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POST DATE 8/21/2016
END DATE 10/25/2016

Valley Health System Ridgewood, NJ

Ridgewood, NJ
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Description:

* Job Summary:

* To perform intermittent direct or indirect hands-on patient care to meet the patient s needs in accordance with the plan of care and assist in maintaining a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse.

* Education:

* High school diploma or equivalent.

* Special Skills:

* Completion of the State approved Home Health Aide Training course, Home Health Aide competency exam and certification through the New Jersey State Board of Nursing. Ability to work in a changing patient care environment and meet patient s needs (chronic and/or terminal illness). Ability to work cooperatively within the health system; with patient and family members; and with multidisciplinary team members (i.e., nurses, Rehab staff, etc.). Ability to utilize effective time management to set priorities, perform job related responsibilities, and respond quickly to emergency situations. Ability to read write and understand english. Driver s License current and valid driver s license, registration, inspection sticker and appropriate level of insurance coverage required, to include collision. Employees must adhere to all procedural guidelines in HR Policy 108 including demonstrating an acceptable driving record for the duration of their employment as long as driving continues to be a responsibility of the job.

Valley is an equal opportunity employer. Valley does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability, liability for military service, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other basis made unlawful by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.