Private Duty CNA

Compassionate Support in Your Time of Need

What is a CNA?

Beyond Morning offers Certified Nursing Assistant services, as licensed by the State of Pennsylvania. The main role of a certified nursing assistant (CNA) is to provide basic care to patients and help them with daily activities they might have trouble doing on their own, such as bathing and getting dressed.

Our Services Include:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

Environment Management –

  • Completes cleaning tasks utilizing OSHA standards.
  • Practices standard precautions while handling contaminated items.
  • Maintains home/environment order and efficiency.
  • Maintains safe work environment.

Patient Care/Safety –

  • Documents accurately and timely, according to client standards.
  • Reports promptly unusual situations, reactions, effects or conditions related to patient care to the responsible person(s).
  • Assist patients with personal hygiene needs and/or provide activities of daily living, comfort measures including changing linen, providing safe environment for mobility and ambulation, and maintaining a clean and orderly patient environment. 
  • Safely assist in mobilizing, turning, and positioning of patients; including use of various assistive devices and mechanical lifts.
  • Demonstrates positive interpersonal skills when dealing with patients, family members and staff.
  • Functions as a patient advocate by resolving patient/family concerns through appropriate actions.
  • Answer patient calls for assistance independently, promptly, and to the patient’s satisfaction; referring patient concerns to the appropriate and responsible person. 
  • Provide close observation and care safely for patients who require 1:1 observation. 
  • Demonstrate proper responses to emergency situations.

Code of Conduct/Professionalism –

  • Identifies learning needs and seeks available resources and opportunities.
  • Completes assignments within designated shift.
  • Responds promptly to requests for assistance.
  • Respects patient rights and maintains strict confidentiality. 
  • Communicates clearly, concisely and appropriately (verbal/written communications).
  • Assumes personal responsibility for attendance.
  • Demonstrates concern and respect for others thoughts and feelings and handles conflicts in a positive manner.
  • Able to prioritize continually

Clinical Skills –

  • Maintains clinical skills necessary to perform duty/job.
  • Demonstrates competency with procedures based on unit population and/or age-specific needs.
  • Obtains and accurately documents all required patient information; reporting changes and abnormal findings to the RN/Client/Responsible person in a timely fashion.
  • Performs duty/job with appropriate level of independence.
  • Performs duty/job with accuracy and efficiency.

Accepts accountability, as an individual and as a team member for all services provided.

Beyond Morning is trained in the End of Life Doula model by INELDA, (the International End of Life Doula Association) and in EOL business practices by Going with Grace with Alua Arthur. Our private duty CNA services are licensed by the State of Pennsylvania.

We adhere to INELDA’s Code of Ethics and Scope of Practice in all EOL Doula Services.

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