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Hospice Aide-Inpatient

Company: GBMC HealthCare
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Under general supervision, is responsible for the delivery of specific aspects of patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. He/she is a certified non-professional worker specifically trained to give personal care to patients.

Education

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience

One year of previous experience. Current enrollment in an accredited nursing program accepted in lieu of experience. Hospice experience preferred. Previous experience with dying patients.

Skills

--- Knowledge and understanding of the Hospice Philosophy

--- Skill in oral and written communication

--- Skill in managing issues related to death/dying

--- Ability to work independently

--- Skill with personal computers and electronic documentation

--- Ability to demonstrate empathy for the needs of the ill, injured, frail and the impaired.

--- Competent to safety handle medications

Licensures, Certifications

--- Current registration with the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Nurses as a Certified Nursing Assistant.

--- Certification in end-of-life care by the NBHPNA within first three years of employment

Physical Requirements

--- Possesses and maintains good physical stamina and mental health.

--- Ability to concentrate and pay attention to detail when performing basic patient care tasks.

--- Ability to walk and stand up to ninety percent (90%) of work time and ability to lift and position patients.

Working Conditions

--- Works in inpatient facility. Frequent exposure to varying temperatures, dust, noise and the like.

Keywords: GBMC HealthCare, Baltimore , Hospice Aide-Inpatient, Healthcare , Baltimore, Maryland

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