Jan 10, 2022

Hospice Nurse Assistant

  • St. Joseph Health & Covenant Health
  • Lubbock, TX, USA
Nursing Staff Hospice

Job Description

Covenant Health is seeking a Full-time, Day Shift Hospice Nursing Assistant I with the Hospice - Lubbock Department at Hospice of Lubbock Inc.

Job Summary:

Provides personal care and related services in the home to Hospice patients. Functions under direct instruction and supervision of an RN.

Essential Functions:

  • Under the direction and ongoing supervision of the registered nurse, follows written instructions for patient care as prepared by an RN.
  • Assists patients with personal care (which includes lifting and transferring patients without assistance) to preserve good personal hygiene and provides range of motion while maintaining a healthful, safe environment, while maintaining patients’ privacy and dignity.
  • Reports changes in patient’s condition and needs to Supervisor or RN.
  • Maintains record of services performed and of apparent condition of patient.
  • Establishes and maintains a good working relationship with the patient/family and co-workers of the Agency.
  • Participates as an interdisciplinary team member to provide input requiring continuum of patient care.
  • Establishes and maintains a good working relationship with the patient/family and co-workers of the network.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education:

  • Coursework/Training - On the job training and/or trade school education.

Experience:

  • 1 year Related experience.

Licenses and Certitifications:

  • Current certification in the state of Texas as a Certified Nurse Aide.
  • BLS (AHA) certification within 30 days of employment.
  • Current driver’s license.
  • Proof of current auto liability insurance.
  • Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing Assistant (CHPNA) preferred.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience:

  • Hospice experience.

Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.

For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.

As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:

Covenant Medical Center - CMC

Covenant Children’s

Covenant Specialty

Covenant Plainview - PLV

Covenant Levelland - LVL

Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock)

Covenant Medical Group (CMG)

Covenant Health Partners

Hospice of Lubbock

Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.

Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Req ID: R341944