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Hospice Aide - Outpatient

Lower Cape Fear LifeCare
Jacksonville, NC
  • Expired: August 18, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.


About our Organization  

At Lower Cape Fear LifeCare, our Mission is to provide access to the highest quality LifeCare, education, and supportive services to our patients, their families, and communities we serve. Our Vision is to enrich the lives of those we serve through excellence in LifeCare.  


Our Locations and Service Areas  

We proudly serve patients and families in private homes, assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, and our care centers located in Wilmington, Bolivia, and Whiteville, North Carolina. Our service area includes Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover, Onslow and Pender Counties in North Carolina; and Horry, Georgetown and Marion counties in South Carolina. Our corporate office is in the coastal community of Wilmington, NC.  


Compensation, Benefits & Work-Life Balance  

To attract, reward, motivate and retain good people, Lower Cape Fear LifeCare offers a flexible work environment, a generous Paid Time Off Policy, competitive salaries, sign-on bonuses for staff CNA's and RN's, and an outstanding benefits package to include a 403B retirement plan with employer match, and company paid Long Term Disability and Life Insurance to eligible employees. Please visit our website for additional employment opportunities and more information on the variety of benefit options available to our employees.  


Join us in making a difference in someone's life!  

We are currently seeking a Hospice Aide - Outpatient to join our group of dedicated and experienced professionals.  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

Competently performs a variety of basic patient care activities under the supervision of the RN to meet the personal needs and comfort of patients.  

Hospice aide supervision must include following POC by participating in IDT, task competency, compliance with infection control and reporting changes in patient conditions.  

The hospice aide must have a competency evaluation by an RN every 14 days to evaluate services of aide.  

Completes a variety of clerical and stocking needs to assist with optimal department/agency safety and functioning.  

Appropriately documents and communicates all required information in accordance with agency policies and procedures.  

Organizes and performs work effectively and efficiently.  

Maintains and adjusts schedule to enhance team performance.  

Demonstrates positive interpersonal relations in dealing with all members of the team.  

Maintains and promotes customer satisfaction.  

Effectively demonstrates the mission, vision, and values of Lower Cape Fear LifeCare daily.  


Minimum Qualifications:  

High school diploma or equivalent and completion of Hospice Aide course.  

Must attend 12 hours of in-service training supervised by a Registered Nurse on a rolling 12-month basis.  

Competency of the hospice aide is assessed in the home every 14 days. The hospice aide does not need to be present unless there is an area of concern. Otherwise, an onsite evaluation occurs once a year.  

Has not had a lapse of 24 consecutive months where the aide has not provided services for compensation.  

Current certification with State Board of Nursing, or current registration with Department of Facilities Service in the State of North Carolina/South Carolina.  

Minimum of two years' experience and at least one year in home care or by other individuals under general supervision of a Registered Nurse.  

Preferred Qualifications:  

Previous CNA experience in hospice, home health, or oncology preferred.  

Location-Service Area: Onslow County  

Employment Status: Full Time  

Lower Cape Fear LifeCare is an equal opportunity employer. Lower Cape Fear LifeCare will hire the most qualified applicants for positions and provide Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran status, marital status or disability.  


Lower Cape Fear LifeCare


Jacksonville, NC
28540 USA



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