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Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
Role: Under RN Supervision, the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Personal Care assists with activities of daily living and performs personal care services to patients in a their home or health care facility. Light housekeeping, laundry, and meal preparation related to patient care are provided, as needed.   Qualifications: - Certified Nursing Assistant License - Mobile Driver - Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance per Company policy - Reliable transportation to meet work schedule - Minimum of six (6) months’ CNA experience - Current CPR certification (BLS) - Maintain current licensure and certification requirements - Ability to communicate (written and verbal) in English - Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation - Must be able to physically access any home or facility in assigned area (i.e., navigate stairs, and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning) - Must be able/willing to have contact with individuals with communicable diseases   Competencies: - Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position.   Responsibilities of all employees: - Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients. - Comply with all state, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse. - Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices. - Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices. - Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company. - Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner. - Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations. - Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels. - Improve own professional knowledge and skill level. - Advance electronic media skills. - Support Company research and educational activities. - Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally. - Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.   Job Responsibilities: - Provides patient/caregiver direct personal care (ADL) services according to the Plan of Care and Company policies and procedures.   - Assists participant and/or caregiver in maintaining a clean and safe home. - Provides emotional support for patients/caregivers. - Practices safe and proper body mechanics relative to moving, positioning and transferring patients. - Documents care and submits documentation per Company policy and procedures. - Communicates any significant issues or symptoms to the RN/Clinical Manager/Office. - Assists with self-administered medications if required training is completed. - Immediately reports to the director/designee changes in patient/caregiver needs. - Completes training as required. - Performs other duties as assigned.
Job ID
2019-3605
Type
SSP/Per Diem
Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
Role: Under RN Supervision, the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Personal Care assists with activities of daily living and performs personal care services to patients in a their home or health care facility. Light housekeeping, laundry, and meal preparation related to patient care are provided, as needed.   Qualifications: - Certified Nursing Assistant License - Mobile Driver - Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance per Company policy - Reliable transportation to meet work schedule - Minimum of six (6) months’ CNA experience - Current CPR certification (BLS) - Maintain current licensure and certification requirements - Ability to communicate (written and verbal) in English - Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation - Must be able to physically access any home or facility in assigned area (i.e., navigate stairs, and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning) - Must be able/willing to have contact with individuals with communicable diseases   Competencies: - Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position.   Responsibilities of all employees: - Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients. - Comply with all state, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse. - Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices. - Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices. - Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company. - Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner. - Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations. - Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels. - Improve own professional knowledge and skill level. - Advance electronic media skills. - Support Company research and educational activities. - Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally. - Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.   Job Responsibilities: - Provides patient/caregiver direct personal care (ADL) services according to the Plan of Care and Company policies and procedures.   - Assists participant and/or caregiver in maintaining a clean and safe home. - Provides emotional support for patients/caregivers. - Practices safe and proper body mechanics relative to moving, positioning and transferring patients. - Documents care and submits documentation per Company policy and procedures. - Communicates any significant issues or symptoms to the RN/Clinical Manager/Office. - Assists with self-administered medications if required training is completed. - Immediately reports to the director/designee changes in patient/caregiver needs. - Completes training as required. - Performs other duties as assigned.
Job ID
2019-3604
Type
SSP/Per Diem
Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
Role: Under RN Supervision, the Home Health Aide (HHA) Personal Care assists with activities of daily living and performs personal care services to patients in a their home or health care facility. Light housekeeping, laundry, and meal preparation related to patient care are provided, as needed.   Qualifications: - Home Health Aide Certificate (75 hour course) - Mobile Driver - Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance per Company policy - Reliable transportation to meet work schedule - Minimum of six (6) months’ HHA experience - Current CPR certification (BLS) - Maintain current licensure and certification requirements - Ability to communicate (written and verbal) in English - Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation - Must be able to physically access any home or facility in assigned area (i.e., navigate stairs, and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning) - Must be able/willing to have contact with individuals with communicable diseases   Competencies: - Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position.   Responsibilities of all employees: - Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients. - Comply with all state, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse. - Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices. - Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices. - Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company. - Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner. - Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations. - Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels. - Improve own professional knowledge and skill level. - Advance electronic media skills. - Support Company research and educational activities. - Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally. - Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.   Job Responsibilities: - Provides patient/caregiver direct personal care (ADL) services according to the Plan of Care and Company policies and procedures.   - Assists participant and/or caregiver in maintaining a clean and safe home. - Provides emotional support for patients/caregivers. - Practices safe and proper body mechanics relative to moving, positioning and transferring patients. - Documents care and submits documentation per Company policy and procedures. - Communicates any significant issues or symptoms to the RN/Clinical Manager/Office. - Assists with self-administered medications if required training is completed. - Immediately reports to the director/designee changes in patient/caregiver needs. - Completes training as required. - Performs other duties as assigned.
Job ID
2019-3603
Type
SSP/Per Diem
Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
Role: Under RN Supervision, the Home Health Aide (HHA) Personal Care assists with activities of daily living and performs personal care services to patients in a their home or health care facility. Light housekeeping, laundry, and meal preparation related to patient care are provided, as needed.   Qualifications: - Home Health Aide Certificate (75 hour course) - Mobile Driver - Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance per Company policy - Reliable transportation to meet work schedule - Minimum of six (6) months’ HHA experience - Current CPR certification (BLS) - Maintain current licensure and certification requirements - Ability to communicate (written and verbal) in English - Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation - Must be able to physically access any home or facility in assigned area (i.e., navigate stairs, and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning) - Must be able/willing to have contact with individuals with communicable diseases   Competencies: - Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position.   Responsibilities of all employees: - Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients. - Comply with all state, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse. - Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices. - Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices. - Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company. - Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner. - Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations. - Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels. - Improve own professional knowledge and skill level. - Advance electronic media skills. - Support Company research and educational activities. - Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally. - Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.   Job Responsibilities: - Provides patient/caregiver direct personal care (ADL) services according to the Plan of Care and Company policies and procedures.   - Assists participant and/or caregiver in maintaining a clean and safe home. - Provides emotional support for patients/caregivers. - Practices safe and proper body mechanics relative to moving, positioning and transferring patients. - Documents care and submits documentation per Company policy and procedures. - Communicates any significant issues or symptoms to the RN/Clinical Manager/Office. - Assists with self-administered medications if required training is completed. - Immediately reports to the director/designee changes in patient/caregiver needs. - Completes training as required. - Performs other duties as assigned.
