Sutter Health Hospice Aide - San Jose (AM Shift / Per Diem) in San Jose, California

Description

The primary purpose of this position is to provide personal care to patients in their homes under the general direction of registered nurse or therapist case manager.

This is a Per Diem position that has 4 hour shifts in the morning, up to 5 days per week. Shift start times will vary as well as days of the week and weekends. Typical shift will begin at 6 or 7 am.

Qualifications

Education / Certifications

High School Graduate or equivalent preferred. Current California certification as a Certified Home Health Aide. Current BCLS/CPR certification.

Experience

Minimum one year experience as a home health aide strongly preferred.

Knowledge

Working knowledge of medical terminology and health care practices is required as well as understanding of universal precautions.

Skills

Demonstrate a positive customer service orientation; skill working with diverse groups of patients and co-workers. Ability to solve customer-service related problems for internal and external customers. Ability to recognize the special needs and concerns of diverse groups of patients and others in the home. Ability to communicate with patients and significant others in an effective, mature, and caring manner. Tolerance for body secretions, strong odors, potential exposure to disease, and varied environmental conditions. Must possess a current drivers license, and access to a reliable automobile with proof of liability insurance.

Primary Location: California, Peninsula/South Bay and Santa Cruz, San Jose

Organization: Sutter Care at Home

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 4 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Saturday-Sunday

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.