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Home Health Assistant - Hospice

Ascension Health Vestal, NY
  • Posted: October 05, 2019
  • Full-Time

We Are Hiring
Home Health Assistant - HCS Patient Services 001 - FT Days 8 - 4:30 with weekend, evening, and call components - Lourdes At Home - Hospice - Vestal, NY
More Than a Job: Working for Ascension is more than just a job. It's a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the community.
Why Join Ascension?
Lourdes, based in Binghamton, New York, is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. The main hospital campus includes medical, surgical and specialty nursing units, an Ambulatory Care Center, Breast Care Center, a Regional Cancer Center and numerous specialty practices. Reaching beyond the main hospital campus, Lourdes has established a network of primary care providers at 12 convenient sites throughout the region; and the Lourdes at Home and Hospice programs which care for patients in their homes and various nursing facilities. Two mobile mammography vans, a dental van and a medical services van deliver health services out into the region, making health care more easily accessible to surrounding communities.
Lourdes is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
What You Will Do
As our Hospice Home Health Aide, YOU will be the in the front line of providing basic patient care to home health patients under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or other authority.
YOU will:
+ Perform patient care procedures within scope of practice as supervised by the patient's Registered Nurse (RN) or other authority.
+ Assist patients with tending to personal care, activities of daily living and transfers/transport.
+ Report findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff or other authority.
+ Assist with keeping the patient's environment clean, safe and orderly.
What You Will Need
Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
+ Required Credential(s):
+ BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
+ One or more of the following:
+ Licensed Drivers License obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
+ Valid Driver's License
+ Home Health Aide obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
+ Nurse Aide credentialed from the New York Department of Health - Nurse Aide Registry obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education & Work Experience:
+ High school diploma or GED preferred
+ CNA, HHA preferred
+ Valid drivers license and reliable vehicle

Equal Employment Opportunity
As an equal opportunity employer, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital (Lourdes) complies with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Lourdes are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Lourdes does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
Lourdes is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
REQNUMBER: 350164-1A

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Vestal, NY
13851 USA

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