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Providence Certified Home Health Aide - Hospice *Up To $1,500 Hiring Bonus* in Torrance, California

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$1,500 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment.

Hospice Certified Home Health Aide

The Continuous Care Hospice Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and the Continuous Care Clinical Supervisor. The Continuous Care Hospice CHHA performs various services for a patient as is necessary to meet the patient's personal needs and to promote comfort following the CHHA plan of care developed by the registered nurse in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team/group (IDG). The Continuous Care Hospice Certified Home Health Aide is responsible for observing the patient, reporting these observations and documenting observations and care performed. The Continuous Care Hospice Certified Home Health Aide will be assigned to provide continuous nursing care to the patient during times of medical crisis, as directed in the Plan of Care, in a manner that promotes the quality, continuity and safety of a patient's care. The Continuous Care Certified Home Health Aide is available for a minimum of 16 hours a week for continuous care assignments. May provide care to premature infants, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young, middle and young adults.

Hiring immediately – apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Shift: 8am-5pm

FTE: 0.6 (Part Time, 24 hours a week, No weekends)

Experience in pediatrics perferred. Bilingual is a plus.

Providence offers:

  • Competitive pay (including holiday pay & shift pay differentials)

  • Best-in-class benefits – full medical, dental and vision starting on your first day

  • Continuing education & growth opportunities

  • 401k retirement plans with employer matching

  • Mileage reimbursement & ferry fee coverage

  • Generous paid time off for vacation, sick days and holidays

  • The resources & career growth opportunities of one of America’s largest health care systems

  • COVID-19 safety: PPE (N95 fitted masks, gloves and face shields provided) and vaccination opportunities

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

  • Meets the training requirements of the State of California: S418.76(a) standard: Hospice aide qualifications:

  • A qualified hospice aide is a person who has successfully completed one of the following:

  • (i) A training program and competency evaluation as specified in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section respectively

  • (ii) A competency evaluation program that meets the requirements of paragraph (c) of this section

  • (iii) A nurse aide training and competency evaluation program approved by the State as meeting the requirements of § 483.151 through § 483.154 of this chapter, and is currently listed in good standing on the State nurse aide registry.

  • (iv) A State licensure program that meets the requirements of paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section. (2) A hospice aide is not considered to have completed a program, as specified in paragraph (a)(1) of this section, if, since the individual's most recent completion of the program(s), there has been a continuous period of 24 consecutive months during which none of the services furnished by the individual as described in § 409.40 of this chapter were for compensation. If there has been a 24-month lapse in furnishing services, the individual must complete another program, as specified in paragraph (a)(1) of this section, before providing services Standard: Content and duration of hospice aide classroom and supervised practical training

  • ​​​​Possess and maintains current CPR certification

  • Possess and maintain Certified Home Health Aide Certification

  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with state and/or LCMHS/TrinityCare Hospice requirements

  • 1 year work experience

  • Hospice aide training must include classroom and supervised practical training in a practicum laboratory or other setting in which the trainee demonstrates knowledge while performing tasks on an individual under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, or a licensed practical nurse, who is under the supervision of a registered nurse. Classroom and supervised practical training combined must total at least 75 hours.

  • A minimum of 16 hours of classroom training must precede a minimum of 16 hours of supervised practical training as part of the 75 hours.

  • A hospice aide training program must address each of the following subject areas: ◦ Communication skills, including the ability to read, write, and verbally report clinical information to patients, care givers, and other hospice staff. ◦ Observation, reporting, and documentation of patient status and the care or service furnished ◦ Reading and recording temperature, pulse, and respiration ◦ Basic infection control procedures ◦ Basic elements of body functioning and changes in body function that must be reported to an aide's supervisor ◦ Maintenance of a clean, safe, and healthy environment ◦ Recognizing emergencies and the knowledge of emergency procedures and their application ◦ The physical, emotional, and developmental needs of and ways to work with the populations served by the hospice, including the need for respect for the patient, his or her privacy, and his or her property ◦ Appropriate and safe techniques in performing personal hygiene and grooming tasks, including items on the following basic checklist: ▪ Bed bath ▪ Sponge, tub, and shower bath ▪ Hair shampoo (sink, tub, and bed) ▪ Nail and skin care ▪ Oral hygiene ▪ Toileting and elimination

  • Safe transfer techniques and ambulation

  • Normal range of motion and positioning

  • Adequate nutrition and fluid intake

  • Any other task that the hospice may choose to have an aide perform. The hospice is responsible for training hospice aides, as needed, for skills not covered in the basic checklist, as described in paragraph (b)(3)(ix) of this section

  • Demonstrated ability to read and follow written instructions and document care given

  • Understands hospice philosophy and is comfortable providing specialized care to the terminally ill

  • Demonstrated self-direction and ability to work with little direct supervision

  • Secure with issues of death and dying

  • Provides a calm manner when in a patient’s home

  • Has empathy for the needs of the ill, injured, frail and impaired

  • Demonstrates tact, patient and good personal hygiene

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Good organizational skills

  • Demonstrates flexibility in scheduling

​​​​​​​Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities

About the hospice you will serve.

Providence TrinityCare Hospice, established in 1977, is the oldest and largest non-profit hospice in Southern California and the first to be licensed by the State of California. Caring for people in Los Angeles and Orange Counties with professional teams. Providence TrinityCare Hospice is Medicare Certified and Joint Commission accredited. We also provide the only specialized pediatric hospice service in Los Angeles County.

As the only pediatric hospice in Los Angeles County, Providence TrinityKids Care understands the impact a seriously ill child can have on the life of a family. A specialized division of TrinityCare, TrinityKids Care helps children with life-limiting illnesses leave the hospital in order to spend as much time as possible at home with their families.

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 353198