Aide, Hospice PRN

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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 11/29/2016

Christus Health San Antonio, TX

Company
Christus Health
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5000133629706
AJE Ref #
576028513
Location
San Antonio, TX
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

Description

Performs assigned functions of personal care and services to the terminally ill patient in their residence, under the direction, instruction, and supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN).

Requirements



EDUCATION:

High School diploma or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of two (2) year's experience as a Home Health Aide, preferably in home care.

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION:

Current Texas Certification as Nurse's Aide. Current Basic CPR. Must have a current Texas driver's license with current automobile insurance.

EQUIPMENT / SKILLS:

Time management skills.

Effective communication skills.

Legible handwriting.

Professional appearance and conduct.

Good observation skills.

Flexibility.

Map reading.

Operation of equipment i.e., gait belt, Hoyer lift, hospital bed.

Knowledge of computer usage and word processing.



WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Work involves continuous exposure to pleasant and unpleasant working conditions or undesirable elements. May involve exposure to a variety of components that are potentially hazardous or harmful and requires exercise as well defined precautions for protection from injury or illness. May occasionally involve exposure to harsh weather and hazardous driving conditions. When working in the office works in offices, which are clean, well lit, and air-conditioned.

OTHER:

Must be knowledgeable of Agency policies, procedures, and organizational structure; must adhere to the policy on Code of Ethical Behavior and our Compliance Plan; must work well with all levels of Associates; must be able to remain calm in the face of irate Clients; and most importantly, must DEMONSTRATE THE CORE VALUES AT ALL TIME.