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Hospice Home Health Aide

Company: Compassionate Care Home Health and Hospice Agency
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

SIGN-ON Bonus!!Are you looking for a place where you can make a genuine difference in patient's lives?Compassionate Care Hospice is located throughout the Central Valley and services seven counties (Fresno, Merced, Madera, Tulare, Kings County, Kern County, and Mariposa) - and we're growing fast! Our top priority is maintaining our culture of love for our patients and team, alike. Our commitment to our core values allows us to be a provider and employer of choice. We understand that our employees are key to providing quality care and are our most important resource.We actively seek career-oriented individuals, to whom we offer job security and upward mobility when appropriate - based on merit and performance. We proudly employ an accomplished team of professionals, and our team is as diverse as the communities we serve, representing different ethnicities, religions, ages, national origins and sexual orientations.In the spirit of charity, and to make a positive societal difference, we occasionally provide clerical work opportunities for individuals previously dependent on government aid, individuals living with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other disadvantaged adults.Join us today and grow with us!We are currently seeking to fill the Home Health Aide Hospice position.-Position to be performed at Bakersfield Office, 93309, and remotely, throughout our service territories.-Compensation (negotiable, based on experience, etc.).HHA has a basic understanding and commitment to the hospice concept of care. (required)Able to work as a team member and take supervision effectively. (required)Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality concerning patient and family information. (required)Able to relate well to terminally ill patients and their families. (required)Able to work with diverse groups of people. (required)Maintains client confidentiality. (required)Has a valid CA driver's license, maintains own insurance and is able to provide own transportation to travel to the homes of patients. (for Home care HHA) (required)Has a Home Health Aide Certificate in CA. (required for home care)Has experience in hospice. (desirable)Bilingual in Spanish, Hmong and/or Punjabi is a plus.JOB DESCRIPTION and RESPONSIBILITIES:Follows a plan of care established by a primary nurse.Reports changes in patient's condition to the Case Manager.Maintains safe conditions in the Residence and reports any unsafe conditions to the Case ManagerBathes patient(s) and provides personal hygiene care.Makes bed and performs other tasks to provide a suitable environment for patients.Performs light housekeeping tasks essential for a safe/healthy environment.Attends required in-service programs.Attends team planning meetings as appropriate.Prepares meals and feeds patients when necessary.Helps patients in performing exercises prescribed by professional personnel. ROM.Experience and Desirable Traits:-Medical Terminology Required.-A keen understanding of normal aging and health care for older adults.-Competency in client needs evaluation, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of client and employee satisfaction.-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.-Prior customer service and/or sales experience is a plus.-Strong commitment to providing the highest quality care and customer service.-Excellent communication and listening skills, particularly via the phone.-Proven track record of managing processes with strong attention to detail.-Sensitivity to client needs with the ability to express patience and compassion in dealing with them.-Positive, "can-do" attitude.-Confidence and creative problem-solving skills.-Flexibility and availability for schedules to include hours outside of standard work week, possible weekend hours.-Medical knowledge is preferred.Employees and patients are equally precious to us. Your happiness is our happiness - we offer you the following benefits for any full time position: Dynamic, fun, team-oriented work environment Unparalleled company culture Local company with soul Countless growth and development opportunities Flexible Schedules Medical, dental and vision insurance Mileage Reimbursement at current Federal rate Gas reimbursement for those in company cars PTO Paid Holidays Paid Sick Days 401K And so much more!Compassionate Care was established in 2003 in Fresno County and has grown into Central California's largest home health agency. The healthcare company has expanded its locations and services, replicating its unique formula throughout the Greater Central Valley. Compassionate Care provides in-home medical, rehabilitative and support services by seasoned professionals with comprehensive clinical training and robust hospitality experience. In July of 2020 the organization officially began its venture into Hospice, further vertically integrating services while always prioritizing their patients' continuum of care.CompassionateCare.comNote: Effective August 14, 1990, a person who has successfully completed a state established or other training programs that meet the requirements of CFR 484.36(a) and a competency evaluation program, or state licensure program that meets the requirements of CFR 484.36(b), or a competency evaluation program or state licensure program that meets the requirements of S 484.36(b).

Keywords: Compassionate Care Home Health and Hospice Agency, Bakersfield , Hospice Home Health Aide, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California

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