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Hospice Homemaker (Wednesday-Sunday) -Bristol Hospice

Company: Bristol Hospice
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Homemaker performs tasks that enable the patient to remain in the home by supplementing the patient and family/caregiver abilities for home management. This position will not function in any manner viewed as the practice of nursing according to the Nurse Practice Act. The Homemaker will not administer medications, take physicians orders or perform procedures requiring training, knowledge and/or skill as a licensed nurse. The Homemaker will not be involved in providing any direct health care to a patient.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have work/life experience as a homemaker
  • Must have at least one (1) year of successful work experience


  • Must have good oral and written communication skills
  • Must have good organizational skills
  • Must possess the ability to read, write and follow instructions and document tasks performed
  • Must demonstrate empathy for the ill, injured, frail and the impaired
  • Must understand hospice philosophy, comfortable aiding the terminally ill, secure with issues of death/dying


  • Assist patients in self-care activities
  • Provide homemaking activities for the terminally ill
  • Observe the patient for changes in general physical and mental conditions; reports any changes to the RN Case Manager
  • Keep the private home clean and orderly
  • Plan meals and purchase food and household supplies, as appropriate
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals according to the familys needs and the patients plan of care
  • Wash dishes and clean the kitchen after meals
  • Assist the family in the practice of safety, hygiene and good nutrition, when possible
  • Provide for cleaning of laundry
  • Carry out care and entertainment of children in the home and caregiver relief
  • Perform duties in compliance with the plan of care
  • Complete visit documentation in accordance with hospice guidelines
  • Adhere to the documentation and care procedures and standards of personal and professional conduct


  • Must comply with company policies, procedures and processes in addition to Hospice and Homecare rules and regulations
  • Must be dependable and flexible in work schedule
  • Must comply with harassment and discrimination policies
  • Must foster good working relationships
  • May encounter potential exposure to occupational hazards including, but not limited to, infectious/contagious diseases, heat, cold, noise, hazardous substances and uncontrolled home environment
  • Must be a licensed driver with a licensed automobile that is insured in accordance with organization/state requirements and is in good working order


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and more
  • HSA/FSA available
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Advancement Opportunities

Keywords: Bristol Hospice, Costa Mesa , Hospice Homemaker (Wednesday-Sunday) -Bristol Hospice, Other , Costa Mesa, California

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