Aug 01, 2019

Home Health Aide

  • Sutter Health
  • Sacramento, CA
Full time Health Care

Job Description

**Position Overview:** **POSITION SUMMARY:** Under the direction of a licensed nurse or therapist, participates in the client's care and experience through teamwork, effective communication and basic care skills. **Principal Accountabilities** Community: Promotes a positive relationship between Sutter Health and the community. Finance: Utilizes resources to deliver quality care in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. Growth: Follows client plan of care during the duration of client's enrollment in the program in order to achieveoptimal care and quality of daily living. People: Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team in order to foster collaboration for the development of an effective client plan of care. Quality: Provides optimal personal and restorative care to clients per Sutter Standards of Excellence to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of daily living. Reports changes of clients conditions. Documents care provided appropriately. Service: Promotes client satisfaction with services through utilization of the Sutter Difference standards of behavior. **Qualifications:** **MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:** **Education:** Current California certification as a Certified Home Health Aide. Must be CPR certified on hire. For Sutter Senior Care position, must acquire first aid and CPR Certification within six months of hire and maintain current certification thereafter. Must possess a current driver's license, reliable transportation and proof of liability insurance. High School Graduate or equivalent. **Knowledge:** Medical terminology, healthcare practices and universal precautions. **Experience:** One year experience working with the elderly is required. One or more years of experience as a Home Health Aide, preferable caring for the elderly is preferred. **Skills:** Under the direction of licensed nurses or therapists, manages multiple demands in an ever-changing environment. Good organizational skills a must. Requires the ability to prioritize duties and have good time management skills. Must have effective English, written and verbal communications skills. Bilingual skills preferred. Sincere interest in working with frail elderly participants is a must. Ability to work as part of the interdisciplinary team and make meaningful contributions to the development of the plan of care. **Organization:** Sutter Senior Care **Employee Status:** Regular **Employee Referral Bonus:** No **Benefits:** No **Position Status:** Non-Exempt **Union:** No **Job Shift:** Day/Evening **Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift **Days of the Week Scheduled:** Varied Days **Weekend Requirements:** Every Other Weekend **Schedule:** Short Hour **Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 32 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.

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