Job ID
2019-3602
Type
SSP/Per Diem
Job Locations US-FL-Temple Terrace
         Role: The Corporate Learning Leader (CLL) is a member of the Corporate T&D team and partners with Corporate and affiliate Education personnel to determine staff development needs, address knowledge and/or competency gaps, deliver training/education in classroom and technology-based (webinar and video-conference modes), and coordinate the delivery effective learning solutions for the hospice affiliates.  As a skilled facilitator, the CLL delivers clinical Train-the-Trainer's to the Clinical Education Specialists, high quality New Employee Orientation, Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and specialized training in one-on-one, small-group, and large group situations effectively using adult learning principles.  The CLL supports efforts to track, measure and evaluate the effectiveness of all training activities.  Qualifications:          - Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) or an equivalent combination of education and experience; MSN preferred - Valid Florida RN license - Minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience - Minimum of two (2) years of experience in facilitating clinical or related training experience, EMR experience and learning management systems experience          Valid Florida RN license required Certification from HPNA obtained within two (2) years of taking the position          Proficient communication in English required          Experience including hospice, palliative, home health or healthcare preferred          Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (HPNA) Certification preferred.          Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning theories, methods and techniques as they apply to training/education, assessment practices and on-the-job training           Team-oriented, positive and proactive, comfortable in a very visible, high-volume environment          Outstanding facilitation and presentation skills, both individually and in large groups           Highly organized, able to prioritize multiple job responsibilities and exercise critical thinking skills in a fast-paced, high-demand work environment          Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external resources at all levels and influence for best results          Strong internal and external customer service skills          Skilled in maintaining confidentiality and using discretion in dealing with sensitive information          Advanced interpersonal and relationship building skills, proven ability to deal effectively with diverse skill sets and personalities, and ability to work effectively as a team player          Excellent computer skills; highly proficient in MS Office applications with key strengths in PowerPoint, Word, Excel          Small to mid-sized project management experience in training/education preferred          Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and effectively handle stress          Demonstrated initiative and independent judgment          Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per Company policy          Ability to travel to off-site locations Competencies:             Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position.   Responsibilities of all employees:          Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients.          Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse.          Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices.          Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices.          Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company.          Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner.          Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations.          Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels.          Improve own professional knowledge and skill level.          Advance electronic media skills.          Support Company research and educational activities.          Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally.          Participate in Quality Assessment Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position. Job Responsibilities:          Implements educational programs and care standards that comply with Company policies, procedures, and all requirements from regulatory and accrediting agencies.          Delivers clinical Train-the-Trainer sessions to the Clinical Education Specialists.           Tracks and monitors training initiatives and rollouts by the Clinical Education Specialists.          Delivers high quality New Hire Orientation, Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and specialized training in one-on-one, small-group, and large group situations effectively using adult learning principles.          Facilitates classroom training in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations with a focus upon improvement of skills and retention of knowledge.  Topics delivered include, but not limited to, clinical, EMR, new employee orientation, policy and procedure, and customer service.            Effectively facilitates webinars and video-conferences, competently utilizing both adult learning principles as well as webinar and video-conference best-practice facilitation techniques.          Incorporates principles of adult learning in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of education programs.          Conducts skills/competency checks and validates skills/competencies.          Communicates affiliate orientee's new hire orientation (NHO) schedule and NHO start/completion date in department to orientee's manager.          Partners with other Training and Development team members and affiliate Clinical Education Specialists to determine staff development needs, standards and best practices to address knowledge and/or competency gaps, and coordinates the delivery of effective learning solutions for the hospice affiliates related to organizational needs.           Assists learners in the assessment of needs and identification of outcomes.          Plans, prepares and maintains materials for use in educational programs for accuracy and relevance to the target audience.          Develops and maintains positive working and professional relationships with affiliate leadership, management and staff.          Communicates training and education schedules, initiatives, and events to affiliate leadership, management and staff.          Serves as an educational consultant to task forces, committees, and projects relating to policy, procedure and program development.          Supports the integration of research into practice.          Incorporates current educational evidence into individual practice as a staff development expert.          Ensures that accurate and complete training records are maintained, utilizing the Learning Management System (LMS) to administer training initiatives.           Performs needs assessment and needs assessment consulting.          Effectively handles training requests, responding to requests with "win-win" solutions.          Researches and understands Company strategic goals, and affiliate/Company functional operational initiatives.          Coordinates training schedules; keeps all documentation of training events and compiles reports, as necessary, for upper management; utilizes online tracking system to record various training events; keeps applicable amount of training room supplies including manuals, quick reference guides and table name cards; conducts training classes with the appropriate amount of attendees.          Leads and manages small Training and Development projects/programs.          Monitors, measures and evaluates the effectiveness of all training activities to ensure that business needs are being met and programs are successful.          Assigns, assists and coaches Preceptors in the performance of their roles.          Coordinates student intern activities and provides hospice, palliative care, and end of life education to the professional community.          Performs other duties as assigned. Competencies:             Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position.    
Job ID
2019-3592
Type
Full Time Regular
Job Locations US-FL-Brooksville
As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health System is committed to enhancing the lives of those affected by advancing age or illness. Through our comprehensive system of healthcare choices, we deliver expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care for adults and children suffering with life-limiting illnesses to in-home and community-based services for frail but independent seniors, Chapters Health offers a wide range of support services along life's ever-changing landscape.  Role: - Day-to-day responsibility for ensuring the house is clean and sanitary. The Housekeeper properly cleans and sanitizes patients' rooms, common areas, bathrooms, offices, and all other spaces, as assigned.   Qualifications: - A high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) is preferred - Prior related experience in hospital, hospice house, nursing home, and/or general cleaning experience - Must possess technical proficiencies in housekeeping functions - Strong interpersonal skills - Working knowledge of housekeeping industry standards and regulations - Skill in the use of and care for housekeeping equipment including, but not limited to, vacuum, dusters, chemical pumps, etc. - Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language conversationally - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per Company policy - Ability to keep simple records and to follow simple step-by-step instructions - Ability working with detergents and other cleaning chemicals used for custodial work without adverse reactions - Ability to constantly lift, pull, carry, and/or push objects weighing up to 55 pounds - Ability to stand, kneel, walk, climb, crouch or bend for long periods of time - For secondary dietary role: skill in the use of and care for dietary equipment including, but not limited to, convection oven, steam kettle, large mixer, robot coupe, blenders, dish machine, etc.Responsibilities of all employees: -   - Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients. - Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse. - Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices. - Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices. - Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company. - Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner. - Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations. - Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels. - Improve own professional knowledge and skill level. - Advance electronic media skills. - Support Company research and educational activities. - Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally. - Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position. - Competencies:   - Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position - Job Responsibilities - Remove Trash and/or cardboard to exterior of building. - Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally. - Carry out detailed instructions for several tasks. Guidance and instruction is always available to the employee and prior permission is required before changing the methods or steps used in the job's work. - Perform assigned housekeeping care to various types of surfaces, floors, equipment, wall surfaces, wall hangings, linens and towels, beds and all components thereof, laminate wood, hardwood, TV stands and tables, radios, plastic and metal carts, etc. - Complete cleaning of each patient's room/bathroom daily. - Complete intense cleaning of each patient's room when no longer occupied by a patient and prior to a new patient being admitted to that room. - Determine needed supplies and equipment, and relate that need to immediate Supervisor. - Sweep, mop, strip, dust, and refinish floors. - Carpet cleaning to include vacuuming, shampooing, and extraction. - Wood floor cleaning to include spray buffing and oiling as directed. - Move furniture and small equipment to clear work area. - Account for equipment and materials assigned. - Assist in training new employees for housekeeping department. - Responsible for thoroughly cleaning all equipment used after each use. - Report any injuries, both personal and witnessed, immediately to the Supervisor. - Perform other duties as assigned.  - Secondary duties when assigned to Dietary role of warming/plating meals with daily cleaning of dishes and equipment in the kitchen: - Perform assigned dietary cleaning duties to various types of surfaces, floors, equipment to include, stainless steel and tables, plastic and metal carts, and all kitchen equipment. - Prepare meals by warming, plating and garnishing. - Turn off all equipment and document accordingly at the end of each night. - Responsible for cleaning all equipment used thoroughly after each use.
