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Now hiring Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses in the Cedar Rapids area

Compassion North America Home Health Services Corp announces the following recruitment in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area:

 Positions Advertised Register Nurses (RNs) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) 
 Department  Department of Nursing and Human Resources
 Supervisor Director of Nursing and Human Resources
 Number of Vacancies Ongoing recruiting in the Cedar Rapids area for client population.
 Position Types AdvertisedFull Time, Part Time, Flex Time, Fixed Time, Quick Time, Temporary Facility Staffing positions are available. See Human Resources products section of this website for an explanation of position types.
 Posting Period Until positions for all client needs are filled.
  Recruitment Number 2019-001

Job Description
Reporting to the Director of Nursing and Human Resources, successful candidates are responsible for: participating in the client intake process of Compassion North America, as required, preparing the Care Plan for individual clients, preparing the home and site for service delivery following the procedures of the company, daily execution of the care plan for assigned clients, proper documentation of all interventions completed, timely submission of clinical reports and other documentation for payment, serve as a client advocate within the health system, coordinate the care received by the client, connect clients to other sources of support within the community whenever required to meet the goal of optimal health and independence, successfully discharging clients or closing client caseloads, as required.

Core Competencies for this Position 
The following core competencies are desirable for this role:
  • Experience supporting clients with routine activities of daily living in a home care, nursing home,long-term care home or similar organizational setting.
  • Experience conducting the interventions provided in the Complex and/or Palliative Nursing Plan , provided on this website under service plans and pricing, in the acute or tertiary care setting.
  • Experience conducting the interventions provided in the Complex and Palliative Nursing Plan as part of education, training, volunteering or job placement or other types of work experience.
  • Teamwork--participate as a team member in assessing client needs and requirements for home care services, knowledge sharing activities on evidence-based nursing, and monitoring client's progress towards established goals for optimal health and independence.
  • Communication skills-Experience preparing clear and concise reports and clinical documentation desired.
  • Adult education experience- the ability to successfully conduct peer training is desired.
  • Leadership skills- the ability to supervise and mentor direct reports working on assigned caseload, advocate for client needs, successfully manage conflict, and coordinate care received by the client--are strongly desired.
  • Commitment to continuous education--keeping abreast with professional changes in evidence-based nursing and emerging best practices to make timely changes and contributions that benefit clients of Compassion North America.
In addition to demonstrating how she/he meets these core competencies, the applicant is expected to provide specific activities/interventions in the Complex and Palliative Nursing Plan on this website that her/his competencies cover in his/her resume and/or cover letter.

Technical Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum qualification required is Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in good standing of their professional college.
  • First Aid and CPR certification required before or immediately after hiring.
Other Skills Required
 Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the values in action of Compassion North America in their daily conduct, attitude, and interaction with clients, colleagues, and other members of the public. A  brief introduction of the Values in Action, which is used to evaluate the fit of the applicant with company culture, is provided on this website. Applicants are encouraged to review the Values in Action webpage on this website.

Other requirements
The offer of appointment to an applicant is conditional on successful completion of Criminal Record History check, drug test, medical clearance, and dependent abuse check.

Expected Remuneration
Competitive pay and benefits disclosed during the hiring process.

How to apply
Submit your resume and cover letter by email to: intakeandhr@compassionna.com
Only email applications and inquiries are accepted at the moment, due to hiring pressure. Submit your resume and questions by email. A  member of the Nursing and Human Resources Department would be in contact with you within 24 hours on weekdays.

Notice to Applicants
Compassion North America would train each selected candidate to execute the assigned client Care Plan.

Certified Nursing Assistants  wanted


Compassion North America Home Health Services Corp announces the following recruitment in the Cedar Rapids area:

 Positions Advertised Certified Nursing Assistant
 Department  Department of Nursing and Human Resources
 Supervisor Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse
 Number of Vacancies Ongoing recruiting in the Cedar Rapids area for client population.
 Position Types AdvertisedFull Time, Part Time, Flex Time, Fixed Time, Quick Time, Temporary Facility Staffing positions are available. See Human Resources products section of this website for an explanation of position types.
 Posting Period Until positions for all client needs are filled.
  Recruitment Number 2019-001

Job Description
Reporting to the Registered  Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in charge of executing the client Care Plan, successful candidates are responsible for: helping clients with personal care, routine activities of daily living, and companionship and friendly services.

