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Home Health Assistant

We Are Hiring

Home Health Assistant - HCS Patient Services 001 - FT Rotating - LAH Hospice - Vestal, NY

Alternating weekly schedule : Week 1- 8AM-4:30 PM
Week 2- Split shift M-W-F 8AM-2PM / 6PM-8:30PM Tuesday/Thursday 8AM-4:30

**Sign-On Bonus Eligible Position**

Lourdes At Home has an opening for a compassionate Home Health Assistant to work with our Homecare patients.  Our Homecare 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?

 Lourdes, based in Binghamton, New York, is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. The main hospital campus includes medical, surgical and specialty nursing units, an Ambulatory Care Center, Breast Care Center, a Regional Cancer Center and numerous specialty practices. Reaching beyond the main hospital campus, Lourdes has established a network of primary care providers at 12 convenient sites throughout the region; and the Lourdes at Home and Hospice programs which care for patients in their homes and various nursing facilities. Two mobile mammography vans, a dental van and a medical services van deliver health services out into the region, making health care more easily accessible to surrounding communities.

Lourdes is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As our Home Health Assistant, 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
      • 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.
  • HHA preferred.
  • Home care experience preferred.

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: 362539
Category: Nursing Support
Facility: NYBIN Our Lady of Lourdes Hosp
Ministry: Lourdes, NY
Location: Vestal, NY

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