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Home Health Aide- Bilingual (Spanish)

at Mercy Medical Center Clinton in Saint Francis Healthcare, United States

Job Description

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Full time

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Provide one-to-one, compassionate care and love your job

About Trinity Health PACE

Trinity Health PACE programs are nationally recognized for providing high quality, comprehensive care in the communities we serve. Our services are built upon a 30-year history of Programs of All-Inclusive Care (PACE) for the elderly in the United States. Trinity Health PACE is one of the largest PACE providers in the country. With new strategy, vision and technology, we are growing and shaping the future of healthcare!

We have a pioneering care model here at Trinity Health PACE programs offer continuous, quality care to the elderly, allowing them the independence of living at home. Seniors who qualify for nursing home care alternatively have the option to receive comprehensive care from an interdisciplinary team of experts, all focused on improving participants’ health. At our centers, seniors receive clinical and rehabilitation therapy and build relationships with doctors, nurses and fellow participants – all under one roof.

Home Health Aide- Bilingual position summary

The Home Health Aide is responsible for providing various care services necessary for attending to the personal needs, support, and health status of participants

Your opportunity

+ Provide one-to-one care with your patients in their homes or in a clinical setting

+ Warm and supportive environment

+ Enjoy a truly patient-centered focus

+ Excel with supportive, motivated colleagues in an inspiring environment

+ Flexibility

+ Competitive salary

+ Career paths and professional development

+ Learn the industry’s best, easy-to-use, advanced technology

Other benefits

+ Health, dental and vision insurance

+ Short and long-term disability

+ 403b

+ Generous paid time off

+ Mileage reimbursement

+ Comprehensive orientation

Essential Functions

+ As part of the health care team, provide personal care assistance that will maintain the independence of the participant to conduct activities of daily living, including toileting, showers, eating, and grooming

+ Assist in the maintenance of physical activity, exercise, and walking

+ Provide nursing care as assigned in a safe manner, consistent with the policies and procedures of the PACE Organization

+ Responsible for participant safety, identify safety hazards and emergency situations, and initiate corrective action as able

+ Provide behavioral supervision or support for participants, such as reality orientation, reminder to follow through with nursing and medication instruction, diet restrictions, and emotional reassurance

+ Assist with general activities such as conversing with participants, recreation activities, meal and snack serving, and housekeeping

Minimum qualifications

+ High school diploma or equivalent required.

+ Active Home Health Aide certification is required. Certified Nurse Assistant Certification preferred

+ Bilingual- Spanish/English speaking

+ Minimum one (1) year of documented experience working with a frail or elderly population

+ Experience in a long-term care facility or with a community-based geriatric program preferred

+ Valid driver’s license, proof of car insurance and ability to provide a reliable means of transportation required for home care duties.

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Trinity Health’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health’s dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country’s aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services – ranked by number of visits – in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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Job Posting: JC188480508

Posted On: Jul 24, 2021

Updated On: Aug 09, 2021