About our Organization
At Lower Cape Fear Hospice, our Vision is to serve everyone touched by a life-limiting illness. Our Mission is to provide the highest level of care and comfort to patients with life-limiting illness, support and counsel families and provide education to the community. We believe in five core Values to help us achieve our mission.
Teamwork We promote an atmosphere that fosters creativity and learning. Creativity thrives when people work together as a team. We believe that teamwork is incredibly important for output quality, employee morale, and retention.
Commitment We are committed to providing exceptional care and service to our customers. This is achieved by allocating the resources to increase our staff to patient ratios, thereby increasing clinical visits while lowering clinician caseloads.
Excellence We strive to maintain a culture of excellence where staff members feel truly valued and part of a supportive team.
Compassion We recruit and retain the most talented clinical and support staff in the area that demonstrate compassion by their sensitivity and awareness to the needs of a diverse workforce and patient population.
Respect We pride ourselves in treating all individuals – patients, visitors, and co-workers with courtesy, dignity, and respect.
Our Locations and Service Areas
We proudly serve patients and families in private homes, assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, and our care centers located in Wilmington, Bolivia, and Whiteville, North Carolina. Our service area includes Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover, Onslow and Pender Counties in North Carolina; and Horry, Georgetown and Marion counties in South Carolina. Our corporate office is in the coastal community of Wilmington, NC.
Compensation, Benefits & Work-Life Balance
To attract, reward, motivate and retain good people, Lower Cape Fear Hospice offers a flexible work environment, a generous Paid Time Off Policy, competitive salaries at a minimum of twelve dollars per hour, sign-on bonuses for staff CNA’s and RN’s, and an outstanding benefits package to include a 403B retirement plan with employer match, and company paid Long Term Disability and Life Insurance to eligible employees. Please visit our website for additional employment opportunities and more information on the variety of benefit options available to our employees.
Join us in making a difference in someone’s life!
We are currently seeking a Hospice Aide – Outpatient to join our group of dedicated and experienced professionals.
This is an outstanding opportunity to join the largest and most experienced hospice in the area. Lower Cape Fear Hospice is certified by Medicare and Medicaid and approved by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc. Each day, more than 600 patients and their families receive care from Lower Cape Fear Hospice in our hospice and palliative programs.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Competently performs a variety of basic patient care activities under the supervision of the RN to meet the personal needs and comfort of patients.
Hospice aide supervision must include following Plan of Care by participating in IDT, task competency, compliance with infection control and reporting changes in patient conditions. In addition, aide must have a competency evaluation by an RN in home every 14 days to evaluate services of aide. The aide does not need to be present when RN evaluating services.
Completes a variety of clerical and stocking needs to assist with optimal department/agency safety and functioning.
Appropriately documents and communicates all required information in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
Organizes and performs work effectively and efficiently.
Maintains and adjusts schedule to enhance team performance.
Demonstrates positive interpersonal relations in dealing with all members of the team.
Maintains and promotes customer satisfaction.
Effectively demonstrates the mission, vision, and values of Lower Cape Fear Hospice daily.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Completion of Hospice Aide course.
Current certification with State Board of Nursing, or current registration with Department of Facilities Service in the State of North Carolina/South Carolina.
Minimum of two years’ experience and at least one year in home care or by other individuals under general supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Location-Service Area: Bolivia, NC – Brunswick County Outpatient
Employment Status: Full-time, Monday to Friday
Lower Cape Fear Hospice is an equal opportunity employer. Lower Cape Fear Hospice will hire the most qualified applicants for positions and provide Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran status, marital status or disability.
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