Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center

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Hospice Aide

at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center

Posted: 10/16/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 11114
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Job Description


Newport, Or

1.0 (80 hrs/pp)

10/16/2020

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Provides intermittent Hospice Aide services to patients.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • The Hospice teams at Samaritan Health Services support patients and family members through the final stages of their illness. Evergreen Hospice serves patients in Linn, Benton, Marion, Polk and Lincoln Counties. These services are offered in the home setting which may include the patient’s own residence, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and adult foster homes. Services offered include intermittent skilled nursing visits (24-hour on-call nursing services available), pain and symptom management, medical social services, counseling, spiritual support, hospice aides, trained hospice volunteers and bereavement support. Medications and equipment are included as appropriate.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • Current unencumbered Oregon CNA Level 1 certification required.
    • One (1) year experience as a Certified Nursing Aide or equivalent in a health care setting required. Experience in home health, hospice or community service preferred.
    • Healthcare Provider Level BLS required.
    • Must be able to pass Criminal Records Check upon hire and every three (3) years thereafter.
    • This position requires the use of the employee's personal automobile. Employee must have a valid driver's license and auto liability/property damage insurance as required by law and must maintain their vehicle in good working order.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Social perceptiveness: Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a nonjudgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles and ages.
    • Computer Literacy: Knowledge of computer use and reading and writing information to document patient care.
    • Time management: Ability to organize, plan, and prioritize work to complete within required time frames.
    • Adaptability/Flexibility: Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to urgent medical situations that may occur with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to recognize and report changes in patient status.
    • Team Building: Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to develop constructive working relationships with others and maintain them over time.
    • Medical Terminology: Ability to read and apply policies, procedures, and work instructions.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      Occasionally
      (11 - 33% of the time)

      Frequently
      (34 - 66% of the time)

      Continually
      (67 – 100% of the time)

      CLIMB – LADDER

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 20 – 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 40 – 60 Lbs

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 20 - 40 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 40 - 60 pounds

      CRAWL (hands & knees)

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 40 - 60 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

      KNEEL (on knees)

      REACH - Upward

      PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

      PUSH (20-40 pounds force)

      PULL (0-20 pounds force)

      PULL (20-40 pounds force)

      PULL (40 - 60 pounds force)

      SIT

      STAND

      WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

      WALK - INCLINE

      CLIMB - STAIRS

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

      SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

      SQUAT Repetitive

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      ENTER & EXIT VEHICLE/MACHINERY

      REACH - Forward

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

      FINGER DEXTERITY

      PINCH Fingers

      GRASP Hand/Fist

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds