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Hospice Aide

14 – 21 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/24/22

Job Description

Job description: Hospice Aide

We are seeking for a compassionate Hospice Aide to provide care and support to terminally ill patients. Your calm and attentive presence, expert administration of care, and unwavering spirit of compassion creates a bond to the patient and that invites comfort and peace throughout the end-of-life journey.

Hospice Aide Responsibilities:
  • Attending to the patient's personal hygiene
  • Feeding the patient, if necessary, and ensuring that they drink enough to prevent dehydration.
  • Spending time talking to or reading to the patient during bedside visits.
  • Assisting with the patients administrative tasks such as bills and legal documentation such as finalizing a will.
  • Communicating with the patients partner, family, and friends in a compassionate and considerate manner about issues pertaining to death.
  • Advising grieving family members on coping techniques, counseling services, and available community resources.
Qualifications: Qualifications:
  • Associates degree, preferred
  • CNA (certified nurse assistant) and GNA (geriatric nurse assistant) certificate required
  • Minimum one year of experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience in hospice, home health, general medical surgical or patient population specific (i.e.: geriatrics, pediatric, etc.) nursing.
  • Willingness to serve on-call
  • Must have reliable transportation & valid driver's license
Why is This a Great Opportunity:

We are seeking for a compassionate Hospice Nurse to provide care and support to terminally ill patients.

Salary Type : Hourly

Salary Min : 14

Salary Max : 21

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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