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Hospice Aide - Medina and Surrounding Areas

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Independence
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.
Under the supervision of an RN performs basic patient care activities. The Hospice Aide provides personal care and related services in the home for the sick or disabled. Hospice aides should know how to care for significantly ill patients. They should understand how to offer emotional support when needed and must have strong emotional stability to remain rationale and professional when helping patients in need.
The ideal caregiver is someone who:
-Can remain calm during stressful situations is also important to make quick and logical decisions in case of an unexpected medical emergency.
-Can critically think and problem solve for patients' best interests.
-Has basic medical knowledge.


  • Can provide emotional, spiritual, and psychological support to patients.

    This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to build a career at a hospital that prioritizes career growth, learning opportunities, and employee wellness. This opportunity also offers tuition reimbursement after one year of employment.
    At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.
    This is to care for patients where they call home.
    This position requires 1 year of experience and to be registered with the Ohio Nurse's Aide Registry. Please enter your STNA certificate # on your application.
    Responsibilities:


    • Assists with procedures ordered by physician and supervised by RN or PT, OT, ST as appropriate.


    • Assists patients with tending to personal care, activities of daily living and transfers/transport.


    • Reports and documents abnormal assessment findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff.


    • Assists with keeping the patient's environment clean and orderly.


    • Maintains complete and up-to-date documentation and files at all times regarding patient condition and effectiveness and timeliness of care and interventions.


    • Escalates change in patient condition to patient's physician as appropriate.


    • Ability to read, write and speak English and to follow oral and written instructions.


    • Ability to perform basic clinical mathematics.


    • Other duties as assigned.


      Education:

      • High school diploma or GED.

        Certifications:


        • Certification and Registered with the State of Ohio Nurse's Aide Registry (STNA).


        • Caregivers acquired during an integration without an STNA may have a designated period of time, as outlined in an Attestation form, to achieve STNA Certification.


        • Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association (AHA) required.


        • For Homecare and Hospice field staff only, must have valid Ohio Driver's license upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.


        • For Homecare and Hospice field staff only, must have proof of automobile insurance coverage with $100,000/$300,000 coverage, upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.


        • For Hospice Aides only, Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse Assistant Certification (CHPNA) preferred.


          Complexity of Work:


          • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.


          • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, time constrained work environment and take appropriate action.


            Work Experience:


            • Minimum one year clinical experience as an aide in an acute, rehab or skilled nursing setting.


            • Home care experience preferred.


            • Demonstrates proficiency in applied mathematics & reading comprehension at an 8th grade level.


              Physical Requirements:


              • Must be ambulatory, able to climb stairs, pull, push, and facilitate movement of the patient.


              • For field staff only: Able to drive to patients' homes and/or facilities.


              • Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


              • Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.


                Personal Protective Equipment:

                • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

                  Keywords: STNA, PCNA, nurse aide, nursing assistant, nurse assistant
                  Salaries [which may be] shown on independent job search websites reflect various market averages and do not represent information obtained directly from The Cleveland Clinic. Because we value each individual candidate, we invite and encourage each candidate to discuss salary/hourly specifics during the application and hiring process.
                  Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland , Hospice Aide - Medina and Surrounding Areas, Healthcare , Independence, Ohio

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