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CNA Hospice

Company: Altus Hospice
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Altus Hospice is currently hiring Full-time Compassionate Hospice Home Health Aides (HHAs) to provide patient care in and around the Austin Area! - -Our -Hospice Aides (HHA) work under the supervision of a registered nurse and perform various services for a patient as necessary to meet the patient's personal needs and to promote comfort. As a Hospice Aide, you are responsible for observing the patient, reporting these observations, and documenting observations and care performed. Our Hospice Aides are assigned in a manner that promotes quality, continuity, and safety of a patient's care. -Altus Hospice is a premier provider of end-of-life care. Our family of hospices provide quality care through our mission-oriented and patient-centric services. We are growing rapidly and are looking for skilled individuals to join us in our journey. -We offer excellent compensation and an industry leading benefits package that includes:Health, Dental, & Vision InsuranceCompany matching 401(k)GENEROUS time-off package (20 days PTO & 9 Holidays)Tuition Reimbursement & Certification AssistanceWellness & Discount ProgramsCell Phone, Mileage, & Gym Membership ReimbursementIf you are looking for a career with a purpose and a supportive team culture, then this is the position for you!

Responsibilities:
Performing personal care needs as outlined in the plan of care and attending to the request of the hospice patient and or family/caregiver promptly.Assist with various personal care needs including bathing, oral hygiene, changing bedding, changing clothing, and shampooing.Focuses on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction.Assist patients' family members in caring for their terminally ill relatives by instructing them on how to go about performing basic health-care routines.Maintains and completes documentation accurately and promptly while in the patient's home and within the agency and regulatory standards.

Qualifications:
High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.Possess and maintains current CPR certification.Complete the Home Health Aide test with a score of Seventy-Five (75) or better.Must meet one of the following qualifications: Have satisfactorily completed a nursing program preparing for RN Licensure or LVN/LPN licensure or; Have certification as a nurse aide issued by the state nursing board or; Have satisfactorily completed a nurse aide education hospice program approved by the state nursing board, or; Be successfully enrolled in a nursing education hospice program preparing for RN or LVN/LPN licensure and have currently completed at least one nursing course that includes clinical experience involving patient care or; Have satisfactory passed a competency evaluation that meets the criteria of 42 CFR 484.36 (b) or; Have satisfactorily completed training using the "Personal Care Aide Training Curriculum" dated 2003 , of the Department of Medical Assistance Services. However, the training is permissible for volunteers only.CMS requires that all patient-facing staff, as well as those that are in contact with patient-facing staff, be fully vaccinated, or have a documented religious or medical exemption. This important rule is required for all healthcare organizations that receive federal funds through Medicare or Medicaid.

Keywords: Altus Hospice, Austin , CNA Hospice, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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