CNA - PRN (Cynthiana)

Certified Nursing Assistant - PRN
Bluegrass Care Navigators Cynthiana, KY
Recognized as a program of excellence receiving 3 awards in 2017
Living with a serious illness or caring for a loved one who is seriously ill can be one of life s most challenging times. We need experts who have been there for families countless times, providing experience, guidance and care.
Bluegrass Care Navigators connects patients with caregivers who have exactly the right expertise to meet their health care needs and help handle the activities of everyday living. Our team provides unsurpassed private duty nursing, palliative care, hospice care and more.
Position Qualifications:
  • One year experience in hospital or nursing home setting.
  • Proof of completion of recognized CNA training program.
  • Is at least 18 years of age and is a high school graduate or equivalent.
  • Possesses and maintains good physical stamina and mental health.
  • Has ability to read and follow written instructions and document care given.
  • Satisfactory references from previous employers.
  • Is self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision.
  • Has empathy for the needs of the ill, frail, and impaired. Understands philosophy of Hospice care and needs of the terminally ill.
  • Is flexible and cooperative in fulfilling role obligation.
  • Demonstrates tact, patience and good personal hygiene.
  • Current driver's license and auto liability coverage
  • Negative TB skin test, pre-employment physician s health clearance
Summary of Job Responsibilities:
The CNA/Home Care Aide is a paraprofessional member of the interdisciplinary team who works under the supervision of a registered nurse or therapist and performs various services for a patient as necessary to meet the patient's personal needs and to promote comfort. The CNA/Home Care Aide is responsible for observing the patient, reporting these observations and documenting observations and care performed. The CNA/Home Care Aide will be assigned in a manner that promotes quality, continuity and safety of a patient's care.
Bluegrass Care Navigators (formerly Hospice of the Bluegrass) is a nationally respected hospice, having cared for thousands of families in our Kentucky communities since 1978, providing hospice services to approximately 750 patients daily in 32 counties located in central, northern and eastern Kentucky. Our services currently include:
  • Bluegrass Extra Care a private pay service offering personalized home care
  • Bluegrass Transitional Care help with hospital to home
  • Bluegrass Palliative Care pain and symptom relief
  • Bluegrass Hospice Care expert care for the final months of life
  • Bluegrass Grief Care support through anticipatory grief and bereavement
BCN has been recognized as a program of excellence receiving 3 awards in 2017.
The American Hospital Association presented the 2017 Circle of Life Award for innovation in palliative care and for improving the care of patients near the end of life. Bluegrass Care Navigators is the only repeat honoree in the history of the award.
2017 Hospice Honors Elite recipient by Deyta Analytics, a division of HEALTHCAREfirst. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver s point of view, honoring hospices ranked above the Deyta Analytics National Performance Score on all 24 of the evaluation questions.
Modern Healthcare has honored Bluegrass Care Navigators, naming it one of its 2017 Best Places to Work. The annual national award recognizes companies that continuously strive to improve their work environment and increase employee engagement, satisfaction and retention through innovative changes in the workplace. The award is based on employees input about the agency and its goals, and honors health care workplaces that empower their employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services.

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