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Home Health Aide

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

**Home Health Aide**Dominican Hospital - Santa CruzSanta Cruz, California**Requisition ID** 2022-223095 **Employment Type** Full Time **Department** Home Health **Hours/Pay Period** 64 **Shift** Day **Weekly Schedule** 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM **Remote** No **Category** Housekeeping**Overview****About Us**Dominican Hospital (a member of Dignity Health) is a 222-bed facility that offers a wide range of services to residents of California's Central Coast. With 24/7 emergency care, comprehensive care in cardiac, orthopedics, oncology, women's and children's services, we continue to lead the region in medical innovation and excellence in healthcare.**Comprehensive Care**Dominican offers emergency services and is a Certified Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. Dominican's services include the only comprehensive Cancer Center in Santa Cruz County, a Total Joint Replacement program, and advanced neurological and endoscopic services. Dominican regularly receives 'A' grades for hospital safety from Leapfrog Group, and has received national recognition for superior patient safety, cardiac care, and stroke treatment from Healthgrades, a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.As Santa Cruz County's heart attack (STEMI) receiving center, Dominican Hospital provides cutting edge cardiac care. The hospital's heart attack treatment times consistently beat the national average, and the hospital offers two cardiac catheterization labs available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Groundbreaking cardiac procedures at Dominican include the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure, which allows for heart valve replacement without opening a patient's chest.Dominican Hospital has forged significant partnerships with area hospitals to bring exceptional care to Santa Cruz County. The hospital offers a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) through a partnership with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. Neurosurgery at Dominican is also offered through a partnership with Stanford Health Care.**In The Community**Beyond care inside the hospital, Dominican is dedicated to the health and wellness of the Santa Cruz community.Community programs include a Mobile Wellness Clinic, a tattoo removal program, and support groups for patients and new mothers. In addition, and in accordance with our mission, Dominican Hospital supports programs for the underserved in our community, including children and adults, students, seniors, and the homeless population. Dominican also has received several awards for environmental excellence.**Responsibilities****Position Summary**The home health aide is a paraprofessional member of the home care team who works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Therapist and performs various personal care services as necessary to meet the patient's needs. The home health aide is responsible for observing patients, reporting these observations and documenting observations and care performed. The home health aide will be assigned in a manner that promotes quality, continuity and safety of a patient's care.Minimum:+ Has successfully completed a training and competency program approved by CMS regulations and the state where practicing (CA requires Certification by the Department), is currently listed in good standing on the state registry program, and there has not been a 24 month lapse in providing compensated services.+ Completion of a Home Health Aide training course is required.+ Current HHA certificate (CHHA) required.+ Current BLS certification required.+ Current & Valid Driver's License with proof of current insurance is required.**Preferred:**+ At least one (1) year of home care experience, or acute care or skilled nursing facility care experience is preferred.**Qualifications**Has successfully completed a training and competency program approved by CMS regulations and the state where practicing (CA requires Certification by the Department), is currently listed in good standing on the state registry program, and there has not been a 24 month lapse in providing compensated services. Completion of a Home Health Aide training course is required. Current HHA certificate (CHHA) required. Current BLS certification required. Current & Valid Driver's License with proof of current insurance is required. At least one (1) year of home care experience, or acute care or skilled nursing facility care experience is preferred.**Equal Opportunity**CommonSpirit Health--- is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed toa diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protectedby law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,pleaseclick here. (https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/35300/img/v1\_0/EEOLawPoster.pdf)CommonSpirit Health--- will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).CommonSpirit Health--- participates in E-Verify.Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Dignity Health, Santa Cruz , Home Health Aide, Healthcare , Santa Cruz, California

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