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Certified Home Health Aide - CHHA

Job ID 84647 Date posted 12/01/2017
  • Facility: Sharp HospiceCare
  • City: La Mesa
  • Department: Hospice Aides
  • Category: Nursing Assistant Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: 8 AM
  • Shift End Time: 4:30 PM
Location
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County.
 
Hours
8 hour shift, full time; 8am to 4:30pm;
may start at 0700 or 0730
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current registration with State of California Board of Consumer Affairs as a CNA/CHHA
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • 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
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • One year recent Hospice/Home Health or Acute Care experience
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Summary
The Home Health Aide (HHA) provides comprehensive compassionate personal care and integrative care services.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 requires visiting patients where the patient resides (skilled facilities, residential care facilities, residential homes, and post-acute settings) through all of San Diego County.
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.
Essential Physical Requirements may include:
  • Sitting
  • Keyboarding
  • Mousing
  • 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.
Keywords: Home Health Aide, Certified Home Health Aide, HHA, CHHA, NA, CAN, Hospice

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