ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following:
Maintains and promotes the independence of the patient and family and assists in maintaining a safe, healthful environment.
Participates in the Interdisciplinary Group meetings as appropriate.
Assists with personal care activities.
Assists with household tasks directly essential to the patient's health.
Measures and records oral, rectal, axillary temperatures, pulse, respiration and blood pressure when ordered (within the training limitations of the aide).
Meets safety needs of patients including safe use of equipment.
Immediately reports any changes in patients' conditions or incidents to Primary Care Nurse/Director of Hospice Services.
Accurately documents services provided in accordance with Hospice policies and procedures on the day services are rendered. Submits documentation in a timely manner.
Participates in staff development programs as appropriate for home health aides. Assumes personal responsibility to participate in discipline appropriate education to meet the annual education requirements (12 hours/12 months).
EEO / M/ F/ D/ V/ Drug-Free Workplace
Affinis Hospice has a COVID-19 vaccinated workforce. New Associates must provide proof of vaccination prior to hire date.