Nov 29, 2021

Home Health Aide - Sonoma Hospice Direct

  • Providence
  • Santa Rosa, CA, USA

Job Description

We are looking for a Home Health Aide for the Sonoma Hospice Direct at St Joseph Home Care Network.

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Work Schedule: On call/Per diem

Shift: 8 hours, Days

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Job Summary:

Provides personal care and related services in the home. Functions under direct instruction and supervision of an RN or therapist coordinating patient care.

Essential Functions:

  • Follows written instructions for patients care as prepared by an RN, PT, OT or SLP Therapist.
  • Provide and assists patients with personal care (which may include lifting, positioning, turning and transferring patients without assistance) to preserve good personal hygiene while maintaining a healthful, safe environment.
  • Performs simple procedures as an extension of therapy services, such as ambulation, ROM, and exercise only as prescribed by the PT or OT.
  • Reports changes in patient’s condition and needs to Clinical Supervisor, RN, PT or OT.
  • Completes and maintains electronic record of services performed and of observed status of patient.
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate rapport with the patient and family.
  • Participates in patient care conferences to provide input regarding observed patient health and environmental conditions.
  • Perform household services as identified in the plan of care.
  • Practices infection control and universal precautions for self and others in patient care activities.
  • Maintains annual CHHA Certification and compliance education.

Skills :

  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to prioritize and critically think (Scheduling and prepare for visits).
  • Organizational skills, time management (Scheduling and prepare for visits).
  • Ability to handle the demands of the job.
  • Flexibility to adapt to new and changing situations.
  • Demonstrates customer service skills.
  • Reliable transportation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education : Complete necessary education to attain CHHA Certification in state of California.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current Home Health Aide Certification.
  • Valid CA Driver's License.
  • Auto insurance.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience : Six (6) months of Home health aide experience.

St. Joseph Home Care Network (SJHCN) is a Home Health ministry of St. Joseph Health, serving three Northern California counties; Humboldt County, Napa County and Sonoma County.

Our networks of compassionate, highly skilled employees are dedicated to putting the patient first to improve the health of individuals and families in our community.

The Home Health caregivers assist in restoring a patient's optimal health and support the family by going into the home and ministering to the physical, psychological and spiritual needs of the patient and family members.

Our home care services are a literal representation of reaching out to our community to care for our dear neighbors.

Company: St. Joseph Home Care Network

Category: Other Healthcare Support

Req ID: R337681