Home Health Aide (Certified Nursing Assistant)

Certified Nursing Assistant Bellevue, Washington Issaquah, Washington Sammamish, Washington

Department: Home Health
Job Type: Full-Time Shift: Day
Hours/Week: 40
Req: 45215


Description

***Up to $3,500 sign-on bonus for those new to EvergreenHealth***

Territory covered: Bellevue, Issaquah, Sammamish

To learn more and hear from our staff click here: Join EvergreenHealth Hospice & Home Care

Who We Are
EvergreenHealth is one of largest, most innovative stand-alone Home Health providers in the nation with a local vision, dedicated to serving patients and families in the Pacific Northwest since 1992. From Everett to South Seattle and beyond, our compassionate, skilled providers have the opportunity to provide care in their own community.  

Our Team
As an interdisciplinary team we work together to enrich the health and wellbeing of every life we touch. Our care teams are composed of the following:

  • Nurses (RN & LPN)
  • Certified Would Care Specialists
  • Psychiatric Nurses
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech Therapists
  • Social Workers
  • Certified Nursing Assistants (Home Health Aides)

Why Join Our Team? As an employee of EvergreenHealth we believe in helping our staff by:

  • Creating a flexible and customized career by offering flexible schedules
  • Offering work/life balance providing a variety of territories to work/serve. We do our best to keep you in the territory that is the closest to your home or desired community.
  • Training: Our new staff will feel confident knowing they have learned from experienced preceptors within their area of specialty.
  • Providing Professional Development as supported through our Tuition Assistance program, paid CEU’s, in addition to career advancement through leadership pathways.
  • Low staff to patient ratios ensuring staff feel safe and that we are providing the best possible clinical care and outcomes for our patients and their families.
  • Commitment to building an inclusive and diverse workforce: Our staff share a deep commitment to providing exceptional care and service for each one of our patients, and one another.
  • Providing a culture of safety: We are proud to be recognized by The Leapfrog Group with an "A" grade for patient safety, along with our recognition as a Top General Hospital for quality and safety - the only hospital in Washington state.


Job Summary:
A paraprofessional trained within the organization to provide care services and administer specific nursing procedures, supportive therapy services and emotional support to patients, caregivers and family. The primary nurse or therapist on a case provides the direct supervision of the patient care provided by the HHA. Home health aide services are provided according to the home health or hospice plan of care, according to department policy and scope of practice guidelines as set by applicable regulations or state law.

Responsibilities:

  1. Aide performs personal care services, provides assistance with routine household tasks, and respite or companion visits for patients and their families.
  2. Assists patients with activities of daily living, i.e., bathing, dressing, feeding, transfers, toileting and ambulation as directed on home health aide plan of care.
  3. Observes, assesses and reports changes in patient condition or status within scope of practice.

License, Certification, Education or Experience:

REQUIRED for the position: Certified as a Nursing Assistant High School graduate or equivalent Experience in a supervised health care setting, such as a hospital or nursing home. Current Washington State Driver’s license and proof of insurability Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire Reliable transportation or 

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