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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)_Private Duty 

Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Description

This position is responsible for providing private duty and/or staff relief home health aide and homemaker services.

Ensures the efficient delivery of home health aide and homemaker services, while at a minimum adhering to state and federal laws, state and federal rules, accrediting body standards, accepted discipline practices, ethical standards, agency policies and procedures, the agency’s mission and values, the agency’s code of conduct, and business decorum.

Provides home health aide and homemaker services.

  • Obtains schedule in a timely manner.
  • Identifies self as a representative of the agency to patients/clients and their families, as necessary.
  • Ensures patients’/clients’ overall appearance reflects good personal hygiene.
  • Ensures patient’s/client’s home environment is safe and orderly.
  • Ensures the accurate and efficient procurement and utilization of medical supplies.
  • Provides companionship for the patient/client.
  • Works to maximize patient/client outcomes.
  • Exemplifies and promotes positive, professional, and effective communication between and among co-workers.
  • Ensures the accurate completion of all documentation in a timely manner.

Provides staff relief services.

  • Obtains schedule in a timely manner.
  • Identifies self as a representative of the agency to clients.
  • Accurately performs duties as assigned by client, in a timely manner.

Effectively represents the agency in a professional manner.

Communicates significant events and other data necessary for timely and accurate decision-making to the appropriate individuals.

 

 
Position Requirements

Educational Requirement/Work Experience

  • High school graduate or GED REQUIRED
  • Certified to practice as a Nurse Assistant in the State of Illinois REQUIRED.
  • Certified to perform CPR PREFERRED.  Certified to perform CPR within six (6) months of hire REQUIRED.
  • Nurse aide experience within the last twenty-four (24) months REQUIRED.
  • Previous experience in a home health setting PREFERRED.

Other Requirements

  • Valid driver's license
  • Vehicle insurance
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Good personal hygiene
  • Ability to travel within the agency's service area on a daily basis

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to adequately provide patient/client care
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs. above one's head
  • Ability to bend, stand, and walk
 
Location Springfield, IL  
About the Organization Alterna-Care Home Health System is the most comprehensive home health agency in central Illinois. Providing home health, private duty, hospice and assisted living services, ACHHS offers a continuum of care unmatched in the region. With offices in Springfield, Jacksonville and Litchfield, ACHHS provides care to the residents of 31 central Illinois counties. Being nurse-founded and family-owned makes for the right combination to address the needs of our patients, their families and our employees.

OUR MISSION

To preserve the DIGNITY and INDEPENDENCE of those we serve through COMPASSIONATE and COLLABORATIVE care.

OUR VALUES

LEADERSHIP - Our commitment to excellence drives us to develop and engage leaders who provide expert care and help manage the organization at the highest level of skill and ability possible. Employing ethical business decisions at all times is one way ACHHS distinguishes itself as a community leader.

COMMUNITY - Being a steward of the community is as important to us as providing exceptional care. ACHHS is committeed to giving our time, talents, and resources to organizations who share our goal of enriching the communities in which we live.

QUALITY OF LIFE - It is our responsibility to help clients, patients, and residents remain healthy and independent, and to provide them comfort and support at the end of life. We are also responsible for enhancing the quality of life or our employees and do so in part by providing job-related knowledge and skills and by maintaining a professional and supportive work environment.

TECHNOLOGY - ACHHS understands that as technology evolves patients with increasingly complex needs can be cared for in the comfort of their homes. Consequently, we continually seek to identify and invest in new technologies that enable us to provide care more effectively, more efficiently and to more individuals.  
Category Healthcare  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  

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