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Care Partner - Hospice Aide

Company: Tufts Medicine Care at Home
Location: Haverhill
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe're saving lives, building careers, and reimagining healthcare. We can't wait to grow alongside you.The great history of Home Health Foundation is now the future of Tufts Medicine Care at Home. We are looking for a Hospice Care Partner - Why Join Us? - Competitive wages, Generous overnight differential pay.Tufts Medicine Care at Home is a proud member of Tufts Medicine, a health system that is rethinking how academic and community centers, local and national businesses, and technology and service innovators can all work together. So that clinicians can deliver expert care where it's needed most and so that we can bring wellness back to health care, one person at a time.Job Overview This position is a trained paraprofessional who provides personal care and other incidental care to patients as instructed by and under the supervision of the professional clinician. Provides care to patients in our designated High Pointe Hospice House.Facility Location: High Pointe House, Haverhill, MAHours: 16 hours Overnight - 11pm to 7:30amMinimum Qualifications 1. High school degree or equivalent. 2. Licensed Nurse Aide3. Certified Home Health Aide Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe duties and responsibilities listed below are intended to describe the general nature of work and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned. Essential Functions 1. Provides care to patients as instructed in the home health aide or hospice aide care plan. Provides the level of assistance designated in the plan of care, ranging from supervision and cueing to total care. 2. Notifies the supervising clinician and or aide supervisor promptly when the patient refuses care or the patient's care needs change. 3. Provides patient care including bathing, dressing, grooming, ambulation/mobility, toileting and nutrition/hydration. 4. Provides bowel and bladder training, catheter care, ostomy care, and adaptive equipment (e.g., raised toilet seat) as designated in aide care plan. 5. Follows designated infection control protocol including universal precautions, biohazardous disposal, and isolation techniques. 6. Identifies changes in mobility, weakness, sleepiness, and fatigue and reports these changes to the supervising professional clinician. 7. Identifies physical, mental and functional changes and reports these changes to the supervising professional clinician. 8. Identifies respiratory concerns, such as a change in breathing pattern, or increased secretions and reports these changes to the supervising professional clinician.Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home - an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation by emailing us at careers@tuftsmedicine.org.

Keywords: Tufts Medicine Care at Home, Haverhill , Care Partner - Hospice Aide, Healthcare , Haverhill, Massachusetts

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