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Home Care Hospice Aide

Full Time

Department: Home Care
Reports to: Home Care Clinical Manager
Offer Rate: $17.50/hour

You can make a difference every day as part of Angela Hospice’s exceptional team. Angela Hospice was founded over 35 years ago, rooted on values of respect, dignity, and compassion – and that caring vision extends not only to the patients and families we care for, but to our team members, colleagues, and the community.

We’re looking for a Home Care Hospice Aide who shares this vision.

Your Opportunities

Connect.

  • Provide caring services to patients in the comfort of their own homes.
  • Assist in bringing a sense of calm and comfort as you welcome patients and families into the caring embrace of Angela Hospice.
  • Empower patients as you assist with their exercise and functional mobility as instructed by the Registered Nurse.
  • Make use of your knowledge of the necessary equipment to create outcomes while you perform personal care.
  • Help make a difference in patients’ lives by providing compassion and kindness while talking and listening during bedtime visits.

Empower.

  • Help patients feel comfortable and secure while administering personal hygiene, comfort measures and health care procedures.
  • Assist in maintaining a safe environment for patients and family members and ensure that all care is provided with respect for patient rights.
  • Educate patient caregivers on proper body mechanics when moving and lifting, show proper ways to use medical equipment, and guide and assist with simple wound care and wound prevention.
  • Protect the privacy, dignity, and confidentiality of the patients and families in all interactions.

Collaborate.

  • Effectively communicate with patients, families, and other members of the Angela Hospice team.
  • Assess and report changes in patient condition to the primary care nurse.
  • Give the patient’s primary caregiver a break by providing short-term respite care.
  • Complete and stay updated on all necessary documentation, education, training, and follow the Angela Hospice Home Care, Inc., policies and procedures,
  • Succeed by being consistent, dependable and punctual on a daily basis.

Grow.

  • Engage and learn from peers and colleagues within the interdisciplinary team.
  • Embrace opportunities provided to expand your knowledge and expertise.

What You Bring

  • Previous experience required, 1 year preferred
  • Current certification as a certified nurse assistant in the state of Michigan required
  • Hospice experience preferred