Oct 16, 2020

Certified Home Health Aide

  • Providence St. Joseph Health
  • Burbank, CA, USA

Job Description

Description:

Providence is calling a Certified Home Health Aide to (per diem/day shift) Providence Saint Joseph Home Health based in Burbank, CA.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience.

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with additional questions from our MODERN HIRE system.

We are seeking a Certified Home Health Aide who will provide personal care and homemaking services under the supervision of a registered nurse. Demonstrate proficiency in delivering care to assigned age specific patient population (e.g., infants, adolescents, adults, geriatrics, pediatrics), and participate in related continuing education.

In this position you will:

  • Implement and maintain established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, safety, environmental, and infection control policies
  • Participate in educational programs and in service meetings
  • Communicate any changes in patient's service requests to private duty office staff
  • Maintain documentation of homemaking activities performed in the patient's home consistent with agency requirements
  • Bathe patients who are confined to bed and who are ambulatory
  • Assist in the care of mouth, teeth, hair, nails, and skin, giving special attention to pressure points
  • Assist patients with use of bathroom and/or bedpan as well as with ambulation
  • Help patient retrain in self-help skills
  • Prepare light meals and provides light cleaning of the patient's environment
  • Interact in an emotionally supportive way with patients, families, and other caregivers. If death occurs, help prepare body
  • Attend meetings as required

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

  • Coursework/Training in MOAB I within 30 to 150 days of hire
  • Specialized training/home health program
  • CPR Certification – Adult, Child, Infant (Provider), including Obstructed Airway Management, sponsored by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross
  • Certified Home Health Aide Card
  • California Driver's License
  • Automobile insurance
  • Good oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Home Health experience
  • Bilingual

About the home health you will serve:

As an integral part of the respected Providence Health & Services for over 25 years, our highly skilled healthcare professionals provide a full range of home health and clinical specialty programs to patients experiencing an illness, hospitalization or surgery or, for those receiving treatment for a chronic or acute illness. Providence Home Health embraces everyone from new mothers and their babies to the elderly with chronic health problems.

Our team of health care professionals starts with the patient and his or her physician and may include: registered nurses; certified home health aides; social workers; physical, occupational and speech therapists. Our specialty care includes patient assessment and monitoring; beside protime monitoring; IV therapy; total parenteral nutrition; gastric feeding tube (G-Tube) for long-term enteral nutrition; V.A.C. therapy used to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds, fight infection and enhance healing of burns; pain management; injections; and ostomy management. From same-day referrals and a smooth transition from hospital to home, to attentive follow-up and communication with your own doctor, we provide care and support for you every step of the way to help restore your health to its fullest potential. Our goal is to equip our patients with the education and resources needed to regain and maintain good health.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 267997