Home Health Aide, Overnights
- House - Home Health Aide
- Job ID
- Per Diem
Located on 39 beautiful, wooded acres in Haverhill, MA, Merrimack Valley Hospice House provides a comfortable, welcoming home-like alternative for patients in need of specialized end-of-life care. With twenty-one private suites, our goal is to ensure the Hospice House is available to patients and families when time is most precious. One of only two inpatient hospice facilities in Massachusetts licensed to care for children as well as adults, Merrimack Valley Hospice House address these complex medical needs with compassion and dignity. It is a place for patients and families to spend their last days together in peace, comfort and security.
The Home Health Aide is a trained paraprofessional who provides personal care and other incidental care to patients as instructed by and under the supervision of the professional clinician. Home Health Aides provide care to patients in a variety of community settings, including to patients under home health and hospice plans of care, residing in private homes, assisted livings, skilled nursing facilities and hospice inpatient facilities.
Required Education and Experience
Certified Home Health Aide with ability to pass written and demonstration competencies as required by regulations upon hire. Depending on the position, the aide may be required to pass additional competencies, including Dementia Care and Hospice Care. If assigned to New Hampshire caseload, must be a Licensed Nurse Aide in the State of NH.
Flexible, sensitive to the needs of others, able to cope with emergencies.
Ability to read/write and communicate in English.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Tact and sensitivity in dealing with emotional or stressful patient situations.
Responsible and reliable.
Good organization skills.
Home Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the patient population in which we serve. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Home Health Foundation is especially interested in candidates who, through their service, training and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our health care community.