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Trinity Health Senior Home Health Aide - Provincial House - Full Time Nights in Latham, New York

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Night Shift

Description:

SENIOR HOME HEALTH AIDEfull time nights 11p-7aEDDY SENIOR CARE (Latham at St. Joseph Provincial House)Certified Home Health Aide opportunity

Position Highlights:

  • Recognized leader: Magnet Hospital in the Capital Region

  • Quality of Life: Where career opportunities and quality of life converge

  • Advancement: Strong orientation program, generous tuition allowance and career development

What you will do:

Eddy SeniorCare is the Capital Region's only Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). PACE is a special model of care proven effective at helping older adults with long-term health care needs live safely at home. This new program is located on the beautiful 83 acre, hillside campus of the Sisters of St. Joseph Eddy Senior Care supports seniors at home by bringing together under one roof a wide array of medical care, home health care, therapy, and other support services. In the PACE model of care, each participant's health and support services are managed by a care team that is based at our agency. The team includes doctors, nurses, therapists, home health aides, day center staff, transportation drivers, nutritionists, social workers, and others. The PACE ""one-roof"" team model of care improves care coordination and responsiveness.

Responsibilities:

    • to serve as lead aide on assigned floor, serving as preceptor for colleagues, receiving report at start of shift for the floor and coordinating report off to next lead aide at end of shift.
  • -Actively participates in Nursing Governance Committee meetings and quality improvement projects.

  • The Certified Home Health Aide is a paraprofessional health care worker prepared to function in a supportive relationship to professional nursing and other health care disciplines.

  • The Home Health Aide provides, under appropriate professional direction and supervision, health care services and other supportive services in the home as defined in the patient’s Plan of Care.

What you will need:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Completion of Home Health Aide Training Program, Home Health Aide Equivalency Program, C N A Transition Program, or Personal Care Aide Upgrade Program approved by the New York State Department of Health

  • New York State Drivers License

  • One or more years experience is preferred, as either a Home Health Aide in a Certified or Licensed Home Health Agency or as a Certified Nursing Assistant in a hospital or nursing home.

    Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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