Hospice Aide
HospiceCare in the Berkshires

Job Order #: 18110790

Pittsfield, MA 01201

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 12/2/2022

EXPIRES 4/14/2023

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Hospice Aide is a trained support member of the interdisciplinary team with responsibility for specialized services, which provide comfort and personal care to hospice patients. The scope of work assigned to a Hospice Aide is determined by the individual interdisciplinary plan of care and will be in accordance with all agency policies and regulations that govern the provision of the service.

Responsibilities:
-    Provides direct patient care within the parameters of current CNA license and in accordance with Hospice Aide competency checklist.
-    Assists in providing personal care services per plan of care..
-    Recognizes need for guidance, accepts and or seeks assistance.
-    Accompanies patient outside the home when directed.
-    Reports concerns of patient abuse or neglect immediately to RN/case manager/supervisor.
-    Maintains a clean and safe environment for patient by performing household services that promote the comfort, safety, and hygiene of the patient per plan of care.
-    Assists in meeting the nutritional needs and dietary requirements of the patient by performing the following per plan of care: meal preparation, offering fluids and nutrition, assisting with feedings.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
-    High school diploma or equivalent
-    Satisfactory completion of training program approved by MDPH for HCA-III and other regulators
-    Possesses and maintains current CPR Certification.
-    Nursing Assistant certification. CHPNA Certified Hospice and Palliative Nursing Assistant preferred.
-    Valid driver's license
-    Minimum of one 1 year C.N.A Experience. Home Health or Hospice experience is preferred.
-    Understands hospice philosophy, and issues of death/dying.

How To Apply

https://integritushealthcare.jobs.net/en-US/job/hospice-aide/J3N54Y6RJPP3GJFBDYT

Address

877 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

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Name

Christopher Strickland

Title

Regional Recruiter

Email

cstricklan@integritus1.org

Phone

413-441-6285

Address

877 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

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