Top Hospice Aide Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Hospice Aide. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Hospice Aide resumes they appeared on. For example, 20.1% of Hospice Aide resumes contained Patient Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Hospice Aide actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Hospice Aide resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Implement infection control and safety measures in patient care following departmental.
  • Provided comprehensive direct patient care to critically ill patients.
  • Maintain a professional and compassionate attitude towards patient care.
  • Follow universal precautions in delivering patient care.
  • Provided close observation to patients in the last stages of life with frequent daily documentation, recording patient care plans.
  • Travel to different facilities and homes performing patient care to patients who may be ill or actively dying.
  • Assisted patient care coordinators with ordering patient supplies and arranging schedules of hospice aides throughout the catchment area.
  • Performed patient care such as changing linens, washed laundry, or assisted with personal hygiene.
  • Perform patient care such as transfers, showers, dressing, feeding, V/S etc.
  • Keep and maintain patient care record including patient progress, condition, problems or complications.
  • Document patient care according to the patient's written Plan of Care and the policies.
  • Provided 1:1 patient care within the homes of patients requiring rehabilitation and Hospice care.
  • Keep a healthy and positive relationship with patient caregiver, family or facility staff.
  • Assist with patient care, take vitals, and properly transfer patients safely.
  • Provided personal patient care for terminally Ill patients, Assisted with patient hygiene.
  • Performed patient care, bathed, and fed patient breakfast, and lunch.
  • Document patient care and submit documents through point care while following company guidelines.
  • Complete patient care in home as well as assistance with housekeeping and organization.
  • Provide patient care helping in and out of beds, wheelchairs and automobiles.
  • Report to RN Case Manager on a daily basis concerning patient care status.

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2. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Provide individualized and highest quality of care to patients who face a life-limiting illness, provide assistance with patients ADL's.
  • Assist with ADL's, assist with other patient needs, also work with patients with Dementia.
  • Assist with ADL's, care plan, turning and positioning, transfers, ambulating and comfort.
  • Bathed, dressed and assisted patients with ADL's in their home and inpatient unit consecutively.
  • Assist patients with ADL's and provide social and comforting visits throughout the week.
  • Provided comfort care while assisting patients' with ADL's on a daily basis.
  • Worked in the homes of a few patients helping them with basic ADL's.
  • Provided Comfort Care, Assisted with daily ADL's and Charting and Documentation,
  • Traveled to client's homes and performed ADL's for hospice patients.
  • Assisted residents with ADL s in accordance with established care plan.
  • Provided baths and assisted with ADL's for terminally ill patients.
  • Help perform all required ADL functions specific to each patient.
  • Provide patients with assistant in performing ADL's.
  • Assist with or provide ADL activities.
  • Give patients bath, feed, ADL's, and house work.
  • Assist patient with baths, hair washing, and ADL's
  • Home health aide, assisting patients with ADL's.
  • Assist patient's with their daily ADL's.
  • Provide all levels of ADL's.
  • Provided exceptional ADL care within home, hospital and community health care center settings Accurately anticipated and responded to patient needs

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3. Hospice

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Here's how Hospice is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Coordinated and participates in hospice aide orientation and competencies reviews.
  • Earned an additional certification as a certified hospice aide.
  • Communicate with relevant attending hospice staff members.
  • Collaborated, communicated, and consulted with team members, family members, to provide comfort and dignity to hospice patients.
  • Reported any problems and changes in the patient's condition to Hospice Nurse Assisted with medication that are normally self-administered.
  • Provide showers or bed bath's to hospice patients as well as assist in dressing and changing bed linen.
  • Trained, coached, and mentored new hire hospice aides in the field regarding best practices and company guidelines.
  • Helped with ambulation and exercise as delegated by the RN and included on the Hospice Aide plan of care.
  • Help hospice residents perform daily activities, such as, bathing, dressing, eating, and toileting.
  • Educated both caregivers and patient family members on the process of helping a loved one undergoing hospice care.
  • Worked collaboratively with patients and their families, other hospice staff members, and extended care facility staff.
  • Served as a point of contact for doctor offices, family, hospice, and medical supply companies.
  • Trained new hospice staff to ensure that they were successful in their new role as a hospice aide
  • Travel to patient residence to provide gentle and thorough care for hospice patient in facility and home.
  • Assisted hospice patient with all activities of daily living such as toileting, showering, and dressing.
  • Travel to multiple long-term care facilities across Indiana to provide one on one hospice care for residents.
  • Required to maintain constant contact with team and attend specialized training sessions for hospice related issues.
  • Work with the education department to develop and implement Hospice Aide training both internally and externally.
  • Act as a liaison between Hospice Aide, clinical team as well as facilities and patients/families.
  • Participated in the Hospice Quality Council Committee to analyze health care quality and patient safety issues.

