Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care is seeking a Hospice Aide to join our team of professionals at our Inpatient Center. 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.
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.
*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 CHHA.
-DE: The Hospice Aide will also have passed a geriatric aide test. And be certified as a CNGA.
-GA: Either GCNA 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 Registered Nurse.
-NJ: The Hospice Aide will be certified by the state as a Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA).
*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 a reliable automobile, valid driver’s license and the minimum 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.