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Hospice Aide

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HOW WE CARE FOR YOU:

At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

  • Employee Referral Program with Bonuses

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Free Parking

  • Employee Discount Programs

  • Free ASN to BSN Program through Advance U

SUMMARY


Under the supervision of the Assigned Management, this position provides the quality care necessary to restore or maintain the patient’s physical and emotional well being. The position assists with the physical and personal care of clients and their activities of daily living, including assistance with meals, maintenance of safety and environmental upkeep. Hospice Aides will assists in maintaining a supportive and empathetic environment for patients and families.

HILDEBRANDT HOSPICE CENTER

Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center is an 11-bed facility at 2652 Ridgeway Avenue that embodies the promise of comfort and dignity by providing end of life care. Nurses, Evaluators and Hospice Aides work directly with patients and support their families through the loss of a loved one. We partner with hospitals and health facilities to provide end to end continuity of patient care. We are a responsive, collaborative partner in advocating for, and providing access to effective, innovative, culturally competent and cost-efficient services for the communities we serve. Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center is a part of the broader Hospice Care Services provided by Rochester Regional Health. Take a virtual tour: Elizabeth G. and Jennifer J. Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center | Rochester Regional Health!

STATUS: Per Diem

LOCATION: Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center (2652 Ridgeway Avenue, Rochester, NY)

DEPARTMENT: Hospice

SCHEDULE: Day/Evening


ATTRIBUTES

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • At least one year of Nursing Assistant or Home Health Aide experience.

  • HHA Certified or ability to meet one of the following eligibility requirements for Competence: Currently certified CNA, documented home health aide or nurse aide training and competency evaluation from an out-of-state training program, or home health aide with documented home health aide training and competency evaluation who has not been employed as a home health aide for 24 consecutive months

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Patient Care & Service. Follows Hospice Plan of Care for each individual patient as directed by the RN. Observes patients’ conditions and reports any and all changes in patient condition to the RN. Turns and repositions bedridden patients alone or with assistance. Feeds patients who are unable to feed themselves. Provides patients assistance with walking, exercising and moving in and out of bed, if needed. Provides assistance with personal care – bathing and grooming.
  • Planning & Communication. Offers support and comfort to families at the time of patient’s death. Consistently demonstrates high standards of integrity by supporting the Lifetime Healthcare Companies’ mission and values and adhering to the Corporate Code of Conduct.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

PAY RANGE: $17.60 - $19.50

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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