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Home Health Aide (HHA) - Home Care

VITAS Type Full time Posted 2/19/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/30/2014
IL - Illinois (All) - Chicago Referral - n/a -    

Home Health Aide (HHA) - Home Care

Job ID: 2013-24244
Location: Chicagoland South
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.

Qualifications:
  • Qualified candidates must have one (1) year direct patient care experience in acute or sub acute care.
  • Good documentation skills required.
  • Ability to travel per job requirement.
  • Assist in lifting and transferring patients as required.
  • Lift objects in excess of 20 pounds.
  • Stand or walk in excess of one hour per day.
  • Talk and Hear.
  • Close and Distance Vision.
  • Ability to adjust focus.
Education:
  • Certification in your state required.
  • High school graduate or equivalent required.
Special Instructions to Candidates:
EOE/AA
M/F/D/V