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4. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Counseled grieving caregivers and family members to provide mental and emotional support; made referrals when appropriate to community support/service providers.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and exhibited compassionate care an
  • Provided social and emotional support to family and patients transitioning.
  • Prepare with a death of a person, provide extra care, emotional support for them and family....
  • Provide patients and families with emotional supports (helping family to adapt to disability of illness).
  • Provide emotional support and socialization not only for patient but to family and caregivers as well.
  • Attend to patients aide, which consist with activities, showering, and emotional support.
  • Assisted family and patient with emotional support in the transition to end of life journey.
  • Be of emotional support to the families and friends coping with the death process.
  • Assist with bathing and hygiene and provide emotional support to both patient and family.
  • Provide medical, personal, and emotional support for veterans in the Hospice unit.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and compassion through a difficult time.
  • Provided palliative care to patients and emotional support to patient families.
  • Provide mental and emotional support to patient and their loved ones.
  • Provided direct patient care for bathing and emotional support at End-of-Life.
  • Provide emotional support by assisting and caring for others.
  • Assisted patients and families with social and emotional support.
  • Provided the client with emotional support through frequent communication.
  • Provided emotional support to the patient and their families.
  • Provided emotional support to family and friends of patients.

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5. Companionship

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Here's how Companionship is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Listen and provide emotional support and companionship.
  • Provided companionship to patients with terminal diseases.
  • Provided light meal preparation, light housekeeping, medicine reminders, companionship and support to patients as well as family members.
  • Provide personal care for patients, helping the patient and family with activities of daily living while providing companionship and support.
  • Provided bathing, dressing, skin care, oral hygiene, companionship, assisted with feeding, assisted with ambulation.
  • Provided comfort, companionship, and personal care to clients in a home or residential setting during their end life.
  • Provide them with companionship by giving them chance to talk about things that interest them or make them happy.
  • Provided personal cares, light housekeeping, companionship, to patients of all ages who are terminally ill.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant: bathing, dressing, feeding, cleaning, companionship for home and facility clients
  • Travel to patients homes or facilities, help with bathing grooming, feeding light housekeeping providing companionship.
  • Provide bedside assistance, care and companionship to terminally ill patients in nursing and private homes.
  • Introduce new experiences, implements choices of individuals, provide companionship and resources for patients and family
  • Major Duties: As a Hospice aide I gave companionship to my patients and their families.
  • Show a great deal of companionship as needed along with one on one time.
  • Light housekeeping, errands for clients and companionship.
  • Peg tube cleaning, Provided companionship to patients.
  • Transfer clients using proper technique and provide companionship.
  • Make patients more comfortable, by providing companionship.
  • Provide companionship and accompany on last wish outings.
  • Provide care, comfort, and companionship.

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6. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Monitor and record patient vital signs as directed by RN and report any changes in patient condition.
  • Provide Palliative Care to patients in their home, vital signs, documentation and chart patient information
  • Overlook the patient and ensure vital signs are WNL, and pain is at a minimum.
  • Perform technical procedures such as basic dressing changes, vital signs, and range-of- motion.
  • Report vital signs to supervisor and communicate any additional changes or care to fellow staff.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs, weight, recording intake and output information.
  • Take vital signs, perform simple medical procedures and collect samples for testing.
  • Documented vital signs, Blood Sugar Glucose, Bodily functions into personal data.
  • Monitored vital signs and assisted in preparation of patient care plans.
  • Experienced in vital signs, dressing, feeding and bathing.
  • Perform daily and simple diagnostics, such as vital signs.
  • Take vital signs PRN if requested by the RN Case Manager
  • Administered medication and monitored vital signs per care plan.
  • Performed vital signs, health assessment, and documentation.
  • Monitored and recorded patient vital signs in Point Care.
  • Collect, observe and report patient vital signs.
  • Take vital signs when needed.
  • Measure and Document Vital signs.
  • Performed vital signs and bathing.
  • Perform vital signs, weights.

