The Home Health & Hospice Aide is a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) who performs duties of personal care that might be given to convalescent, chronically ill, or disabled persons in their homes. Works with individuals and families to assist them in assuming responsibilities toward self-care.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities
- Documents the care in accordance to the HHA POC and informs the RN of any changes.
- Follows the HHA POC and does not exceed the scope of practice.
- Completed 12 HH/HO related CEUs per year, and is current with Oregon Home Health Aide Exam.
- Demonstrates the ability to function in a flexible staffing situation and changes accordingly.
- Demonstrates good communication skills to effectively discuss patient care to nurses and other staff.
- Is responsible of communicating with RN when changing patient frequency.
- Reports all accidents, incidents, changes in patient care to the nurse immediately.
- Is a team-player and willing to assist other disciplines when work as a HHA is completed.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Maintains self-motivation and sustains a high level of momentum.
- Able to successfully prioritize when faced with requests, demands and deadlines, highly organized.
- Knowledge of customer service concepts.
- Must be extremely detail oriented and able to perform accurate and thorough recordkeeping.
- Proven ability to communicate effectively, both in written and oral form.
- Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Education, Experience & Certification/Licensure
- High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.
- Minimum of six (6) months to one (1) year of related work experience.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified by the American Heart Association (AHA).
- Active and unencumbered Certified Nursing Assistant Licensure through the Oregon State Board of Nursing
- Working experience in a Home Health and Hospice.
For More Information, Contact
Holly Thompson, Human Resources
firstname.lastname@example.org | 541-575-3820
Why Blue Mountain Hospital District & Grant County?
The Blue Mountain Hospital District (BMHD) is located in Grant County, Oregon, at the heart of the John Day River, in beautiful, rural, Eastern Oregon. Our District is comprised of a Critical Access Hospital (CAH), Family & Rural Medicine Clinic, Home Health and Hospice, Emergency Medical Services, an Intermediate Care Center and all of the supporting ancillary departments necessary to care for the health and wellness of our community.
Our District spans from John Day to Prairie City, nestled in a valley surrounded by the Blue Mountains. The Strawberry Mountain Range and John Day River Valley offers a variety of outdoor activities, from abundant hiking/mountain biking/horse riding trails, to high and low lakes and ponds. Our area is known to be a “go to” place not just for recreation, but also for big game hunting and fishing!
Join our family-like team and settle into a lifestyle that is hard to beat!