Core Competencies for this Position 
The following core competencies are desirable for this role:
  • Experience supporting clients with personal care, routine activities of daily living, and companionship in a home care, nursing home,long-term care home or similar organizational setting.
  • Experience helping clients with personal care, routine activities of daily living, and companionship as part of his/her training, volunteer position, job placement or other similar work placement.
  • Interpersonal skills required-friendly disposition, empathy, engaging personality.
Specific duties required.
  • Assisting clients with eating, mobility, transferring, positioning and turning, and supervising toileting.
  • Providing bedside care.
  • Monitoring bladder routines, empty. change leg bag, clean intermittent catheterization.
  • Assisting clients with bowel routines.
  • Assisting clients to take premeasured medication.
  • Assisting clients with prescribed exercise.
  • Engaging in friendly communication, games, and other activities to stimulate the person, when appropriate.
  • When assessed as appropriate by a healthcare professional and the client's condition is stable can be  trained to assist the client and health care professional with the following activities:
  1. Assisting with communication.
  2. Assist clients with tracheostomy care such as shallow suctioning.
  3. Helping clients take their medication.
  4. Assisting clients with Oxygen therapy.
  5. Clean intermittent catheterization.
  6. Assisting clients with enemas and suppositories.
  7. Assist clients with G or J tube feeding
  8. Training other CNAs and caregivers to perform the activities.
Technical Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum qualification required is Certified Nursing Assistant certification.
  • First Aid and CPR certification strongly desired before or after hiring.
Other Skills Required
 Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the values in action of Compassion North America in their daily conduct, attitude, and interaction with clients, colleagues, and other members of the public. A  brief introduction of the Values in Action, which is used to evaluate the fitness of the applicant with company culture, is provided on this website. Applicants are encouraged to review the Values in Action webpage on this website.

Other requirements
The offer of appointment to an applicant is conditional on successful completion of Criminal Record History Check, drug test, medical clearance, and dependent abuse check.

Expected Remuneration
Competitive pay and benefits disclosed during the hiring process.

How to apply
Submit your resume and cover letter by email to: intakeandhr@compassionna.com
Only email applications and inquiries are accepted at the moment, due to hiring pressure. Submit your Resume and Questions by email. A  member of the Nursing and Human Resources Department would be in contact with you within 24 hours on weekdays.

Notice to Applicants
Compassion North America would train each selected candidate to execute the assigned tasks in the client's Care Plan.

Homemakers wanted in the Cedar Rapids area


Compassion North America Home Health Services Corp announces the following recruitment in the Greater Toronto area:

 Positions AdvertisedHomemakers
 Department  Department of Nursing and Human Resources
 Supervisor Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse
 Number of Vacancies Ongoing recruiting in the Cedar Rapids area for client population.
 Position Types AdvertisedFull Time, Part Time, Flex Time, Fixed Time, Quick Time, Temporary Facility Staffing positions are available. See Human Resources products section of this website for an explanation of position types.
 Posting Period Until positions for all client needs are filled.
  Recruitment Number 2019-001

Job Description
Reporting to the Registered  Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in charge of executing the client Care Plan, successful candidates are responsible for: helping clients with homemaking, companionship, and friendly services.

Core Competencies for this Position 
The following core competencies are desirable for this role:
  • Experience supporting clients with homemaking and friendly visiting services in a home care, nursing home,long-term care home or similar organizational setting.
  • Experience helping clients with homemaking, and companionship as part of a volunteer position, job placement or other similar work placement.
  • Interpersonal skills required-helpful, friendly disposition, empathy, and engaging personality.
Specific duties required.
  • Planning menus, preparing meals, house cleaning, taking care of children, banking, ironing, paying bills, mending, shopping and doing laundry.
  • Assisting a client or main caregiver, as appropriate, to conduct any of the activities listed above.
  • Training another individual to perform any of the activities listed, when required to do so.
  • Performing any other activity that is listed in the client's Care Plan as a homemaking activity.
Technical Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum qualification required: Basic literacy, basic communication skills in English or Spanish to make self-understood, and work experience in a similar capacity.
  • First Aid and CPR certification strongly desired before or after hiring.
Other Skills Required
 Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the Values in Action of Compassion North America in their daily conduct, attitude, and interaction with clients, colleagues, and other members of the public. A  brief introduction of the Values in Action, which is used to evaluate the fit of the applicant with company culture, is provided on this website. Applicants are encouraged to review the Values in Action webpage on this website.

