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Samaritan Health Services Hospice Aide in Albany, Oregon

Samaritan Albany General Hospital * AGH Hospice Outpatient

Albany, OR

Nursing/ Patient Care

Per Diem, Day,

  • 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, Lincoln and Tillamook 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)

SQUATRepetitive

BEND FORWARD at waist

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

ENTER & EXIT VEHICLE/MACHINERY

REACH -Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

PINCHFingers

GRASPHand/Fist

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

Posted: 07/08/2019

Req #: 44972

Start Time: 0800 (8:00 am)

Weekend Required: Occasional

Overtime Rule: 8+40

End Time: 1630 (4:30 pm)

Salary Range: $15.07 - $22.12

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