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Providence Hospice, Home Health Aide - Hospice in Medford, Oregon


Providence is calling a Hospice, Home Health Aide (0.6 FTE, Day) to Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, OR

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$2000 hiring bonus for eligible external hires that meet required qualifications and conditions for payment.

We are seeking a Hospice, Home Health Aide that will be under the supervision of a registered nurse, provides supportive personal care services and homemaking assistance to patients of all ages according to the individualized physical needs of the patient in accordance with state and federal regulatory requirements.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Actively support and incorporate mission into daily activities as outlined in the Department Mission Practicum

  • Perform all duties and functions under the direction of a Registered Nurse, in cases of Therapy only patient in Home Health, the aide will also receive direction for care from the Therapist

  • Demonstrate positive interactions with the public, and positive interpersonal relations in dealing with fellow employees, supervisors, and other department employees, so that productivity and positive employee relations are maximized

  • Report to work as scheduled and on time per Attendance and Punctuality policy

  • Maintain confidentiality of all information related to patients, medical staff, and as appropriate, other information

  • Support and contribute to effective safety and risk management efforts by adhering to established policies and procedures, maintaining a safe environment, promoting accident prevention, and identifying and reporting potential liabilities

  • Encourage and/or assist the patient to become as independent as possible within medically determined limitations and promotes general rehabilitation through ambulation and exercise as prescribed

  • Provide or assists with personal care, bathing, toileting, feeding, oral hygiene, hair and nail hygiene and other activities of daily living

  • Perform simple procedures as an extension of appropriate therapy services; such as transfer techniques, ambulation skills, prescribed exercises, etc., which have been taught by the professional

  • Assist with oral medications that are ordinarily self-administered

  • Perform non-sterile dressing changes and administers simple enemas for selected patients, as instructed by the registered nurse

  • Review diet as planned and instructed by appropriate personnel

  • Simple meal preparation, including special diets

  • Do light housekeeping necessary to maintain healthful and safe environment

  • Observe deviations from usual physical or mental status and reports to registered nurse or supervisor, (This may include taking TPR and BP in selected cases)

  • Initiate a positive flexible problem solving

  • Encourage and/or assists the patient to become as independent as possible, determine limitations and promotes general rehabilitation through ambulation and exercise as prescribed and patient's condition allows

  • Record information in patients clinical record to document service given and observations noted to meet hospital standards; state, federal and JCAHO regulations

  • Meet mandatory federal requirement of twelve (12) hours in-service per calendar year

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Current Oregon Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certification

  • Valid driver's license

  • Two (2) years experience in a health care setting providing hands on patient care, -OR- Nursing student with current CNA

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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.

Requsition ID: P343599
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute)
Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Part time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Support
Department: 5010 PMMC HOSPICE
Address: OR Medford 1111 Crater Lake Ave

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.