NVNA and Hospice is the only independent non-profit home health agency serving Boston's South Shore. Founded in 1920, the agency has consistently been named to the HomeCare Elite Top Agencies in the country. NVNA and Hospice provides the full continuum of care from home health, palliative, and hospice to support patients and families. We support what everyone wants - high quality care at home. Advanced technology helps us to care for complex patients in the comfort of our Hospice House residence surrounded by family and friends. 

We are hiring an experienced, talented and compassionate Home Health Aide to provide personal care and support services in our hospice residence, The Pat Roche Hospice House in Hingham, MA. This is a 36-hour per week position.  The schedule for this position is 7AM-7PM on Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday. 

Things you'll do for our patients:

  • Read and record temperature, pulse and respiration
  • Bed, sponge, tub or shower bathing
  • Shampooing in sink or shower
  • Care for nails and skin
  • Assist with oral hygiene
  • Assist with toileting and elimination
  • Maintain a clean, safe and healthy environment
  • Provide emotional support to the patient

Required Education and Experience:

  • Certification as Home Health Aide or CNA required
  • 1.5 years of personal care experience
  • High School education or equivalent
  • Hospice certification preferred

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Compassionate and caring attitude
  • Please be a flexible team player
  • Strong problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Ability to follow and carryout written instructions

 

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