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In Home Care Attendant, Homemaker Care Program

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

**In Home Care Attendant, Homemaker Care Program**Mercy Hospital Of BakersfieldBakersfield, California**Requisition ID** 2022-226988 **Employment Type** Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental **Department** Hospice & Home Health Aides & Homemaker **Hours/Pay Period** 40 **Shift** Varies **Weekly Schedule** varies, mostly M-F **Remote** No **Category** Technician**Overview**Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals have a history of caring for our community that goes back more than 100 years. We provide a broad range of medical and surgical services including minimally invasive and outpatient options. Our family of services includes the area's only inpatient oncology unit, the Orthopedic, Spine, and Hand Center, Family Birth Center, the Lactation Support Center and retail store, and many others. Mercy Hospital Downtown is a 194-bed facility located in downtown Bakersfield. Mercy Hospital Southwest is a 78-bed facility and the only hospital located in the rapidly growing area west of Highway 99. Mercy Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1910. Learn more at .**Responsibilities****Position Summary:**The In-Home Care Attendant ("Attendant") will provide non-medical supportive in-home care services to seniors and disabled adults. Services include general house cleaning, meal preparation, errand assistance, companion care, and basic personal care needs (i.e. bathing, changing, dressing, turning, ambulation, etc.). The primary focus of this position is to assist the senior/disabled client to maintain a dignified, independent, quality lifestyle in their own home. A secondary focus is assisting patients' transition from the hospital to their homes on short notice and providing continuing care to them. Attendant is required to be available to work any shift, at any time, on any day, including holidays. Attendant must have the ability to create a workplace culture that is consistent with the Dignity Health mission, vision, and values. This includes the ability to work well with other team members to find solutions; providing excellence in service. Attendant reports directly to the Manager of the Homemaker Care Program.**Qualifications****Minimum Requirements:**+ Minimum 6 months of paid, quantifiable in-home care experience with non-relative client(s) or graduate of Mercy & Memorial Hospitals' Homemaker Care Program.+ High School Diploma/GED or 2 years equivalent work experience.+ Heartsaver CPR/First Aid+ CAR INS+ DRV LIC**Preferred/Desired Skills:**+ Experience with professional elder care company/facility preferred.+ Certified Nurse Assistant and Certified Home Health Aides are also preferred.+ Bi-lingual preferred; Excellent communication and organizational skills with an ability to work well with others as part of a team; Creative, enthusiastic, dependable and accountable; Positive attitude.**Equal Opportunity**CommonSpirit Health--- is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed toa diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protectedby law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,pleaseclick here. (\_0/EEOLawPoster.pdf)CommonSpirit Health--- will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).CommonSpirit Health--- participates in E-Verify.Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Dignity Health, Bakersfield , In Home Care Attendant, Homemaker Care Program, Other , Bakersfield, California

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