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Outpatient Hospice Aide - Weekends
Lower Cape Fear Hospice • Burgaw, NC
Posted 24 days ago
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.
Join us in making a difference in someone’s life!
We are currently seeking an Outpatient Hospice Aide - Weekends 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.
Previous HA experience in a hospice, home health, or oncology preferred.
Two positions available
Position 1: Location-Service Area: Wilmington, NC– New Hanover County Outpatient
Position 2: Location-Service Area: Burgaw or Jacksonville, NC – Pender & Onslow County Outpatient
Employment Status: Full-time, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
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.