CNA Jobs at VITAS
At VITAS Healthcare, certified nursing assistants (CNAs) work alongside home health aides (HHAs) to fill the crucial role of hospice aide. Focused on the patient’s personal care, hospice aides help with hygiene and light chores while acting as the “eyes and ears” of the hospice team. The hospice aide is a great entry into end-of-life care for compassionate individuals who seek CNA careers.
CNA Job Description at VITAS
The CNA hospice aide provides the patient’s personal care wherever they call home, including helping with bathing, changing the patient’s clothes, making their bed, handling oral care, etc. Daily responsibilities may shift with the patient’s needs, but hospice aides provide some of the most intimate care to patients, so the ideal hospice aide is a flexible “people person.”