Encompass Home Health

Hospice Nursing Aide - Full Time

US-CO-Wheat Ridge
DNH - Encompass Hospice of Colorado
Requisition Type
Hospice

Responsibilities

Encompass Home Health & Hospice is growing and looking for a Full-Time Hospice Nursing Aide to join our Amazing Team!

  • Encompass Hospice Nursing Aides assist with various personal care issues including changing bedding, changing clothing, bathing hospice patients and helping with hygienic routines such as brushing teeth, washing hair and keeping wound dressings clean and dry. 
  • Our Hospice Nursing Aides may assist patients' family members in caring for their terminally ill relatives by instructing them on how to go about performing basic health-care routines.
  • Nursing Aides consult on a regular basis with their supervising registered nurses in terms of keeping hospice team members apprised of our patients' progression and the families' needs.

Qualifications

Must meet one of the following requirements:

  1. Have a minimum of 1 year of full-time experience in direct client care in an institutional setting (hospital or nursing facility)
  2. Have 1 year of experience within the last 5 years in direct client care in a home health or hospice setting
  3. Have satisfactorily completed a training and competency evaluation program that complies with federal and state regulations
  4. Be registered and listed in good standing on the Nurse Aide Registry in the state of employment
  5. For Texas positions only - be a nursing student who has demonstrated competency in providing basic nursing skills with submitted documentation from the director/dean of the school of nursing

Must possess a valid state driver’s license and autombile insurance and have reliable transportation.

Must have the ability to recognize the needs of people, to maintain good relationships with people, and have the capacity to make meaningful observations and communicate them to the supervisor.

Overview

Our employees think Encompass is a great place to work and it shows! We have been repeatedly honored on a national and regional basis as a “Best Place to Work”.

 

Here are just a few of the many reasons why:

  • We have been in business since 1998 and have established a stable and strong financial base. Click here to see a list of the many locations where we do business.
  • We have achieved consistent, double-digit growth percentages year after year.
  • Our leaders, from the CEO to our local office Directors, have open door policies and care about our employees’ input, satisfaction, and professional growth.
  • We do not tolerate unethical behavior or questionable business practices.
  • We promote our existing employees to leadership positions whenever possible.

Benefit Package:

Competitive wages with bonus opportunity

30 Paid Days Off per year

Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

Company-paid life insurance

Short-Term Disability, Accident Protection, and Cancer Protection policies

Continuing Education

Company Car Program

 

 A great place to work starts with great employees committed to a great mission! Join us…as we continue to provide “A Better Way to Care”.

 

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