Certified Nursing Assistant
Community-based, mission-driven hospice seeks Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) to join its expanding Home Care Aide team. Full time position requires weekend availability. Travel is required, CNA must have access to reliable transportation as care is provided in patients’ private homes and residential facilities in Greater Boston and parts of Metrowest. This position is eligible for a $2000 sign-on Bonus.
Good Shepherd Community Care’s CNAs are an integral part of a multidisciplinary hospice team responsible for providing comprehensive, consistent and quality care for patients at the end of life. Care to include assistance with daily hygiene, ambulation, exercise, toileting, nutritional support, dressing changes and other activities as designated by the hospice nurse.
Education, Skills and Experience:
- Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in Massachusetts with a minimum of 75 hours of clinical study, including classroom training and a minimum of 16 hours supervised practical training
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Clear communication
- Contribute as part of a collaborative team
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Hospice, Palliative or Oncology experience is a plus
Good Shepherd Benefits Package offers:
- Generous leave time
- Health and dental insurance (coverage begins upon hire)
- Life insurance
- Flexible Spending Account
- Short Term Disability
- Base salary with weekend differential
- Mileage and travel time reimbursement between patients
- 403(b) with company match
- Partnership with Regis College for reduced tuition
- Employee Assistance Program
Good Shepherd Community Care is one of the most trusted health care organizations in Greater Boston focusing on hospice and palliative care. Founded as Hospice of the Good Shepherd in 1978, we are the original Massachusetts hospice. After decades of caring for our community, we continue to remain an independent, not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization. Good Shepherd believes in the importance of mutual respect and acceptance and values diversity in our patients, families and caregivers, employees, volunteers, community, and partner organizations. We are committed to these values and honor the dignity of each individual through the care, support and education we provide.