JourneyCare CNA Nights in Barrington, Illinois
Night Shift - 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. - 3/12 hour shifts per week/alternate weekends
Pepper Family Hospice CareCenter - Barrington, Illinois
Are you a high-energy CNA with recent nursing home, home health, hospital, assisted living or hospice experience?
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) assists the registered nurse with caring for patients. They assist with activities of daily living (ADLs) and personal hygiene for patients who reside at the CareCenter. The certified nursing assistant also gives support to family members and reports any changes in patient status to the registered nurse.
Assists patients with personal care such as bathing, washing hair, painting and cutting nails, shaving, oral care, dressing
Assesses patient’s skin condition, weight, measurements and pain scale and reports any changes or issues to the registered nurse
Makes the patients bed and assists with transferring patients as needed
Assists patients with eating meals
Conducts safety checks in regards to patient’s environment and plan of care (i.e. carpets, oxygen tanks, open flames and electrical wires)
Educates family members and caregivers regarding personal care
Documents each patient visit and phone call
Attends interdisciplinary team and CNA meetings regarding patients and families
Other duties may be assigned or required for the performance of this position
Orders supplies when needed
Delivers supplies as part of the patient visit
High School general education degree
Training in HIPPA, Infection Control, safety, personal care and documentationCNA certification
One to three years of CNA experience in nursing home/assisted living facility
Experience working with terminally ill individuals, a plus
Certain positions require Pediatric skill competencies on an infant, toddler, preschool, school age or adolescent
Good interpersonal skills
Communication skills verbal and written
Experience using Hoyer lifts, gait belts, walkers, wheelchairs, canes, shower benches/chairs, electric beds and other medical equipment
Able to use cell phone, computer skills, voice mail
JourneyCare is the combine organization of Horizon Hospice & Palliative Care, JourneyCare, and Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter. The three organizations came together in 2015 to provide greater services to more patients and families across 10 counties in the Chicago area and northern Illinois. We offer more than 100 years of combined expertise, providing palliative, supportive and end-of-life care, and helping people facing serious illness live life to the fullest, with dignity and without pain, on their own terms.
JourneyCare is growing and seeking world-class, compassionate professionals who are highly skilled, possess superior interpersonal skills and make a commitment to our culture of excellence. Join our team of physicians, advanced nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, and certified nursing assistants, along with more than 1,100 volunteers, as a trusted resource for care and support.
Our services include:
Adult hospice and palliative care
Pediatric hospice and palliative care
Five hospice CareCenters located in Arlington Heights, Barrington, Chicago, Glenview and Woodstock for those who require short-term, around-the-clock medical oversight
Integrative therapies that include pet therapy, music therapy and music-thanatology, aromatherapy, art, massage and compassionate touch
A comprehensive grief support program
Jewish Care Services
We Honor Veterans Program
A broad range of volunteer opportunities
Your Life . . .
Working for JourneyCare is more than a career choice. Many of our team members will tell you it’s a calling that changed their lives.
JourneyCare has cared for generations of patients and families facing serious and life-limiting illnesses, providing comfort, peace and well-being.
We are committed to be the employer of choice by offering:
A comprehensive benefit-package
Continuing education and generous tuition reimbursement
A supportive, collaborative and fun work environment
Your Path . . .
Our Care Teams are committed to making each day the best it can be for our patients and families while enriching the lives of those we serve.
Join our Journey!
For more information apply online at http://www.journeycare.org and explore career opportunities with us.
Keyword: CNA, Certified Nursing Assisant