North Arkansas Regional Medical Center

  • HH/Hospice CNA

    Job Location US-AR-Harrison
    Job ID
    Full-Time 80
  • Overview

    Responsible for performing simple specified nursing duties related to patient care, such as bathing, vital signs, enemas, non-sterile surgical dressings and patient observation

    Assists in preparation of supplies and helps maintain cleanliness and order in the department



    • Perform only those patient care activities contained in a written plan formulated by the RN/Home Care Aide Coordinator.                        
    • Performs bathing techniques as assigned (bed bath, tub, shower).
    • Performs care of patient’s hair, shaving, nail care, foot care, skin care, and perineal care.
    • Performs oral care as assigned.
    • Assists with ostomy care as assigned.
    • Demonstrates proper procedure for application of TED hose.
    • Demonstrates proper procedure for application of Ace bandage.   
    • Follows proper procedure for soaks and compresses as assigned 
    • Demonstrates proper procedure to assist patients with assistive devices.
    • Demonstrates ability to use Hoyer Lift.
    • Assist with G-tube feedings and site care as assigned. 
    • Demonstrates ability to assist with oral suctioning.
    • Performs basic oxygen skills. 
    • Demonstrates ability to assist with unsterile dressing changes.
    • Demonstrates proper procedure for cast care.
    • Demonstrates ability to collect urine/stool specimens. 
    • Demonstrates ability to assist in bowel/bladder training.
    • Demonstrates ability to perform therapeutic exercises as instructed by RN/RPT.
    • Demonstrates proper procedure for assistance with medications ordinarily self-administered.
    • Demonstrates ability to provide household services essential to home care.
    • Documents patient status accurately according to patient care plan & agency policy.
    • Completes missed visit notes daily & turns in weekly.
    • Reports changes in patient status to primary RN/Home Care Aide Coordinator as appropriate.
    • Completes all telephony functions accurately on a daily basis.
    • Demonstrates ability to assist the patient with transfer mobility techniques with assistive devices including w/c, walker/cane, etc.
    • Reviews departmental policy & procedure on an annual basis.
    • Demonstrates awareness of responsibility for own actions & assigned responsibilities.
    • Maintain strict patient confidentiality.
    • Performs job duties as a team member to assure the effectiveness of, and harmony within, the department. 
    • Demonstrates effective communication methods & skills. 
    • Create a positive image of NARMC at all times.
    • Other duties as assigned. 
    • Demonstrates awareness of cost controls and strives to reduce department costs.
    • Prioritizes and utilizes time efficiently. 
    • Demonstrates awareness of responsibility and accountability for own actions and assigned responsibilities.
    • Complies with NARMC HIPAA Privacy and Security policies. 
    • Understands responsibility to report issues with privacy, fraud and abuse, compliance and ethical conduct.




    Previous experience as a nurse’s aide in a hospital, skilled nursing facility or an agency providing Home Health care or CNA or completed 40 hours training program, meeting state & federal regulations.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


    Ability to read, write and carry out directions, and maturity and

    Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

    Ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.


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