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Home Health Aide (NAC), Ellensburg, WA


Organization: Kittitas Valley Healthcare
Category: Professional
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Date Job Posted: November 17, 2021
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Home Health Aide (NAC) - Home Health & Hospice - Full Time (40 hours/week)

Company Description

KVH is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes 24-hour emergency care, inpatient, and outpatient hospital services through KVH Hospital. Clinics and services provided include family medicine, internal medicine, a geriatric nurse practitioner program, home health and hospice, physical therapy, orthopedics, general surgery, pediatrics, women's health, and urgent care.

Kittitas Valley Healthcare expects all employees to uphold our Vision & Mission. The KVH Vision, Mission & Guiding Principles can be found at http://www.kvhealthcare.org/mission-and-vision.

Job Description

The Home Health Aide provides patient care based on a written plan and instructions of the Registered Nurse or Physical Therapist in the event that nursing is not required in the care of the patient. The Home Health Aide provides personal care, simple procedures as an extension of therapy services, ambulation, exercise, household, and shopping services essential to the health care of the patient at home. The Home Health Aide reports to the Home Care Clinical Manager and is supervised in each case by the Registered Nurse or Physical Therapist assigned to the case.

Qualifications
What is required...

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One year of recent experience as a nursing assistant in a Medical/Surgical Unit or long-term care facility
  • Basic Nursing Assistant class; current Washington State NAC license
  • Current CPR card (maintenance required)
  • Must have a current Washington State driver's license
  • Must have automobile liability insurance
  • Must have access to a reliable car for transportation to patient homes

Additional Information

Wage: Wage range starts at $14.80/hour. Actual wage will be based on years' of applicable experience.

FTE: 1.0 = 40 hours/week

Benefits: This position is benefits eligible.

Union Status: This is a non-union covered position.

KVH is following Governor Inslee's orders in the amended proclamation 21-14 where all Health Care Providers and Workers are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before October 18th, 2021.

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