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CNA CHHA (Hospice Aide)

Company: Lighthouse Hospice
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Lighthouse Hospice is GROWING! We are hiring PRN Hospice Aides (CHHA, CNA) to provide patient care in and around the Cherry Hill Area! - -**PRN/Per Diem Schedule: Up to 29 hours per week - very flexible** -Our -Hospice Home Health 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. -Lighthouse Hospice is a premier provider of end-of-life care. We offer excellent compensation and an industry leading benefits package that includes a company matching 401(k) plan, a generous time-off package, cell phone and mileage reimbursement, employee assistance programs, bereavement time off, company-paid life and AD insurance, and comprehensive health, dental, and life insurance coverage. -If 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: Lighthouse Hospice, Cherry Hill , CNA CHHA (Hospice Aide), Healthcare , Cherry Hill, New Jersey

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