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Hospice Aide (HHA or CNA) - Full-Time - Topeka

Company: Interim Healthcare Topeka
Location: Saint Marys
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Hospice Aide (HHA or CNA) - Full-Time - Topeka Pay Rate: $16.00 - $17.00 per hour Do you have a heart for Hospice? Are you a CNA or HHA in the Topeka area & looking for a Full-Time or Part-Time position? Interim Healthcare of Topeka is looking for a Full-Time CNA or HHA to join our tight-knit Hospice Team. If you are interested in this position & starting an Interim Career, we would love to talk with you. Apply today! Company Overview: The Stehley Family has locally owned and operated Interim Healthcare in the State of Kansas for 42 years. Interim Healthcare of Topeka, Manhattan, and Lawrence is the only agency in these areas that offers the full continuum of care - which consists of Home Health, Hospice, Private Duty, and Staffing Services. Our Mission Statement is 'We Improve People's Lives', and that is the core of what we believe in here at Interim Healthcare. If you are looking to join a company that is growing & has a family culture, this may be the job you have been looking for! Nationally, Interim HealthCare has been providing great jobs to great people for over 50 years and there are more than 300 offices across the country. That kind of stability combined with our commitment to integrity makes us your perfect career partner. Joining our team will offer benefits such as: - Locally Owned And Operated - Health Coverage (If Full-Time Status) - Dental Coverage - Vision Coverage - Flexible Assignment to fit your Needs - Competitive Salary and Benefits - Paid Holidays - Life Insurance - 401k - Free Education Courses General Purpose: Responsible for providing personal care services to hospice patients, as well as support in incidental/instrumental activities of daily living under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Interim HealthCare Hospice and applicable state and federal law or regulation. Essential Functions: - Provides services as stated in each patient's Hospice Aide care plan. - Assists patients in safely performing incidental/instrumental activities of daily living. - Assigned duties may include but are not limited to: - Providing personal care: bathing, oral hygiene, hair care and skin care. - Assisting in dressing and undressing patients. - Planning and preparing meals which may include shopping. - Assisting in feeding the patient. - Changing incontinent products. - Taking and recording oral, rectal and axillary temperatures, pulse, respiration and blood pressure. - Assisting in ambulation, transfers and/or range of motion exercises. - Keeping the patient's immediate living area clean and orderly: dusting, vacuuming, emptying trash, washing clothes/linens. - Offering and assisting with toileting and elimination. - Provides respite for the patient's family/caregiver when appropriate. - Promotes a safe environment and maintains an unobstructed pathway while providing care. - Utilizes infection prevention and control measures such as universal precautions, hand washing, and personal protective equipment. - Recognizes, reports, and records/documents changes in patient condition and safety to patient's assigned RN. - Organizes self to carry out visits/shifts and tasks. - Attends Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) meetings as requested. - Completes mandatory in-services and provides required documentation to keep employee file current. - Documents observations, activities and services provided in an accurate, complete and timely manner. - Participates in the Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program, as requested. - Participates in the Hospice office's emergency preparedness program, as requested. - Completes other assignments as requested and assigned. - May have access to personal health information ("PHI") necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: - Able to provide COVID-19 Vaccination Documentation - Able to perform and provide evidence of current CPR certification for adults, children and infants. - Able to effectively communicate in English with all levels of the workforce, both clinical and non-clinical. - Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions or tasks. - Able to read and interpret technical instructions related to the care of the patient. - Able to visually and aurally observe and assess the patient. - Able to effectively deal with multiple changes based on patient needs and scheduling. - Able to provide proof of valid driver's license, if applicable. - Able to provide proof of valid auto liability insurance if assignment(s) include driving own vehicle to transport patient. #TopekaPandoLogic.Keywords:Home Health Aide (HHA), Location:Saint Marys,KS-66536, PL:554315775

Keywords: Interim Healthcare Topeka, Topeka , Hospice Aide (HHA or CNA) - Full-Time - Topeka, Healthcare , Saint Marys, Kansas

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