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Hospice Aide

Company: Addus HomeCare Corporation
Location: Eugene
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Addus HomeCare provides unique opportunities to build a long lasting career in an extremely rewarding environment. We are seeking an outstanding, dedicated, CNA to help us in our Salem market.

The Hospice Aide or Certified Nursing Assistant is a paraprofessional member of the Interdisciplinary Group who works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and performs various services for a patient as assigned to meet the patient's personal needs and to promote comfort. We provide care in the patient's home which may be a personal residence, group home, assisted living facility or skilled nursing facility.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate exceptional service to patients, families, referral sources, co-workers and other customers
  • Perform personal care needs (includes baths, back rubs, oral care, shampoos and changing bed linens) of assigned patients
  • Obtain patient vital signs and assist with patient toileting needs as assigned
  • Perform light meal preparation and assist in feeding the patient as assigned
  • Keep patient's living area clean and orderly
  • Report on the patient's condition and noted changes to the RN Case Manager
  • Promote positive, supportive, respectful communication to patient/family and other employees

Required Skills

  • Licensed driver with good driving record and reliable transportation that is insured in accordance with state requirements.
  • Must be able to read and write in English, and follow written and verbal instructions effectively.
  • Must be CPR certified.
  • Must have a current CNA license in the State of Oregon.
  • Must successfully complete the agency competency evaluation.
  • Must demonstrate ability to use electronic medical charting software.
  • Able to cope with stressful situations.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.

Required Experience

One year CNA experience preferred. Previous Home Health and/or Hospice experience preferred. Must be Certified Nursing Assistant from a State licensure program, and listed in good standing on the State registry.

Addus HomeCare has strived to keep clients in their homes, since 1979. We provide homecare services to over 40,000 patients. Despite challenging economic conditions caused by COVID-19 Addus HomeCare is still hiring in over 186 locations across the United States. Addus has implemented comprehensive safety policies based on CDC guidelines designed to promote workplace safety. We are providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including gloves, face masks, hand sanitizer and anti-bacterial soap to our employees.

We are offering virtual job interviews as a safety measure against COVID-19. Apply today and learn more about our current opportunities.

Keywords: Addus HomeCare Corporation, Eugene , Hospice Aide, Other , Eugene, Oregon

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