Typical pay range: $16.29 - $19.10
ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM
CNA - Hospice
Creating America’s healthiest community, together
spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better
Accountability, Caring and Teamwork
DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARY: St. Charles Hospice provides end of
life care services to patients and their families. Hospice
addresses the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual needs of
patient and family from admission through bereavement utilizing an
interdisciplinary approach to care that includes physicians,
registered nurses, chaplains, aide’s social workers, volunteers and
POSITION OVERVIEW: The CNA
provides patient and family focused care as part of the
health care team in accordance with the SCHS mission, philosophy,
policies and procedures and within the parameters established by
the Oregon State Board of Nursing. This position does
not directly manage any other caregivers
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Recognizes/reports and records observations and care given.
Gives clear directions and reinforces teaching to patients and
families regarding basic health care needs.
Follows directions in the delivery of care.
Promotes patient’s independence, respects privacy, and maintains
patients’ rights to decide about care and reports findings.
Technical skills: maintains competency in supportive care for
the patient, operates equipment safely and properly, and carries
out nursing orders within the scope of practice of the CNA.
Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers,
patients and guests.
Ability to document with proficiency.
Demonstrates awareness of and supports St. Charles Health
System’s departmental and operating unit goals through
participation in continuous quality improvement and departmental
Participates in activities that promote professional growth and
development of self and others.
Communicates (both written and orally) effectively and maintains
professional relationships with caregivers, medical staff,
patients, and guests.
Identifies work-related problems with possible solutions and
implements solution(s) (within scope of practice), when
Participates in creating intentional relationships and a healing
environment that supports all aspects of the care environment and
the wholeness of each individual, patient and caregiver.
Responsible to manage the patient’s experience by clarifying,
integrating, and coordinating the roles of the interdisciplinary
Reviews requests for services at the beginning of shift and
determines efficient route, timing of services and delivery
Ensures all needed supplies are on hand and available to meet
patient care needs.
Drives vehicle in a safe and appropriate manner to all
Reports to assigned locations in an appropriate manner and
enters patient’s homes, assisted living and long term care
residences, jails or other designated locations in compliance with
that facilities protocol(s). Adheres to outside agency’s
Efficiently and appropriately completes all tasks in manner that
respects environment of patient(s).
Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in
Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of
continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a
champion of change.
Conducts all activities with the highest standards of
professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all
applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting
the organization’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an
ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected
violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all
organizational investigations and proceedings.
Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that
promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.
May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the
organization, as required or assigned.
Participates in creating a healing environment that supports all
aspects of the care environment and the wholeness of each
individual, patient and caregiver.
Participates in creating intentional relationships and
demonstrates focus attitudes and behaviors that enhance the care
Provides a therapeutic presence in service to others by
purposefully responding to the needs of patients in a caring way,
including introducing oneself and explaining role in patient’s
care, asking the patient his or her preferred name, sitting
with the patient to determine his or her care goals, active
listening, and communicating effectively and appropriately through
touch, eye contact, etc.
Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers,
patients and guests
Documents all patient care with proficiency in compliance with
hospital policies and regulatory agencies
Required: As required by licensure. Willingness to
take additional courses as requested
Required: Certified Nursing Assistant – Level I in
Acute Care and registered with the Oregon State Board of
American Heart Association CPR/BLS Certification.
Valid Oregon driver’s license and ability to meet SCHS driving
Hospice Aide Competency Certification within 30 days.
Preferred: Certified Nursing Assistant- Level
II in Acute Care and registered with the Oregon State Board of
Preferred: Previous CNA experience
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
(PPE) required to perform the job safely.
ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION:
Skills: Excellent organizational and multi-tasking
Ability work independently.
Basic to intermediate ability and experience in computer
applications, specifically electronic medical records system and MS
Position Specific: Communicates (both written and
orally) effectively and maintains professional relationships with
caregivers, medical staff, patients, and guests.
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making
Maintains competency in supportive care for the patient,
operates equipment safely and properly, and carries out nursing
orders within the scope of practice of licensure.
Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard
operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability
to hear normal speech level. Frequently (50%): Sitting,
lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds. The use and
operation of a motor vehicle for Home Health and Wound Caregivers.
Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing
ladder/step-stool (varies by area), reaching overhead,
lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds,
grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level. Rarely
(10%): Climbing stairs. Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool
(varies by area), operation of a motor vehicle. Exposure to
Elemental Factors Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical
solution. Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven
surface. Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category Risk for
Exposure to BBP
Schedule Weekly Hours:
First Shift (United States of America)
Is Exempt Position?
CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT
Scheduled Days of the Week:
Shift Start & End Time: