"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."
The Executive Assistant’s primary purpose is to provide confidential, technical and administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, and to the Board of Directors and its Committees. Conducts research, prepares statistical reports, handles information requests and performs clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls and scheduling meetings. Exercises initiative and independent judgment in managing executives’ schedules and their daily activities. Uses discretion in the dissemination of information to staff and public. Provides administrative support to the Office of Development by managing donor database and files.
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.
The Home Health RN admits patients to the agency and manages ongoing services for the inter-disciplinary team under the established plan of treatment. Utilizes the case management model in directing and coordinating patient care and ensuring quality care for patients of all ages, neonate to geriatric. Performs re-evaluation, discharge, and routine nursing and aide supervisory visits as needed.
The Physical Therapist evaluates patient’s level of physical function and develops the plan of treatment. Organizes and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy programs to restore function and prevent disability in a home care setting.
The Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist diagnoses, evaluates and treats patients in the home with speech-language, cognitive-communicative and swallowing disabilities, according to a Plan of Care as ordered by the physician.
The Kitchen Helper assists in food preparation service, kitchen sanitation, meal distribution and clean-up.
The Clinical Dietitian develops, implements and evaluates individual plans of care for residents based on an assessment of nutritional needs, and educates residents, families, and staff in nutritional principles, regular and therapeutic diet plans, food selection, and interpret the need for such diets.
The Neighborhood Supervisor, RN, supervises and coordinates nursing personnel in the provision of clinical services on the neighborhood to assure residents receive quality care in compliance with state and federal regulations and Hale Makua standards. Responsible for the preparation of reports on employees performance, 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 Clinical Advocate Care Partner-Registered Nurse plans, develops, directs, and evaluates resident care. Advocates to assure 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.