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Certified Home Health Aide - Home Health

Location: Oakland
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Certified Home Health Aide (HHA) Full Time

At 21st Century Home Health Services (HHS), we are committed to treating every patient with the same empathy, compassion and understanding that we would show our family. With over 200 employees, we are the largest Home Health Agency in San Francisco and the fastest growing in the Bay Area. We provide care to over 1,000 patients in San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Alameda Counties.

Our Clinicians are not only dedicated to the patients we serve, but to each other. The proof is in our outcomes: Hospital readmission rates for 21st Century HHS are consistently under 10% while the industry average is over 15%. We have a 5 star medicare rating.

Territory: Oakland. We also have opportunities in San Mateo, Alameda, Contra Costa and Santa Clara Counties.

21st Century HHS is expanding rapidly through out East Bay. We anticipate offering Clinicians and Therapists targeted and manageable territories no later than early 2023, in all areas of Contra Costa and Alameda Counties. However, you don't have to wait until 2023 to join us! We are offering immediate opportunities or individuals to train in Oakland and transition to preferred and coinvent territories once available.

What you'll do as a Certified Home Health Aide (HHA):

Under the direct supervision of an RN Case Manager, you will provide patient care according to the Plan of Care. You will also:

  • Provide personal care including, baths, back rubs, oral hygiene, shampoos, and changing bed linen
  • Assist patients with dressing and undressing
  • Provide skin care to prevent breakdown
  • Assist the patient with toileting activities
  • Keep patient's living area clean and orderly, as appropriate
  • Assist in feeding the patient, if necessary.
  • Perform range of motion and other simple procedures as an extensional therapy service as ordered (with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency).
  • Assist patient in the self-administration of medication.
  • Meet safety needs of patients and using equipment safely and properly (foot stools, side rails, etc.).
  • Report on patient's condition and significant changes to the assigned nurse.
    Why you Should Come Work for us a Certified Home Health Aide
    • Low turnover/High morale
    • Work/life balance
    • Helpful software and communication tools
    • Outstanding benefits for you and your family including 401k with matching. Generous PTO, Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, etc
    • Competitive compensation with achievable incentive bonus program
      To be a success as a Certified Home Health Aide
      • Valid HHA CA license
      • LCSW is a plus
      • Current BLS/CPR Certification
      • Valid CA Driver's License
      • Excel at building rapport with patients and providing the highest quality of care
      • Experience home health care is highly preferred
      • Experience with high acuity patients is a plus
      • Experience working with an interdisciplinary team is highly desired
      • Self-Directed
      • Empathetic
      • Critical thinker
      • Outstanding interpersonal skills
      • Organized
        21st Century is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: 21ST CENTURY HOME HEALTH SERVICES, Oakland , Certified Home Health Aide - Home Health, Healthcare , Oakland, California

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