Chattanooga
(423) 803-2898

CNA / Personal Care Assistant

2018 Employer of Choice Award from Home Care PulseBe the difference in the lives of those you serve! If you have a passion to serve others with respect and dignity, Right at Home Chattanooga is the place for you!

Nominated by our employees as the 2018 Employer of Choice in Chattanooga, Right at Home Chattanooga values the talent of each individual care team member.

We are currently hiring qualified caregivers to provide one-on-one assistance for our clients in their homes, or assist them during a hospital or nursing facility stay. Right at Home Chattanooga understands our team members have family and responsibilities outside of work, so we offer flexible hours and excellent pay! Join us today!


Job Details

Provides various personal care and related paraprofessional services in accordance with an established plan of care. Provides for the personal needs and comfort of patients in their homes.

Essential Functions

  • Performs personal care activities that assist the patient with activities of daily living which include (but are not limited to):
    • Personal hygiene (assisting to bathroom or in using bedpan, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair)
    • Ambulation
    • Eating
    • Dressing
    • Shaving
  • Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions.
  • Performs patient-specific activities that are taught by a nurse. These could include (but are not limited to):
    • Assisting with the change of ostomy appliances
    • Reinforcement of dressings
    • Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises
    • Measuring and preparing special diets
    • Taking vital signs
    • Application of an external catheter
    • Performs homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to): vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms.
    • Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions. May shop for groceries.
    • Provides companionship for the client. This includes accompanying client on walks, trips to social/recreational activities, assistance with hobbies, etc.
  • Performs homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to):vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms. 

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or G.E.D certificate preferred.
  •  Six months experience as a Personal Care Assistant in healthcare (in homes or facilities). 
  • Successful completion of a state-approved Nurse Aide, Personal Care Assistant course, CNA, or LPN.
  • Current CPR certificate is recommended.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job. 
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job.
  • This position requires 30-40 hours of basic care training.




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