Certified Home Health Aide - CHHA - Hospice - BonitaView HomeSend to my Email Email a friend Job ID 76509 Date posted 10/07/2016
Requisition ID: 76509
- Facility: Sharp Hospice Homes
- City: Bonita
- Department: BonitaView Home
- Category: Nursing Assistant Jobs
- Job Status: Per Diem
- Shift: Variable
- FTE: 0.0
- Shift Start: Variable
- Shift End Time: Variable
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This position is located at BonitaView Home in Bonita, San Diego County.
Per diem (0.00); 12-hour variable; weekends as needed
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Certified Home Health Aide certification
- Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
- One year recent Hospice/Home Health or Acute Care experience
- Knowledge of medical terminology and techniques
- Competence to execute HHA skills safely
- Ability to effectively communicate and function in a team environment to enhance patient care
- Able to hear and communicate clearly; read and write English well
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- Bilingual English/Spanish
The Home Health Aide (HHA) provides comprehensive personal care. The HHA exhibits courtesy, cooperation and respect toward patients, families, visitors, physicians, and fellow workers to create a positive public image and a harmonic work environment.
This position is for our BonitaView Hospice Home in Bonita, CA. The Home Health Aide provides care at end of life care. The staffing ratio is one RN and HHA to four patients.
Sharp Hospice Care is dedicated to providing comprehensive care and compassionate support to individuals facing life-limiting illnesses, along with their families and friends. Services range from relief of physical discomfort to emotional and spiritual support. Sharp Hospice Care also provides “pre-hospice” home based palliative care consultation for patients with advanced illness such as heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and dementia. Sharp Hospice Care is part of Sharp Grossmont Hospital, nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices.
Sharp Hospice Care provides in-home services and also provides the region’s first freestanding hospice homes, LakeView Home in La Mesa, ParkView Home in Del Cerro and BonitaView Home in Bonita, all of which offer end-of-life patients an alternative to nursing home placement. The homes – staffed 24 hours a day by licensed nurses – provide a comfortable and supportive environment for four - six patients at a time.
Essential Physical Requirements may include:
- Lift up to 10 pounds
- Push/Pull up to 50 pounds
- Carry up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
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