St. Joseph Health Home Health Aide - Hospice in Petaluma, California

We are looking for a Home Health Aide for the Hospice department at St Joseph Health!

Location: Hospice of Petaluma - Petaluma, CA

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: 8-hour, Days

Summary:

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

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

  • Meets productivity standards of the organization.

Qualifications:

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

License/Certification: Current Home Health Aide Certification, current CPR, valid CA Driver's License and proof of auto insurance.

Experience: 6 months of prior Home health aide experience.

Provides personal care and related services in the home. Functions under direct instruction

and supervision of an RN or therapist coordinating patient care.

Provides personal care and related services in the home. Functions under direct instruction

and supervision of an RN or therapist coordinating patient care.

Provides personal care and related services in the home. Functions under direct instruction

and supervision of an RN or therapist coordinating patient care.

The people of St. Joseph Health have worked for 53 years to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters and continued through the St. Joseph Health Ministry of extending the healing ministry of Jesus to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County entities aligned with St. Joseph Health include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center, as well as the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network. We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.

St. Joseph Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training..

Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: St. Joseph Home Care Network