Hospice Aide

Employer
Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care
Location
Upper Marlboro, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job ID: 2017-4815Coverage Area: Prince George's & Mongomery CountiesScheduled Hours: 40 hrs. per week, Monday through Friday, DaysDescriptionSeasons 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 Hospice Aide works under direct supervision of a registered nurse, and as a member of the interdisciplinary team, provide personal care for the patient and assist with activities of daily living.Qualification*Certified by the state(s) as a nurse's aide, having completed a course and certified by the state. -CA: The Hospice Aide will be certified by the state as a CHHA. -DE: The Hospice Aide will also have passed a geriatric aide test. And be certified as a CNGA. -GA: Either GCNA certified; or will have completed and can provide validation or 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 a Registered Nurse. -NJ: The Hospice Aide will be certified by the state as a CHHA. *Listed on the state aide registry with a clear record able to deliver care to patients in their own homes, nursing facilities, or hospitals. *Successfully complete the agency Home Health Aide Competency Exam with an 85% or better.*CT: Minimum of six months experience in a supervised setting (preferably a healthcare setting).*Must have and maintain reliable automobile, valid driver's license, and the minimums state required liability auto insurance.*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.*Demonstrated commitment to Seasons Hospice's philosophy of care, values, mission statement and organizational culture. KEYWORDS: NC1.