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Title Part Time Social Work Patient Navigator
Categories Clinical
Job Status Part Time
Date Posted 2018-09-13
Location Middletown area
Job Information

We are currently hiring a Social Work Patient Navigator to care for terminally ill patients in the Orange and Sullivan County Areas.

Part-Time. Regularly scheduled hours including 1 weekend a month and Tues/Wed/Thurs evening shifts.

Individual must be self-motivated, compassionate, and able to work well with others. Must also be reliable and possess good time management skills.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  1. Follow up on referrals; prepare emotional readiness and timing of admissions.
  2. Reports to Director of Admissions daily with activities, referrals and daily assignments.
  3. Provide Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc. admission office with a list of referrals from hospital daily and as necessary.
  4. Conducts patient/family informational discussions, works with the patient’s primary physician and Hospice IDG to identify the patient/family needs and develops the Plan of Care.
  5. Responsible to notify Hospice Admission Registered Nurse/Nurse Patient Navigator of patient’s DME needs prior to discharge.
  6. Works diligently with case managers, discharge planners, and other home care agencies in order to ensure timely care to potential hospice patients/families.
  7. Confirms with Hospice admission and finance office patient’s insurance coverage.
  8. Follows GIP level of care Medicare Guidelines and obtains necessary consents and authorizations to admit patient onto Hospice program.
  9. Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with current and potential referral sources.
  10. Ensures seamless transitions of patients to home care, nursing home or Hospice Residence by providing direct oversight of patient education and preparation for admission, Plan of Care initiation, and coordination of care with multiple service providers.
  11. Builds and monitors community and customer perceptions of Hospice as a high-quality provider of services.
  12.  Provides leadership in strategic planning by identifying opportunities for additional or improved services to meet unmet customer needs.
  13.  Maintains comprehensive working knowledge of Hospice contractual relationships and ensures that patients are admitted according to contract provisions.
  14. Computer data to be entered at time of visit in Hospice as well as hospital EMR system.
  15.  Maintains comprehensive working knowledge of community resources and assists referral sources in accessing community resources should services not be provided by Hospice.
  16. Provides ongoing psychosocial services to GIP patients within hospital including initial assessment creation of and implementation of Plan of Care.
  17. Attend Social Work monthly team meeting on Fridays.
  18. Participate in Social Work peer supervision.

 Position Qualifications:

  1. LMSW or LCSW currently licensed in New York State.
  2.  Two years’ experience in health care management preferably in hospice, hospital or home care.
  3. Ability to market aggressively and deal tactfully with customers and the community.
  4. Knowledge of criteria for Hospice services in various settings, governmental regulations, The Joint Commission standards, and private pay or practices.
  5.  Demonstrates good communications, negotiation and public relations skills.
  6. Employee must demonstrate autonomy, organizational skills, assertiveness, flexibility and cooperation in performing job responsibilities.

Hospice is an equal opportunity employer.

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Title Part Time 11p-7a Hospice Aide
Categories Clinical
Job Status Part Time 11P-7A
Date Posted 2018-09-13
Location Newburgh
Job Information

We are currently hiring a Hospice Aide to care for terminally ill patients at The Kaplan Family Hospice Residence located in Newburgh, NY.

Part-Time, 11:00 PM-7:00 AM, includes every other weekend and 3 Hospice-recognized holidays per year.

Candidate will be responsible for providing direct patient care to end-of-life patients.

Individual must be self-motivated, compassionate, and able to work well with others. Must also be reliable and possess good time management skills.

Minimal one year experience working as a CNA or HHA.

Hospice/Homecare experience a plus.

Must have a current, valid NY State CNA certificate with the ability to be transitioned to Home Health Aide or a HHA certificate and currently employed or have worked for a Home Health Care Agency as a Home Health Aide within the last twelve months and must be current on all mandated inservice requirements.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Establishes priorities and organizes work and time appropriately.
  • Anticipates problems and modifies plans and procedures to provide solutions.
  • Assists patient with appropriate hygiene and grooming inclusive of bed bath, sponge, tub, or shower; hair shampoo; nail and skin care; oral hygiene; toileting/assistance with elimination; and assistance with dressing.
  • Assists with restorative nursing procedures-e.g.; range of motion.
  • Assists with activities of daily living (i.e. doing laundry).
  • Sees that general nutritional needs are met through feeding the patient if necessary, and clean up.
  • Offers the patient adequate fluids and records fluid intake if directed by RN/LPN.
  • Provides safe transfer techniques in and out of bed, to chair or wheelchair, to commode, and in and out of tub. Safely utilize mechanical lifts.
  • Assists patient with proper positioning and safe ambulation.
  • Observes and reports changes in patient’s or family attitudes which may be indicative of social or other problem.
  • Assists the patient with activities and exercises as specifically designated for each patient.
  • Observes and reports changes in body functions to the nurse in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates effective observation, reporting and documentation skills.
  • Adheres to procedures of Standard Precautions and Basic Infection Control designated to prevent and control the spread of disease as it applies to health regulations and agency policies and procedures.
  • Recognizes emergencies and is aware of procedures to follow in case of an emergency.
  • Is respectful of a patient’s privacy and property.
  • Maintains a clean, safe environment, changing bed linens and making beds,    organizing/removal of materials.

