Providence Health & Services Home Health Aide in Torrance, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Home Health Aid for Home Health (Full Time / Day Shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary Home Health in Torrance, CA.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all professional nursing experience.

In this position you will:

  • Responsible for the provision of personal are to patients in their home and to assist in meeting their activities of daily living

  • Provide direct patient care to the following age groups: adolescents, young, middle and older adults

  • The Home Health Aide also develops and maintains satisfactory and cooperative relationships with the interdisciplinary team.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current California Certification as Home Health Aide, completion of Home Health Aide Competency the individual’s most recent completion of this program(s) , there has been a continuous period of 24 consecutive months during none of which the individual furnished services described in #409.40 (Federal Register: Rules and Regulations).

  • Understand techniques for bathing, transfers and assisting with activities of daily living skills

  • Knowledge of elemental HHA skills.

  • Current Basic Life Support certification (AHA “C” care or Red Cross equivalent).

  • Maintains a valid driver’s license with no excessive violations or accidents

  • Meets the minimum state requirement for auto insurance

  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position as defined on the RU-91 form

  • Requires the ability to fluently speak, write and understand the English language.

  • Requires the ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative (service-oriented) working relationship with patients, families and co-workers.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Six months experience in home care preferred

About the Home Health you will serve:

As an integral part of the respected Providence Health & Services for over 25 years, our highly skilled healthcare professionals provide a full range of Home Health and clinical specialty programs to patients experiencing an illness, hospitalization or surgery or, for those receiving treatment for a chronic or acute illness. Providence Home Health embraces everyone from new mothers and their babies to the elderly with chronic health problems.

Our team of health care professionals starts with the patient and his or her physician and may include: registered nurses; certified home health aides; social workers; physical, occupational and speech therapists. Our specialist care includes patient assessment and monitoring; bedside protime monitoring; IV therapy, total parenteral nutrition; gastric feeding tube (G-Tube) for long-term enteral nutrition; V.A.C. therapy used to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds, fight infection and enhance healing of burns; pain management; injections; and ostomy management. From same-day referrals and a smooth transition from hospital to home, to attentive follow-up and communication with your own doctor, we provide care and support for you every step of the way to help restore your health to its fullest potential. Our goal is to equip our patients with the education and resources eneded to regain and maintain good health.

As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 207773