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Hospice Aide

Job Description

If you are looking for an exciting career opportunity with a national leader of personalized health care – this is your chance to join us at Intrepid USA! We are a national company with a local perspective, and working with us, you'll find that what we do is all about what matters the most – helping patients live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Our innovative approach gives patients access to the highly experienced clinical teams and up-to-date programs you would expect from a large company and combines them with the flexible, dedicated and personalized care you may expect from a smaller company.

Due to our continued growth, we are seeking a compassionate and experienced Hospice Aide to provide personal care and related paraprofessional services in accordance with an established plan of care and agency policies and procedures. At Intrepid, we focus on the heart of the matter – providing talented healthcare professionals, giving them opportunities to follow their passion, and ultimately giving patients the best care available for home health care, hospice and private duty care. Bring your enthusiasm and compassion to help others and we’ll provide you with a nurturing caring environment that will empower and inspire you to make a difference.



Responsibilities

As a Hospice Aide you will perform personal care activities including but not limited to, the provision and/or assistance of the following patient cares:

  • Personal hygiene, grooming and shampooing
  • Use of bathroom, bedpan or commode for toileting and elimination
  • Bathing – bed, tub, shower and partial bath techniques
  • Oral care and care of dentures if applicable
  • Eating/Feeding
  • Dressing
  • Meal preparations – measure and prepare special diets
  • Perineal and urinary catheter care
  • Nail Care

  Additional duties for this Hospice Aide role include, but are not limited to:

  • Schedules patient for visits per the patient plan of care and at the direction of the supervisor. Families should be notified at least 4 hours prior to their visit
  • Preparing clinical notes which includes tasks that were performed and reasons assigned tasks were not performed, if applicable. The RN Case Manager is to be notified of any tasks not performed the reason why and the notification is to be recorded on the HHA Care Note.
  • Obtaining and recording accurate vital signs: temperature (oral, axillary, rectal), pulse, respiration, and blood pressure, if requested on the HHA plan of care.
  • Caring for physical, emotional, and developmental needs of patient including the need for respect and privacy.
  • Recognizing emergencies, knowledge of emergency procedures and basic home safety


Qualifications

We are looking for a Hospice Aide with the ability to contribute as a team member as well as work without constant supervision. It is important to have strong communication skills including the ability to read, write, speak and understand English or the language of the client and/or sign language as needed. You mush have a working knowledge of the regulatory requirements at the state, federal and local level and maintain a minimum of 12 hours of continuing education/in-service training per calendar year.

In addition the qualifications for a Home Health Aide include but are not limited to:

  • High School Graduate or GED preferred
  • Successful completion of an approved Home Health Aide training program as required by state and/or federal guidelines
  • 1 year of experience as an Aide in home health or hospice perferred
  • Current HHA or CNA license or LPN license
  • Current CPR Certification preferred and as required by state regulations or ability to get CPR certification within 2 months of hire
  • Auto liability insurance and a current and unrestricted drivers licences is required

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-VA-Virginia Beach
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Intrepid Healthcare Services

Intrepid USA Today's health care professionals have a variety of employment options. At least it appears so – until you get to know the difference in working with Intrepid USA. Our mission is to provide the best personalized care for our patients – so we focus on both people and purpose. Professionals that join our team are looking for a leading company that can provide the best work opportunities, flexibility, good compensation and the rewards of a fulfilling career. Learn More

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US-VA-Virginia Beach
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Intrepid Healthcare Services
Company:
US-VA-Virginia Beach
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Employment Type:
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N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
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Job Description

If you are looking for an exciting career opportunity with a national leader of personalized health care – this is your chance to join us at Intrepid USA! We are a national company with a local perspective, and working with us, you'll find that what we do is all about what matters the most – helping patients live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Our innovative approach gives patients access to the highly experienced clinical teams and up-to-date programs you would expect from a large company and combines them with the flexible, dedicated and personalized care you may expect from a smaller company.

Due to our continued growth, we are seeking a compassionate and experienced Hospice Aide to provide personal care and related paraprofessional services in accordance with an established plan of care and agency policies and procedures. At Intrepid, we focus on the heart of the matter – providing talented healthcare professionals, giving them opportunities to follow their passion, and ultimately giving patients the best care available for home health care, hospice and private duty care. Bring your enthusiasm and compassion to help others and we’ll provide you with a nurturing caring environment that will empower and inspire you to make a difference.



Responsibilities

As a Hospice Aide you will perform personal care activities including but not limited to, the provision and/or assistance of the following patient cares:

  • Personal hygiene, grooming and shampooing
  • Use of bathroom, bedpan or commode for toileting and elimination
  • Bathing – bed, tub, shower and partial bath techniques
  • Oral care and care of dentures if applicable
  • Eating/Feeding
  • Dressing
  • Meal preparations – measure and prepare special diets
  • Perineal and urinary catheter care
  • Nail Care

  Additional duties for this Hospice Aide role include, but are not limited to:

  • Schedules patient for visits per the patient plan of care and at the direction of the supervisor. Families should be notified at least 4 hours prior to their visit
  • Preparing clinical notes which includes tasks that were performed and reasons assigned tasks were not performed, if applicable. The RN Case Manager is to be notified of any tasks not performed the reason why and the notification is to be recorded on the HHA Care Note.
  • Obtaining and recording accurate vital signs: temperature (oral, axillary, rectal), pulse, respiration, and blood pressure, if requested on the HHA plan of care.
  • Caring for physical, emotional, and developmental needs of patient including the need for respect and privacy.
  • Recognizing emergencies, knowledge of emergency procedures and basic home safety


Qualifications

We are looking for a Hospice Aide with the ability to contribute as a team member as well as work without constant supervision. It is important to have strong communication skills including the ability to read, write, speak and understand English or the language of the client and/or sign language as needed. You mush have a working knowledge of the regulatory requirements at the state, federal and local level and maintain a minimum of 12 hours of continuing education/in-service training per calendar year.

In addition the qualifications for a Home Health Aide include but are not limited to:

  • High School Graduate or GED preferred
  • Successful completion of an approved Home Health Aide training program as required by state and/or federal guidelines
  • 1 year of experience as an Aide in home health or hospice perferred
  • Current HHA or CNA license or LPN license
  • Current CPR Certification preferred and as required by state regulations or ability to get CPR certification within 2 months of hire
  • Auto liability insurance and a current and unrestricted drivers licences is required

Job Requirements

 
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