HopeHealth

Hospice Aide - Per Diem

  • HopeHealth
  • Wakefield, RI 02879
  • 5 days ago

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Job Description

Discover a career that transforms lives – including yours.

At HopeHealth, health care is more than a career choice.

It’s a calling.

You can see it in our incredible team, who are as compassionate as they are talented.

You can see it in the trust that our patients and families place in us every day.

And you can see it in our values – as a health care organization, and as an employer.

At HopeHealth, we care deeply about every life we touch, including yours.

We’re committed to giving employees the support they need to not only excel at their jobs, but to love what they do.

Join us, and you’ll be part of a team that inspires you, a workplace that invests in you, and a mission that brings hope and dignity to patients and families every day.

HopeHealth is a not-for-profit market leader in the areas of home health, palliative and hospice care serving Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Our family of brands include HopeHealth Hospice & Palliative Care, HopeHealth Community VNA and HopeHealth Visiting Nurse.

Our Hospice Care Team

HopeHealth’s hospice care team provides comfort and support to patients who are in the advanced stages of serious illness or nearing the end of life.

Join our team, and you’ll:

Help patients and families make every moment count.

Hospice is a special calling.

Your work will help patients live as comfortably and fully as possible, and provide meaningful support for everyone in the family.

As part of our team, you’ll provide patients, and their loved ones, with a peaceful end-of-life setting.

Know that your expertise and unique perspective are valued.

In our inclusive work culture, you’ll be free to work autonomously while feeling authentic support from your team.

You’ll experience the mutual respect, collaboration and trust of a healthcare team that’s committed to going above and beyond for every patient – and for every member of the team.

Enjoy a flexible work schedule and generous benefits.

Work full-time, part-time or per diem with scheduling flexibility to maximize your work/family life balance.

Benefits include competitive compensation package, health care coverage, education reimbursement, and an employer-match retirement plan.

Be part of a leading team.

For over 40 years, HopeHealth Hospice has set the gold standard for end-of-life care.

We’re the second-oldest hospice in the country, and one of the largest not-for-profit hospice providers in New England.

We are committed to giving all of our employees the skills and support they need to deliver the best possible patient care.

About This Position

HopeHealth is seeking an experienced Hospice Aide for its affiliate HopeHealth Hospice & Palliative Care.

This position will be located in Long Term Care facilities in the southern half of RI.

The duties of a Hospice Aide are planned and assigned by the professional nurse to meet the patient and family situation.

The Hospice Aide provides personal care and light housekeeping duties in accordance with the established plan of care.

This is a per diem position.

What will you do?

Provides personal care

Observes, reports, and documents patient status and the care provided

Provides support to patient/ family/ caregiver through on-going communication.

Follows basic infection control procedures

Reports basic elements of body functioning, recognizes and reports changes in patient's status to RN Case Manager

Recognizes emergencies and has the knowledge of emergency procedures and their application

Maintains patient/family confidentiality

What are the qualifications for this job?

Certified Nurse Aide certification

High School Diploma or GED

1-3 years of experience in home care and long-term care settings required.

What are the job benefits?

For your health and peace of mind:

Medical, dental and vision insurance

Retirement plan with employer contribution

Pre-tax flexible spending account for healthcare and dependent care

Disability coverage

Discounts on voluntary insurance programs

Life and long-term-disability insurance

Mileage reimbursement

For your wellbeing:

Paid time off (PTO) and paid holidays

A caring culture that supports your wellbeing

Work only one weekend a month (day off week before and after)

For your career:

A robust orientation programs

Educational assistance

Reimbursement for certifications

HopeHealth Clinical Education Lab (continuing education)

HopeHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

HopeHealth is committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the workspace.

We believe that attracting, developing and empowering exceptional people will allow us to continue to deliver the best care for our patients and families.

All qualified individuals – inclusive of race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age and ability – are warmly welcome at HopeHealth.

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