Hospice Aide - (Full/Time)
Job Description Come Join the Seasons Team 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. Overview 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. Qualifications 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 Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA). FL: Current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. MD: The Hospice Aide will also have passed a geriatric aide test. And be certified as a Certified Geriatric Nurse's Aide (CGNA). NJ: The Hospice Aide must be certified by the state as a Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA). GA: Either CGNA 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 RN. 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. Meet the regulations and requirements of the State in which the program provides services. Company Description Seasons Hospice is a community-based organization with a mission to find creative solutions that add quality to end-of-life care. Founded in 1997, Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care is the fifth largest Hospice provider in the nation. Seasons provides high quality clinical and compassionate care to patients and families in 15 states through our 20 Medicare-certified home care clinical operations and 10 Hospice Inpatient Centers. In 2012, Seasons caregivers served more than 16,000 patients of all ages and totaling more than 1 million patient days.