Hospice Aide (C.N.A) - PRN
at Houston Hospice

Date Posted: 7/7/2021

Job Description

Hospice Aide (C.N.A) - PRN

This position is responsible for all aspects of personal care of patients/families on the inpatient unit as a participating member of the hospice team. Tasks are assigned by and performed under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

  • Assist with personal patient hygiene, elimination, feeding and mobility according to the patient’s needs and plan of care.
  • Assist with/provide environmental services that are essential to maintaining the patient and unit environment assigned.
  • Document care provided and response to care according to documentation guidelines.
  • Report changes in patient/family condition and/or needs to primary nurse.
  • Complete twelve hours continuing education per calendar year to be prorated according to date of hire.
  • Participate in weekend and holiday rotation.
  • Assists with new employee training.
  • Attend 100% of mandatory in-service meetings.
  • Understand and adhere to organizational privacy practices and compliance programs.
  • Assist in providing service that fosters the organization’s mission, values, vision and goals.
  • Perform other duties as required and/or requested by management.


Job Requirements

Hospice Aide (C.N.A) - PRN

    • Satisfactory completion of a training and competency evaluation program which complies with state/federal regulations and one (1) year experience preferred.
    • Be on the Texas Department of Human Services’ Nurse Aide Registry with no findings against the Aide relating to client abuse or neglect or misappropriation of client property. (AND)
    • According to Nurse Aid Registry, no evidence/findings against the Aide relating to client abuse or neglect or misappropriation of client property.
    • No criminal history or employee misconduct record that would preclude hiring.
    • Current certification in basic life support.
    • Experience with terminal patients, oncology or home health services preferred.
    • Ability to read, write and carryout instructions.
    • Effective interpersonal skills.
    • Understanding of Hospice philosophy of care.
    • Ability to accommodate multi-faith beliefs and backgrounds of patients/families.
    • Ability to travel to multi-work locations during workday and evenings as needed.
    • Must have reliable transportation.

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Job Snapshot

About Us

Founded in 1980, Houston Hospice is a leader in hospice care for people of all ages. We are Houston's oldest, largest, independent hospice and we are proud to be a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that is community-based and community-supported.

Headquartered in the Texas Medical Center, Houston Hospice's service area is covered through three strategically located offices to serve a ten-county area. We believe no one should live in pain or in fear of being alone. Teams of physicians, nurses, hospice aides, social workers, chaplains, counselors and trained volunteers provide physical, emotional and spiritual support in homes, assisted living facilities, and in our Margaret Cullen Marshall Hospice Care Center located in the Texas Medical Center. Teams work with primary care physicians, patients and families to identify goals and create a unique plan of care for each patient. We offer educated counsel and compassionate support and bereavement counseling to loved ones and family members.

Houston Hospice is an in-network provider for most insurance companies and is licensed by Medicare and Medicaid. Houston Hospice is a member of the Texas Medical Center, Texas Non-Profit Hospice Alliance and the Texas New Mexico Hospice Organization. Houston Hospice is accredited by the National Institute for Jewish Hospice and by Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc (CHAP). CHAP accreditation publicly certifies that an organization has voluntarily met the highest standards of excellence for home and/or community-based health care.

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