Job ID
2019-3589
Type
SSP/Per Diem
Job Locations US-FL-Dade City
As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health System is committed to enhancing the lives of those affected by advancing age or illness. Through our comprehensive system of healthcare choices, we deliver expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care for adults and children suffering with life-limiting illnesses to in-home and community-based services for frail but independent seniors, Chapters Health offers a wide range of support services along life's ever-changing landscape. We'll help you navigate your individual experience – empowering you with more choices, education and guidance for these important chapters of life. Role: The Social Services Specialist (SSS) provides and coordinates a wide range of social services to terminally ill patients and their families for HPC Healthcare, Inc. (HPC). In concert with the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG), the SSS provides support to patients and their families to help them cope with illness, death, and loss. SSSs work with patients/families to help them manage the physical, social, emotional aspects of coming to terms with life limiting illness. The SSS coordinates community resources to assist patients/families with their biopsychosocial concerns and provides services in a variety of settings, to include: home care, acute care, inpatient and residential hospice care, long term care, after-hours and respite care. Qualifications: - Master’s degree or above in Social Work (CSWE accredited); SSSs hired before 2009 who have degrees in other fields are grandfathered in; SSSs hired before 2/2019 who have BSWs are grandfathered in - One year experience in health care/hospital setting required.  - Familiarity with and working knowledge of the concepts and practices of death and dying with children and adults.  - Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and effectively handle the emotional stress of the workload.  - Able to remain calm, professional, trouble shoot and intervene with patient/family crisis situations.  - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per company policy and procedure.  - Ability to travel to off-site locations.  - Ability to work unsupervised exercising a high degree of discretion & independent judgment.  - Ability to physically access any home, hospital, nursing home, and ALF i.e. navigate stairs, narrow stairs, narrow spaces, lack of air conditioning, etc.  - Ability to work in a team environment and intervene appropriately. Responsibilities: Administration - Demonstrate joint responsibility with RN Care Coordinator for pediatric patients, patient transfers (i.e., home-inpatient-home), and coordinating with inpatient staff to assure continuity of care.  - Coordinates/Collaborates Plan of Care activities with Social Services Coordinator and team Clinical Manager.  - Attends staff meetings; in-service training; continuing education and workshops.  - Responsible for Volunteer and other training (Social Services/Bereavement) as assigned.  - Participates in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as directed.  - Participates in the IDG and provides services to patients and families according to the Plan of Care.  - Participates in Hospice committees as assigned. Caseload - Documents findings on appropriate social services forms in appropriate time frame based on referral from RN Care Coordinator and/or IDG; Provides supportive guidance to patients and families.  - Initiates appropriate case management activities based upon established policy; Works with Resource Associate to complete tasks.  - Experience in children, family, and group modalities.  - Empowers patient/families to negotiate with resource providers and make decisions on their own behalf.  - Completes social services documentation as needed  - Participates in on-call assignments.  - Maintains documentation in a manner that reflects timeliness, completeness, accuracy, legibility, clarity of goals and interventions  - Evaluates bereavement needs, including making condolence calls, evaluating risk and coordinating the Plan of Care with IDG and bereavement staff.  - Works with Resource Associates to coordinate concrete patient care needs, to direct patient visits and attend interdisciplinary group (IDG) meetings are required. IDG Membership - Attends and participates in IDG meetings; assists in developing and updating the Plan of Care; facilitates understanding of social services and bereavement aspects of care, and provides team with goals and interventions for patient/family care.  - Consults and collaborates with other professionals to promote quality care and continuity of patient/family care.  - Demonstrates respect for fellow professionals and IDG leadership.  - Demonstrates critical thinking in problem solving patient/family issues. Professional Development - Enhances professional expertise and hospice knowledge.  - Establishes professional goals and evaluates attainment of goals.  - Participates in appropriate professional or specialty organizations. Other - Performs other duties as assigned.  - Conduct represents the NASW Code of Ethics.  - Works within HPC Scope of Service.
Job ID
2019-3567
Type
Full Time Regular
Job Locations US-FL-Auburndale
As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health System is committed to enhancing the lives of those affected by advancing age or illness. Through our comprehensive system of healthcare choices, we deliver expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care for adults and children suffering with life-limiting illnesses to in-home and community-based services for frail but independent seniors, Chapters Health offers a wide range of support services along life's ever-changing landscape. Role: Day-to-day responsibility for washing dishes, sanitizing dishes, carts, and tables, daily food prep for following shift, assist in serving of patients, daily cleaning and general cleaning as assigned by the EVS Lead, EVS Supervisor, or other management.   Qualifications: - A high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) is preferred - Prior related experience in hospital, hospice house, nursing home, and/or general dietary aide experience - Must possess technical proficiencies in dietary aide functions - Skill in the use of and care for dietary equipment including but not limited to convection oven, steam kettle, large mixer, robot coupe, blenders, dish machine, etc. - Strong interpersonal skills - Working knowledge of food service industry standards and regulations - Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language conversationally - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per Company policy for GSH staff - Ability to keep simple records and to follow simple step-by-step instructions - Ability to work with detergents and other cleaning chemicals used for custodial work without adverse reactions   - Ability to constantly lift, pull, carry, and/or push objects weighing up to 55 pounds - Ability to stand, kneel, walk, climb, crouch or bend for long periods of time - For secondary housekeeping duties: skill in the use of and care for housekeeping equipment such as vacuum, dusters, chemical pumps, etc.Responsibilities of all employees: -   - Represent the Company professionally at all times through services provided to all clients - Comply with all state, federal and local government regulations, maintaining and practicing a strong position against fraud and abuse - Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices - Observe Company health, safety and security practices - Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations experienced within the Company - Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner - Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations - Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels - Consistently improve personal knowledge and skill level - Support Company research and educational activities - Share technical expertise with coworkers both formally and informally - Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the positionCompetencies:   - Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position Job Responsibilities:   - Remove trash and/or cardboard to exterior of building. - Share expertise with coworkers both formally and informally. - Carry out detailed instructions for several tasks. Guidance and instruction is always available and prior permission is required before changing the methods or steps used in the job's work. - Perform assigned dietary cleaning duties to various types of surfaces, floors, equipment to include, but not limited to, stainless steel and tables, plastic and metal carts, and all kitchen equipment. - Determine needed supplies and equipment, and relate that need to immediate Supervisor. - Prepare meals by warming, plating and garnishing. - Turn off all equipment and document accordingly at the end of each night. - Account for equipment and materials assigned. - Assist in training new employees for dietary department. - Responsible for thoroughly cleaning all equipment used after each use. - Report any injuries, both personal and witnessed, immediately to management. - Perform other duties as assigned.  - Secondary Duties when assigned to Housekeeping to ensure the Hospice House is clean and neat - Perform assigned housekeeping care to various types of surfaces, floors, equipment, wall surfaces, wall hangings, linens and towels, beds and all components thereof, laminate wood, hardwood, TV stands and tables, radios, plastic and metal carts. - Complete cleaning of each patient's room/bathroom daily. - Complete intense cleaning of each patient's room when no longer occupied by a patient and prior to a new patient being admitted to that room. - Sweep, mop, strip, dust, and refinish floors. - Carpet cleaning to include vacuuming, shampooing, and extraction. - Move furniture and small equipment to clear work area.
Job ID
2019-3543
Type
Full Time Regular
Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health System is committed to enhancing the lives of those affected by advancing age or illness. Through our comprehensive system of healthcare choices, we deliver expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care for adults and children suffering with life-limiting illnesses to in-home and community-based services for frail but independent seniors, Chapters Health offers a wide range of support services along life's ever-changing landscape. Role: Under RN direction and supervision, the Hospice Aide performs personal care, homemaker assistance and defined nursing procedures for terminally ill patients and their caregivers. Qualifications: - Current Florida certificate as CNA. - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance in the State of Florida. - Reliable transportation to meet work schedule. - One (1) year CNA or home health aide experience (Hospice Aide Training Program can be substituted for homecare/hospice experience). - Ability to use equipment with visual and auditory mechanisms. - Ability to communicate (written and oral) in English. - Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families. - Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. - Must be able to physically access any home or facility in assigned area, i.e., navigate stairs, and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning. - Must be able/willing to have contact with individuals with communicable diseases. - Ability to physically access any home i.e. navigate stairs and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning, in any area Company serves.   Responsibilities: Clinical - Maintain competencies/contact hours as required by HPC and state.  - Provide patient/caregiver services according to written Hospice Aide/Caregiver Plan of Care and HPC policies and procedure - Practice safe and proper body mechanics relative to moving, positioning and transferring patients. - Assist patient and or caregiver in maintaining a clean and safe home. - Provide caregiver relief as part of the plan of care. - Transport medications, supplies, lab specimens, documents and other items needed to meet the plan of care as requested by the RN Care Coordinator. - Under the direction or supervision of an RN, the Hospice Aide may perform activities that promote activities of daily living, including: - Vital signs/weights - Bed Bath  - Sponge Bath - Tub Bath  - Shower - Perineal care - Grooming - Mouth care  - File Nails  - Shampoo hair - Shave - Skin care - basic: application of lotion  - Apply over-the-counter ointment  - Positioning body/alignment  - Transfer to bed, chair - Assist with ambulation and exercises - Range of motion  - Ted hose application/removal - Give food and fluids  - Light meal preparation  - Offer/empty urinal/bedpan  - Empty colostomy bags  - Empty foley/external catheter bags  - Measure urinary output  - Emotional support  - Reality orientation/socialization - Caregiver relief - Make occupied/unoccupied bed  - Light housekeeping - Laundry related to patient's care - Report significant changes and needs - Document significant observations  - Provide input into planning and evaluation of care The Hospice Aide may not perform the following: - Administer medication  - Change sterile dressings  - Tracheostomy care - Gastric feedings  - Trim fingernails/toenails - Visit after hours unless pre-approved by supervisor - Visit survivors unless pre-approved by supervisor - Run errands that require exchange of money  - Apply heat - Suctioning  - Catheterization - Gavage/lavage - Any procedure not in HA Plan of Care  - Colostomy care (change wafer) - Apply ointments containing prescription medication - Transport patient/family Communication - Contribute to the development of the Hospice Plan of Care by reporting observations to RN - Immediately report to the RN or supervisor any changes in patient/caregiver needs  Other - Maintain medical records in accordance with HPC policies and procedures, i.e., Santrax documentation. - Attend HPC and mandatory scheduled meetings and participates in committees. - Attend HPC and community educational offerings as appropriate.* - Perform other job related duties as requested.
