RN / Hospice Job in Harlingen, Texas
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: May 10, 2022
I believe that the care we give can make every moment count.
Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence
thats how our Hospice improves quality of life in the final stages
of life. By delivering palliative care by hospice professionals,
our patients can spend their remaining days in comfort and peace.
Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the
nations leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and
non-medical home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, including Gentiva, delivers
compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their
homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal
assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and
palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to
deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients
and their families.
We believe that every moment matters. We believe in compassionate
care. Most of all, we believe in dignity and respect for each
patient we serve.
As a Hospice Aide, you will:
Perform various services for a patient as necessary to meet the
patients personal needs, to promote the patients comfort, and a
safe environment, in accordance with an established physician plan
of care and under the supervision of a registered nurse case
manager or other professional as dictated by state.
Observe patients and report/document these observations and the
Work with family/caregiver/and interdisciplinary team members to
meet the emotional needs of the patient/family/caregiver.
Completion of recognized Nurse Assistant certification program
Minimum of one-year direct patient care experience in an
institutional, hospice or home care setting
Skilled in the proper technique for lifting and transferring
Ability to read, write and follow instructions and document care
Understands Hospice philosophy and needs of terminally ill
Compliance with accepted professional standards and practices
Demonstrates tact, patience and good personal hygiene
Excellent observation and communication skills
Ability to work within an interdisciplinary setting
Sufficient documentation of having passed a skills test and
written/oral test demonstrating those competencies identified in
OBRA-87, 42 C.F.R. Sections 484.36 and 484.4. In lieu of such
documentation, a newly hired HHA must demonstrate skills and
written/oral competency prior to working independently with a
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