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Home Health Aide (HHA) - Home Care

VITAS Type Full time Posted 1/22/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 4/16/2014
TX - Texas (All) - Fort Worth Referral - n/a -    

Home Health Aide (HHA) - Home Care

Job ID: 2013-23790
Location: Fort Worth
Min. Exp.(Yrs): 1
Category: Nursing

The Certified Home Health Aide is a non-exempt employee trained to provide personal care and services to the terminally ill to augment that care given by family members. Functions under the direct instruction and supervision of the VITAS nurse and/or the VITAS Team Manager.  This position is based out of the main program located in Fort Worth, TX.

 

Our HHAs (Home Health Aides) may be placed in skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, VITAS inpatient units, retirement centers and home care.

 

Appy below if you are interested infull-timeopportunities.  This is a full-time Home Health Aideposition.  For part-time and prn/per-diem opportunities, please see our other openings.

Qualifications:
  • Qualified candidates must have two (2) years direct patient care working experience.
  • Good documentation skills required.
  • The full-time Home Health Aide will work on the Intensive Comfort Care Team providing patient/family care on various days throughout the week from 8am-7pm.
  • All HHAs must rotate weekend coverage with other team members.
  • Qualified HHA candidates will reside in Tarrant County or a city bordering Tarrant County in order to respond to patient/family needs in a timely manner.
  • Ability to travel per job requirement and willingness to provide patient/family care up to fifty (50) miles one way. 
  • Mileage reimbursement provided.

 

Education:
  • Certification as a CNA in the State of Texas required.
  • Certified Home Health Aide preferred.
  • High school graduate or equivalent required.
Special Instructions to Candidates:
EOE/AA
M/F/D/V