Job ID
2019-3541
Type
Full Time Regular
Job Locations US-FL-Lakeland
Role: The Palliative Care Physician has the responsibility of providing high quality care and treatment of palliative care patients served by the company. S/he provides comprehensive and efficient consultative patient care and utilizes clinical expertise in decision making while promoting maximization of quality of life for the company's patients and caregivers. S/he provides physician direction and guidance to the company's palliative staff while assisting in maximizing access to care for eligible palliative care patients. Qualifications: - MD or DO from an accredited medical school - Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida - Current DEA number - Eligible for malpractice coverage under company policy terms - Board eligible or board certified by ABMS recognized specialty preferred - Knowledge and experience in palliative medical practice and symptom management preferred - Basic computer skills including use of email and word processing (Microsoft Outlook and Word or equivalent programs)  - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance in the State of Florida; must have reliable transportation to be able to meet visit schedule  - Must be able to physically access any home in any service area in which care is provided, i.e., navigate stairs, and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning - Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families - Plan to become certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in Hospice and Palliative Medicine when eligible if not already certified Job Responsibilities: - Provide high quality consultative patient palliative care through hospital, nursing home, assisted living facility, home, or clinic visits as appropriate and as designated by the Medical Director - Work collaboratively in protocol with non-physician practitioners (ARNPs, CNSs, PAs, etc) from the company's medical staff - Provide clinical expertise and participate in interdisciplinary team decisions regarding diagnosis and medical management of patient/family needs, assuring that the highest quality of medical care is provided and that continuity and comprehensiveness of care is maintained in a cost-effective manner - Consult with patients' primary and attending physicians regarding integration of patients' palliative care with their primary or other care - Make visits to care for patients to meet assigned productivity goals - Evaluate patients for eligibility for hospice care according to current guidelines and make referrals as appropriate  - Work cooperatively with the Enrollment Center and organization staff to facilitate timely provision of services to potential company patients - Utilize practice opportunities to provide expert physician care to patients and provide clinical learning activities for internal staff and the staff of our partners - Act as a role model for professional practice by integrating all components of the professional role: clinical practice, consultation, collaboration, leadership, education, and research/evaluation - Collaborate with all disciplines within the agency and community partners to develop effective patient care programs - Participate in after-hour and weekend coverage for palliative care patients cared for by Palliative Care medical staff - Provides crossover coverage to all contracted facilities; including but not limited t hospitals, ALF's, Nursing Homes, and as needed in patient's homes.  - Maintain defined patient care data for clinical activities - Maintain accurate record of administrative, non-billable activities - Utilize appropriate CPT and ICD-9 codes that are supported by medical documentation - Completes billing documentation and submission on a daily basis for daily activities - Prepare patient billing information in conjunction with the appropriate billing agency - Complete timely medical documentation of medical information on all patients seen by physician using the electronic health record  - Manages productivity by meeting and/or exceeding budgeted RVU's on a monthly/yearly basis - Meets the administrative (number of hours) billing expectation as noted in contracts with facilities - Contribute to Performance Improvement efforts of medical documentation by company staff - Contribute to research efforts of the company by actively recruiting research subjects - Promote the company's programs to nursing homes, ALFs, insurance companies, hospitals, and other referral sources - Actively participate in ongoing education about our company and palliative care services to our community partners, referring providers, and general public - Attend the Palliative Care Staff meetings regularly, a minimum of 50% of all scheduled staff meetings and review minutes of meetings not attended within 5 days of their being made available - Represent the company at appropriate local, state, national, and international forums* - Evaluate patient care outcomes and propose solutions to opportunities identified - Participate in appropriate agency-wide committees - Supervise and educate fellows, residents, and medical students participating in company programs - Support research to promote clinical knowledge, development, and research-based clinical practice - Participate in development of clinical policy and procedures to improve quality of care delivery - Evaluate current research findings for specialty - Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of standards of practice within the palliative care specialty - Assist in developing unique roles for non-physician practitioners (ARNP, CNS, PA, etc.) in order to expand medical services in a cost-efficient manner - Provide care in efficient manner - Exhibit flexibility in schedule regarding appointment changes, care settings, and coverage issues - Work collaboratively with palliative care interdisciplinary staff as available in each care setting - Participate in programs to maximize access to palliative care for eligible patients - Identify opportunities for improvement in services and work cooperatively with Medical Director to implement appropriate changes - Participate in other clinical/administrative responsibilities as directed by the Medical Director* - Work cooperatively with and reports to the Medical Director to ensure quality care delivery to all company patients - Display attributes of consultation etiquette when providing consultative services to referring clinicians - Provide coverage in the event of absence - Assume responsibility as a self-directed professional for own continuing education. Identify needs or seek direction in identification of needs to maintain expertise and keep current with health care trends  - Other duties as assigned by Medical Director
Job ID
2019-3531
Type
Full Time Regular
Job Locations US-FL-Lecanto
Role: The Hospice Staff Physician has the responsibility of assisting the Medical Director in the care and treatment of patients served by the Company. S/he provides physician direction and guidance to the Company's program and staff to assure the maintenance ofquality medical care for patients and families.  Qualifications: - MD or DO from an accredited medical school - Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida - Current DEA number - Eligible for malpractice coverage under Company policy terms - Board eligible or board certified in a recognized field of the American Board of Medical Specialties - Knowledge and experience in palliative medical practice and symptom management - Certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in Hospice and Palliative Medicine preferred - Basic computer skills including use of email and word processing (Microsoft Outlook and Word or equivalent programs) - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per Company policy; must have reliable transportation to be able to meet visit schedule - Must be able to physically access any home in any Hospice area (i.e., navigate stairs, narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning, etc.) - Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families   Competencies: - Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position.   Responsibilities of all staff: - Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients. - Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse. - Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices. - Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices. - Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company. - Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner. - Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations. - Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels. - Improve own professional knowledge and skill level. - Advance electronic media skills. - Support Company research and educational activities. - Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally. - Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.   Leadership Success Factors: - Communication: Express thoughts and ideas clearly; adapt communication style to fit audience - Initiative: Originate action to achieve goals - Management Identification: Identify with and accept the problems and responsibilities of management - Judgment: Make realistic decisions based on logical assumptions, factual information and in consideration of organizational resources - Planning, Organizing and Controlling: Establish course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a specific goal; plan proper assignments of personnel and appropriate allocation of resources; monitor results - Leadership: Use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods in guiding others toward task accomplishment - Work Standards: Set high goals or standards of performance for self and others; compel others to perform - Tolerance for Stress: Maintain stability of performance under pressure and/or opposition - Innovativeness: Generate and/or recognize imaginative, creative solutions in work related situations - Delegation: Allocate decision making and other responsibilities effectively and appropriately - Staff Development: Develop the skills & competencies of subordinates - Organizational Sensitivity: Perceive the impact and implications of decisions on various components of the organization - Ethics: Model highest standards of conduct and ethical behavior, adopting a strong position against fraud and abuse - Regulatory Compliance: Educate and monitor staff regarding their own and the organization's responsibilities for regulatory compliance   Job Responsibilities: - Review patient clinical information to determine hospice eligibility based on LCD's and Chapters' Standards at time of admission. - Work cooperatively with the Patient Access (Admissions) Department to facilitate timely provision of services to potential Company patients, including performing hospice evaluation visits for potential patients. - Document Certifications of Terminal Illness (CTIs) that support hospice eligibility and facilitate accurate and timely ICD coding. - Make determinations regarding relatedness of medications, diagnostic testing and procedures provided to Company patients. Provide required documentation for these determinations. - Serve as a team physician for one or more of the interdisciplinary teams (IDT) as assigned by the Medical Director. - Provide clinical expertise and participate in interdisciplinary team decisions regarding diagnosis and medical management of patient/family needs, assuring that the highest quality of medical care is provided and that continuity and comprehensiveness of care is maintained in a cost-effective manner. - Consult to patients' primary and attending physicians regarding integration of patients' hospice care and primary or other care. - Validate patient/family plans of care in coordination with a patient's attending physician. - Provide medical coverage for patients without attending physicians. - Develop program to assume primary or consultative care of patients admitted to the Company whose referring physician desires such services. - Care for patients in the Company's inpatient facility, as designated by the Medical Director. - Make home visits to care for patients to meet patient needs and productivity goals. - Teach designated in-services to company staff. - Develop and recommend written guidelines for symptom control to Company committees. - Supervise and educate fellows, residents, and medical students participating in Company programs. - Provide supervision for and engage in protocols with ARNPs who are treating hospice patients. - Participate in after hours and weekend coverage for Patient Access (Admissions). - Participate in after hours and weekend back-up coverage for ARNPs seeing and/or providing telephonic coverage of hospice patients. - Support or conduct research to improve hospice care. - Contribute to research efforts of the Company by actively recruiting research subjects. - Conduct educational seminars, in-services and presentations for physicians, nurses and other health care personnel whose support for and understanding of the hospice program is an integral part of assuring that the company services are made accessible to patients and families. - Assist in developing clinical practice standards for physicians and nurses in the practice of hospice care. - Assist in developing unique roles for non-physician practitioners (ARNP, CNS, PA, etc.). - Prepare patient billing information in conjunction with the appropriate billing agency. - Complete timely medical documentation consistent with Chapters Health System's Standards for all patient-physician encounters. - Assist in improving quality of medical documentation by Company staff. - Contribute to Performance Improvement efforts of medical documentation by Company staff. - Promote Company programs to nursing homes, ALFs, HMO's, hospitals, and other referral sources. - Attend Company Medical Staff meetings regularly. - Participate in relevant Company committees. - Represent the Company at appropriate local, state, national, and international forums. - Work cooperatively with the Corporate Compliance Officer, as indicated. - Participate in other clinical/administrative responsibilities, as directed by the Medical Director. - Work cooperatively with and reports to the Medical Director to ensure quality care delivery to all Company patients. - Maintain a regular schedule of medical participation in all components of the Company's care program, and maintain 24 hour, 7 days a week Medical Services coverage. - Provide coverage in the event of absence. - Perform other duties as assigned.
