Continuing Care is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
The CHHA carries out healthcare tasks in the patient's home under the supervision of a licensed RN or Therapist. All documentation will be completed in the EMR and in accordance with the agency timeliness policies.
Adheres to departmental requirements for required training- Attend at least 12 hours of training annually. Participates in the weekend/holiday rotation as defined by Lahey Health at Home.
Successfully completed a basic training program approved by the Mass. Association of Homemaker and Home Health Aides and possess certificate as evidence of completion.
One year experience as a CHHA preferred. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state. Maintains an American Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification
Meets the training requirements in accordance with State and Federal laws and possess written evidence of such completion. At least 18 years of age.
Ability to read and follow written instructions and document care given. Self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision. Empathy for the needs of the ill, injured, frail and the impaired.
Demonstrates tact, patience and good personal hygiene. Essential computer skills to work with EMR.
Full time, 40 hour, day shift position
The Lahey Model of Careright care, right time, right placeis exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.