Position Qualifications

  • Successful completion of an approved Home Health Care training program with a current New York State Home Health Aide Certificate and a current New York State Certified Nurses Aide certificate. Minimum age of 18, and be a mature, emotionally and mentally stable with experience in personal care and/or homemaking.

JOB LIMITATIONS:

  • Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. 
  • Able to lift, position and/or transfer patients. 
  • Able to lift supplies and equipment
  • Considerable reaching, stooping bending, kneeling and/or crouching, visual acuity and hearing to perform required skills.

Hospice is an equal opportunity employer.​​​​​​​

Reliable transportation a must.

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Title Hospice Aide Full Time /Per Diem
Categories Clinical
Job Status Full Time /Per Diem
Date Posted 2018-09-13
Location Sullivan County
Job Information

We are hiring currently hiring Hospice Aides to provide end of life care for our patients in the Sullivan county area.

Applicants will be responsible for providing direct patient care, Implementing current nursing practice following an approved Plan of Care initiated by the Registered Nurse, provide accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the Plan of Care utilizing an EMR, providing patient/family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and individualized Plan of Care.

Prolonged or considerable walking or standing, able to lift, position and/or transfer patients. Able to lift supplies and equipment, considerable reaching, stopping, bending, kneeling and/or couching. Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.

Requirements / Qualifications:

  • At least one year employed and currently working as a HHA or CNA
  • Hospice /Homecare experience a plus.
  • Current NY State Home Health Aide certificate and currently working for a Home Health Care Agency as a Home Health Aide within the last twelve months and up to date and current on all mandatory required inservice requirements. Will consider a current NY state CNA certificate for applicants who are eligible to be transitioned to HHA.
  • Reliable transportation required. Must have a clean driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be self motivated
  • Must be Compassionate and able to work well with others
  • Must be reliable and possess good time management skills.
  • E.O.E.
Application


Title LPN Full Time Flex shift
Categories Clinical
Job Status Full Time
Date Posted 2018-09-13
Location Orange County
Job Information

We are currently hiring for Flex Shift Full-Time LPNs to work with terminally ill patients providing end-of-life care in the patients’ homes, nursing homes, or place of residence. Candidates must understand philosophy of hospice concept and the needs of the terminally ill. Position includes alternating holiday and weekend coverage on a rotating basis.

Duties include:

  • Provide direct patient care
  • Implement current nursing practice following an approved plan of care initiated by the Registered Nurse
  • Provide accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the Plan of Care utilizing EMR
  • Provide patient/family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and individualized plan of care
  • Participates in coordination of Hospice services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for Hospice interdisciplinary group members
  • Provides appropriate pain/symptom management
  • Evaluates patient response to treatments/medications

Job Limitations:

  • Prolonged or considerable walking or standing
  • Ability to lift, position, and/or transfer patients
  • Ability to lift supplies and equipment
  • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and/or crouching
  • Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills

Position Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a current NYS LPN Licensure with 1-2 years of recent medical surgical experience employed as an LPN in an institutional setting, home care, or skilled nursing facility
  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
  • Applicant must demonstrate basic knowledge of nursing theory and practice, knowledge of appropriate technology, knowledge of practice standards for area of responsibility, sound clinical skills, sound standards of practice, and positive communication skills.
  • Previous hospice/home care experience preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean, acceptable driving record
  • Reliable transportation required

Hospice is an equal opportunity employer.

Application


Title Registered Nurse Per Diem
Categories Clinical
Job Status Per Diem
Date Posted 2018-09-13
Location Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc.
Job Information

We are currently hiring Registered Nurses to visit patients in their homes. Our patients are located throughout Orange and Sullivan counties. Hours vary by position.

Job Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a NYS RN Licensure with 1-2 years of recent surgical experience employed as an RN in an institutional setting, home care, or skilled nursing facility
  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
  • Applicant must demonstrate basic knowledge of nursing theory and practice, knowledge of appropriate technology, knowledge of practice standards for area of responsibility, sound clinical skills, sound standards of practice, and positive communication skills.
  • Previous hospice/home care experience preferred.
  • Reliable transportation required. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record required.

Hospice is an equal opportunity employer.

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Title Hospice Aide Part Time 7AM-3PM
Categories Clinical
Job Status Par Time 7A-3P
Date Posted 2018-09-13
Location Newburgh
Job Information

We are currently hiring a Hospice Aide to care for patients at The Kaplan Family Hospice Residence located in Newburgh, NY.

Part-Time, 7:00 AM-3:00 PM, includes every other weekend and 3 Hospice-recognized holidays per year.

Candidate will be responsible for providing direct patient care to end-of-life patients.

Individual must be self-motivated, compassionate, and able to work well with others. Must also be reliable and possess good time management skills.

Minimal one year experience working as a CNA or HHA.

Hospice/Homecare experience a plus.