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7. Life Care

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Here's how Life Care is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Provided end-of-life care to resident patients, supporting patients and families medically and emotionally.
  • Provided end of life care, traveled to patient homes and nursing homes for additional experience within the field.
  • Provide end-of-life care to terminally ill patients in private homes, skilled nursing facilities and assisted living communities.
  • Provided end of life care to patients in the home, nursing home and assisted living facilities.
  • End of life care for patients in a hospice facility including feeding, bathing and transfers.
  • Provided quality end of life care to clients in facilities as well as private residences.
  • Maintained records of patient care and condition for best quality of end of life care.
  • End of life care for patients in home, nursing home or hospital setting.
  • Provide nursing and nursing related services to residents on Hospice End of Life Care.
  • Provide family with future planning and obtaining necessary services for end of life care.
  • Coordinate with other Covenant Medical Team members to provide end of life care.
  • Provide end of life care to residents, charting vitals and documenting new findings
  • Assisted patient family members with understanding end-of-life care and treated patients with compassion.
  • Provide end of life care and support to hospice patients and their caretakers.
  • Total care to residents at end-of-life care in homes and nursing facilities.
  • Assist patients and families with end of life care and support.
  • Provide end of life care to patients who are terminally Ill
  • Ensured quality end of life care for all of patients.
  • Provide end of life cares to the terminally ill.
  • Provide exceptional end of life cares and comfort cares.

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8. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Assist client with daily living skills such as housekeeping and medication management Personal Care Prepare Meals Monitor oxygen levels
  • Provided specialized care to the terminally ill.*Provided personal care and assisted with activities of daily living.
  • Provided total personal care and emotional support to terminally ill patients, their families and caregivers
  • Provide everyday personal care Assist with food preparation and medications Assist with transport and ambulation
  • Provide personal care to patients and communication with interdisciplinary team.
  • Help patients stay home, wherever they call home*Personal care*Light housekeeping*Bathing
  • Worked 8 hours M-F gives personal care, helpful services, educate families and patients, and performs light housekeeping duties.
  • Followed care plans as part of a team, carried out all aspects of personal care and other duties as required.
  • Aided residents with daily tasks, including laundry, meals, personal care, cleaning, and provided family support.
  • Provided personal care such as, bathing, dressing, grooming, hair, nail, skin and foot care.
  • Go to different facilities and homes to assist with personal care, light housekeeping, assist with other ADL'S.
  • Provide temporary relief to the family from total personal care responsibility by providing the patient with perfect aspects of care.
  • Provide compassionate, basic personal care for patients with limited life expectancy under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  • Provided personal care to patients in a home or long-term care setting in a compassionate and understanding manner.
  • Provided personal care, helpful services, educate families and the patients along with performing light housekeeping duties.
  • Assisted with personal care issues including changing bedding, changing clothing, and bathing hospice care patients.
  • Assisted patients with all aspects of personal care, support and guidance with end of life care.
  • Provided personal care to patients including baths, back rubs, oral hygiene and shampoos.
  • Job duty's rage from personal care to helping around the house or facility.
  • Worked as a Hospice Aide providing compassionate, personal care to terminally ill patients.

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9. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Measured and recorded temperature, pulse rate, blood pressure and respiration rate.
  • Check patients temp, pulse, respiration & blood pressure.
  • Monitor temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure.
  • Document recorded temperature and blood pressure of patients.
  • Monitored and recorded temperature, pulse, respirations and blood pressure, as directed by the RN.
  • Measured patients' physical condition utilizing thermometer and blood pressure gauge.

