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Hospice Aide

Company: CorsoCare
Location: Canton
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Hospice Aide
CorsoCare Hospice Coverage Area; North East Ohio Job Type: Full Time Pay: $16-$19 an hour Position Summary: The Hospice Aide reports to the Clinical Manager and is expected to function as a member of the health services team. The Home Health Aide is trained to provide personal care and related services in the home. The Hospice Aide is assigned to specific patients and functions under the direction, instruction, and supervision of the Staff Registered Nurse/Case Manager, the Supervising Therapist, and Clinical Manager. The Home Health Aide position is non-exempt. Required Experience for Job Title: Currently Certified as a CNA in the State of Ohio.
Minimum of 1 year of Hospice Aide experience in a health care or home care setting.
CPR certification preferred, but not required.
Current driver's license with current automobile insurance and must have reliable transportation.
Excellent communications skills.
Compliant with accepted standards and practices.
Must be able to meet the physical demands of providing patient care, ambulating patients, transferring patients, assisting with exercises, etc.
Self-directed with the ability to work with little supervision.
Avid team player.
Consistently maintains a positive attitude which promotes team and optimal performance.
Must be empathetic, nonjudgmental, tactful, responsible, adaptable, organized, and committed to the purpose and objectives of the Agency. Accountability for Hospice Aide: Assist in maintaining a clean, healthful, and safe environment.
Assist the patient with ambulation. Uses safe transfer and ambulation techniques.
Assist with nourishment and fluid needs including prepared meals, feeding patient, and offering fluids.
Reading and recording temperature, pulse, and respiration.
Maintains basic infection control procedures.
Adherence to the Hospice Aide care plan.
Gives simple emotional and psychological support to the patient and other members of the household.
Establishes a relationship with patient and family, which transmits trust and confidentiality. Responsibility for Hospice Aide: Contacts the Clinical Manager to inform him/her of alternate schedule for patient visits during vacation, sick days, or personal days off. Reports any schedule change or inability to complete assignment as scheduled.
Accepts changes/additions to schedule during staffing difficulties when necessary. Accepts assignment in time of emergency, regardless of any location and/or any day of the week be it weekend/holidays.
Compliance with all applicable laws, regulatory requirements, standards of practice, accreditation standards, and policies and procedures.
Organizes daily visit schedule to minimize travel time and mileage. Maintains productivity according to work status.
Maintains OSHA and Infection control per policy.
Performs other duties as assigned. #CORAJ

Keywords: CorsoCare, Canton , Hospice Aide, Healthcare , Canton, Ohio

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