Other requirements
The offer of appointment to an applicant is conditional on successful completion of Criminal Record History Check, drug test, medical clearance, and dependent abuse check.

Expected Remuneration
Competitive pay and benefits disclosed during the hiring process.

How to apply
Submit your resume and cover letter by email to: intakeandhr@compassionna.com
Only email applications and inquiries are accepted at the moment, due to hiring pressure. Submit your Resume and Questions by email. A  member of the Nursing and Human Resources Department would be in contact with you within 24 hours on weekdays.

Notice to Applicants
Compassion North America would train each selected candidate to execute the assigned tasks in the client's Care Plan.

Compassion North America is hiring Care Coordinator and Human Resource Officers

Compassion North America Home Health Services Corp announces the following recruitment in the Cedar Rapids area:

 Positions Advertised Care Coordinator and Human Resource Officer, Cedar Rapids
 Department  Department of Nursing and Human Resources
 Supervisor Director of Nursing and Human Resources
 Number of Vacancies 2 positions
 Position Types AdvertisedFull Time.
 Posting Period Until filled.
  Recruitment Number 2019-001

Job Description
Reporting to the Director of Nursing and Human Resources, successful candidates are responsible for: participating in the client intake and human resource processes of Compassion North America, as required. These responsibilities include human resource functions: preparing job descriptions,advertising jobs, organizing interviews, hiring staff,conducting onboarding activities, establishing remuneration and benefits,conducting staff performance evaluations, planning and conducting staff development, addressing grievances, concerns, and conflict, discharging staff, and conducting exit staff interviews. These responsibilities also include nursing and clinical functions: preparing the Care Plan for individual clients, preparing the home and site for service delivery following the procedures of the company, monitoring daily execution of the Care Plan for assigned clients, reviewing all documentation to ensure that they are complete and correct, supporting timely submission of clinical reports and other documentation for payment, serve as a client advocate within the health system, coordinate the care received by clients assigned to them, connect clients to other sources of support within the community whenever required to meet the goal of optimal health and independence, collaborating with RNs and LPNs to successfully discharge clients or close client caseloads, as required.

Core Competencies for this Position 
The following core competencies are desirable for this role:
  • · Leadership: ability to motivate, direct a team, and successfully resolved conflict while maintaining team cohesion, collaboration, and high performance.

    ·Communication skills: the ability to demonstrate the communication skills required to inform and educate clients on the business of Compassion North America, service contracts, and care plans. Ability to provide clear direction and instructions in a supervisory capacity. Demonstrated experience in preparing clear and concise reports in a timely manner.

    ·Conducting assessments: the ability to collect, review information from many sources, review and apply criteria, standards, apply established procedure, and reach appropriate and reasonable conclusions on the eligibility for home care services.

    ·Service planning: the ability to prepare a service contract and care plan that adequately supports the client to achieve the goal of optimal health and independence, using comprehensive assessment information.

    ·Service Coordination: The ability to establish or implement standards and procedures, collect information, plan, evaluate,  prepare, display, resolve any conflicts, and share information that supports the adequate, uninterrupted, timely, and reliable delivery of all the service contained in the care plan to a client in a well coordinated manner on a monthly basis, or another appropriately determine interval.

    ·Monitoring, reassessment, and supervision: ability to provide direction, enforce, supervise and measure the day-to-day implementation of the care plan, routinely reassess relevance of the care plan to meet client goals, modify the care plan, whenever necessary, to ensure that it remains relevant, and report progress towards achieving established goals and milestones.

    ·Discharging a client or closing a caseload: the ability to determine and properly follow all rules and procedures for closing a client caseload. This includes ensuring that the right procedures are followed, based on applicable laws, regulations and standards--especially those relating to the storage and handing of client records, and any other requirements that may apply to closing a caseload, and disposing of a client record, relating to a specific individual or third party payor policy.