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10. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Maintained a clean, orderly and well-stocked environment.CNA
  • Attend mandatory weekly Nurse and CNA meetings
  • Qualified as a CNA, in the state of Iowa.
  • Worked as a team caring for the dying as CNA .Hospice Aide.
  • Certified CNA health home care daily cares
  • Worked in teams with RNs and CNAs.
  • Kindred Hospice- Home Health Aid Cornerstone Assisted Living-CNA/CMA Spirit Aerosystems- Mechanic/Assembler Boeing-Mechanic/Assembler

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11. Bed Baths

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Here's how Bed Baths is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Helped patient with bathing or showering which the patient choose, and bed baths for those who couldn't do showers.
  • Assist patient with bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, bed baths or showers, while giving privacy and safety.
  • Take vital signs and give showers or bed baths, assist with personal hygiene, and light clean up in their area
  • Preserved patient dignity and minimized discomfort while carrying out duties such as bedpan changes and bed baths.
  • Care included mostly showering, bed baths, hygiene care.
  • Bed baths, feed them, dress them and cleaned there rooms.

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12. Oral Hygiene

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Here's how Oral Hygiene is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Assist with bathing- dressing- oral hygiene- meals- laundry- grocery shopping- doctor's appointment- whatever the needed may be.
  • Assist residents with grooming, oral hygiene, bathing, hair and incontinence care.
  • Assist with getting dressed, oral hygiene, etc.
  • Provide care such as: baths, back rubs, oral hygiene, shampoo.
  • Educated consumers in oral hygiene instructions and provided post-op instructions.
  • Assist with hygiene care/bathing/hair care/oral hygiene.

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13. Bed Linens

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Here's how Bed Linens is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Care for patients by changing bed linens, washing laundry, light housekeeping, or assisting with their personal hygiene care.
  • Change bed linens, keep a clean and sanitary environment, and chart the patient's daily activities and meals.
  • Maintain comfortable environment by adjusting lighting, room temperature, changing bed linens as needed.
  • Changed bed linens, ran errands, direct visitors and answered the telephone.
  • Changed bed linens and assisted those in need with light housekeeping.
  • Change bed linens or made beds.

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14. Hoyer

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Here's how Hoyer is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Experience utilizing transfer devices such as Hoyer Lift and Mobile Bed lifts.
  • Assisted them with feeding, dressing, walking, and Hoyer lifts.
  • Transfer: w/c chair, hoyer lift, or geri chair.
  • Transported immobile patients Via Hoyer-Lift and Wheelchair to designated therapy and recreational rooms.
  • Experience with both SERA lifts, and HOYER lifts.
  • Operated Mechanical/Manual Hoyer lift for patients.

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15. Nail Care

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Here's how Nail Care is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Assisted patients in feeding, bathing, toileting, skin and nail care, oral hygiene and ambulation.
  • Do oral, peri, and nail care for patient.
  • Provided personal care to pts feeding, bathing, shower skin care, nail care, and clean pts are.
  • Nail care Oral care Bathing/Showering residents Assisting residents with daily living Encourage residents to join activities Feeding/encouraging residents to eat.
  • Provide residents with showers/bed baths, toileting, hand and nail care, foot care, denture care, feeding.
  • Job Description: Feeding, dressing, bathing, oral care, nail care, and various personal hygiene tasks.

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16. Meal Prep

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Here's how Meal Prep is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Obtain daily vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature, weight, O2 levels, Light meal preparation.
  • Performed household duties such as meal preparation and housekeeping.
  • Assist with personal hygiene care and meal preparation.
  • Light meal preparation and light housekeeping.
  • Assisted with ADL's / IADL's and meal prep, incontinent supplies, and general duties.
  • Performed all household duties, including meal preparation according to patient's care plan.
  • Assist with ADL's, meal preparation and nourishment, medical documentation.
  • Assisted individuals with activities of daily living( feeding, bathing, dressing, ambulation, meal prep and comfort care.

