Sharp HealthCare Certified Home Health Aide - CHHA, Hospice in La Mesa, California

Summary

The Home Health Aidecollaborates with the hospice home and hospice teams in the delivery of quality patient care under the direction of a registered nurse. The Home Health Aide assists in performing personal care needs and compassionate end-of-life care and contributes to overall unit functions.The Home Health Aide provides comprehensive personal care. The Home Health Aide exhibits courtesy, cooperation and respect toward patients, families, visitors, physicians, and fellow workers to create a positive public image and a harmonic work environment.

The Home Health Aide provides care at end of life care. The staffing ratio is one RN and HHA to four patients.

Sharp HospiceCare is a moderate size Medicare Certified, Joint Commission Accredited organization in an integrated healthcare delivery system.Sharp Hospice Care is dedicated to providing comprehensive care and compassionate support to individuals facing life-limiting illnesses, along with their families and friends. Services range from relief of physical discomfort to emotional and spiritual support. Sharp Hospice Care also provides home based palliative care consultation for patients with advanced illness such as heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and dementia. Sharp Hospice Care is part of Sharp Grossmont Hospital, nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices.

Sharp Hospice Care provides in-home services and also provides the region’s first freestanding hospice homes, LakeView Home in La Mesa, ParkView Home in Del Cerro and BonitaView Home in Bonita which offer end-of-life patients an alternative to nursing home placement. The homes – staffed 24 hours a day by licensed nurses – provide a comfortable and supportive environment for our patients and their families.

Location

This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County at Grossmont Hospice

Hours:per diem; 730 am - 4 pm, with weekends as needed

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Current registration with State of California Board of Consumer Affairs as a CNA/CHHA.

  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers

  • Knowledge of medical terminology and techniques

  • Competence to execute HHA skills safely

  • Ability to effectively communicate and function in a team environment to enhance patient care

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • One year of recent Acute, Home Health or Hospice experience

  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Essential physical requirements may be discussed during interview.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Job: *Nursing Assistant Jobs

Organization: *73160 - Hospice Aides

Title: Certified Home Health Aide - CHHA, Hospice

Location: La Mesa-Grossmont Hospice

Requisition ID: 92879