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Hospice Aide

Company: Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care
Location: Newark
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care is seeking a Hospice Aide to join our team of professionals. We make a difference every day to patients and families coping with end of life illness in creating a center of excellence in hospice care.


The role contributes to Seasons mission of Honoring Life and Offering Hope by providing personal care for the patient and assiting with activities of daily living, under the supervision of a registered nurse, and as a member of the interdisciplinary team.

 

Positions Over Which Supervisory Responsibility is Held: none


1. High School Diploma or equivalent, preferred
2. Certified by the state(s) as a nurse’s aide, having completed a course and certified by the state
    a. In addition to CNA certification by the state:
        i. CA: The Hospice Aide will be certified by the state as a Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)
        ii. GA: Will have completed and can provide validation of documentation of having completed a home health aide training and competency evaluation program conducted in a Medicare-certified home health agency; or will have successfully completed a personal care aide training program that is provided by                      the hospice under the direction of an RN 
        iii. MD: The Hospice Aide will also have passed a geriatric aide test, and be certified as a Certified Geriatric Nurse’s Aide (CGNA)
        iv. NJ: The Hospice Aide must be certified by the state as a Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)
3. Current and valid CPR certification, preferred
    a. Direct Patient Care, required in Georgia & California
4. Listed on the state aide registry with a clear record able to deliver care to patients in their own homes, nursing facilities, or hospitals
5. Successfully complete the agency Home Health Aide Competency Exam with an 85% or better
    a. CT: Minimum of six months experience in a supervised setting (preferably a healthcare setting)
6. Must have reliable automobile, valid driver’s license, and the minimum state required liability auto insurance
7. Meet the regulations and requirements of the sate(s) in which the program provides service
8. A compassionate attitude toward the care of the sick; the ability to read, write and carry out directions maturity, and the ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job
9. Commitment to Seasons philosophy of care, TRUE HOPE values, vision and mission statements as an exemplary role model for all staff

 

Keywords: Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, Newark , Hospice Aide, Other , Newark, Delaware

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