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17. Motion Exercises

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Here's how Motion Exercises is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Provide bed bath, shower, and appropriate grooming care as well as assist with body alignment/positioning and motion exercises.
  • Provided good body alignment, positioning, and range of motion exercises for non-ambulatory patients.
  • Directed patients in prescribed range of motion exercises and in the use of artificial limbs.
  • Assisted in range of motion exercises, heat therapy, and massage therapy.
  • Assisted Clients With Rangeofmotion Exercises Or Other Prescribed Exercises.
  • Assist patients with activities of daily living*Record patients input/output*Record point of care documentation*Train new CNA employee*Assist patients with range of motion exercises

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18. Skin Care

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Here's how Skin Care is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Provide hygiene and skin care to prevent breakdown and educate caregivers in this manner.
  • Assist patient with bathing needs, nail and skin care.
  • Provide appropriate skin care, hair, mouth, nails, and feet.
  • Record last bowel movement, skin care apply lotion or oils, tidy clients room or area.
  • Provide skin care Work under direct supervision of a nurse.
  • Assist with dressing changes as needed * Reposition/skin care.

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19. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Maintain quality control/ accurate documentation while constantly seeking new ways to improve customer service.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service both internal and external.
  • Enhanced customer service and improved quality of living by providing a positive experience for every patient and their family members.
  • Communicate with students and school staff in a positive and professional manner utilizing appropriate customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Provided customer service, exhibiting patience and critical thinking to determine the appropriate measures required to diffuse certain situations.
  • Greeted incoming voters during busy election periods; ensured paperwork was correctly completed; provided outstanding customer service.

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20. Oral Care

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Here's how Oral Care is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Provided bath and showers, grooming, dressing, oral care and skin care to end of life patients.
  • Provided basic patient care such as bathing, dressing, oral care, foot care and feeding the patients.
  • Visit patients in their homes to perform daily hygiene tasks such shower, shave, and oral care.
  • Assist with ADL's including bathing, dressing, toileting, oral cares as appropriate for client.
  • Bathed and provided oral care of patients.
  • Complete bed baths, oral care,skin care.
  • Skin, hair and oral cares).

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21. Daily Living Activities

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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Provided daily living activities for patients at the end of life as a result of terminal disease complications.
  • Cared for hospice patients in their homes or nursing facility, providing assistance with all daily living activities.
  • Assist terminally ill patients with daily living activities such as bathing, getting dressed, bed changing.
  • Assisted patients with their daily living activities, ensure quality of life.
  • Assist with daily care activities along with daily living activities.
  • Assisted terminally ill patients with their daily living activities.
  • Structured daily living activities for patients Created individual care plans
  • Assisted with daily living activities Provided emotional support to clients and their families Documented patients change in symptoms and behaviors
  • Provide direct comfort care for palliative & geriatric patient Tabulate vital signs, patient history Urinalysis Assist with daily living activities

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22. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Maintained medical records per facility standard procedures kept the patient comfortable being a companion for the family member dealing with grief.
  • Answered telephones, greet patients and family members, updated and filed patient medical records and handled correspondence.
  • Documented patient health progress; took vital signs of patients; managed patient medical records.
  • Assist office with Medical Records/ Answering phone when Office Manager is off.
  • Created, managed and maintained patient medical records.
  • Presented peer to peer health education and provided administrative support to student health center including filing medical records using HIPPA compliant procedures

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23. Fluid Intake

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Here's how Fluid Intake is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Measured and record patient's fluid intake and output.
  • Assisted residents with adequate nutrition and fluid intake during restorative.
  • Promote weight maintenance strategies including monitoring and documenting food/fluid intake.
  • Monitored fluid intake/output levels and bowel elimination.
  • Monitored patients fluid intake/output and updated charts.
  • Monitored fluid intake/output and vital signs.

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24. Nutritious Meals

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Here's how Nutritious Meals is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Planned, purchased, prepared and served nutritious meals to patients and other family members.
  • Planned and prepare nutritious meals, including shopping and groceries.
  • Planned, purchased, prepared, and served nutritious meals.
  • Performed light laundry tasks Planned and prepared nutritious meals, including shopping of groceries Assisted in feeding the patient
  • Prepared nutritious meals, assisted with errands and grocery shopping, performed light household services including heavy and light cleaning tasks.
  • Planned, shopped and prepared nutritious meals, or assisted residents in completing these tasks.

