Hospice of the Comforter is the community, locally owned non-profit Hospice organization. The team here is dedicated to bringing mission-focused, faith-based care to residents of Seminole, Orange, and Osceola counties. Hospice of the Comforter is an equal opportunity employer and a Drug Free and a Tobacco Free workplace.
Hospice of the Comforter, with administrative offices located North of Orlando in Altamonte Springs, is seeking a full time Certified Nursing Assistant who is responsible for providing personal patient care services to clients of Hospice of the Comforter in the tri-county area (Orange, Seminole and Osceola) in compliance with the care plans devised by the Registered Nurse (RN).
Visits assigned group of patients as set forth in the Plan of Care.
Provides personal care services to patient such as bathing, shampoo, nail and foot care, oral hygiene
Aids the patient's mobility and performs range of motion activities on patient extremities as outlined in the Plan of Care
Cleans and maintains the patient area including changing linens and doing patient laundry as needed
Prepares and serves meals or snacks as directed
Assists patient as needed to eat or drink
Leaves needed supplies for patient including creams, lotions, and briefs
Documents each patient visit in patient database system
Successful completion of the CNA curriculum (including 75 hours (minimum of 16 hours of classroom and 16 hours of supervised practical training by an RN)) is required.
High school diploma or equivalent is preferred.
Minimum of 1 year experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant in hospice care, home health, acute care, or nursing facility required.
A clear/active Florida CNA License is required.
Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse Assistant (CHPNA) is preferred.
About Hospice of the Comforter
Hospice provides persons with the quality care they want and deserve. Only hospice offers what people say they really want at the end of life:
A choice about services available.
Someone to be sure the patient's wishes are enforced. Supportive care from the patient's own physician.
Emotional and spiritual support for patients and families.
Pain and symptom control tailored to the patient's wishes. An opportunity for the patient to put his/her life in order.
The option to remain in their own home, surrounded by loved ones. Help for the family.
The highly specialized and unique array of hospice and palliative care services creates an environment which encourages the patient to express what is in the heart, focus on love and forgiveness, and on life's meaning and purpose. When things need to be said, issues resolved and dreams fulfilled, hospice will be there for you. Hospice can't add days to your life, but it adds life to your days.
Hospice programs exist throughout Florida. All Florida hospice programs are Medicare and Medicaid certified and fully licensed. No matter where you live, a hospice program is available to provide information and care for you.
Click here to Find a Hospice in Florida and for information about each hospice program click on the link that takes you to their individual web sites.