Job ID
2019-3526
Type
Full Time Regular
Job Locations US-FL-Lakeland
As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health System is committed to enhancing the lives of those affected by advancing age or illness. Through our comprehensive system of healthcare choices, we deliver expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care for adults and children suffering with life-limiting illnesses to in-home and community-based services for frail but independent seniors, Chapters Health offers a wide range of support services along life's ever-changing landscape. Role: Day-to-day responsibility for washing dishes, sanitizing dishes, carts, and tables, daily food prep for following shift, assist in serving of patients, daily cleaning and general cleaning as assigned by the EVS Lead, EVS Supervisor, or other management.   Qualifications: - A high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) is preferred - Prior related experience in hospital, hospice house, nursing home, and/or general dietary aide experience - Must possess technical proficiencies in dietary aide functions - Skill in the use of and care for dietary equipment including but not limited to convection oven, steam kettle, large mixer, robot coupe, blenders, dish machine, etc. - Strong interpersonal skills - Working knowledge of food service industry standards and regulations - Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language conversationally - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per Company policy for GSH staff - Ability to keep simple records and to follow simple step-by-step instructions - Ability to work with detergents and other cleaning chemicals used for custodial work without adverse reactions   - Ability to constantly lift, pull, carry, and/or push objects weighing up to 55 pounds - Ability to stand, kneel, walk, climb, crouch or bend for long periods of time - For secondary housekeeping duties: skill in the use of and care for housekeeping equipment such as vacuum, dusters, chemical pumps, etc.Responsibilities of all employees: -   - Represent the Company professionally at all times through services provided to all clients - Comply with all state, federal and local government regulations, maintaining and practicing a strong position against fraud and abuse - Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices - Observe Company health, safety and security practices - Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations experienced within the Company - Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner - Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations - Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels - Consistently improve personal knowledge and skill level - Support Company research and educational activities - Share technical expertise with coworkers both formally and informally - Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the positionCompetencies:   - Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position Job Responsibilities:   - Remove trash and/or cardboard to exterior of building. - Share expertise with coworkers both formally and informally. - Carry out detailed instructions for several tasks. Guidance and instruction is always available and prior permission is required before changing the methods or steps used in the job's work. - Perform assigned dietary cleaning duties to various types of surfaces, floors, equipment to include, but not limited to, stainless steel and tables, plastic and metal carts, and all kitchen equipment. - Determine needed supplies and equipment, and relate that need to immediate Supervisor. - Prepare meals by warming, plating and garnishing. - Turn off all equipment and document accordingly at the end of each night. - Account for equipment and materials assigned. - Assist in training new employees for dietary department. - Responsible for thoroughly cleaning all equipment used after each use. - Report any injuries, both personal and witnessed, immediately to management. - Perform other duties as assigned.  - Secondary Duties when assigned to Housekeeping to ensure the Hospice House is clean and neat - Perform assigned housekeeping care to various types of surfaces, floors, equipment, wall surfaces, wall hangings, linens and towels, beds and all components thereof, laminate wood, hardwood, TV stands and tables, radios, plastic and metal carts. - Complete cleaning of each patient's room/bathroom daily. - Complete intense cleaning of each patient's room when no longer occupied by a patient and prior to a new patient being admitted to that room. - Sweep, mop, strip, dust, and refinish floors. - Carpet cleaning to include vacuuming, shampooing, and extraction. - Move furniture and small equipment to clear work area.
Job ID
2019-3523
Type
Full Time Regular
Job Locations US-FL-Hudson
As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health System is committed to enhancing the lives of those affected by advancing age or illness. Through our comprehensive system of healthcare choices, we deliver expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care for adults and children suffering with life-limiting illnesses to in-home and community-based services for frail but independent seniors, Chapters Health offers a wide range of support services along life's ever-changing landscape. We'll help you navigate your individual experience – empowering you with more choices, education and guidance for these important chapters of life.  Role: Under physician's orders and RN supervision, the Hospice House LPN is responsible for the observation of patient/family needs and providing palliative and supportive care to the patient/family unit. As outlined in the plan of care, s/he utilizes nursing interventions and teaching skills to maximize patient comfort and to enhance the quality of life to the patient/family unit. S/he will report, to the appropriate RN, any change in condition of the patient or family unit. S/he provides emotional support during times of crisis to the patient and family unit. Qualifications: - Current LPN licensure in the state of Florida, or current licensure from another state plus a temporary Florida permit. - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance in the State of Florida. - Reliable transportation to meet visit schedule. - Minimum one (1) year nursing experience in an in-patient hospice, or home health setting. - Certificate of completion of 30 hour Infusion Therapy Course preferred. - Ability to communicate in English. - Flexible schedule to meet the needs of hospice patients. - Ability to use equipment with visual and auditory mechanisms. - Ability to physically access any home in any service area, i.e., navigate stairs, and narrow spaces, tolerate heat, lack of air conditioning, pets and smoking in any area Company serves. - Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families. - Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. - Ability to physically access any home i.e. navigate stairs and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning, in any area Company serves.  - Ability to physically access patient rooms and other areas of the Hospice House Job Responsibilities: Clinical - Under the supervision of an RN, provide palliative nursing care to patients and families incorporating psychosocial, cultural, physical, spiritual and biological components and appropriate nursing intervention as identified in the plan of care developed by the IDG. - Demonstrate clinical skills regarding application of HPC Clinical and Administrative policy and procedures, such as: medication administration, symptom management, and patient/family relationships. - Observe and report signs of adverse reactions; response to treatments and results of dressing changes. - Consult and collaborate with other professionals to promote quality and continuity of patient/family care. - Document observations/interventions to support higher level of care. - Attend patient deaths; prepare body for transport; oversee disposal of medications. - Provide bereavement support to the patient caregiver/family. - Accept responsibility and is accountable for nursing actions; demonstrates an understanding of legal consequences of nursing actions; requests supervision when needed; performs within the guidelines established by the Florida Nurse Practice Act. Administrative - Document observations and interventions on appropriate Company forms with accuracy, timeliness, legibility, professional terminology and awareness of legal and regulatory implications. - Incorporate behaviors supportive of Internal Mission Statement. - Perform within the framework of the philosophies, policies, and procedures. Communication - Communicate accurately and completely to staff members, patients, families and supervisors; utilize positive approaches when working with other staff members. - Present concise, pertinent oral and written patient information to team; respect input from all disciplines. - Listen to voice mail report prior to visiting the patient. - Report changes in patient condition to RN. Professional Development - Pursue own professional growth through attendance at required in-services and other educational offerings. - Establish professional goals for self and continually evaluate self in the attainment of these goals. Financial - Utilize supplies, equipment, medications, laboratory and patient therapies within the HPC philosophy. Safety - Practice safe and proper body mechanics relative to moving, positioning and transferring patients. - Use necessary precautions with communicable diseases. Other - Duties as assigned by the Continuous Care Manager.*
Job ID
2019-3492
Type
Full Time Regular
Job Locations US-FL-Lakeland
