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Hospice Aide

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Hospice Aide

Location

Hospice Care - Cedar Rapids

3720 Queen Ct., SW, Ste. 9

Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-4735

Phone: 877-577-2999

Fax: 319-390-6923

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Care Initiatives Hospice - Cedar Rapids is now seeking caring and compassionate Hospice Aides to work in Linn and surrounding counties. This position will provide ADL's and light homemaking to patients in their homes or living in a nursing facility. We are seeking caregivers with flexibility in scheduling, a valid driver's license, and proof of auto insurance. Two years of experience and a Certificate of completion from the CNA program is required. Candidates must have a strong work ethic and commitment to Care Initiatives mission and core values.

Care Initiatives Hospice provides compassionate care throughout Iowa for those in their final stages of life. Our home office is located in West Des Moines, Iowa. We are committed to providing compassionate care for Iowans through all of life's health transitions. Care Initiatives Hospice - Cedar Rapids proudly serves the following Iowa counties: Benton, Buchanan, Cedar, Delaware, Iowa, Jackson, Johnson, Jones, Linn, & Tama.

To be considered, complete our online employment application or email resume to lmjohnson@careinitiatives.org. Reach out to Angie Deters, Interim Team Director to learn more at:

319-390-4161 Phone

adeters@careinitiatives.org

Drug Screen Required

EOE / AAP Veterans & Disabled

Essential Functions:

The hospice aide provides personal care and light home maintenance assistance to Care Initiatives Hospice patients in accordance with the written care plan. Hospice aide services are directly managed and supervised by the registered nurse case manager, registered nurse, or licensed practical nurse. The hospice aide functions according to operational policies and procedures to meet patient/family/caregiver needs in compliance with federal, state and local requirements, Care Initiatives Hospice Policies and Procedures and Care Initiatives Hospice Clinical Team Procedures.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification/License

Successfully completed an Iowa approved 75 hour nurse-aide training course.

Completes and passes the Care Initiatives Hospice competency test within five days of hire.

Obtains hospice nursing assistant certification (Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing Assistant - CHPNA) within 24 months of employment. (for FT employees)

Current Iowa driver's license and automobile liability insurance.

Current, valid CPR certification.

Obtains 12 hours of annual inservice.

Knowledge

Home health aide procedures.

Universal health care precautions.

Experience

Home health aide/hospice aide/certified nursing assistant services provided for compensation during the previous 24 months. (preferred)

Benefits:

Full-time Benefits (30+ hours/week):

* Health Insurance

* Health Savings Account

* Dental & Life Insurance

* Vision Insurance

* Flexible Spending Accounts

* Short & Long-Term Disability

* Accident Insurance

* Critical Illness Insurance

* Matching Retirement Plan (No Waiting Period To Receive Match)

* Vacation, Holiday, & Sick Pay (Vacation Awarded After 6 Months)

* Employee Referral Bonus Program

* Direct Deposit or Pay Card

* Generous Anniversary Bonus

* Cell Phone Services Discount (Verizon)

* Birthday T-Shirt Program

* Discounted Adventureland Tickets

* Online Training & Professional Development (Relias)

* Employee Assistance Program

http://www.careinitiatives.org/careers/hospice-aide-0

Posted 09/15/16

Job ID: 20327040
Mactive ID: 32929