CNA/HHA - Pearl Team Weekend Bonus Eligible-Ask Recruiter!
Company: Suncoast Hospice
Location: Palm Harbor
Posted on: May 8, 2022
Suncoast Hospice, a member of Empath Health is currently seeking a
CNA/HHA to join our team. If you are compassionate, motivated and
interested in making a positive impact in your community, you will
find a rewarding career at Empath Health.
We are now offering a $1500 hiring bonus for this position!
Under the direction of a registered nurse, the Hospice Aide is
responsible for providing personal care and tasks related to the
activities of daily living. The Hospice Aide should be able to
respond sensitively to patient/family needs by observing and
reporting any changes, including physical, spiritual, social and
emotional, to a registered nurse.
As a nonprofit, integrated network of care, Empath Health supports
anyone facing chronic or advanced illness. We help patients live as
comfortably and meaningfully as possible and offer assistance to
their families and caregivers along the way. No matter where
someone is on their journey, our spectrum of medical and emotional
support services provides compassionate care for each and every
Suncoast Hospice, Empath Home Health, and Empath Health Pharmacy
are proud to be accredited by the Joint Commission showing our
commitment to quality.
Suncoast Hospice was established in 1977 by a group of volunteers
who realized the value of hospice care and wanted to bring it to
their community. As a member of Empath Health, we are a nonprofit
organization that provides care, compassion and comfort to
thousands of Pinellas County residents.
Mission: Through every step of every journey, we offer compassion
through extraordinary care, hope through innovative services and
inspiration through endless encouragement.
Vision: To be the leader in life-changing health care.
--- Experience: One to three months related experience and/or
- Licensure:o Valid Florida Board of Nursing certification (CNA
o Valid Florida State Driver's License
- Continuing education: Meets State/Federal certification
guidelines including 12 hours annual in-service.
- Certifications:o Home Health Aide certification with 75 hours
o Valid CPR certification from the American Red Cross or American
- Post Offer Employment Testing (POET) or Fit for Duty
examination (as necessary) with "Capable" result required.
- Demonstrated experience in caring for the terminally ill and
others with life threatening illnesses is preferred.
- The ability to type 25 wpm is highly preferred. Must receive a
passing grade on a pre-employment computer literacy
- For field-based positions, employees must have reliable
transportation which will enable them to perform tasks and
responsibilities in a timely and appropriate fashion. Must provide
proof of valid automobile insurance, a copy of which will be placed
in the employee's HR file.
Applicants provisionally accepted for employment will be required
to undergo a fitness for duty evaluation. The individual will be
required to simulate the tasks that they would normally be expected
to perform in their role. Those who qualify under ADA (Americans
with Disabilities Act) will be provided with reasonable
accommodations to assist in the performance of the evaluated
Empath Health wants your career to be as rewarding as possible. We
provide our employees with numerous opportunities for growth,
education and advancement. We offer competitive salaries, an
excellent benefits package and peace of mind.
Other benefits include:
- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
- Voluntary term life insurance
- Short-term and long-term disability
- 29 Days Paid Time Off annually
- Flexible spending accounts
- Retirement savings plan with employer match
- Mileage reimbursement
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Employee Recognition Programs
- Tuition reimbursement
- Much more!
Empath Health values diversity as it strengthens our community and
care. We embrace the diversity of cultures, thoughts, beliefs and
traditions of our employees, volunteers and people we are honored
to serve across our network. Our diverse staff reflects our
community and each day, we work to be respectful, sensitive and
competent with each other and those in our care. In every journey,
we are dedicated to achieving comfort, dignity and exceptional
care. Those of all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply
with us or seek our care and services.
Our commitment to patient, client, staff and volunteer safety is a
cornerstone of a High Reliability Organization with a focus on zero
harm. Participation in the seasonal influenza and COVID-19 program
is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Empath
Drug & Tobacco Free Workplace.
- EHWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class.
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