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HAWI Trainee - Home Health Aide Training
Job#: 165769
Positions: 25
Posted: 08/08/2014
Job Type: Part Time 30 Hours
Location: HAPI
Department: H.A.P.I.
Category: HAPI Home Health Aides
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Job Description

Jewish Home Lifecare is currently recruiting compassinoate Home Health Aide (HHA) Trainees for its FREE HHA training program in the Bronx, N.Y.! Seats are limited! Call today to setup an interview.

 

Our Home Health Aide program under The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, UJA- Federation of New York has launched the Homecare Aide Workforce Initiative (HAWI) which is designed to improve both the quality of home care jobs and the quality of care for older adults in New York.

Overview:

Students will receive hands-on Home Health Aide training. Students will learn hands-on, intensive, comprehensive, and specialty skills. Students will also learn safe work practices, rules and regulations. Certification will be awarded after successful completion of the two week HHA training program. Jewish Home Lifecare will offer employment to all qualified certified HHA’s.

 Skills and Competencies Taught:

•             Safe work practices and infection control procedures respiration             

•             Take and record vital signs - blood pressure, temperature, pulse and

•             Monitor patient condition and report observations         

•             Assist with patient mobility

•             Follow nutrition and dietary plans           

•             Assist with medical devices and equipment

•             Earn nationally recognized Home Care Aide Certification

•             Assist with personal care

 Schedule/Location:

Bronx, N.Y. location, Mon-Fri from 9am-5pm.

 

Skills/Requirements

 Requirements:

  • Availability/commitment to attend a four week course M-F, from 9-5pm.
  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be able to speak/read/write English.
  • Able to provide two-non relative references.
  • A passion for homecare is a must!

Must be able to provide the following:

  •   Work History (including reference contact information)
  •   Two forms of ID                  
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