On Lok is now hiring Home Health Aides in the Fremont and San Jose areas! We have part-time positions open, eligible for benefits, and we are looking for qualified individuals to join our team and provide quality care for the Bay Area's seniors!!
POSITION: GERIATRIC AIDE I - HOME CARE (PART-TIME)
ABOUT ON LOK:
On Lok pioneered the PACE model of care more than 38 years ago; this model has since been replicated at 72 programs in 31 states. On Lok and other PACE sites provide frail seniors with the necessary primary and preventive care, nutrition, prescription drugs, physical therapy, social services and other acute and long-term care participants need in order to live at home rather than in a nursing facility. Participants pay no out-of-pocket costs if they are recipients of Medicare and Medical.
On Lok Lifeways is a known innovator in health care and 2009 recipient of the American Hospital Association's distinguished Justin Ford Kimball Innovators Award. http://www.aha.org/aha/press-release/2009/090427-pr-onlokinnov.html
Under the direction and supervision of the Home Care Manager, Nurse, and Coordinator, the Geriatric Aide provides direct services to the frail elderly in their homes.
DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide personal care and chore services to participants in their own homes according to the individual treatment plan (i.e. grooming, dressing, showers, peri-care, toileting, housekeeping, preparation of meals, assisting participants to eat, assisting with medications as needed, and laundry). Demonstrates safe practices, by utilizing proper body mechanics, adhering to universal precautions, and maintaining environmental safety. Interacts and provides services to participants, families and team members in a professional manner (i.e. encourage participation in conversation and activities). Communicates observations to team members. Other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: HHA or CNA certification preferred. One or more years experience in working with the elderly. Ability to work independently and as part of interdisciplinary team. Must be flexible to work assigned shifts in center and/or private homes. Bilingual in Mandarin and English is required. Physical activities require the ability to stoop, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, talk, hear, and repetitive motion of the wrist and hands. Physical requirement: visual acuity and the ability to lift/move up to 75 lbs occasionally and up to 50 lbs frequently.
For immediate consideration, please email Josh Cook at or apply directly at www.onlok.org .
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed. They are not considered as an exhaustive list of all job tasks performed. On Lok reserves the right to change job descriptions, work hours or work sites as required by the program.