Hours: Full-time; primarily days.
Education Requirements High school diploma, GED, or equivalent. 75 – hour CNA course certification required.
Job Requirements: Must be listed on the Iowa Nurse Aide Registry at time of hire. Completion of Basic Life Support (BLS) according to the American Heart Association. Required to show proof of having completed Mandatory Reporter course at time of hire or attend within 6 months of start date. Must have current Iowa driver’s license and maintain proper limits of vehicle insurance per policy manual. Must have reliable transportation.
List of Duties: Performance of tasks associated with personal hygiene care i.e. bathing, shampooing, and dressing. Performance of tasks associated with the mobility of clients i.e. transfers, assisting with ambulation, repositioning. Accurately performs and documents patient’s vital signs. Observe for safety hazards in client’s homes and takes measures to keep their home in safe condition. Performance of tasks associated with activities of daily living i.e. light housekeeping, laundry, meal prep, etc.
This position works primarily in Home Hospice in Mahaska County with some shifts in Serenity House. May be expected to float to other areas of Mahaska Health to meet organization needs. Work primarily day shift but may be required to work night, weekends, and/or holidays
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