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Providence Certified Home Health Aide - Hospice Valley Area in Cerritos, California

Description

Providence is calling a Certified Home Health Aide - Hospice (Per Diem/Day Shift) to Providence TrinityCare Hospice in Cerritos CA.

We are seeking a Certified Home Health Aide - Hospice who will work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and the Continuous Care Clinical Supervisor. The Continuous Care Hospice CHHA will perform various services for a patient as is necessary to meet the patient's personal needs and to promote comfort following the CHHA plan of care developed by the registered nurse in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team/group (IDG). The Continuous Care Hospice Certified Home Health Aide will be responsible for observing the patient, reporting these observations and documenting observations and care performed. The Continuous Care Hospice Certified Home Health Aide will be assigned to provide continuous nursing care to the patient during times of medical crisis, as directed in the Plan of Care, in a manner that promotes the quality, continuity and safety of a patient's care. The Continuous Care Certified Home Health Aide will be available for a minimum of 16 hours a week for continuous care assignments. May provide care to premature infants, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young, middle and young adults.

Required Qualifications:

  • Meets the training requirements of the State of California: S418.76(a) standard: Hospice aide qualifications: A qualified hospice aide is a person who has successfully completed one of the following:

  • (i) A training program and competency evaluation as specified in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section respectively

  • (ii) A competency evaluation program that meets the requirements of paragraph (c) of this section

  • (iii) A nurse aide training and competency evaluation program approved by the State as meeting the requirements of § 483.151 through § 483.154 of this chapter, and is currently listed in good standing on the State nurse aide registry

  • (iv) A State licensure program that meets the requirements of paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section. (2) A hospice aide is not considered to have completed a program, as specified in paragraph (a)(1) of this section, if, since the individual's most recent completion of the program(s), there has been a continuous period of 24 consecutive months during which none of the services furnished by the individual as described in § 409.40 of this chapter were for compensation. If there has been a 24-month lapse in furnishing services, the individual must complete another program, as specified in paragraph (a)(1) of this section, before providing services.

Standard: Content and duration of hospice aide classroom and supervised practical training.

  • Hospice aide training must include classroom and supervised practical training in a practicum laboratory or other setting in which the trainee demonstrates knowledge while performing tasks on an individual under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, or a licensed practical nurse, who is under the supervision of a registered nurse. Classroom and supervised practical training combined must total at least 75 hours

  • A minimum of 16 hours of classroom training must precede a minimum of 16 hours of supervised practical training as part of the 75 hours

  • A hospice aide training program must address each of the following subject areas:

  • Communication skills, including the ability to read, write, and verbally report clinical information to patients, care givers, and other hospice staff

  • Observation, reporting, and documentation of patient status and the care or service furnished

  • Reading and recording temperature, pulse, and respiration

  • Basic infection control procedures

  • Basic elements of body functioning and changes in body function that must be reported to an aide's supervisor

  • Maintenance of a clean, safe, and healthy environment

  • Recognizing emergencies and the knowledge of emergency procedures and their application

  • The physical, emotional, and developmental needs of and ways to work with the populations served by the hospice, including the need for respect for the patient, his or her privacy, and his or her property

  • Appropriate and safe techniques in performing personal hygiene and grooming tasks, including items on the following basic checklist:

  • Bed bath

  • Sponge, tub, and shower bath

  • Hair shampoo (sink, tub, and bed)

  • Nail and skin care

  • Oral hygiene

  • Toileting and elimination

  • Safe transfer techniques and ambulation

  • Normal range of motion and positioning

  • Adequate nutrition and fluid intake

  • Any other task that the hospice may choose to have an aide perform. The hospice is responsible for training hospice aides, as needed, for skills not covered in the basic checklist, as described in paragraph (b)(3)(ix) of this section

  • Possess and maintain Certified Home Health Aide Certification

  • Possesses and maintains current CPR certification

  • 1 year work experience

  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with state and/or LCMHS/TrinityCare Hospice requirements

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

About the Team

Providence Home and Community Care (HCC) is a service line within Providence with over 8,000 caregivers and 2,000 volunteers serving nearly 200,000 people a year, in their homes, in clinics and in a variety of congregate living ministries across our seven-state footprint.

HCC provides a full range of services and support for people of all ages, especially those facing chronic or life-limiting illnesses. Our core competencies include restorative care, longitudinal care and care through the end of life. Our service lines include assisted living/skilled nursing/rehabilitation, home health, home infusion/pharmacy services, home medical equipment, hospice and palliative care, Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), personal home services/private duty care and supportive housing.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 115177
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute)
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Per-Diem
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Support
Department: 7020 HOSPICE CA TORRANCE 1
Address: CA Cerritos 17315 Studebaker Rd

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.

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