"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 Billing Specialist is responsible for billing, collections, and other administrative functions for the Home Health Agency. Performs other related duties as assigned and must cross-train in duties assigned to other Home Health Agency administrative personnel. Develops proficiency and keeps current with all software used in performing assigned tasks.
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.
The Laundry Helper performs basic laundry functions and distributes linen and resident clothing as directed.
The Kitchen Helper assists in food preparation service, kitchen sanitation, meal distribution and clean-up.
The Assistant Director of Nursing is responsible for the efficient functioning of the nursing neighborhoods at the Hale Makua Wailuku facility.
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 Clinical Quality Manager (RN) works closely with all clinical staff to continuously improve the safety, effectiveness, efficiency, resident-centeredness, quality and timeliness of healthcare delivery. Responsible for managing clinical quality activities and programs for Hale Makua’s nursing homes, including Infection Control, Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI), Clinical Staff Development, and Policies and Procedures. Serves as in-house expert on the clinical components of Hale Makua’s electronic medical record (EMR)
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.