Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices

  • Hospice Aide (STNA)

    Job ID
    2018-4498
    Category
    Nursing
    Location
    US-OH-Lebanon, OH
    Special Recruitment Location
    batavia, Oh
  • Overview

    Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices is a not-for-profit, faith-based ministry that is a national leader and innovator in retirement living communities and long-term care.  Otterbein is seeking a Hospice LPN, to assist in the growth of our Hospice ministry.  Otterbein Hospice compliments already strong independent senior services, outpatient capabilities and clinical facilities at Otterbein.

     

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    If you're looking for an opportunity to serve in a mission-focused ministry committed to transforming the model of elder care delivery across the United States, this opportunity is for you!

    Responsibilities

    • Provides personal care
    • With respect to patient rights, ensures all care is provided with respect and dignity to patients and their families
    • Demonstrates and maintains a positive, professional manner
    • Keeps a record of hospice STNA plan of care for each patient assigned 
    • Observes, records, and reports the patient’s care, symptoms, emotional and physical status  
    • Watches, observes, and reports any physical and gross behavioral changes in the patient’s condition or family situation to the RN
    • Assists in feeding the patient as needed
    • Performs incidental household services, which are essential to the patient health care
    • Does patient laundry, as appropriate
    • Communicates appropriately with the patient/family and agency personnel
    • Attends required in-services and meetings as identified by the agency [must have twelve (12) hours of in-services a year.] 
    • Attends and participates in regularly scheduled Hospice interdisciplinary team (IDT) meetings to coordinate plan of care, follow up on changes and other communication, problem-solve, receive staff support and in-service education
    • Participates in Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement (QAPI) activities, as indicated

    Qualifications

    • Minimum age requirement of 18.  Must have completed the 9th grade, with ability to read or write at an adequate level.  High school graduates and GED preferred.
    • Must be an STNA (State Tested Nurse Aide) or CNA (Certified Nurse Aide).
    • Minimum of one (1) year of direct patient care experience in an institutional or home care setting required with community health/hospice experience preferred.
    • Must demonstrate the ability to be able to work within a multidisciplinary team setting.
    • Understanding of Hospice philosophy and needs of terminally ill.
    • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation that is insured in accordance with Ohio requirements.

     

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