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Home Health Aid Hosp Pall Care

JFK Medical Center Edison Full-Time
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Overview

How have you impacted someone’s life today?  At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day.  From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.


Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Home Health Aid at Hackensack Meridian is responsible under the direction and supervision of the R.N. for rendering personal care to hospice patients in various settings (home, nursing home, assisted living, inpatient). Assists the Professional Nursing Staff with a variety of direct and indirect patient care activities as related to the individual plan of care. CHHA must possess knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, procedures, and demonstrate compentency in following the individual care plan to perform the functions of the position. Competent to render care and treatment for all age patients-Infants through Geriatrics


Qualifications

1-2 years HHA experience preferred: hospice experience beneficial.Minimum High School Diploma or GED. Completion of a Certified Home Health Aide Course is required by the State Board of Nursing. Computer proficiency for E-Learning/survey/etc., and safe use of patient care equipment.


        If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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Founded in 1967, JFK Medical Center is a non-profit, 498-bed community hospital, serving residents of Middlesex, Union and Somerset counties in Central New Jersey. With more than 900 affiliated physicians, JFK offers a complete array of advanced services, including general and specialized surgery, cardiac care, maternity and pediatric care, and emergency medicine. JFK Medical Center is an affiliate of Hackensack Meridian Health and accredited by the Joint Commission.

As one of the state’s major healthcare facilities, JFK has a proud tradition of clinical excellence in numerous medical and surgical specialties, including two world-class institutes under one roof -- The Neuroscience Institute and the Johnson Rehabilitation Institute. The Neuroscience Institute has been rated as the number one hospital in New Jersey for the treatment of stroke and complex neurological disorders. The Johnson Rehabilitation Institute has received a national designation in rehabilitation medicine and traumatic brain recovery.

From cutting-edge technology for diagnostic imaging and radiation therapies, to participating in the prestigious nationwide Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine elective cardiac catheterization study, JFK Medical Center remains on the forefront of delivering high quality care for your entire family.

JFK continues our history of innovation and growth with recent facility investments including a state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization laboratory (for elective and emergency angioplasty), enhanced digital mammography at the Breast Center, the comprehensive Center for Wound Healing, and a brand new pediatric and adult emergency department.

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