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Private Duty - Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Company: Tennessee Quality Care - Home Health
Location: Covington
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

About Tennessee Quality Care

Tennessee Quality Care, a division of Franklin, Tennessee-based American Health Partners Inc., has been offering high-quality, compassionate home health and hospice services for more than 30 years. In addition to providing personalized care to individuals in the comfort of their homes, local offices collaborate with skilled nursing facilities to help patients regain independence and transition home after rehabilitation. Tennessee Quality Care operates in 31 counties across middle and west Tennessee through multiple branch offices. The Tennessee Quality Care division office is based in Parsons, Tennessee. For more information, visit


The Private Duty Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) will be responsible for providing personal care and related services in the home. Functions under the direction, instruction and supervision of the Registered Nurse/Therapist.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation; including, but not limited to:

Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse/Therapist provide personal care which includes bathing and personal hygiene
Check and record vital signs such as patient temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure
Provide light housekeeping, linen changes, laundry, meal preparation and companionship
Assist with physical activity as assigned, such as transferring, ambulating, simple exercises and encourages independence
May remind the patient to take their medications as prescribed by the physician
Assist the patient and/or patient representative(s) in providing a safe clean environment
Prepare simple meals and assist patient with eating when needed
Establish a relationship with the patient and patient representative(s) that promotes trust and provides emotional support
Record observations of treatment and care given and reports any significant change in the patient's condition and problems to the Clinical Manager
Submit all documentation in a timely manner according to company policy and procedures
Attend twelve hours of in-service per company policy and procedures
Willing to travel to other office locations and assist with staffing as needed
Assist with orientation of new staff members if requested

Required Skills:

Work requires knowledge of the homecare industry, and Medicare regulations

Required Computer Skills:

Demonstrate proficiency with electronic medical record application

Required Work Experience:

Minimum one (1) year Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) experience preferred
Must be able to provide written documentation of certified nursing assistant and must include classroom and supervised practical training in a practicum, laboratory or other setting in which the trainee demonstrates knowledge while providing services to an individual under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse who is under the supervision of a registered nurse
Must be able to successfully complete and pass the Company's Competency Evaluation

Licensing/Certification/Education Requirements:

Current State Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Current CPR Certification
Current state Driver's License
Current Auto Liability Insurance according to Company Policy

Other Requirements:

Position may require unscheduled overtime, week-end work
Must be willing and able to work flexible hours
Travel required
Must have reliable transportation

Physical Requirements:

Frequent lifting of objects up to 40 pounds
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling


Our Organization does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. The Organization will also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made.

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Keywords: Tennessee Quality Care - Home Health, Memphis , Private Duty - Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Other , Covington, Tennessee

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