Hospice Aide - CNA

Part Time

Details

As a Hospice Aide at Willamette Vital Health, you will play a pivotal role in the life of a hospice patient and their family. By providing expert personal care, you will bring dignity and compassion to those in their final weeks and months of life. We’re looking for Hospice Aides that want to use their passion and expertise as part of a team to provide the best care possible for hospice patients. This role has varied hours.

Duties

  • Provides personal care services to hospice and palliative care patients under the supervision of the RN Case Manager
  • Assists in the development of individualized care plans as part of the hospice team
  • Relates to residents and families in an open, empathetic and supportive manner while maintaining personal and professional boundaries
  • Responsible for electronic charting for patients
  • Assists with light housekeeping duties, as needed
  • Teaches and empowers family caregivers by providing information they need to care for their loved one confidently
  • Identifies safety issues and takes appropriate actions
  • Recognizes emergencies and knows and institutes emergency procedures or notifies appropriate person

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of current Oregon CNA License – may have LPN
  • Two years of experience providing direct care to adults who are elderly or physically disabled in a hospice or home health care setting
  • Certified as Hospice Aide in Oregon or successfully pass agency administered test and skills checklist
  • Ensuring Quality Care (EQC) class completion preferred
  • Current Oregon driver’s license, dependable transportation, and proof of current automobile insurance
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, push up to 200 pounds in a wheelchair, and pull up to 100 pounds. Ability to frequently bend, twist and kneel. Ability to frequently sit, stand, and climb stairs and make repetitive motions involving hands/wrists and feet involved in writing and driving. Ability to safely and frequently drive own vehicle.

Our Commitment to Our Staff

  • Sign on bonus of $1,250.00
  • Competitive wages
  • Generous paid time off benefits
  • Collaborative 4-to-6-week orientation
  • Ongoing education and support
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans with low to no premiums for employees and subsidized premiums for eligible dependents*
  • Short & long-term disability and life insurance benefits at no cost to employees*
  • Pre-tax flex spending accounts for healthcare (FSA) and dependent care (DCA) savings*
  • 401(k) retirement plan with 100% company match of contributions up to 4% of employee's compensation*
  • Employee assistance program with free short-term counseling, legal consultation, and more*
  • Option to purchase several programs at low cost: critical illness/accident insurance, voluntary life insurance, ID/Legal Shield, FIGO pet insurance*

*Some benefits are dependent on number of hours scheduled to work

To apply, send a resume to Careers@wvh.org.

Willamette Vital Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to providing a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, physical characteristics, age, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability, or veteran status. All qualified candidates legally able to work in the United States are encouraged to apply.