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58660458 Hospice Aide | HHA | Part Time - Budd Lake, NJ

Job Information

ID :
#37008413
# of Positions :
1
Minimum Education Level :
High School Diploma/GED
Experience Required :
5+ years
Duration :
Part Time Regular
Shift :
Unspecified
Hours per week:
20

Job Description

 

Caregiving is our Calling

At Amedisys whether we're caring for patients directly or supporting those who do, each of us is a caregiver at heart. Every team member contributes to our mission of providing exceptional, clinically distinct care in the home to thousands of patients and families every day.

In hospice, you'll be a true advocate for patients at the end of life while maintaining autonomy and independence to support their needs.
If you're looking for a home with a Nationwide Company where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.

Hospice Aide | HHA | Evening Shift 4:00p - 8:00p and Every Other Weekend | Part Time

What You Will Do

Provides support services, under the supervision of the appropriate professional staff in accordance with state regulations, assists the client or family in the achievement of physical and emotional comfort according to the patient's plan of care.

Provides personal care services per state/federal rules, regulations, and/or standards.
Applies safety principles and proper body mechanics to the performance of specific techniques of personal and supportive care such as ambulation of clients, transferring clients, assisting with the normal range of motion and positioning and doing household chores.
Plans and prepares nutritious meals, including shopping and assisting with feeding, as assigned.
Performs homemaking and other environmental services as assigned.
Observes, reports and documents any changes in patient's status. If unable to perform a certain task, reports to the primary nurse.
Understands basic elements of body functioning and reports changes in patient's body functions as indicated.
Recognizes emergency situations and implements appropriate emergency procedures per care center policy.
Follows care center procedures regarding infection control, handling of hazardous wastes, and safety measures.
Accurately documents care provided and submits notes and other required documents per care center policy.
Follows specific written instructions for personal care prepared by a registered nurse in accordance with the Plan of Care. Written instructions are to be received prior to the delivery of services.
Assists patient with prescribed exercises as instructed per nurse or therapist.
Provides respite for patient's family/caregiver when on-site, as appropriate.
Performs and records simple urine tests for sugar, acetane, and albumin.
Attends funerals/call hours when appropriate as assigned by the bereavement coordinator.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Required

High school diploma or equivalent.
Six (6+) months full-time direct, patient care experience within the last five (5) years, in an institution or care center setting.
Meets federal/state requirements for this position. Hospice Aide (HA) competence will conform with requirements in the Medicare Conditions of Participation found in 42CFR 418.76. Must be able to successfully pass the competency program of the care center.
Upon hire, will have completed one of the following:
Training (at least 75-hours) and competency evaluation, the content of which addresses all subjects listed at 42CFR 418.76 (b) & (c).
A competency evaluation program that meets the requirements of 42CFR 418.76 (c).
A nurse aide (at least 75-hours) training and competency evaluation program approved by the State as meeting the requirements of \* 483.151 through \* 483.154, and is currently listed in good standing on the State nurse aide registry.
A State licensure program \[42CFR 418.76(a)(1)(iv)\].
Has not had a consecutive twenty-four (24) month or more lapse in practice for compensation since last competency training.
Current CPR certification. Preferred

Current state certification (or registration) as a nurse assistant (and as per state certification/ registration requirements).

Minimum of one (1) year full-time direct, patient care experience within the last five (5) years, in an institution or agency setting.
Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, p regnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.
Benefits and More

Amedisys cares for our team members with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for eligible employees include:

Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
Comprehensive Health Insurance Benefits (medical, dental, vision)
Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, and Flexible Spending Account options
Life, Disability, and Other Voluntary Benefits
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Matching Contributions
Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Continuing Education
Fleet car for eligible employees \#cch

Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, p regnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Company Information

Name :
Description :
Amedisys is a leading home health and hospice care company focused on bringing home the continuum of care. We deliver personalized home health and hospice care to thousands of patients and their families, in the comfort of their own homes.



Our care teams deliver personalized home health and hospice care to approximately 380,000 patients each year. Amedisys is a post-acute care partner to more than 2,233 hospitals and 61,900 physicians across the country.

We provide the care that is best for our patients, whether that is home-based recovery and rehabilitation after an operation or injury, care focused on empowering them to manage a chronic disease, palliative care for those with a terminal illness, or hospice care at the end of life.

Amedisys is a recognized innovator, being one of the first in the industry to equip its clinicians with point-of-care laptop technology and referring physicians with an internet portal that enables real-time coordination of patient care seamlessly.

Amedisys also has the industry's first-ever nationwide Care Transitions program, designed to reduce unnecessary hospital readmissions through patient and caregiver health coaching and care coordination, which starts in the hospital and continues throughout completion of the patient's home health plan of care.
Type :
Direct Employer
Address :
68 Southfield Ave Ste 215
Stamford, CT 06902

Application Information

Online :
Job Posting Entered On :
11/16/2021
Job Posting Expires On :
2/14/2022