As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health System is committed to enhancing the lives of those affected by advancing age or illness. Through our comprehensive system of healthcare choices, we deliver expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care for adults and children suffering with life-limiting illnesses to in-home and community-based services for frail but independent seniors, Chapters Health offers a wide range of support services along life's ever-changing landscape.   Role: Day-to-day responsibility for ensuring the house is clean and sanitary. The Housekeeper properly cleans and sanitizes patients' rooms, common areas, bathrooms, offices, and all other spaces, as assigned.   Qualifications: - A high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) is preferred - Prior related experience in hospital, hospice house, nursing home, and/or general cleaning experience - Must possess technical proficiencies in housekeeping functions - Strong interpersonal skills - Working knowledge of housekeeping industry standards and regulations - Skill in the use of and care for housekeeping equipment including, but not limited to, vacuum, dusters, chemical pumps, etc. - Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language conversationally - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per Company policy - Ability to keep simple records and to follow simple step-by-step instructions - Ability working with detergents and other cleaning chemicals used for custodial work without adverse reactions   - Ability to constantly lift, pull, carry, and/or push objects weighing up to 55 pounds - Ability to stand, kneel, walk, climb, crouch or bend for long periods of time - For secondary dietary role: skill in the use of and care for dietary equipment including, but not limited to, convection oven, steam kettle, large mixer, robot coupe, blenders, dish machine, etc.Responsibilities of all employees: -   - Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients. - Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse. - Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices. - Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices. - Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company. - Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner. - Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations. - Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels. - Improve own professional knowledge and skill level. - Advance electronic media skills. - Support Company research and educational activities. - Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally. - Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position. - Competencies: - Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position - Job Responsibilities: - Remove Trash and/or cardboard to exterior of building. - Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally. - Carry out detailed instructions for several tasks. Guidance and instruction is always available to the employee and prior permission is required before changing the methods or steps used in the job's work. - Perform assigned housekeeping care to various types of surfaces, floors, equipment, wall surfaces, wall hangings, linens and towels, beds and all components thereof, laminate wood, hardwood, TV stands and tables, radios, plastic and metal carts, etc. - Complete cleaning of each patient's room/bathroom daily. - Complete intense cleaning of each patient's room when no longer occupied by a patient and prior to a new patient being admitted to that room. - Determine needed supplies and equipment, and relate that need to immediate Supervisor. - Sweep, mop, strip, dust, and refinish floors. - Carpet cleaning to include vacuuming, shampooing, and extraction. - Wood floor cleaning to include spray buffing and oiling as directed. - Move furniture and small equipment to clear work area. - Account for equipment and materials assigned. - Assist in training new employees for housekeeping department. - Responsible for thoroughly cleaning all equipment used after each use. - Report any injuries, both personal and witnessed, immediately to the Supervisor. - Perform other duties as assigned.  - Secondary duties when assigned to Dietary role of warming/plating meals with daily cleaning of dishes and equipment in the kitchen: - Perform assigned dietary cleaning duties to various types of surfaces, floors, equipment to include, stainless steel and tables, plastic and metal carts, and all kitchen equipment. - Prepare meals by warming, plating and garnishing. - Turn off all equipment and document accordingly at the end of each night. - Responsible for cleaning all equipment used thoroughly after each use.
Job ID
2019-3475
Type
Full Time Regular
Job Locations US-FL-Auburndale
As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health System is committed to enhancing the lives of those affected by advancing age or illness. Through our comprehensive system of healthcare choices, we deliver expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care for adults and children suffering with life-limiting illnesses to in-home and community-based services for frail but independent seniors, Chapters Health offers a wide range of support services along life's ever-changing landscape. Role Under RN direction and supervision, the Hospice Aide performs personal care, homemaker assistance and defined nursing procedures for terminally ill patients and their caregivers. Qualifications -  Current Florida certificate as CNA. -  Valid driver's license and automobile insurance in the State of Florida. -  Reliable transportation to meet work schedule. -  One (1) year CNA or home health aide experience (Hospice Aide Training Program can be substituted for homecare/hospice experience). -  Ability to use equipment with visual and auditory mechanisms. -  Ability to communicate (written and oral) in English. -  Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families. -  Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. -  Must be able to physically access any home or facility in assigned area, i.e., navigate stairs, and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning. -  Must be able/willing to have contact with individuals with communicable diseases. Responsibilities Clinical - Maintain competencies/contact hours as required by HPC and state.  - Provide patient/caregiver services according to written Hospice Aide/Caregiver Plan of Care and HPC policies and procedure - Practice safe and proper body mechanics relative to moving, positioning and transferring patients. - Assist patient and or caregiver in maintaining a clean and safe home. - Provide caregiver relief as part of the plan of care. - Transport medications, supplies, lab specimens, documents and other items needed to meet the plan of care as requested by the RN Care Coordinator. - Under the direction or supervision of an RN, the Hospice Aide may perform activities that promote activities of daily living, including: - Vital signs/weights - Bed Bath  - Sponge Bath - Tub Bath  - Shower - Perineal care - Grooming - Mouth care  - File Nails  - Shampoo hair - Shave - Skin care - basic: application of lotion  - Apply over-the-counter ointment  - Positioning body/alignment  - Transfer to bed, chair - Assist with ambulation and exercises - Range of motion  - Ted hose application/removal - Give food and fluids  - Light meal preparation  - Offer/empty urinal/bedpan  - Empty colostomy bags  - Empty foley/external catheter bags  - Measure urinary output  - Emotional support  - Reality orientation/socialization - Caregiver relief - Make occupied/unoccupied bed  - Light housekeeping - Laundry related to patient's care - Report significant changes and needs - Document significant observations  - Provide input into planning and evaluation of care - The Hospice Aide may not perform the following: - Administer medication  - Change sterile dressings  - Tracheostomy care - Gastric feedings  - Trim fingernails/toenails - Visit after hours unless pre-approved by supervisor - Visit survivors unless pre-approved by supervisor - Run errands that require exchange of money  - Apply heat - Suctioning  - Catheterization - Gavage/lavage - Any procedure not in HA Plan of Care  - Colostomy care (change wafer) - Apply ointments containing prescription medication - Transport patient/family Communication - Contribute to the development of the Hospice Plan of Care by reporting observations to RN -  Immediately report to the RN or supervisor any changes in patient/caregiver needs  Other -  Maintain medical records in accordance with HPC policies and procedures, i.e., Santrax documentation. -  Attend HPC and mandatory scheduled meetings and participates in committees. -  Attend HPC and community educational offerings as appropriate.* -  Perform other job related duties as requested.*"
Job ID
2019-3468
Type
SSP/Per Diem
Job Locations US-FL-Hudson
