Kaiser Permanente Home Health Aide in San Diego, California

Under direct supervision, visits assigned patients to provide limited nursing and/or related services, consistent w/ training & California State Certification; provides personal, environmental, & nutritional services under the orders of a physician & appropriate supervision by a RN.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists patient w/ personal & oral hygiene which may include complete bed, bath, partial or self-help bath, tub bath, shower, bed or sink shampoo, nail care, skin/facial hair care, occupied bed change

  • Provides incidental household or environmental services which may include preparing light meals for patient or meals to be left for consumption between visits, maintaining bedroom, bathroom, & kitchen orderly & reasonably clean, & washing patient's personal laundry

  • Takes & records patient vital signs, height, weight, etc & reports to RN or intake nurse any significant changes in patient's behavior, physical condition, and/or family environment

  • Assists w/ enemas & irrigation of catheters

  • Maintains, records related to job responsibilities

  • Participates in team conferences & inservice programs

  • Establishes & maintains courteous, cooperative relations w/ the public, patients & other personnel

  • Performs other related duties

Basic Qualifications:

  • Some experience in a licensed Home health Agency

  • Current California state certification as Home Health Aide

  • Ability to work effectively with the public

  • Ability to plan daily patient schedule efficiently

  • Ability to use standard Home Health Nursing supplies and equipment

  • Moderate physical demands

  • Required to drive up to 120 miles and make 4-7 home visits daily

  • Stair climbing carrying up to 25 pounds of supplies/equipment

  • Repeated bending, lifting and reaching

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Home Health Aide

LOCATION: San Diego, California

REQNUMBER: 683215

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.