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Aide / Homemaker (Hospice)

Company: LHC New
Location: Dalton
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview

CNA, Aide & Caregiver

At Heartlite Hospice part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve-it truly is all about helping people. You can find a home for your career here.

As CNAs, Aides & Caregivers, you can expect:

--- opportunities to build trusted relationships as you care & connect with people of all ages

--- flexibility for true work-life balance

--- continuing education and tuition reimbursement

--- career mobility and growth opportunities

If you have a passion for care and want to strengthen your nursing career, this is a great opportunity for you.

LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and home and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Essential Functions

Our Hospice Nurse Aide provides compassionate, supportive, and physical care to patients with a life limiting illness. The hallmarks of this position include assisting patients with personal care, providing encouragement and support to patients and families, and communicating patient observations with the hospice team.

Under the supervision of Hospice nurses, the Hospice Aide provides direct patient care and services as established in the patient's Plan of Care. The Hospice Aide must be compassionate, mature and able to handle the needs of a Hospice patient and their family. This employee must also have access to a dependable vehicle and be willing to travel to see patients.

Education & Experience

License Requirements

  • Current CPR certification requirements.
    • Current driver's license, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.

      Additional State Specific Requirements

      • GA: Required to meet at least one of the following: Georgia certified nursing aide with current certification, or Individuals who have completed and can provide validation or documentation of completion of a home health aide training and competency evaluation program conducted in a Medicare-certified home health agency. The program must be conducted through classroom and supervised practical training totaling at least 75 hours.

        Skill Requirements

        • Mature and able to deal effectively with the demands of a hospice aide position.
          • Must be able to read, write, and carry out directions promptly and accurately.

            Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.

            Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required. If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.

Keywords: LHC New, Chattanooga , Aide / Homemaker (Hospice), Healthcare , Dalton, Tennessee

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