CNA - Hospice Care

Radford, VA, US, 24141

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Day
Facility:  Carilion Clinic Hospice - New River Valley
Requisition Number:  147324

How You’ll Help Transform Healthcare:

New River Valley Region. Full Time position. 

The Hospice Care CNA serves as a member of the Hospice team.  The CNA offers personal care, comfort measures and light environmental services in Hospice patient’s residences directed by the Aide Care Plan, Interdisciplinary Hospice Plan of Care and the Physicians Medical Plan of Treatment.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Demonstrates understanding of the Hospice concept of care and the complex issues related to caring for the terminally ill.
  • Demonstrates willingness to function as a part of a multidisciplinary Hospice team and as a responsible member of the Carilion Health Care Team.
  • Demonstrates the ability to give competent, compassionate bedside care in a variety of settings in accordance to Hospice policies and procedures and in accordance to the Aide care plan.
  • Assist patients with activities of daily living, personal hygiene (including baths in tubs, shower, basin, bed, shampoos, nail care, as prescribed on Aide care plan), ambulation and prescribed exercise.
  • Assists patient with toileting, including use of bedpans, bedside commodes and providing proper skin care to incontinent patients. Assists with oral or topical medications that the patient can normally self-administer.
  • Measures fluid intake and output as indicated in the plan of care.
  • Records and reports changes in the patient’s physical condition, behavior or appearance to the RN, Clinical Leader, or Manager.

What We Require:

Education:  Must be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D. certificate.

Experience:  Must have a minimum of six months experience in hospice, home health, long term care, impatient oncology or medical surgical nursing.  Must have worked as an aide (for compensation) within the 24 months prior to hire or have completed another program as defined by the Home Health CMS Conditions of Participation.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration:  Certified as a nurse’s aide and registered by the Virginia Department of Health Professions.  Must have license available to show for verification and primary source verification will also be conducted.  Must have valid driver’s license, automobile insurance and personal vehicle for making home visits. BLS must be secured by end of supervised orientation and be maintained.

Other Minimum Qualifications:  Must have clear criminal record check free from barrier crimes conducted through the Virginia State Police criminal records exchange.

About Carilion

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.


Requisition Number: 147324 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Clinic Hospice - New River Valley 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: M-F 8-430
Recruiter Email:
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Carilion Total Rewards

What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

Find more about Carilion Clinic’s benefits by vising our Total Rewards Page.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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