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Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)

VITAS Type Full time Posted 2/4/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/30/2014
NJ - New Jersey (All) - Eatontown Referral - n/a -    

Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)

Job ID: 2013-24562
Location: New Jersey Shore
Min. Exp.(Yrs): 1
Category: Nursing

Our 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 reports out of the main office located in Shewsbury, NJ.

 

Our Certified Home Health Aides (CHHA) will provide patient care in skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, retirement centers and home care.

Qualifications:
  • One (1) year working experience in direct patient care.
  • Good documentation skills required.

 

  • The full-time Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) will provide routine patient care and receive cross training in Intensive Comfort Care (ICC). 
  • Standard routine patient care is 7am-4pm or 8am-5pm for an eight (8) hour shift.
  • Intensive Comfort Care (ICC) is 8am-7pm for an eleven (11) hour shift.
  • Coverage counties include Ocean, Monmouth, Middlesex and Somerset.
  • Qualified candidates will reside in one of the counties mentioned above in order to respond to patient/family needs in a timely manner.
  • Ability to travel per job requirement.  Mileage reimbursement provided.
Education:
  • High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • Certification as a CHHA in the State of New Jersey required.
Special Instructions to Candidates:
EOE/AA
M/F/D/V