Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System CNA-Home Health & Hospice in Spartanburg, South Carolina
- High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
- One (1) year of personal care experience
State certification for Home Health Aide training program and competency and is listed on the South Carolina state registry
Valid SC Driver’s License with good driving record
The PCA, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Therapist, performs various personal care services for patients in their home setting using a patient specific care plan to facilitate the patient’s self-care and independence with activities of daily living. Responsible for observing patients, reporting these observations and documenting observations and care performed. Performs other duties as assigned.
Assist patients with personal care activities including: bathing, dressing, grooming, skin care, hair care, nail care, feeding, oral hygiene, and shaving
Bathe patients: bed baths, tub baths or showers.
Toilet patients and assists with bedpans and urinals; provide catheter care, empty catheter bag
Assist patients with use of cane or walker, special utensils to eat, special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene.
Assist family members with lifting, turning, re-positioning, and transferring patient.
Provide emotional support to patients and/or family members.
Document care performed as outlined on care plan and reports all changes in patient’s condition (physical and/or mental) and environmental changes to case manager.
Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy patient environment by following asepsis standards and policies.
Participates in 12 hours of in-service training.
Ability to withstand stress and demands of an active position
Stand, walk, stoop, kneel, bend and sit for short or extended intervals
Lift, and/or move in a push or pull manner more than 50 pounds occasionally to reposition patient whether seated, lying on a bed or leaning against an object
Carrying or lifting objects such as medical equipment, laptop, and supplies
Ability to walk up stairs and on uneven surfaces
Extensive driving of personal or fleet car
Manual dexterity, good eye/hand coordination
Full range of body motion
Acceptable vision and hearing needed in daily work
Ability to talk and hear
Ability to read, write and speak English fluently