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CNA in Cherokee, IA at Ensign Services

Date Posted: 8/21/2018

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  • Location:
    Cherokee, IA
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Responsibilities of the home health aide include, but are not limited to, the following: 

1. Providing personal care including: A. Baths 

B. Back rubs 

C. Oral hygiene 

D. Shampoos 

E. Changing bed linen 

F. Assisting patients with dressing and undressing 

G. Nail & Skin care to prevent breakdown 

H. Assisting the patient with toileting activities 

I. Keeping patient’s living area clean and orderly, as appropriate 

2. Planning and preparing nutritious meals. 

3. Assisting in feeding the patient, if necessary. 

4. Taking and recording oral, rectal and axillary temperatures, pulse, respiration and blood pressure 

when ordered (with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency). 

5. Assisting in ambulation and exercise according to the plan of care. 

6. Performing range of motion and other simple procedures as an extensional therapy service as 

ordered (with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency). 

7. Assisting patient in the self-administration of medication. 

8. Doing patient’s laundry, as appropriate. 

9. Meeting safety needs of patients and using equipment safely and properly (foot stools, 

side rails, etc.). 

10. Reporting on patient’s condition and significant changes to the assigned nurse. 

11. Adhering to the Organization's documentation and care procedures and standards of personal and professional conduct. 

12. Attend 12 clock hours of in-service training annually during a 12-month period.

The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. Ensign Services, Inc. provides recruiting services for operations in the skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice industries.

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