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25. Patients Homes

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Here's how Patients Homes is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Travel to patients homes and assist them with plans of care, such as bathing and house keeping.
  • Travel to and from patients homes as well as coordinating an efficient schedule.
  • Travel to patients homes/ facilities within a timely manner.
  • Arrived at patients homes and facilities in Timely manner.
  • Travel to patients homes and assist with cares or cleaning
  • Travel to patients homes providing care on daily basis
  • Travel to patients homes assisting with ADL.
  • Make visits to patients homes and facilities.

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26. Significant Changes

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Here's how Significant Changes is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Reported significant changes in patient's condition to Registered Nurse immediately.
  • Reported significant changes in the patients' condition to the RN immediately.
  • Document and report significant changes in the patient s condition immediately.
  • Report any significant changes to RN of patient conditions.

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27. Accurate Records

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Here's how Accurate Records is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Assisted residents with medication as defined in medication procedures and maintained complete and accurate records and logs.
  • Maintain accurate records of treatments and medications following facility policy and procedures.
  • Administer medications to individuals and keep accurate records.
  • Provided patient care, dispensed medications and kept accurate records
  • Ensured safe and nurturing environments; maintained accurate records
  • Maintained accurate records or reports regarding the patient's history and progress, services provided, or other required information.

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28. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Helped maintain a clean, organized, and safe environment at their own home.
  • Promoted personal safety and a safe environment for clients by observing.
  • Help maintain a safe environment for patients who live alone.
  • Provide and maintain a safe environment for patient.8.
  • Administered medication, chart documentation and performed housekeeping duties of the facility to ensure a safe environment.
  • Remained efficient and restrained when dealing with residents displaying erratic behavior to stimulate safe environment for residents and staff

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29. Charge Nurse

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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Communicate effectively to charge nurse and coworkers.
  • Provide specialized care to terminally ill, assist in walking and exercising as instructed but charge nurse and therapist.
  • Assisted with ADL's reported any abnormalities to charge nurse also reminded and assisted patients to take medication.
  • Guaranteed accurate, timely flow of information by providing comprehensive patient reports to the physician and charge nurse.
  • Help Patients with there ADLS, report to Charge Nurse, daily charting.
  • Follow patient care plan daily, report to charge nurse any concerns.
  • Report any change in condition of client to charge nurse as appropriate.
  • Report resident changes of increase and decrease of functionality to charge nurse.
  • Work under the direction of the charge nurse.
  • Observe the patient and report chaunges to charge nurse.

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30. Personal Needs

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Here's how Personal Needs is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Assist minor to critically ill patients with hygiene, bathing, bed making and other personal needs.
  • Distribute patient medication, fed patient, helped patient with personal needs, hygiene and wants
  • Assisted patients whom were home bound with health and personal needs.
  • Assist the residents with their personal needs, laundry, clean the dining room and set it up for breakfast.
  • 36607Assisted residents in everyday personal needs with bathing, toileting, and dressing.
  • Prepared care support services based on the residence personal needs.

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31. ROM

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Here's how ROM is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Conversed with residents to reinforce positive behaviors and to promote social interaction.
  • Promote and support safety awareness and implement safety operations.
  • Promote socialization/ communication with the patient and family.
  • Remain with patient alone while other caregivers are given time alone to recuperate from non-stop caring of their family member.
  • Worked with patients from all backgrounds in order to provide a safe, comfortable environment for their care.
  • Provided basic skin care to prevent breakdown of tissue over bony prominence and reported observations to the RN.
  • Report to the RN any out of range vital signs, any complaints from the patient or family.
  • Provide proper care and observation of patient's skin to prevent breakdown of tissue over bony prominence.
  • Assisted clients with physical disabilities according to their needs, including transferring from wheel chairs.
  • Recorded oral temperatures, pulse, respiration and blood pressure upon request from case manager.
  • Travel from facility to facility showering, bathing, feeding and grooming our patients.
  • Stayed with patient in hospital and took him to and from chemotherapy and radiation.
  • Performed basic patient care duties to meet patient personal needs and promote comfort.
  • Protect and promote residents rights & assist the patient to maintain independence.
  • Secure coverage for unscheduled absences from Warren County down to Atlantic County.
  • Planned, designed, promoted and implemented ELNEC program for area physicians.
  • Performed roman therapy for my patients to relief them of intensive pain.
  • Understand and promote standards to avoid the spread of infections contagious illnesses.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with patients from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Answered call lights promptly and followed through with patient requests.