Must have a current, valid NY State CNA certificate with the ability to be transitioned to Home Health Aide or a HHA certificate and currently employed or have worked for a Home Health Care Agency as a Home Health Aide within the last twelve months and must be current on all mandated inservice requirements.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Establishes priorities and organizes work and time appropriately.
  • Anticipates problems and modifies plans and procedures to provide solutions.
  • Assists patient with appropriate hygiene and grooming inclusive of bed bath, sponge, tub, or shower; hair shampoo; nail and skin care; oral hygiene; toileting/assistance with elimination; and assistance with dressing.
  • Assists with restorative nursing procedures-e.g.; range of motion.
  • Assists with activities of daily living (i.e. doing laundry).
  • Sees that general nutritional needs are met through feeding the patient if necessary, and clean up.
  • Offers the patient adequate fluids and records fluid intake if directed by RN/LPN.
  • Provides safe transfer techniques in and out of bed, to chair or wheelchair, to commode, and in and out of tub. Safely utilize mechanical lifts.
  • Assists patient with proper positioning and safe ambulation.
  • Observes and reports changes in patient’s or family attitudes which may be indicative of social or other problem.
  • Assists the patient with activities and exercises as specifically designated for each patient.
  • Observes and reports changes in body functions to the nurse in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates effective observation, reporting and documentation skills.
  • Adheres to procedures of Standard Precautions and Basic Infection Control designated to prevent and control the spread of disease as it applies to health regulations and agency policies and procedures.
  • Recognizes emergencies and is aware of procedures to follow in case of an emergency.
  • Is respectful of a patient’s privacy and property.
  • Maintains a clean, safe environment, changing bed linens and making beds,    organizing/removal of materials.

Position Qualifications

  • Successful completion of an approved Home Health Care training program with a current New York State Home Health Aide Certificate and a current New York State Certified Nurses Aide certificate. Minimum age of 18, and be a mature, emotionally and mentally stable with experience in personal care and/or homemaking.

JOB LIMITATIONS:

  • Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. 
  • Able to lift, position and/or transfer patients. 
  • Able to lift supplies and equipment
  • Considerable reaching, stooping bending, kneeling and/or crouching, visual acuity and hearing to perform required skills.

Reliable transportation a must.

Application


Title Hospice Aide Part Time 3P-11P
Categories Clinical
Job Status PArt TIme 3P-11P
Date Posted 2018-09-13
Location Newburgh
Job Information

We are currently hiring a Hospice Aide to care for patients at The Kaplan Family Hospice Residence located in Newburgh, NY.

Part-Time, 3:00 PM-11:00 PM, includes every other weekend and 3 Hospice-recognized holidays per year.

Candidate will be responsible for providing direct patient care to end-of-life patients.

Individual must be self-motivated, compassionate, and able to work well with others. Must also be reliable and possess good time management skills.

Minimal one year experience working as a CNA or HHA.

Hospice/Homecare experience a plus.

Must have a current, valid NY State CNA certificate with the ability to be transitioned to Home Health Aide or a HHA certificate and currently employed or have worked for a Home Health Care Agency as a Home Health Aide within the last twelve months and must be current on all mandated inservice requirements.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Establishes priorities and organizes work and time appropriately.
  • Anticipates problems and modifies plans and procedures to provide solutions.
  • Assists patient with appropriate hygiene and grooming inclusive of bed bath, sponge, tub, or shower; hair shampoo; nail and skin care; oral hygiene; toileting/assistance with elimination; and assistance with dressing.
  • Assists with restorative nursing procedures-e.g.; range of motion.
  • Assists with activities of daily living (i.e. doing laundry).
  • Sees that general nutritional needs are met through feeding the patient if necessary, and clean up.
  • Offers the patient adequate fluids and records fluid intake if directed by RN/LPN.
  • Provides safe transfer techniques in and out of bed, to chair or wheelchair, to commode, and in and out of tub. Safely utilize mechanical lifts.
  • Assists patient with proper positioning and safe ambulation.
  • Observes and reports changes in patient’s or family attitudes which may be indicative of social or other problem.
  • Assists the patient with activities and exercises as specifically designated for each patient.
  • Observes and reports changes in body functions to the nurse in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates effective observation, reporting and documentation skills.
  • Adheres to procedures of Standard Precautions and Basic Infection Control designated to prevent and control the spread of disease as it applies to health regulations and agency policies and procedures.
  • Recognizes emergencies and is aware of procedures to follow in case of an emergency.
  • Is respectful of a patient’s privacy and property.
  • Maintains a clean, safe environment, changing bed linens and making beds,    organizing/removal of materials.

Position Qualifications

  • Successful completion of an approved Home Health Care training program with a current New York State Home Health Aide Certificate and a current New York State Certified Nurses Aide certificate. Minimum age of 18, and be a mature, emotionally and mentally stable with experience in personal care and/or homemaking.

JOB LIMITATIONS:

  • Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. 
  • Able to lift, position and/or transfer patients. 
  • Able to lift supplies and equipment
  • Considerable reaching, stooping bending, kneeling and/or crouching, visual acuity and hearing to perform required skills.

    Reliable transportation a must.

    Hospice is an equal opportunity employer.​​​​​​​

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