State Tested Nurse Aide
FAIRHOPE Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc.
Lancaster, OH US
Posted ago
FAIRHOPE Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc.

FAIRHOPE Hospice & Palliative Care is seeking an STNAs for our inpatient hospice facility to work with patients, families, and other professionals to promote the philosophy of palliative care and the hospice concept. Our STNAs have a pivotal role in the hospice goals and daily care of our patients. FAIRHOPE looks to its STNAs for hands-on care assistance following our individualized patient hospice plan of care.

Our team of STNAs is caring individuals who offer extra TLC to our patients and support for families. Fostering the best possible experience for our hospice patients, their loved ones, and caregivers. We believe in a professional team approach.

**We are offering openings for both DAY and NIGHT shifts for this open role! Please specify with your application which shift you are interested in!


  • Provide personal care and perform other housekeeping services as directed in the patient’s care plan in order to contribute to the health and well-being of the patient.

Give direct physical care to patients according to the patient’s care plan. This may include:

  • Complete or partial bed bath or shower.
  • Shampoo, hair care, shaving, mouth care, nail care.
  • Bathroom activities: use of bedpan, urinal, toilet, empty catheter collection bag, clean and apply external catheter, record intake and output of client, empty ostomy bag, replace ostomy bag as needed.
  • Skincare, reinforce/change non-sterile dressings as directed by nurse/supervisor.
  • Take and record T.P.R. and weight as directed by the nurse/supervisor.
  • Active/passive ROM as directed by nurse/supervisor or PT.
  • Linen change, occupied or unoccupied bed.
  • Assist the client in the use of supportive equipment (cane, walker, or wheelchair).
  • Deliver and assist with meal trays.
  • Notify the nurse immediately of changes in the client’s physical or mental condition. Report unusual complaints, accidents, and emergency situations encountered to nurses and document the same.
  • Electronically document any direct services provided and ongoing communication with patients, families, and community providers.
  • Remain HIPAA compliant at all times.

Physical Setting: Driving may be required. Care settings in home environments or inpatient care unit. Occasional work in additional healthcare settings.

Work Location: Service area coverage throughout Fairfield, Hocking, Perry, and surrounding counties. Inpatient care unit is located on the main campus in Lancaster, Ohio.


  • Current State Tested Nursing Assistant certificate through the Ohio Department of Health.
  • Must demonstrate great communication and social interaction skills, as well as, be a compassionate individual to work with other professionals and patients and families who face a vulnerable time in their lives.  
  • Computer skills are required.
  • End-of-life care and/or healthcare setting experience preferred. 

$15.90 - $20.24 hourly
About FAIRHOPE Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc.

FAIRHOPE Hospice is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization. We are dedicated to our patients, employees, and community. We ask you to commit to living the core values of the organization:

Team Player: A team is “we”. Our philosophy is We over me. We celebrate everyone’s success. Be respectful of everyone’s ideas and opinions. Have a “how can I help?” attitude vs an “it’s not my job” attitude. Be forward-thinking and goal-oriented. Talk the talk, walk the walk.

Have Accountability/Follow-Through: Don’t be afraid to make mistakes, but be willing to learn from them. Take ownership to be responsive and produce timely, quality work. Be reliable. Do what you say you’re going to do. Stick to your word.

Lead By Example: Recognize the importance of your role by being committed, passionate, and present. Take initiative. Go above and beyond and be a self-starter. Have a passion for the work we do and the people we serve.

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