We are looking for a Home Health Aide for Hospice Direct at St. Joseph Home Care Network.
Location: Napa, CA
Schedule: Full time - 80 Biweekly Hours
Shift: 8-hour, Days
The Home Health Aide provides personal care and assistance with activities of daily living for patients in a variety of settings including residential, RCFE, LTCF, Board and care. Provides services under physician's orders and assignment and under general supervision by the registered nurse/case manager.
Follows written Plan of Care (POC). Reports to RN prior to any deviation from POC.
Administers or assists patients with personal care including bath or shower, hair, skin, mouth and nail care. Assists patients with elimination using bathroom, commode, bedpan or urinal.
Assists patients with dressing or undressing.
Assists patients with transfer activities. Assists patients with ambulation.
Assists patients with prescribed exercises after instruction by the registered nurse, physical therapist, and occupational therapist.
Assists patients with a variety of limited household services that are essential to the patient’s comfort care.
Reports pertinent observations of patient’s physical and psychological status to RN Case manager or Clinical Services Manager & Hospice Program Director in a timely manner.
Documents accurately and concisely in the electronic medical record all care and observation according to agency policy and Medicare guidelines in a timely manner.
Confers with the RN Case manager as appropriate for updating the patient care plan.
Provides comfort measures and support to patients and families as appropriate.
Encourages patient independence.
Ability to be flexible and adjust readily to change.
Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
Ability to demonstrate a positive customer service attitude toward work assignment as directed.
Mental and physical health sufficient to meet the demands of the position.
Ability to set priorities and organize own workload, with limited supervision.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge and ability to compile electronic documentation of daily tasks and activities with patients, families, or other caregivers.
Knowledge of growth and development.
Ability to perform basic math computations.
Minimum Position Qualifications:
Education: Coursework/Training Graduate of a CNA and Certified Home Health Aide training program and supervised practice.
Experience : Experience in a clinical area.
Current HHA and CNA certificate.
Valid Driver’s License.
Basic Life Support (BLS)
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: R356198