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32. Dementia

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Here's how Dementia is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Provided safe sensory exploration for individuals with late stage dementia to decrease anxiety and stimulate appetite.
  • Organized and implemented reminiscing, socialization, and coping skill activities for adults experiencing dementia.
  • Distribute scheduled medications to assisted living and/or dementia unit residents in a timely, efficient and proper manner.
  • Cared for individuals with dementia, Alzheimer's disease, physical disability, those undergoing post-operative recovery and convalescents.
  • Encouraged the seniors diagnosed with Dementia or other medical conditions to participate in therapeutic or recreational activities.
  • Provided specialized care for residents with dementia and combative behaviors-Mediated family member requests and concerns for palliative care

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33. Mouth Care

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Here's how Mouth Care is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Provided patient care (i.e., bathing, dressing, grooming, mouth care, etc.).
  • Assisted with bathing, shaving, hair care, foot care, and mouth care.

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34. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Certified in CPR, Hospice Certified in Palliative care.
  • Record documents and progress of a patient by cell phone track deviceSkills UsedCPR and skilled communication towards family and patients
  • Skilled in activities of daily living, behavioral management, crisis prevention/intervention and CPR certified.
  • Maintained current CPR certification, able to utilize and obtain appropriate emergency equipment.
  • Maintained CPR certification, and attended continuing education as needed.
  • Maintain current CPR certification for both professional and non-professional employees.

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35. Non-Ambulatory Patients

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Here's how Non-Ambulatory Patients is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Provide good body alignment and positioning for non-ambulatory patients.

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36. Medical Equipment

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Here's how Medical Equipment is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Organized medical equipment and assisted LVN/RN in performing patient care, such as wound, IV, and Foley Cather care.
  • Set up medical equipment and helped medical staff with various medical procedures.
  • Cleaned and maintained all medical equipment on a weekly basis.
  • Inventory and purchasing of all medical equipment.
  • Warehouse Support / Equipment Delivery Involved all aspects of medical equipment from the warehousing to customer delivery and training.
  • Use Hoyer lifts when needed, and proper medical equipment.
  • Assist with Hoyer lift and other durable medical equipment.

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37. Medical Supplies

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Here's how Medical Supplies is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Ordered the medical supplies for all four hospice locations while managing specialized request and the supply room for the main site.
  • Managed Hospice Aide schedules, scheduled new patients, ordering and maintaining medical supplies.
  • Managed cost for required medical supplies to meet the needs of the patients.
  • Preformed inventories, ordered, received and distributed medical supplies.
  • Delivered medical supplies to patients on a weekly basis.
  • Manage of ordering and disbursement of medical supplies.
  • Prepare meals * Deliver medical supplies * Bathe patients

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38. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Specialized training to assist combative patients with Alzheimer's disease and Dementia.
  • Experience with DDD patients as well as Alzheimer's patients.
  • Direct support training for Dementia and Alzheimer's patients.
  • Cared for individuals with advanced stages of Alzheimer's
  • Trained in Hospice/Alzheimer's Care.
  • Provided behavioural, emotional support and supervison for those with Dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Provide temporary C.N.A duties for terminally ill or Alzheimer's patients.

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39. Hippa

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Here's how Hippa is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Adhered to HIPPA and facility policy and guidelines.
  • Followed HIPPA Regulations and in maintaining patient confidentiality.
  • Followed HIPPA, Patient Privacy and Patient/Family Confidentiality
  • Help to with HIPPA to safeguard residence privacy and right.
  • Promote residents' independence and respecting HIPPA regulations.
  • Follow HiPPA and OSHA guidelines per policy guidelines.

