Harrisburg, PA
(717) 671-7291

Certified Nurse Assistant (Harrisburg Hershey)

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
    • Feeding
    • Dressing
    • Shaving
    • Medication reminders
    • Exercise reminders
  • Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions.
  • Provides companionship for the client. This includes accompanying client on walks, trips to social/recreational activities, assistance with hobbies, etc.
    •  Provide transportation for errands and doctors appointments
  • 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.
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience. 
  • Successful completion of a state-approved Nurse Aide course.
  • Completion of a written Competency Evaluation that meets the State Licensing Law for home health agencies.
  • 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.
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