Private Duty Certified Nursing Assistant

Elk Valley Health Services LaFollette, TN
Elk Valley Health Services, a division of The LHC Group, offers private duty care to chronically ill patients in their homes. We serve the state of Tennessee with traditional nursing and high tech service capabilities. We are one of the largest providers with coverage from multiple insurance contracts and one of the largest in-network providers for the Tennessee Care MCO Program.

LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. More than 60 leading hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because our 11,000 employees in 25 states are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

The Private Duty Aide provides support, assistance with personal hygiene and household functions, in order for an individual to be able to remain in their own home.

Duties for Private Duty Certified Nursing Assistant

* Perform health care related tasks, such as monitoring vital signs under the direction of a registered nurse.

* Prepare and maintain records of client progress and services performed per company policy.

* Perform housekeeping duties, such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes and dishes.

* Perform other duties as necessary.

* Follow policies and procedures related to safety.

* Conduct visual safety inspections throughout the work day; identify and report unsafe conditions and correct as needed.

* Immediately report incidents/injuries to supervisor.

* Incorporate safe behaviors into daily work life.

* Demonstrate appropriate body mechanics in all situations.

* Flexibility with hours preferred as there are mulitple shifts available.

Qualifications for Private Duty Certified Nursing Assistant

* High School Diploma or GED.

* Nurse Aide Certification Licensed by the State of Tennessee.

* CPR Certified.