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Hospice Aide - Stockton

Location: Stockton
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationCHI - Stockton Office - Stockton, CAPosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelHigh SchoolTravel PercentageRoad WarriorJob ShiftDayJob CategoryHealth CareDESCRIPTION:** $3000 SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE ** Community Hospice is seeking a dynamic Hospice Aide to join our Community Hospice family. As the largest and oldest nonprofit hospice and community-based palliative care provider in the Central Valley, Community Hospice has been supporting and providing services to our community since 1979. Our mission is to embrace individuals and families facing life-changing journeys, enhancing quality of life for all. Accredited by CHAP (Community Health Accredited Program), our services extend to over 2,000 patients each year wherever they call home.JOB SUMMARY:As a member of the multidisciplinary team, the Hospice Aide (CHHA) works under the direction of the Branch Administrator and the supervision of the registered nurse/case manager in the provision of personal care, in order to maximize the comfort and quality of life of patients and families. Responsible for providing supportive care in accordance with the plan of care and Community Hospice policies and procedures.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists with environmental services such as housekeeping and homemaking services to preserve a safe, sanitary home and to enhance quality of life in accordance with the CHHA assignment and the hospice plan of care.
  • Assists the patient with personal care and supportive services in accordance with the CHHA assignment and the hospice plan of care.
  • Communicate with other hospice team members as needed to report patient changes and needs and requested changes in the care assignment related to patient changes.
  • Submits visit notes and timesheets in a timely manner.
  • Cooperates with regulatory requirements for supervisory visits by the case manager.
  • Communicates expected arrival times to patient and family on scheduled day.
  • Attends regularly scheduled care conferences (IDT) to review cases, problem-solve and cover unique issues, share professional support and exchange feedback aimed toward enhancing professional growth.
  • Attends death events and provide appropriate support at time of death, as requested.
  • Participation in Community Hospice orientation of students.
  • Participates in in-services, workshops, and clinical meetings to promote professional growth and understanding of hospice care.
  • Follows all Community Hospice policies and procedures including, but not limited to, safety, infection control, privacy, confidentiality, and HIPAA.
  • Maintains a professional appearance of self and working area; exhibits appropriate behavior with guests and clients, i.e., courteous, thoughtful and professional at all times.QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Experience in providing homemaking and personal care services in the home setting highly desirable.
    • Must have worked in the past 24 consecutive months for compensation.
    • Ability to read and write.
    • Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.
    • Valid California Home Health Aide Certificate must be maintained at all times.
    • Valid Driver's License must be maintained at all times.
    • Valid California Auto Insurance must be maintained at all times.WORK ENVIRONMENT: The main environment for this position is in the patients' homes, which vary in levels of cleanliness, accessibility, and climate control. The employee may be exposed to virus, disease and infection from patients. The employee may experience situations, with emotionally disturbed, substance abuse, serious illness, and deceased patients. While performing the duties of this position, the employee will travel by automobile and is exposed to changing weather conditions.WORK SCHEDULE:Position is regular full-time / M-F / 8am-5pm / Occasional weekends / May require over-time depending on the needs of the agency and/or patients.BENEFITS:We offer our employees the following competitive benefits package:
      • Medical Insurance- Premium 100% paid by employer for employee only
      • Dental Insurance - Premium 100% paid by employer for employee only
      • Vision Insurance - Premium 100% paid by employer for employee only
      • Voluntary Short-Term Disability Insurance
      • Long-Term Disability / Life Insurance
      • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) - Funds added by employer every month
      • Paid Time Off / Paid Holidays
      • 403(b) Retirement plan with employer contributions
      • Bereavement Pay (3 Days)
      • Jury Duty Pay (5 Days)
      • Fitness Center Membership discounts
      • Employee Assistance program
      • Other retail discounts (rental cars, cell phones, etc.)Our supportive, caring environment extends not only to our patients and families, but to our valued staff as well. Employees from a number of disciplines work together in a collaborative, stimulating environment that is considered by many to be a model for quality healthcare. Community Hospice is a rapidly growing company and is always looking for qualified employees. We seek highly motivated, talented candidates to join our staff and offer a competitive benefits package to our employees

Keywords: COMMUNITY HOSPICE INC MASTER, Stockton , Hospice Aide - Stockton, Other , Stockton, California

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