Certified Nurse Aide

Feb 07 2024
Hawaii Care Choices |Hilo|Part Time, $18.00 - $20.00 / hour
Category: Healthcare
Job Description
Part-Time

Position Summary:
The Nurse Aide is responsible for helping care home residents with their daily tasks, such as laundry, cooking, bathing, dressing, and cleaning. To be successful as a nurse aide, you should be sensitive and respectful, with a passion for helping those in need. Top candidates will provide resident assistance as well as companionship and are great listeners and communicators.

Essential Duties/Functions:
  • Assisting residents with daily personal routines, including bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, and using the bathroom.
  • Providing companionship to residents and establishing a trusting relationship with them.
  • Ensuring that residents are taking their prescribed medication.
  • Reporting any concerns or medical issues.
  • Ensuring that the residents' living quarters are safe and well-organized.
  • Keeping records of resident activity, behavior, and moods.
  • Leading group activities and outings.
  • Performing any reasonable requests that residents ask for.
  • Collaborating with management and coworkers to ensure residents receive the best quality of life possible.

Skills/Knowledge:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic nursing skills; standard precautions; infection control; body mechanics; purpose and benefits of activities of daily living; personal hygiene care; basic medical and nursing terminology.
  • Ability to independently provide direct personal care services to patients in their homes; ability to work with patients and families coping with a terminal illness.
  • Ability to exercise judgment in provision of care and communication.
  • Strong emotional intelligence and listening skills.
  • Friendly, professional demeanor.
 
Education and Experience:
  • Minimum: At least one year experience in home care setting.
  • State Certification from a State of Hawai'i Certified Nurse Aide Training Program.
 
Work Hours:
  • Primarily Five days a week may include weekdays and/or weekends/ night shift/day shift.
  • Holiday pay applies.

Pay Range:
$18.00 - $20.00 per hour

*This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors.
 
A career with Hawaii Care Choices is more than a job. It’s an opportunity to make a significant, powerful and lasting difference in the lives of others during this very important time. People who choose to work for Hawaii Care Choices, whether in the field or in the office, are professionals who are passionate and committed to our mission of providing quality end of life care. Hawaii Care Choices is no ordinary place to work. The people who work here are, without exception, extraordinary.
For more information, apply for this position, or view our current job opportunities go to our website www.hawaiicarechoices.org/career​s