"I started working at Hale Makua 16 years ago as a CNA. While working I continued my education and soon became an LPN. I realized during my schooling that my passion was in nursing, but more important was my passion for connecting with elders. They’re really one of a kind, and the work I get to do with them is completely rewarding. If you are looking for a career in a fast paced, family oriented environment, then I would definitely encourage you to come work with us.”
"I decided to take a job at Hale Makua after doing my clinicals for nursing here. The staff was friendly and great to work with. If you want to challenge yourself and gain perspective about a part of life that people don't really talk too much about, then come work with us! It's a really fulfilling job. A smile from a resident after a long, hard day is the best feeling and all the 'thank you' I need!
"I love my job. It is very satisfying to know that I am helping our residents by giving them the best food. I have built relationships with my co-workers and they are like family to me. I love to cook. I love the work that I do. I love the people."
Performs evaluations and develops effective patient treatment plans to restore, maintain or prevent decline of patient function, by planning and administering medically prescribed therapy treatments in accordance with federal, state and professional standards governing home health. Services performed primarily in individual patient homes.
Carries out effective patient treatment plans to restore, compensate or adapt for loss of patient function, which are established by the licensed/registered therapist. Plans conform to federal, state and professional standards.
The Home Health Registered Nurse (Fee for Service) is responsible for skilled nursing care provided to patients requiring substantial and specialized nursing skills in their home.
The Home Health Aide provides personal care within the patient’s home; assists patient in reaching the maximum level of self care. Performs all duties in accordance with Hale Makua standards and procedures and governmental regulations.
The Housekeeper cleans and maintains assigned areas of the facility within prescribed standards. Assists in Laundry as needed or as scheduled.
Serve as the Administrator of the Wailuku Campus (facility). Participate with the Board of Directors, senior management and the medical staff in organization analysis, planning, development and setting policy for the entire organization.
Responsible for managing and implementing Hale Makua Health Services’ communications, including program marketing and fundraising initiatives. Works with Development and program managers to develop outreach materials and provide communications support. Also manages the organization’s social media accounts and newsletters. Maintains consistency in the organization’s messaging to diverse audiences. In conjunction with the Chief Development & Communications Officer, develops an annual communications plan. Administers Hale Makua Health Services’ community outreach activities, including the volunteer program, to ensure volunteers are well-oriented, supported and appropriately placed within the organization.
The Clinical Dietitian’s primary purpose is to develop, implement and evaluate individual plans of care for residents based on an assessment of nutritional needs and to educate residents, families, and staff in nutritional principles, regular and therapeutic diet plans, food selection, and interpret the need for such diets. Provide consultation and assistance in the planning, organizing, developing, evaluating and directing of the Nutrition Services Department in accordance with applicable regulations and standards as requested.
The Kitchen Helper assists in food preparation service, kitchen sanitation, meal distribution and clean-up.
The Neighborhood Supervisors (RNs) supervises and coordinates nursing personnel and the provision of clinical services on the nursing neighborhood to assure residents receive quality care in compliance with state and federal regulations and facility standards. Directs the investigation and the preparation of reports relative to personnel performance, improvement of resident care, budget performance, and safety training.
The Shift Supervisor (RN) is responsible for the efficient functioning of the PM or night shift to provide optimum resident care. Responsible for the necessary management and administrative functions of the Wailuku campus (facility) when the administration office is closed.
The Registered Nurse plans, develops, directs, and evaluates resident care. Assures the highest degree of quality care and well being for Hale Makua residents. Performs comprehensive, focused and on-going nursing assessments. Performs nursing duties within scope of practice. Assumes charge responsibilities as assigned.
The Licensed Practical Nurse assists with planning, developing, directing, implementing, and evaluating resident care. Advocates to assure the highest degree of quality care and well being for Hale Makua residents. Performs focused and ongoing nursing assessments. Performs nursing duties within scope of practice. Assumes charge responsibilities as assigned.
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The Certified Nursing Assistant or Nursing Assistant provides our residents with routine daily nursing care in accordance with our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed to assure that the highest degree of quality care can be maintained at all times.
The Substitute Caregiver (Companion, CNA) provides direct care for residents at Care Homes by Hale Makua, and supports their daily living needs, including social and recreational activities, assistance with activities of daily living, monitoring vitals and performing light housekeeping.