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Home Health Aide - Hospice / Halifax

Company: Sentara Health
Location: South Boston
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

City/State
South Boston, VA

Overview

Work Shift
First (Days) (United States of America)

Sentara Hospice is looking for a Home Health Aide to join their dynamic team in Halifax, VA.

Shift: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 5:00pm)

The Home Health Aide performs basic and routine patient care, such as personal hygiene, toileting, meal preparation and feeding, checks vital signs, intake/output, ambulation and assists patient with transfer from/to bed, toilet and other areas of the home.

Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or the equivalent required
  • Successful completion of an accredited nurse aide program required
  • VA CNA License preferred

    Sentara Healthcare offers outstanding benefits:
    • Tuition assistance and Student Loan Repayment Benefit
    • Health, Dental, Vision and Medical insurance
    • Generous Paid Annual Leave, Parental and Caregiver Leave
    • Retirement with match
    • Adoption, Infertility, and Surrogacy Reimbursement
    • Career and personal development opportunities
    • Reward programs for health and wellness

      Be a part of an excellent healthcare organization that cares about our People, Quality, Patient Safety, Service, and Integrity. Join a team that has a mission to improve health every day and a vision to be the healthcare choice of the communities that we serve!

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      Job Summary

      Home Health Aides and those hired as PCA (Personal Care Aide) will perform basic and routine patient care, such as personal hygiene, toileting, meal preparation, and feeding, checking vital signs, intake/output, ambulation, and assisting patients with transfer from/to bed, toilet and other areas of the home.

      Those hired in the PCA role will provide personal care services in the location where the participant lives including a home, assisted living facility, nursing home, or adult home.

      High school graduate or the equivalent preferred. Successful completion of an accredited nurse aide program is required.

      Accredited Nurse Aide Program required.

      The individual is to provide personal care services in the location where the participant lives (to include home, assisted living facility, nursing home, or adult home.

      Must be able to provide own transportation.

      Qualifications:

      HS - High School Grad or Equivalent (Required)

      Skills

      Active Listening, Communication, Reading Comprehension, Service Orientation, Speaking, Writing

      Sentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.

      Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at ecfr.gov for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of application.

      In support of our mission to improve health every day, this is a tobacco-free environment.

Keywords: Sentara Health, Danville , Home Health Aide - Hospice / Halifax, Healthcare , South Boston, Virginia

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