CNA/HHA | Full-Time | ChristianaCare HomeHealth

Job Requisition #: JR58619

End Date: 12/31/2021

Location: Georgetown, Delaware

Position Type: Clinical (non-nursing), Home Care Careers/VNA

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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CHRISTIANA CARE

JOB SPECIFICATION

TITLE:  Home Health Assistant/Homemaker

CODE: V3239

GRADE:39

DEPT:  Client Services Department

LOCATION: Statewide

ChristianaCare is excited to offer full-time home health opportunities for Certified Nursing Assistants and Home Health Aides!

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

The Home Health Assistant/Homemaker is a member of the Community Health Service team working under the guidance and supervision of the Professional nurse and/or therapist responsible for the client.  The Home Health Assistant/Homemaker provides services to clients as established in the client's Plan of Care.  (The Home Health Assistant's/Homemaker's duties may be adjusted at the discretion of the Professional nurse and/or therapist based on an evaluation of the patient's needs.)  The Home Health Assistant/Homemaker reports to the Client Service Supervisor.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

   

Follows Plan of Care developed by RN/Therapist.

Adheres to infection control policies and HIPPA guidelines.

Follows responsibilities outlined in the Plan of Care such as: personal care, light housekeeping, meal preparation, accompany patient to physician appointments or clinics.

Assists with simple exercise programs, application of prosthesis and braces, ambulation, and transfers as outlined on the Plan of Care.

Provides stimulation and encouragement towards independence and achieving the goals established by the professional staff and the patient's stated goal.

Other patient care skills as indicated on additional skills checklist demonstrated by           Professional Nurse or Therapist.

Other patients care activities at the discretion of the supervising nurse.

Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices;  reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of CNA or Home Health Aide training program of 75 hours or greater.

  • If there has been a 24 month or greater gap in work as an aide, then there must be proof of a training competency evaluation program or attendance and completion of a renewal course.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to work independently in client's home. Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job. Empathetic attitude toward the care of the sick. Ability to communicate effectively; reading, writing, and ability to understand and follow directions

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Proof of a valid driver's license and active auto insurance is required.  Alternative transportation arrangements may be considered based on operational need.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Diverse home environments with a variety of physical environments and resources. 

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EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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