    ·Human resource planning and implementation: Perform basic human resources functions, including preparing job descriptions, posting jobs, evaluating candidates, conducting interviews, selecting staff for appointment, organizing onboarding, organizing staff development, resolving conflict, conducting exit interviews, and any other human resources related activity that may be required by Compassion North America to provide adequate support services to the client caseload and operations.

Specific Duties Required of this Position:

· Review service requests.

· Arrange initial intake meetings and information sessions with clients.

· Review third payor criteria, standards, rules, procedures, assessments, requirements, and determine client eligibility for service.

· Assess client needs taking into consideration comprehensive information from all sources on the capacity, impairment, and requirement for home care services.

· Develop a service level agreement with the full participation of the client and caregiver.

· Prepare a care plan that adequately addresses the health condition, preferences, social and economic condition of the client, and any other relevant issues to support the client in achieving optimal health and independence.

· Coordinate service delivery to ensure uninterrupted, timely, reliable, and high-quality service to clients to help them meet the goals of optimal health and independence.

· Routinely evaluate the care plan and adapt the services and tasks provided to each client to ensure that the care plan is responsive to significant changes in the client’s condition.

· Evaluate, discharge and close a client file, when the client no longer needs home care services based on criteria, rules and standards. This may happen when the client is no longer eligible for services, the client withdraws their consent, or client is no longer available.

· Serve as a client advocate, helping clients to navigate the healthcare continuum-- providing information, education, and communication-- intervening on behalf of client’s interest as part of the care team, whenever necessary, and connecting clients to health and social support systems in the community that clients require to meet their goal of optimal health, independence, and reduce the financial burden of illness.

· Providing information, education, and communication services to clients adapting to change as a result of their illness, helping them to make the right choices that promote their health and well-being.

· Counseling clients and families adapting to change, or going through a crisis, and having difficulty to cope, make decisions or solve problems as a result of the ongoing illness of a client, or other social situation that affects the health and well-being of the client.

· Provide support and assistance to substitute decision makers and other caregivers that must act on behalf of a client that is deemed as no longer capable.

· Develop appropriate strategies to serve clients that refuse to accept home care services, but live in at-risk communities.

· Closely monitor  high risk clients that require 24/7 care: including clients whose medical condition can change suddenly and become highly unstable, clients with cognitive impairment and inadequate support systems, clients that may be susceptible to neglect and self-neglect, caregivers at risk of burnout, and clients that may need crisis placement to another level of care.

· Providing human resources support services, human resource planning, advertising, collecting applications, organizing interviews, hiring staff, participating in staff development activities, conducting exit interviews, and any other human resources roles that are assigned to Care Coordinators by the Director of Nursing and Human Resources.

Technical Qualifications and Experience
  • Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • BSn or Masters in  nursing or public health preferred.
  • Experience performing care coordination and human resources function for a large organization or government agency in USA or internationally is an asset.
  • Experience training nurses in USA or internationally is an asset.
  • Experience developing policies for recruiting nurses in USA or internationally  is an asset.
  • Experience conducting human resource planning and hiring nurses in USA or internationally is an asset.
  • First Aid and CPR certification required before or after hiring.
Other Skills Required
Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the values in action of Compassion North America in their daily conduct, attitude, and interaction with clients, colleagues, and other members of the public. A  brief introduction of the Values in Action, which is used to evaluate the fit of the applicant with company culture, is provided on this website. Applicants are encouraged to review the Values in Action webpage on this website

Other requirements
The offer of appointment to an applicant is conditional on successful completion of Criminal Record History check, drug test, medical clearance, and dependent abuse check.

Expected Remuneration
Competitive pay and benefits disclosed during the hiring process.

How to apply
Submit your resume and cover letter by email to: intakeandhr@compassionna.com
Only email applications and inquiries are accepted at the moment, due to hiring pressure. Submit your resume and questions by email. A  member of the Nursing and Human Resources Department would be in contact with you within 24 hours on weekdays.

Notice to Applicants
Compassion North America would train each selected candidate to execute the core functions provided in this advertisement, whenever it deems it is appropriate and mutually beneficial to do so.












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