Hospice Caregivers provide comfort, support, and assistance to terminally ill patients and their families. Working closely with hospice nurses, doctors, and other healthcare professionals the job title completes the following tasks as mentioned on the Hospice Caregiver Resume – providing companionship and emotional support, helping with activities of daily living such as bathing and grooming, shopping, preparing meals and providing transportation to medical appointments. Delivering respite services is also part of the job description.
Job skills for the role include – excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to remain calm in stressful situations, compassion and empathy for the patient and their family, good organizational and time management skills, knowledge of basic first aid and CPR, and the ability to work independently. Education requirements for Hospice Caregivers vary depending on the setting in which they are employed. In most cases, a high school diploma or GED is the minimum requirement. Some employers may prefer or require candidates to have additional education, such as a certificate or degree in nursing or healthcare.
Objective : To Hospice Caregiver, worked with individuals who are nearing the end of their lives. Provided a variety of services, including physical, emotional, and spiritual support to patients and their families. Provided comfort and quality of life for people who have a terminal illness.
Skills : EHR System, Data Entry, Microsoft Office, ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS,.
Summary : As a Hospice Caregiver, Provided care consistent with National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization standards of practice for hospice programs. Assisted with feeding and dressing patients. Monitored and recorded temperature, pulse, respirations and blood pressure, as directed by the RN Significant changes in the patient's condition will be reported to the RN immediately. Changed simple dressings. Applied Ace wraps as directed by PCC Order and maintain supplies as assigned. Performed housekeeping to maintain cleanliness of the facility.
Skills : Customer Service, Gerontology Administration, Proficient With Windows And Microsoft Office.
Summary : As a Hospice Caregiver, Assessed vital signs and monitored patient for changes in health status Administered medications and treatments, skin care, and respiratory care. Changed sterile dressings and assist with geriatrics Obtained information about clients' medical history, drug history, complaints and allergies. Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles.
Skills : Bilingual - Capable Of Reading, Writing, And Talking,.
Summary : As a Hospice Caregiver, Assisted and performed daily hygiene, including bathing, oral and peri care, incontinence care, minimizing rashes, sores and soiling. Transferred individuals from bed to chair, bed to commode, chair to commode, using Gait belts, Hoyer lifts, ensuring patient safety and comfort.
Skills : Cpr, First Aid, Injection, Wound Care Cooking, Cleaning, Inventory Management.
Headline : As a Hospice Caregiver, Provided a high standard of care provision during early mornings, afternoon, evenings, weekends, and all holidays. Offered personal care, assisting with getting up in the morning, undressing, washing & bathing and dressing.
Skills : Compassion Patience Reliability, Interpersonal and communication, check for skills and add them.
Objective : As a Hospice Caregiver, Scheduled and attended medical appointments with patients. Helped patients stay physically active through exercise or other activities such as singing or listening to music.
Skills : Event planning, Strong interpersonal communication.
Objective : As a Hospice Caregiver, assisted with routine catheter care and enemas according to the plan of care. Assisted with medications that are self-administered. Attended patient care conferences as requested by the RN.
Skills : Microsoft Office, First Aid Certified, Customer Service, Work Independently, Detail Oriented, Reading Comprehension, Multi-tasking, Strong Communication .
Objective : As a Hospice Caregiver, Assessed ongoing care, treatment plans and progress of care recipient to ensure absence of pain and the highest quality of life. Performed all aspects of care for a patient with dementia for the duration of 72 hour consecutive live- in weekend shifts. Participated in daily exercise with client to maintain healthy weight. Administered medication and managed housekeeping, Transported client to all.
Skills : Microsoft PowerPoint, QuickBooks, HIPPA, Inventory Management, Organizational Skills, Problem Solving, Documentation, Data Entry, Leadership, Training, Event Planning, Advertising, Bookkeeping, Facebook, Phlebotomy, Type 60 Wpm.
Objective : As a Hospice Caregiver, Traveled to local and out-of-state job sites and installed security film on existing windows. Cut and prepared security film for jobs. Measured existing windows for film sizes. Maintained project reports as needed. Supported supervisor with coordinating projects and communicating with contractors.
Skills : Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse Assistant, Certified Hospice and Palliative Licensed Nurse.
Objective : To obtain a Hospice Caregiver position with an organization and the chance of growth, Highly motivated with excellent skills and also a performance driven individual who can create immeasurable success. Provided companionship and emotional support to patients and families. Helped with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and eating.
Skills : Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse Assistant, Certified Hospice and Palliative Licensed Nurse, Care Giver.