Trinity Health LIFE New Jersey_Home Health Aide

Trinity Health LIFE New Jersey is a member of Trinity Health PACE, is seeking a LIFE Specialist/Home Health Aide for its location in Pennsauken, NJ. Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) coordinate and provide all needed preventive, primary, acute and long term care services so that older individuals can continue living in the community. PACE is an innovative model that enables individuals who are 55 years old or older and certified by their state to need nursing home care to live as independently as possible. Through PACE, today’s fragmented health care financing and delivery system comes together to serve the unique needs of each individual in a way that makes sense to the frail elderly, their informal caregivers, health care providers and policy makers. Many PACE participants get most of their care from staff employed by the PACE organization in the PACE center. PACE centers meet State and Federal safety requirements and include adult day programs, medical clinics, activities, and occupational and physical therapy facilities. Trinity Health LIFE New Jersey provides a competitive compensation and benefit package that complements this opportunity for personal growth and professional advancement. This position reports to the Director of In-Home Services or designee/Registered Nurse.

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensure/Certification - Current certification as Home Health Aide in New Jersey.  Must have a valid NJ driver’s license with proof of insurance.
  • Education – High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.  Experience- Must have an established safe record of driving.  Knowledgeable of principles, practices, standards and techniques of a home health aide; knowledgeable of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment, knowledgeable of medical equipment use and maintenance, skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, co-workers, medical staff and the public, skilled in identifying and recommending problem resolution, ability to communicate clearly and effectively, ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations ability to work independently with minimum supervision.