Hospice House Certified Home Health Aide

Location: Reading, MA
Job ID: 168936-1A
Date Posted: Jun 25, 2021
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome To Beth Israel Lahey Health at Home. Our team provides high-quality home care and hospice services by partnering with physicians, hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to provide specialized care to patients in the comfort of their own home. Our team of nurses, therapists (physical, occupational, and speech), medical social workers, and home health aides work together to devise and implement a compassionate care plan that is expressly tailored for each patient.

About the Job

The Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) carries out healthcare tasks in the Sawtelle Family Hospice House under the supervision of a nurse.

Full time - 37.5 hour  overnight position

Qualifications:

Licensure, Certification & Registration:

  • Successfully completed a basic training program approved by the Mass. Association of Homemaker and Home Health Aides and possess certificate as evidence of completion
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state.
  • Maintains an American Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification

Experience:

  • One year experience as a CHHA preferred.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Meets the training requirements in accordance with State and Federal laws and possess written evidence of such completion.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Ability to read and follow written instructions and document care given.
  • Self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision.
  • Empathy for the needs of the ill, injured, frail and the impaired.
  • Demonstrates tact, patience and good personal hygiene.
  • Essential computer skills to work with EMR.

Benefits offered for any position with over 20 scheduled standard hours:

  •  Voluntary Insurance choices for Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, Auto and Home, and Pet Insurance available
  • Lahey Outpatient Pharmacy Benefits
  • 403B
  • Paid Time Off or (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for 20 hours or more per week after 1 year of continuous benefits employment  

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.