“You matter because you are you. You matter to the last moment of your life, and we will do all we can, not only to help you die peacefully, but to live until you die.”
-Dame Cicely Mary Saunders
Founder of the modern day hospice movement.
|Certified Home Health Aide (Per Diem)||Palm Springs, California||Per Diem|
Description: Provides personal care and service to terminally ill patients and augment the care provided by family members. Functions under the supervision of the Case Manager and/or Team Manager.
-Completes documentation accurately and in a timely manner.
-Assists patients with bath, mouth care, skin, hair and all aspects of personal hygiene.
-Assists patients with transferring and ambulation as needed.
-Assists with prescribed exercises which patients and CHHA have been educated in by appropriate health professionals.
-Prepares meals and assists patients with eating as required.
-Assists patients in toileting including use of bedpans, urinal and commodes.
-Prepares household services that will facilitate the patient's self-care at home and are necessary to prevent or postpone institutionalization.
-Reports changes in patient condition and needs to the case manager or Team Manager.
-Clean patient's environment which includes emptying of trash and washing dishes.
-Changing, washing and drying of patient's linens.
-Other duties as assigned within the scope of practice.
Requirements: - Completion of CHHA program.
- 1-2 years direct patient care experience.
- Bilingual preferred.
- Must have a valid driver's license and proof of insurance.
- BLS required.Current California driver's license and proof of automobile insurance.