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40. Terminal Illness

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Here's how Terminal Illness is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Provided end of life care to patients with terminal illness, assisting them with any daily living skills needed.
  • Provided direct care to clients/patients with terminal illness and assisted with meal prep and light housekeeping.
  • Served as a companion, building caring and nurturing relationships with individuals with terminal illnesses.
  • Assisted patients' that were at the end of life stage; terminal illness.
  • Worked in inpatient facility caring for patients that had been diagnosed with terminal illnesses.
  • Assist patients who are diagnosed with a terminal illness with daily life skills.
  • Care and comfort for individuals who are diagnosed with terminal illness.

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41. Hipaa

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Here's how Hipaa is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Maintained confidentiality of all information pertaining to patients, families and staff while adhering to all HIPAA rules.
  • Maintain compliance with OSHA, HIPAA and Infection control standards on all visits.
  • Provided information to health professionals; maintained records following HIPAA guidelines; coordinated non-clinical tasks and implemented safety measures.
  • Followed infection control procedures, maintained HIPAA regulations, and handled confidential patient information.
  • Practice HIPAA privacy act, medical terminology and accurate charting on electronic medical records.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations by appropriately handling patient information.

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42. Skin Breakdown

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Here's how Skin Breakdown is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Service in bathing as well notify the nurse of any skin breakdown change of condition.

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43. Parkinson

low Demand
Here's how Parkinson is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Performed all tasks with a patient centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of treatment for Parkinson's disease.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia,
  • Handled Alzheimer's, Dementia, and Parkinson diseases.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's and Pagets disease.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and muscular dystrophy.

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44. Physical Support

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Here's how Physical Support is used in Hospice Aide jobs:
  • Provide physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities, especially those who are immediately postpartum or postoperative.
  • Documented vital signs and any pertinent changes in a residents condition Demonstrated exceptional organizational skills provided emotional and physical support
  • Provide physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities and maintaining residents privacy and dignity
  • Respond to unanticipated emergency situations and provide physical support to suddenly weak or disabled patients.
  • Provide emotional and physical support for patient/resident by providing friendly conversation and genuine kindness.
  • Provided physical support to each patient with relationship to individual ability and hospital policy.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Hospice Aide

Patient Care24.7%
ADL11.2%
Hospice10.6%
Emotional Support6.9%
Companionship5.8%
Vital Signs4.5%
Life Care4.3%
Personal Care3.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Hospice Aide

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
20.1%
20.1%
2
2
ADL
ADL
9.1%
9.1%
3
3
Hospice
Hospice
8.6%
8.6%
4
4
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
5.6%
5.6%
5
5
Companionship
Companionship
4.7%
4.7%
6
6
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
3.7%
3.7%
7
7
Life Care
Life Care
3.5%
3.5%
8
8
Personal Care
Personal Care
3.2%
3.2%
9
9
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
3.1%
3.1%
10
10
CNA
CNA
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
Bed Baths
Bed Baths
2.1%
2.1%
12
12
Oral Hygiene
Oral Hygiene
2%
2%
13
13
Bed Linens
Bed Linens
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
Hoyer
Hoyer
1.9%
1.9%
15
15
Nail Care
Nail Care
1.8%
1.8%
16
16
Meal Prep
Meal Prep
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
Motion Exercises
Motion Exercises
1.6%
1.6%
18
18
Skin Care
Skin Care
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
Oral Care
Oral Care
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Medical Records
Medical Records
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Fluid Intake
Fluid Intake
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Nutritious Meals
Nutritious Meals
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Patients Homes
Patients Homes
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Significant Changes
Significant Changes
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Accurate Records
Accurate Records
1%
1%
28
28
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Personal Needs
Personal Needs
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
ROM
ROM
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Dementia
Dementia
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Mouth Care
Mouth Care
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
CPR
CPR
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Non-Ambulatory Patients
Non-Ambulatory Patients
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Medical Equipment
Medical Equipment
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Medical Supplies
Medical Supplies
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Hippa
Hippa
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Terminal Illness
Terminal Illness
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Hipaa
Hipaa
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Skin Breakdown
Skin Breakdown
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Parkinson
Parkinson
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Physical Support
Physical Support
0.5%
0.5%

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