St. Louis, MO
(314) 567-5545

Certified Nurse Assistant/CNA (St. Louis City and County)

CNA 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. This position has more qualifications than the Caregiver/Home Health Aide.

Essential Functions

  • CNA 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, shaving, skin and hair)
    • Ambulation/Transfers
    • Eating
    • Dressing
    • Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions
    • May accompany patient on errands or medical appointments
    • Performs housekeeping activities which include (but are not limited to): vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms
  • CNA performs patient-specific activities that are taught by a Right at Home nurse. These could include (but are not limited to):
    • Providing hospice supportive care
    • Assisting with blood glucose monitoring
    • Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises
    • Medication reminders
    • Care of bed bound patient
    • Incontinence care

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of a state-approved Nurse Aide or Personal Care Assistant course
  • High school graduate or G.E.D certificate
  • One year of experience as a CNA (in homes or facilities).
  • Current CPR certificate is recommended, but not required
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job
  • Possess a valid driver's license and insured automobile
  • 30-40 hours of basic care training


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