Home Care Aide (Day Shift 8 - 4:30) - Hospice Illinois

BJC HealthCare - Alton, IL (30+ days ago)3.6


Job ID: 1175844
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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BJC Home Care Services offers patients and their families a complete range of home care services, including skilled nursing services, adult and pediatric hospice and supportive care, rehabilitation therapy, home infusion therapy, infusion treatment rooms, home medical equipment and high-tech respiratory care. Specialty home care programs also are available, including adult and pediatric asthma, cardiac, diabetes, orthopedic and wound care programs as well as the Lifeline emergency response system. BJC Home Care Services provides care to thousands of patients in both Missouri and Illinois. Serving more than 25 counties, it has become the largest home care network in the region and one of the largest in the country.

Hospice, the final stage of BJC's continuum of care, is a special kind of caring for patients with a life-limiting illness. Services are provided in the comfort of the patient's home or skilled nursing facility. The Hospice staff are sensitive to the physical, psychosocial, emotional and spiritual needs of terminally ill adult and pediatric patients and their families. We provide a multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals and volunteers, specially trained in symptom management, pain control, counseling and bereavement services for the dying. Our Hospice services include alternative therapies such as music, art and massage therapy. Our Hospice programs provide palliative care by helping patients manage their pain and symptoms while living their lives with daily peace and dignity.

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Role Purpose

Provides a variety of multi-skilled direct patient care procedures, assistance and comfort measures under the direction and supervision of a registered healthcare professional.

Responsibilities

Performs and assists client with activities of daily living.
Collects various clinical data on clients, such as vital signs, temperature, and respiration.
Assists client and caregiver in using simple medical equipment.
Notifies professional nurse or nurse supervisor of deviations which could be found detrimental to the health and safety of the client.
Minimum Requirements

Degree

High School Diploma or GED

Experience

2-5 years

Supervisor Experience

No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

Automobile Liability Insurance
Certified Nurse Assistant
Valid Driver's License

Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

Experience

5-10 years

Licenses & Certifications

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Benefits Statement
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
  • Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
  • Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.