Hospice Aide $1,000 Sign-On Bonus
Company: Ohio Living
Posted on: November 22, 2021
$1,000 Sign-On Bonus!
Hospice Certified STNAs start at $15/hr, Non-Certified start at
$14/hr and we pay for experience!
The Hospice Aide is a member of the interdisciplinary group who
works under the supervision of a registered nurse and provides
various care and services for patients at the end of their lives to
increase the patient's level of comfort and to maintain personal
hygiene and a safe, healthy environment for the patient. The
Hospice Aide is responsible for observing the patient, reporting
these observations to the RN Case Manager, and documenting
observations and care performed in accordance with company
standards and federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and
Completes personal care as directed by the hospice nurse. Completes
each patient's care as outlined in the plan of care.
Provides personal care to the patient, including bathing (tub,
shower, sponge, or bed bath), oral hygiene, hair care, shampooing,
shaving, skin care, nail care, foot care, and dressing, as directed
by the plan of care.
Provides psychosocial support to patient and family related to end
of life care.
Provides nutritional services to patients such as setting up and
assisting with meal time and feeding of patient, if necessary.
Reports to hospice nurse or supervisor any changes in the patient's
physical or emotional condition including complaints of pain, or
Assists patient with mobility, including walking, transferring,
turning, and positioning including the use of transfer devices such
as the Hoyer lift and transfer board, as directed by the plan of
Assists with toileting needs, including assistance with bedpan,
urinal, bedside commode, toilet use and incontinence care, as
directed by the plan of care.
Assists patients to self-administer-medications, as directed by the
plan of care. Verbally prompts or assists patients to respond to
electronic medication reminder systems.
Maintains a safe and clean environment through care of the
patient's room and personal equipment. Provides homemaking
services, such as bed making, light housework, laundering, and
errand running with patient's/family's agreement or accompanying
patient to medical appointments as directed by the plan of
Performs other activities as assigned including but not limited to
reading and recording temperature, pulse, respiration, blood
pressure, urinary catheter care, basic infection control
procedures, and emergency procedure such as adverse weather
conditions, fire emergencies, etc.
Provides and/or assists patient/family/caregiver in performing
Drives patients to and from appointments or other activities
Maintains comfortable environment by adjusting lighting, room
temperature, and changing bed linens as needed. Is alert to safety
factors and accident prevention.
Provides therapeutic touch/complimentary therapeutics per patient's
Has awareness of emotional status of patient and/or family and is
able to understand the emotional problems associated with the
terminal illness. Confers with the psychosocial staff as
Has empathy for the needs of the ill, frail and impaired.
Understands philosophy of hospice care and needs of the terminally
Communicates with patient, family and caregivers in a tactful and
patient manner that conveys respect, sensitivity to
cultural/religious/ethnic needs and with an understanding of
patient's and family's individual needs while maintaining
professional and personal boundaries.
Quality and Compliance Management
Commitment to excellent customer service for internal and external
Participates in quality improvement projects as needed.
Administration and Reporting
Observes, reports, and uses electronic medical record to document
patient status and the care or services furnished.
Participates in interdisciplinary group meetings, in-services and
skills training to ensure compliance with hospice regulations.
Reads and follows written instructions and documents care
Rotates weekend, holiday and on-call shifts as necessary.
Displays initiative and able to work with minimal direct
All other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) in good standing on the Ohio
Department of Health Nurse Aide Registry required.
Two years experience working as an STNA, home health aide, or other
similar position in an acute care setting preferred.
Knowledgeable of home health aide practices and procedures
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English
Must possess a valid driver's license and acceptable driving
record. Must be insurable under professional liability and crime
coverage policies as specified by insurance carrier underwriting
Ohio Living Home Health and Hospice in Greater Toledo is a premier
provider in Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa,
Sandusky, Seneca and Wood counties. Services include hospice and
palliative care, private-duty home care, long-term nursing care,
physical/speech/occupational therapies, home health aides, social
work services, medication administration, wound care management, IV
therapy and more. Most importantly, we're a company that:
chooses to operate as a faith-based, not-for-profit
makes its mission the heart of our organization
has a reputation for consistently exceeding the needs and
expectations of those we serve
provides an engaging, team-oriented workplace dedicated to career,
family and faith
commits to recognizing our employees for a job well done
We're looking for people who:
have a passion for helping people, solving problems and
contributing to a positive work environment
are excited about bringing their personal standards and ideals to
work each day
understand that HOW you do your job is just as important as WHAT
you do in your job
Why work at Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice?
Depending on an employee's status, they may benefit from:
medical, dental, and vision insurance
403b retirement savings
paid time off including your birthday
training, continuing education, and education assistance
pay advances up to $500
the latest technology
unlimited career opportunities
and much more!
Who is Ohio Living?
Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio Living is one of the nation's
largest not-for-profit, multi-site senior living organizations.
Since its founding in 1922, Ohio Living has defined the highest
standards of quality of life for adults through its 12 life plan
communities and Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice in 50 Ohio
Our mission is to provide adults with caring and quality services
toward the enhancement of
physical, mental and spiritual well-being consistent with the
Care --- Integrity --- Customer Service
Innovation --- Financial Stewardship --- Leadership
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