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Home Health Aide

Location: San Diego, CA Job Number: 683215 Date posted: 05/17/2018
Description: Under direct supervision, visits assigned patients to provide limited nursing and/or related services, consistent w/ training & California State Certification; provides personal, environmental, & nutritional services under the orders of a physician & appropriate supervision by a RN.

Essential Functions:
  • Assists patient w/ personal & oral hygiene which may include complete bed, bath, partial or self-help bath, tub bath, shower, bed or sink shampoo, nail care, skin/facial hair care, occupied bed change
  • Provides incidental household or environmental services which may include preparing light meals for patient or meals to be left for consumption between visits, maintaining bedroom, bathroom, & kitchen orderly & reasonably clean, & washing patient's personal laundry
  • Takes & records patient vital signs, height, weight, etc & reports to RN or intake nurse any significant changes in patient's behavior, physical condition, and/or family environment
  • Assists w/ enemas & irrigation of catheters
  • Maintains, records related to job responsibilities
  • Participates in team conferences & inservice programs
  • Establishes & maintains courteous, cooperative relations w/ the public, patients & other personnel
  • Performs other related duties


  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Some experience in a licensed Home health Agency
  • Current California state certification as Home Health Aide
  • Ability to work effectively with the public
  • Ability to plan daily patient schedule efficiently
  • Ability to use standard Home Health Nursing supplies and equipment
  • Moderate physical demands
  • Required to drive up to 120 miles and make 4-7 home visits daily
  • Stair climbing carrying up to 25 pounds of supplies/equipment
  • Repeated bending, lifting and reaching
    Primary Location: California,San Diego,Mission Road Administration Building B 10992 S.D. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: OPEIU - Local 30 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Home Care Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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