Envision Healthcare Portage , MI 49002
Reverence Home Health & Hospice, an Ascension at Home company, has an immediate need for a Full-Time Hospice Aide in the Kalamazoo/Portage area.
Primary function is to provide personal health care and related services to the client in their place of residence or in a facility; to assist in providing a safe and clean environment, work cooperatively with patient/family and share observations and problems with the supervisor. Works under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered according to the Aide Plan of Care with appropriate documentation an utilizing infection control measures that protect bot the staff and the patient (OSHA)
Provides direct patient care to patient under the direction of the RN/licensed Therapist and according to the Aide Plan of Care to include personal hygiene and according to agency policy to include assistance with medications usually self-administered, as allowed by state and Agency regulations
Provides necessary skill to appropriately report changes and documents pertinent information and care rendered to patient to ensure continuity of care. Provides skills necessary to assist the patient with proper nutrition and adequate fluid intake
Provides effective, positive, supportive, and respectful communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services
Provides necessary skills to assist the patient with safe transfers, exercise, and ambulation per agency policy
Attends in-services, as required by regulation
Adhere to all company policies and procedures
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High school graduate
Current Driver's License
Current CPR, negative TB screen Hepatitis consent/declination
Completion of nursing assistant certification.
Meets all federal and state standards of education and/or licensure to practice as a Home Health Aide.
Listed in the State nursing assistant registry
Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to complete Aide Competency Evaluation Skills Checklist
Demonstrates interest in the welfare of the ill and elderly