|Description:||Under RN supervision, the Hospice Aide performs personal care, homemaker assistance and defined nursing procedures for terminally ill patients and their caregivers.|
|Duties:||Provide patient/caregiver services according to written Hospice Aide Plan of Care and HPC policies and procedure.|
Provide emotional support for patients/caregivers
Practice safe and proper body mechanics relative to moving, positioning and transferring patients.
Assist patient and or caregiver in maintaining a clean and safe home.
Contribute to the development of the Hospice Plan of Care by reporting observations to RN
Maintain medical records in accordance with HPC policies and procedures, i.e., Santrax documentation.
Performs other job related duties as requested.
|Qualifications:||Current Florida C.N.A certificate|
Home Health Aide certification preferred
Valid Florida driver's license and full coverage automobile insurance in the State of Florida required. (minimum of 10/20/10)
Good driving record required (drivers record will be checked).
Reliable transportation to meet work schedule.
One (1) year of CNA experience mandatory.
Ability to use equipment with visual and auditory mechanisms.
Ability to communicate (written and oral) in English.
Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families.