Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 151510-1A
Date Posted: Jan 11, 2019
Continuing Care is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
The Certified Home Health Aide/Certified Nursing Assistant (CHHA/CNA) carries out healthcare tasks in the patient’s home under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. The CHHA must maintain confidentiality of patient information, and must submit accurate patient documentation within established time parameters. The CHHA can perform her duties for private pay clients, as an aide in a Day Program, for a Certified VNA, or a Skilled Nursing Facility.
High School Diploma or Equivalent. The CHHA/CNA shall have successfully completed a basic training program approved by the Mass. Association of Homemaker and Home Health Aides and possess original certificate evidence of such completion, or a student nurse matriculated in an approved school of nursing, having successfully completed one year of clinical training with supporting transcripts. One year CNA or CHHA experience preferred
Demonstrates good interpersonal relationship skills. Able to cope with different value systems. Accepts and learns from supervision. Able to interact well with all age groups. Demonstrates a warm, positive attitude towards people. Is dependable and shows positive work attitude. Understands the scope of the Home Health Aide role and responsibilities; understands and accepts limitations. Visual and manual dexterity required. Flexibility in work environment and associated conditions. Maintains confidentiality of patient information. Ability to read, write, verbalize and carry out directions. Maintain a reliable attendance record.
Per diem position
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.