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Fairview Health Services Hospice Aide in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Overview

Fairview Health East - Home Care and Hospice Services is looking for a caring individual to join our team as a Hospice Aide to support our East metro region in the Minnesota. The hospice aides will provide assistance with personal cares the client is unable to perform independently, allowing the patient to be as independent as able. Along with physical support aides are there to provide emotional support for the patient and family during this time of change. This position requires the aide to travel from home to home (home being where patient lives and could be a skilled nursing facility, assisted living facility or their own home).

This position is 0.8 FTE or 64 hours in 2 weeks and benefit eligible. Monday -Friday, typical shift is 730-400, but will work occasional on weekends and will be in a holiday rotation. Mileage reimbursement per IRS guidelines.

The home base will be at our St Paul Office and will support cities in the East Metro Region of Twin Cities, MN

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Performs delegated patient care activities in the home as outlined in the Hospice Plan of Care. Provides total patient care asspecified in Nursing Assistant/Hospice Aide job description for caseloads of patients in their homes.

  • Communicates appropriate information to members of Interdisciplinary Team. Reports patient/family information to appropriate IDGteam members. Documents patient/family care provided in the home. Recognizes and reports significant changes in patient condition.

  • Participates in educational requirements to meet Hospice Conditions of Participation. Attends a minimum of 12 hours of educationalactivities per calendar year; maintains accurate record of educational activities.

  • Promotes safe environment for patient/family in the home setting. Recognizes and responds appropriately to unsafe situations in thehome.

  • Responsible for competency training required but not limited to the State Operations Manual Conditions of Participation section 418.

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.

  • Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned.

  • Must have basic ability to use computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks,i.e. electronic medical health records

  • Interpersonal communication skills are required to maintain rapport with coworkers, families, patients while actively listing to develop a position connection

Qualifications

Required;

Experience: 6 months nursing assistant or hospice aide experience within the past 2 years.

Must be a Registered Nursing Assistant in MN (NAR)

Valid MN Driver's license, current auto mobile drivers licensure and reliable transportation

BLS for healthcare providers

Preferred;

Hospice home health aide experience

certificaton as HHA or nursing assistant registry

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2019-33681

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Clinical Support Staff

Location Home Care & Hospice-East Metro

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Department Hospice - Home Care HHA

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