1+ months

Mayo Hospice – Hospice Aid

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN









Position description

The Hospice Aide (HA) provides personal care, homemaking services and other supportive services independently to persons who are receiving Hospice care wherever they may be, including the Rochester, MN community and outer lying communities as well. All such services will be provided in accordance with an individualized, comprehensive patient care plan and under the supervision of a Registered Nurse in compliance with the agency's policies and standards of practice. The Hospice Aide will provide feedback to the Hospice Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) regarding patient status and participate in the patient care planning process. Examples of tasks the Hospice Aide may perform include but are not limited to assisting with ambulation, meal preparation, range of motion and vital sign measurement and documentation. The Hospice Aide will provide patient and family centered care in a culturally sensitive manner.


High School Diploma/GED. Successful completion of a state approved Home Health Aide or Nursing Assistant Training Program; or a student enrolled in an approved Registered Nursing Program and has completed a minimum of one year verifiable nursing course work/clinicals and competency evaluation; or student enrolled in an approved health/social science program who has completed a Nursing Assistant Training Program. Applicant must provide verification of satisfactory completion of program.

Additional qualifications

Current listing on the Nursing Assistant Registry with the Minnesota Department of Health preferred. 1-2 years of experience in a health care setting in the past 24 months preferred.

License or certification

Must provide personal mode of transportation to patient's home. Valid driver's license and proof of auto insurance required. Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association or American Red Cross.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $15.94 per hour.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period

80 hours per 2 week pay period

Schedule details

Sunday-Saturday; 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. or 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.; 8-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE

Weekend schedule

Every fourth weekend; two holidays per year – NOT NEGOTIABLE

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.


Nursing, Other Patient Care

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Melissa Egeland

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).


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