As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health System is committed to enhancing the lives of those affected by advancing age or illness. Through our comprehensive system of healthcare choices, we deliver expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care for adults and children suffering with life-limiting illnesses to in-home and community-based services for frail but independent seniors, Chapters Health offers a wide range of support services along life's ever-changing landscape. We'll help you navigate your individual experience – empowering you with more choices, education and guidance for these important chapters of life. Qualifications: - Master’s degree or above in Social Work (CSWE accredited); SSSs hired before 2009 who have degrees in other fields are grandfathered in; SSSs hired before 2/2019 who have BSWs are grandfathered in - One year experience in health care/hospital setting required. - Familiarity with and working knowledge of the concepts and practices of death and dying with children and adults. - Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and effectively handle the emotional stress of the workload. - Able to remain calm, professional, trouble shoot and intervene with patient/family crisis situations. - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per company policy and procedure. - Ability to travel to off-site locations. - Ability to work unsupervised exercising a high degree of discretion & independent judgment. - Ability to physically access any home, hospital, nursing home, and ALF i.e. navigate stairs, narrow stairs, narrow spaces, lack of air conditioning, etc. - Ability to work in a team environment and intervene appropriately. - Previous experience working with an EMR/EHR (Electronic Medical/Health Record) system required Responsibilities: Administration - Demonstrate joint responsibility with RN Care Coordinator for pediatric patients, patient transfers (i.e., home-inpatient-home), and coordinating with inpatient staff to assure continuity of care. - Coordinates/Collaborates Plan of Care activities with Social Services Coordinator and team Clinical Manager. - Attends staff meetings; in-service training; continuing education and workshops. - Responsible for Volunteer and other training (Social Services/Bereavement) as assigned. - Participates in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as directed. - Participates in the IDG and provides services to patients and families according to the Plan of Care. - Participates in Hospice committees as assigned. Caseload - Documents findings on appropriate social services forms in appropriate time frame based on referral from RN Care Coordinator and/or IDG; Provides supportive guidance to patients and families. - Initiates appropriate case management activities based upon established policy; Works with Resource Associate to complete tasks. - Experience in children, family, and group modalities. - Empowers patient/families to negotiate with resource providers and make decisions on their own behalf. - Completes social services documentation as needed. - Participates in on-call assignments. - Maintains documentation in a manner that reflects timeliness, completeness, accuracy, legibility, clarity of goals and interventions. - Evaluates bereavement needs, including making condolence calls, evaluating risk and coordinating the Plan of Care with IDG and bereavement staff. - Works with Resource Associates to coordinate concrete patient care needs, to direct patient visits and attend interdisciplinary group (IDG) meetings are required. IDG Membership - Attends and participates in IDG meetings; assists in developing and updating the Plan of Care; facilitates understanding of social services and bereavement aspects of care, and provides team with goals and interventions for patient/family care. - Consults and collaborates with other professionals to promote quality care and continuity of patient/family care. - Demonstrates respect for fellow professionals and IDG leadership. - Demonstrates critical thinking in problem solving patient/family issues. Professional Development - Enhances professional expertise and hospice knowledge. - Establishes professional goals and evaluates attainment of goals. - Participates in appropriate professional or specialty organizations. Other - Performs other duties as assigned. - Conduct represents the NASW Code of Ethics.
Job ID
2019-3409
Type
SSP/Per Diem
Job Locations US-FL-Hudson
Role: The HospiceHelp24 (HH24) Field & Phone RN works in collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) to respond to and triage after-hour calls. S/he is responsible for prioritizing patient needs and intervening accordingly, including dispatching HospiceHelp24 (HH24) and other after-hours staff, communicating with the physician, and educating/advising patients/caregivers and others. S/he is responsible for assessing and identifying patient/family needs occurring outside normal business hours using a palliative and supportive nursing process for new and existing patients/families in coordination with the plan of care and Interdisciplinary Group (IDG).   Qualifications: - Current Florida license as RN, or current licensure from another state plus a temporary Florida permit - Mobile Driver - Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance per Company policy - Reliable transportation to meet visit schedule - Minimum three (3) years’ nursing experience with, at least, one (1) year acute and medical/surgical nursing - Excellent critical decision making and problem solving skills - Excellent clinical and assessment skills - Excellent customer service skills - Previous experience working with an EMR/EHR (Electronic Medical/Health Record) system - Ability to use equipment with visual and auditory mechanisms - Ability to effectively communicate in English (verbal and written) - Flexible schedule to meet the needs of hospice patients - Typing, organization, time management and customer service skills - Computer literate; familiar with Word and Excel - Ability to perform sedentary work with frequent operations - Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families - Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodations - Competencies:   - Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position. - Responsibilities of all employees:   - Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients. - Comply with all state, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse. - Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices. - Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices. - Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company. - Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner. - Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations. - Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels. - Improve own professional knowledge and skill level. - Advance electronic media skills. - Support Company research and educational activities. - Share expertise with coworkers both formally and informally. - Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position. - Job Responsibilities:   - Clinical   - Assess patient/family and identify immediate needs and appropriate nursing interventions. - Provide and manage direct care to patients and families as part of Interdisciplinary Group (IDG), incorporating psychosocial, spiritual, cultural, physical and biological components, and appropriate nursing intervention and follow-up. - Demonstrate clinical skills regarding: case management, application of company policy and procedure,         physical assessment, intravenous therapies, pain medication titration, symptom management, and patient/family relationships. - Prioritize, consult, refer, and collaborate with other professionals to promote quality and continuity of patient/family care. - Take and follow verbal orders from physicians, ARNPs and physician’s assistants. - Educate patient, family, caregivers and other health professionals about disease process and decline, palliative interventions, care giving, dying process and safety practices. - Report changes in the patient’s condition to appropriate members of the IDG or other health professionals. - Perform patient visits in a HospiceHelp24 Field RN capacity as needed. - Attend patient deaths; prepare body for transport; oversee disposal of medications. - Provide appropriate bereavement interventions to the family and caregiver in conjunction with psychosocial staff. - Accept responsibility and is accountable for nursing actions: demonstrate an understanding of the legal consequences of nursing actions; request supervision, when needed; perform within the guidelines established by the Florida Nurse Practice Act.Administrative   - Document assessment, plan, intervention and evaluation on appropriate Company forms with accuracy, timeliness, legibility, professional terminology and awareness of legal and regulatory implications. - Document patient condition and decline to support hospice and level of care appropriateness. - Present concise and pertinent oral and written reports to IDG; respect and encourage input from all disciplines. - Communicate accurately and completely to physicians, staff members, patients, families, and supervisors; utilize positive approaches when working with others. - Supervise patient care given by other nursing team members (i.e., LPNs, Hospice Aides, and contract nurses). - Exemplify behaviors supportive of the mission statement. - Schedule nursing visits, in conjunction with HospiceHelp24 Phone RN, based on patient/family needs. - Participate in orienting new staff, students, volunteers, and board members. - Participate on committees and projects, as assigned. - Act as a resource to peers, students, orientees and other staff members. - Attend department meetings as part of their routine work schedule.Professional Developmen  - Pursue own professional growth through attendance at required in-services and other educational offerings. - Establish professional goals for self and continually evaluate self in the attainment of these goals. - Participate in activities and professional development that enhance hospice nursing skills. - Participate in the broad education process of the Company, both to the medical and lay communities. Financial -   - Utilize supplies, equipment, medications, laboratory, and patient therapies within the Company philosophy. - Employ palliative and home care management modalities in care of the patient prior to hospitalization. - Demonstrate knowledge of payment structures and paperwork necessary to change financial classes.Other - Perform other duties as assigned.
