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Beaumont Home Health and Hospice: Hospice Aide

Beaumont Home Health and Hospice

This is a Full-time position in Detroit, MI posted October 10, 2021.

Agency:Beaumont Home Health and HospiceOur culture and people are what set us apart from other post-acute care providers.

We’re dedicated to the growth and development of our team to set them up for success.

We CARE for our patients like they are our own FAMILY.Work schedule: Monday Friday, 9 am 5 pm with rotating weekends.Territory: Bloomfield Hills, Royal Oak, Farmington, Clarkston, Lake Orion, Waterford.HOW YOU’LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE:As Hospice Aide the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our patients.

As a Hospice Aide you are an essential member of the Hospice team by performing various services for a patient as necessary to meet the patient’s personal needs and to promote comfort.WHAT WE OFFER:We make it easy to do your job and have competitive financial incentives.

Our benefits package is also competitive in the market.

We provide medical, dental, and vision insurance with flexibility for you to select what works best for you.

Eligible teammates will also receive paid time off, opportunity to participate in 401k, company paid life insurance and access to a robust Employee Assistance Program.HOW YOU’LL WORK:You’ll perform personal care needs for your patient and attend to their requests promptly.

You will effectively communicate the patient’s condition and significant changes to the assigned supervisory nurse and inform the caregiver of any issues.

You’ll be responsible for all practices and duties within the Hospice Aide scope of practice as outlined by the state.MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:Patient Care: Provide care that includes baths, back rubs, oral hygiene, shampoos and changing bed linen as often as assigned.

Take and record oral, rectal and axillary temperatures, pulse, respiration and blood pressure when ordered with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency.

Assist in dressing and undressing patients as assigned.

Assist in meal prep and feeding patients as assigned.Extended Services: Assist in ambulation and exercise as instructed by the primary care nurse or therapist.

Perform range of motion and other simple procedures as an extensional therapy service as ordered with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency.Communication: Maintain good relationships with the patient, the patient’s family, and staff.

Reports any changes to the patient’s medical and living conditions to the supervisor or the primary nurse.Minimize Patient Risk: Meet safety needs of patient and using equipment safely and properly (foot stools, side rails, Oxygen, etc.).

Provide proper care and observation of patient’s skin to prevent breakdown of tissue over bony prominence.Policies: Adhere to the organization’s documentation and care procedures and standards of personal and professional conduct.Operations: Attend in-service training and mandatory agency meetings.HARD & SOFT SKILLS:Compassionate communicator with a positive attitude.Understanding of the hospice philosophy, comfortable providing specialized care to the terminally ill and secure with the issues of death/dying.Patience is a virtue when working with patients, families, physicians, and coworkers.Attention to detail is critical, as is being observant and following directions.REQUIREMENTS:Meets the training requirements of the State and has successfully completed a state established or other training program that meets the State’s requirements of a competency evaluation program, or state licensure program.One year of experience is preferred, preferably in Hospice care.Valid driver’s license and auto insurance in your name as a driverCapable of all physical demandsWe are proud to be part of the Alternate Solutions Health Network family.We provide medical, dental, and vision insurance with flexibility for you to select what works best for you.

Eligible teammates receive paid time off and may participate in the 401K, if they choose.

Historically the company has matched 401K contributions which helps build your nest egg even faster.

Finally, our benefit program includes company paid life, disability insurance, and a robust Employee Assistance Program.We’ll help you put your passion for patient care to work.

Apply today!We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.