State: Iowa

We are seeking a Hospice Aide/CNA for our expansion to the Glenwood, IA area. The Hospice CNA contributes to the success of Hospice of the Midwest by providing clinical care and coordinating with the interdisciplinary team to ensure patients and families experience optimal care and service. Hospice of the Midwest will provide thorough training and support in developing this new location and team!

Job duties of this rewarding position include:

  • Performing personal care needs
  • Meeting safety needs of patient and using equipment safely and properly
  • Assisting in dressing and feeding patient, as assigned
  • Taking and recording temperatures, pulse, respiration and blood pressure when ordered
  • Assessing and reporting on patient’s condition and significant changes to the Case Manager
  • Assisting in ambulation and exercise, as instructed
  • Keeping the patient’s living area clean and orderly

Ideal candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Certified Nurse Aide Certification in Iowa
  • 1 year CNA experience, hospice experience preferred
  • Ability to read and follow written instructions and document care given
  • Understanding of hospice philosophy, and comfortable providing specialized care to the terminally ill
  • Self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision