Hospice Care

Make the end-of-life journey memorable with quality care

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In Your Home

Hospice of Southwest Ohio provides care in your loved one's private home, allowing them to continue living in a familiar space.
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In Our Care Center

Our Patient Care Center located in Madeira, Ohio provides short- and long-term, 24-hour hospice care.
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In a Healthcare Center

We provide care in a number of healthcare facilities, allowing your loved one to stay in a familiar and comfortable space.
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Respite Care

Many people need additional help, have an event they need to attend, travel requirements or just need a little break. We’re here for you.
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Palliative Care

Get relief from symptoms of serious illnesses with a team of trained specialists

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Chronic Disease Symptom Management

People who are diagnosed with an acute or chronic serious illness go through a lot of stress. Palliative care provides support for those suffering from pain or other symptoms of chronic diseases.
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Pain Management

People who are diagnosed with an acute or chronic serious illness can suffer from pain as a result. Palliative care focuses on providing personalized support for these patients, helping them reach a higher quality of life.
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Careers at Hospice of Southwest Ohio

Hospice of Southwest Ohio and Carebridge Palliative and Primary Care are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • LPN Crisis Care

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • The LPN will adhere to patient assignments as directed by the Team manager providing personal care, observation and procedures as directed by the RN Case Manager.
    • LPN meets the safety needs of the patient using equipment safely and properly
    • LPN assists in all aspects of activities of daily living as needed.
    • LPN obtains vital signs including temperature, pulse rate, respiratory rate and blood pressure as requested by the RN Case Manager.
    • LPN performs skin assessment and proper skin care to prevent skin breakdown and may perform dressing changes as directed by the RN Case Manager.
    • LPN reports on patient’s condition and significant changes to the RN Case Manager.
    • LPN assists in ambulation and ROM exercise as directed by the RN Case Manager.
    • LPN provides assistance as needed with household management.
    • LPN provides respite for patient’s family or caregiver when at bedside as needed
    • LPN will follow both HSWO and HSWO POC in providing patient care. Documents this care at the time of service either electronically or per paper chart
    • Interacts collaboratively with all team members.
    • Performs other job-related tasks not stated in this description.
    • Assumes responsibility and accountability for the practice of professional nursing in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act and standards for hospice nursing.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of Medicare hospice benefit, patients rights, advanced directives, available HSWO services, patient participation requirements for the end of life care, available resources available to patients and families at end of life
    • Demonstrates knowledge of the concepts of death and dying including: normal vs. abnormal dying process, cultural attitudes toward death, patient and family values and belief systems, denial and coping mechanisms, patient and family goals for the end of life care, grief and anticipatory grief.

    Job Specifications:

    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; licensed practical nurse with a current State of Ohio license.
    • One year experience in acute care, long term or hospice care nursing
    • Shift is 7pm-7am.

    Salary is based upon experience.

    **Medical, dental and vision are available after 30 days of hire following the first of the month. 401k is available after 6 months of hire. PTO starts accruing from day one.

    Job Type: Full-time

  • STNA

    Job Summary:

    The certified state tested nurse hospice aide will provide basic personal care to the terminally ill patient including bathing, dressing, feeding, incontinence care, personal hygiene and transfers as well as socialization. The certified state tested nurse hospice aide will meet the basic physical and emotional needs of the terminally ill individual and their families within the patient’s home and their community.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Adheres to patient assignments as directed by Team manager providing personal care needs for patient in a prompt manner. If unable to perform a certain task, reports to the RN case manager immediately.
    • Meets the safety needs of the patient using equipment safely and properly.
    • Provides personal patient care including bathing, back rubs, oral hygiene, hair washing and changing bed linens as often as assigned by the RN case manager.
    • Assists in all activities of daily living as needed.
    • Provides assistance with laundry needs.
    • Prepares meals as assigned by the RN case manager.
    • Assists in feeding the patient as assigned by RN case manager.
    • Obtains and records temperature (oral, rectal axillary), pulse and respirations when requested with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency.
    • Observes patient’s skin and provides proper skin care to prevent skin breakdown over bony prominences. Reports any changes to the RN case manager.
    • Assists with ambulation and ROM exercises as instructed by the RN case manager or therapist with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency.
    • Reports patient condition and any significant changes to the RN case manager.
    • Provides respite for the patient’s family or caregiver when at bedside as needed.
    • Maintains a clean, orderly living area for the patient.
    • Demonstrates respect toward the patient and family/caregiver while providing care adhering to the organizational standards of professional conduct.
    • Interacts collaboratively with all team members.
    • Attends the Interdisciplinary Group/Team meetings regularly as assigned.
    • Perform other job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

    Job Specifications:

    • Minimum Education: State Tested Nurse Aide with a current Ohio certification.
    • Minimum Experience: One year of recent experience working as a State Tested Nurse Aide without a lapse of 24 consecutive months without services provided for compensation.
    • Knowledge of home care principles and practices within the scope of hospice.

    Salary is based upon experience

    **Medical, dental and vision are available after 30 days of hire following the first of the month. 401k is available after 6 months of hire. PTO starts accruing from day one.

    Job Type: Full-time

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