Certified Home Health Aide

Kaiser Permanente | San Diego, CA

Posted Date 6/26/2020
Description

Under direct supervision, visits assigned patients to provide limited nursing and/or related services, consistent w/ training & California State Certification; provides personal, environmental, & nutritional services under the orders of a physician & appropriate supervision by a RN.

Essential Functions:

- Assists patient w/ personal & oral hygiene which may include complete bed, bath, partial or self-help bath, tub bath, shower, bed or sink shampoo, nail care, skin/facial hair care, occupied bed change

- Provides incidental household or environmental services which may include preparing light meals for patient or meals to be left for consumption between visits, maintaining bedroom, bathroom, & kitchen orderly & reasonably clean, & washing patient's personal laundry

- Takes & records patient vital signs, height, weight, etc & reports to RN or intake nurse any significant changes in patient's behavior, physical condition, and/or family environment

- Assists w/ enemas & irrigation of catheters

- Maintains, records related to job responsibilities

- Participates in team conferences & inservice programs

- Establishes & maintains courteous, cooperative relations w/ the public, patients & other personnel

- Performs other related duties

Basic Qualifications:
- Some experience in a licensed Home health Agency
- Current California state certification as Home Health Aide
- Ability to work effectively with the public
- Ability to plan daily patient schedule efficiently
- Ability to use standard Home Health Nursing supplies and equipment
- Moderate physical demands
- Required to drive up to 120 miles and make 4-7 home visits daily
- Stair climbing carrying up to 25 pounds of supplies/equipment
- Repeated bending, lifting and reaching

Notes:



Will support patients in Hospice, Palliative Care and Home Health departments.

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