Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Hospice Aide (Kindred Hospice) - (Bc26215)

Expired Job

Curo Health Services Kansas City , KS 66101

Posted 2 months ago

POSITION SUMMARY
Provide personal care and related assigned services to terminally ill patients in the home, nursing homes and in-patient units in accordance with an established physician plan of care and under the supervision of a registered nurse case manager or other professional as dictated by state. Actively participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Directly involved with caring for patients and promoting comfort on a daily basis. Observe the patient, report observations and document observations and care performed. Provide timely documentation of patient services based on plan of care. Adhere to Company policies and procedures and regulatory compliance requirements and directives. Travel as necessary.

ATTRIBUTES / QUALIFICATIONS
Compliance with accepted professional standards and practices. Understanding of hospice philosophy and needs of terminally ill. Demonstrate excellent observation, good judgment and communication skills. Ability to provide good written documentation in a timely manner. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, write simple correspondence and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to patients/families, other caregivers and members of the interdisciplinary team. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Flexible and cooperative in fulfilling role obligation and has ability to work within an interdisciplinary team.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Proof of certification by a state recognized certifying body, and proof of state certification, if applicable. Minimum of 1 year of direct patient care experience in an institutional or home care setting and community health/hospice experience preferred. Sufficient documentation of having passed a skills test and written/oral test demonstrating those competencies identified in OBRA-87, 42 C.F.R. Sections 484.36 and 484.4. In lieu of such documentation, a newly hired HHA must demonstrate skills and written/oral competency prior to working independently with a patient.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
1.* Abides by and demonstrates the company Mission Vision Values through both behavior and job performance on a day-to-day basis.
2.* Ensures quality and safe delivery of home hospice services to patients/families/caregivers.
3.* Performs or assists patient with personal care activities as prescribed in the care plan, including but not limited to hygiene, mobility and elimination. If unable to perform a certain task, reports to the primary care case manager immediately.
4.* Provides and maintains safe environment for patient. Uses equipment safely and properly (footstools, side rails, oxygen, etc.).
5.* Practices universal precautions in all contacts with patients.
6.* Performs or assists patient/family with home maintenance activities as prescribed in the care plan including but not limited to light housekeeping and meal preparation.
7.* Performs support activities as prescribed in the care plan including but not limited to supporting independence, providing companionship, and providing respite for families.
8.* Respects the autonomy and right to confidentiality of all patients and families.
9.* Monitors adequate fluid and nutrition intake, temperature, pulse, respiration, skin and basic elements of body functioning and changes in body functioning and record/report appropriately.
10.* Practices safe transfer, ambulation, normal range of motion and positioning techniques.
11.* Identifies need for intervention by other members of the interdisciplinary team on an ongoing basis and reports to primary case manager.
12.* Provides input into interdisciplinary evaluation of effectiveness of care.
13.* Documents care provided and response of patient/family. Submits documentation in a timely manner.
14.* Assists patient/family/caregiver and other team members in providing continuity of care.
15.* Works in cooperation with family/caregiver/and interdisciplinary team members to meet the emotional needs of the patient/family/caregiver.
16.* Performs within the limits of preparation and experience.
17.* Assures for compliance with local, state and federal laws, Medicare regulations, and established personnel policies and procedures.
18.* Manages a caseload and delivers care in a cost-effective manner.
19.* Participates in evening/weekend on-call or overtime as required, conducting on-call services in a competent and responsive manner.
20.* Uses supplies and equipment effectively and efficiently.
21.* Completes a minimum of 12 hours of inservices per year.
22.* Actively participates in team meetings and contributes positively to patient care planning.
23.* Adheres to and participates in Companys mandatory HIPAA privacy program/practices, Business Ethics and Compliance programs/practices.
24.* Reviews and adheres to all Company policies and procedures and the Employee Handbook.
25.* Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Kindred is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Bath Aide CNA Riverbend Post Acute Rehabilitation

Ensign Group

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-02-11T00:00 Bath Aide / Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA Shift: Day Licensure: Kansas CNA License Will you pledge to live CAPLICO? Riverbend Post Acute Rehabilitation's commitment to excellence extends beyond delivering world class health care. Our company mission is to dignify and transform post-acute care. Our facility's success is dependent upon our highly motivated clinical professionals working to improve business operations. Our leadership team is driven to provide exceptional service by cultivating a workforce that is dedicated to upholding our company's mission of delivering care with compassion and integrity. We value innovation and creativity in our buildings and love a healthy debate that challenges us to learn and grow. Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with being a member of our culture? Are you a CNA who is eager to make a difference? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of providing exceptional care and making a positive impact in the lives of everyone we serve. Living CAPLICO…… CAPLICO Customer Second: When we take care of our team first, it reflects positively on our customer care. Accountability: We strive for quality of life and reach for high standards as a team. Passion For Learning: We want to be at the forefront of change; there is always something we can learn. Love One Another: Treat others the way you want to be treated. It's simple, yet effective. Intelligent Risk Taking: If something makes sense, we're willing to give it a try. Celebration: We celebrate life every day of the year with our teammates and residents. Ownership: When everyone on the team is encouraged to take ownership of the care that they give, it positively improves their attitude, which affects everyone around them, from teammates to residents. We would love to meet you and hear your pledge to live CAPLICO with us. In addition to hiring Bath Aides (CNAs) who exhibit the above qualities that help us create a world class culture, we offer competitive wages, mentorship and training for new graduates, tuition reimbursement, dependent care and public transportation FSAs, cell phone and movie ticket discounts, 401(k) with matching contributions, career advancement opportunities, and medical, dental, and health insurance. Take a look at these benefits (and more!) at www.ensignbenefits.com Apply Today! Riverbend Post Acute Rehabilitation 7850 Freeman Ave Kansas City, KS 66112 http://riverbendkansascity.com/ The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. Ensign Services, Inc. provides recruiting services for operations in the skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice industries. Back to Jobs Ensign Group Kansas City KS

Hospice Aide (Kindred Hospice) - (Bc26215)

Expired Job

Curo Health Services