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Home Health Assistant - Hospice

We Are Hiring

Home Health Assistant - Hospice Patient Care Svcs 001 - FT - Days - Monday - Friday 8AM- 4:30 PM; Call rotation.   LAH Hospice - Vestal, NY

Lourdes At Home has an opening for a compassionate Home Health Assistant to work with our Hospice patients.  Our Hospice Team’s goal is to help each patient live each day to its fullest, enabling them to remain in a familiar and supportive environment surrounded by people they love and possessions they cherish.  Come join our team.

 

Why Join Ascension?

 

We'd like to invite you on a journey…to a place where healthcare becomes healthier.  Here at Lourdes, we're blessed with a rare combination. We offer some of the latest technology medical science offers.  And the kind of compassion every patient needs.

Lourdes Hospital, part of Ascension, has provided compassionate care to those in need since 1925. In Binghamton, N.Y., the main hospital campus includes a Hospice Program, an Ambulatory Surgery Center, and a Regional Cancer Center. Reaching beyond these boundaries, Lourdes has established a network of primary care physicians at convenient sites throughout the region. The Mission In Motion program, which provides primary care and cancer screening services through two mobile medical vans, makes healthcare accessible to rural populations

Come join our team.

What You Will Do

As our Hospice Home Health Asistant, YOU will be the in the front line of providing basic patient care to home health patients under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or other authority.

YOU will:

  • Perform patient care procedures within scope of practice as supervised by the patient's Registered Nurse (RN) or other authority.
  • Assist patients with tending to personal care, activities of daily living and transfers/transport.
  • Report findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff or other authority.
  • Assist with keeping the patient's environment clean, safe and orderly.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • One or more of the following:
      • Licensed Drivers License obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Valid Driver’s License, proof of valid auto insurance, and a working vehicle.
      • Home Health Aide obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Nurse Aide credentialed from the New York Department of Health - Nurse Aide Registry obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education & Work Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • CNA required for hire. 
  • HHA certification preferred.
  • Home care experience preferred.
  • Drivers license and reliable transportation a must.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital (Lourdes) complies with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Lourdes are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Lourdes does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Lourdes is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 350617
Category: Nursing Support
Facility: NYBIN Our Lady of Lourdes Hosp
Ministry: Lourdes, NY
Location: Vestal, NY

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