Job ID
2019-3406
Type
SSP/Per Diem
Job Locations US-FL-Temple Terrace
As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health System is committed to enhancing the lives of those affected by advancing age or illness. Through our comprehensive system of healthcare choices, we deliver expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care for adults and children suffering with life-limiting illnesses to in-home and community-based services for frail but independent seniors, Chapters Health offers a wide range of support services along life's ever-changing landscape. We'll help you navigate your individual experience – empowering you with more choices, education and guidance for these important chapters of life.Role: Responsible for routine secretarial support for the Director of Professional Relations (DPR)/Admission Manager. Additionally, assists the DPR/Admission Manager with maintenance of various databases and reporting.   Qualifications: - Minimum High School Diploma, college degree or 2 to 4 years work experience preferred. - Well developed organizational and computer skills, especially proficiency with Excel; attention to detail with high degree of accuracy. - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance. - Ability to handle physical workload involved and stress of working in hospice care. - Ability to work independently and prioritize multiple tasks under minimal direction. - Self-starter who completes assignments accurately and in a timely manner. - Prefer previous healthcare experience and medical terminology.   Competencies: - Must satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position, including the ability to write with grammatical proficiency.   Responsibilities of all employees: - Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients. - Comply with all state, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse. - Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices. - Observe Company health, safety and security practices. - Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations. - Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels. - Improve own professional knowledge and skill level. - Advance electronic media skills. - Support Company research and educational activities. - Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally. - Participate in Quality Assessment Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.   Job Specific Responsibilities: Overall - Provide routine administrative support for the Director of Professional Relations/Admission manager. - Coordinate, schedule and set-up meetings; prepare agendas/meeting minutes and send group reminders. - Manage mailings, duplication and dissemination of information. - Prepare and process internal and external correspondence. - Organize, maintain and update departmental files. - Employee Files/Orientation set ups. - Compile data to complete monthly admissions report/E.O.M./Service Line reports. - Compile data from Intellimed. - Order promotional items. - Review and change as directed Referral Report. - Handle speaker request calls and distribute to correct department.   Task Specific - Monitor/order office supplies. - Well versed in Microsoft Power Point; assist with presentation handouts, overheads, etc. - Well versed in Microsoft Word and Excel; prepare formal letters, set up tables and enter data into spreadsheets. - Make arrangements for internal meetings and coordinate external seminars/conferences and reservations. - Data entry with regard for data integrity; maintain department data base information. - Perform special assignments, research information utilizing applicable websites and report preparation. - Assist with maintenance of community physician database in patient information system. - Maintain location maintenance database in patient information system. - Communicate effectively and professionally with all levels of staff, agencies, and community members. - Process weekly department time sheets and mileage sheets for signature, and submit to payroll by deadline. - Invoice coding. - Support DPR/Admission Manager with Santrax. - Assist with offsite meeting preparation. - Pull and distribute Moratorium List. - Other duties as assigned.
Job ID
2019-3387
Type
Part Time Regular
Job Locations US-FL-Auburndale
As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health System is committed to enhancing the lives of those affected by advancing age or illness. Through our comprehensive system of healthcare choices, we deliver expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care for adults and children suffering with life-limiting illnesses to in-home and community-based services for frail but independent seniors, Chapters Health offers a wide range of support services along life's ever-changing landscape. Role Under RN direction and supervision, the Hospice Aide performs personal care, homemaker assistance and defined nursing procedures for terminally ill patients and their caregivers. Qualifications -  Current Florida certificate as CNA. -  Valid driver's license and automobile insurance in the State of Florida. -  Reliable transportation to meet work schedule. -  One (1) year CNA or home health aide experience (Hospice Aide Training Program can be substituted for homecare/hospice experience). -  Ability to use equipment with visual and auditory mechanisms. -  Ability to communicate (written and oral) in English. -  Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families. -  Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. -  Must be able to physically access any home or facility in assigned area, i.e., navigate stairs, and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning. -  Must be able/willing to have contact with individuals with communicable diseases. Responsibilities Clinical - Maintain competencies/contact hours as required by HPC and state.  - Provide patient/caregiver services according to written Hospice Aide/Caregiver Plan of Care and HPC policies and procedure - Practice safe and proper body mechanics relative to moving, positioning and transferring patients. - Assist patient and or caregiver in maintaining a clean and safe home. - Provide caregiver relief as part of the plan of care. - Transport medications, supplies, lab specimens, documents and other items needed to meet the plan of care as requested by the RN Care Coordinator. - Under the direction or supervision of an RN, the Hospice Aide may perform activities that promote activities of daily living, including: - Vital signs/weights - Bed Bath  - Sponge Bath - Tub Bath  - Shower - Perineal care - Grooming - Mouth care  - File Nails  - Shampoo hair - Shave - Skin care - basic: application of lotion  - Apply over-the-counter ointment  - Positioning body/alignment  - Transfer to bed, chair - Assist with ambulation and exercises - Range of motion  - Ted hose application/removal - Give food and fluids  - Light meal preparation  - Offer/empty urinal/bedpan  - Empty colostomy bags  - Empty foley/external catheter bags  - Measure urinary output  - Emotional support  - Reality orientation/socialization - Caregiver relief - Make occupied/unoccupied bed  - Light housekeeping - Laundry related to patient's care - Report significant changes and needs - Document significant observations  - Provide input into planning and evaluation of care - The Hospice Aide may not perform the following: - Administer medication  - Change sterile dressings  - Tracheostomy care - Gastric feedings  - Trim fingernails/toenails - Visit after hours unless pre-approved by supervisor - Visit survivors unless pre-approved by supervisor - Run errands that require exchange of money  - Apply heat - Suctioning  - Catheterization - Gavage/lavage - Any procedure not in HA Plan of Care  - Colostomy care (change wafer) - Apply ointments containing prescription medication - Transport patient/family Communication - Contribute to the development of the Hospice Plan of Care by reporting observations to RN -  Immediately report to the RN or supervisor any changes in patient/caregiver needs  Other -  Maintain medical records in accordance with HPC policies and procedures, i.e., Santrax documentation. -  Attend HPC and mandatory scheduled meetings and participates in committees. -  Attend HPC and community educational offerings as appropriate.* -  Perform other job related duties as requested.*"
Job ID
2019-3362
Type
SSP/Per Diem
Job Locations US-FL-Lecanto
Role: Under RN Supervision, the Hospice House Hospice Aide assists with activities of daily living and performs personal care services to patients in hospice house. S/he provides light housekeeping as needed and laundry related to patient care.  Qualifications: - Current Florida certificate as CNA. - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance in the State of Florida. - Reliable transportation to meet work schedule. - One (1) year CNA or home health aide experience (Hospice Aide Training Program can be substituted for homecare/hospice experience). - Basic computer skills - Ability to use equipment with visual and auditory mechanisms. - Ability to communicate (written and oral) in English. - Ability to manage the emotional stress of working with and caring for terminally ill patients and their families. - Ability to perform the essential functions and physical requirements (including, but not limited to: lifting patients and/or equipment, bending, pushing/pulling, kneeling) of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. - Must be able/willing to have contact with individuals with communicable diseases. - Ability to physically access any home i.e. navigate stairs and narrow spaces, tolerate heat and lack of air conditioning, in any area Company serves.to -  Ability to physically access patient rooms and other areas of the Hospice House     Competencies: - Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position.   Responsibilities of all employees: - Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients. - Comply with all state, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse. - Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices. - Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices. - Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company. - Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner. - Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations. - Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels. - Improve own professional knowledge and skill level. - Advance electronic media skills. - Support Company research and educational activities. - Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally. - Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.   Responsibilities: Clinical - Maintain competencies/contact hours as required by Company and state.  - Provide patient/caregiver services according to written Hospice Aide Plan of Care and Company policies and procedures.      - Provide emotional support for patients/caregivers. - Practice safe and proper body mechanics relative to moving, positioning and transferring patients. - Under the direction or supervision of an RN, the Hospice Aide may perform:     Vital signs/weights Bed Bath               Sponge Bath Tub Bath                                                   Perineal care Grooming Mouth care File Nails   Shampoo hair Shave Skin care - basic: application of lotion Apply over-the-counter ointment Positioning body/alignment            Transfer to bed, chair Assist with ambulation and exercises Range of motion    Ted hose application/removal Give food and fluids                      Light meal preparation                    Offer/empty urinal/bedpan  Empty colostomy bags                  Empty foley/external catheter bags Measure urinary output       Emotional support Socialization Caregiver relief Make occupied/unoccupied bed     Light housekeeping Laundry related to patient's care Report significant changes and needs Document significant observations             Provide input into planning and evaluation of care   - The Hospice Aide may not perform the following:   Administer medication        Change sterile dressings    Tracheostomy care Gastric feedings    Suctioning Trim fingernails/toenails      Visit after hours unless pre-approved by supervisor Visit survivors unless pre-approved by supervisor Apply heat Catheterization Gavage/lavage Any procedure not in HA Plan of Care Colostomy care (change wafer) Apply ointments containing prescription medication Transport patient/family     Administration - Contribute to the development of the Hospice Plan of Care by reporting observations to RN. - Immediately report to the Hospice House RN changes in patient/caregiver needs. - Maintain medical records in accordance with Company policies and procedures, i.e., patient care provided and observations, supplies used and time sheet documentation. - Attend Company and mandatory scheduled meetings and participates in committees as requested. - Attend Company and community educational offerings as appropriate.*   Other - Duties as assigned by the Hospice House Manager or Clinical Team Leader.*
Job ID
2019-3319
Type
Full Time Regular