Program Aide Driver

Welcome to Central City Community Health Center where our mission is to provide quality patient centered health care to low-income, undeserved individuals. With 15 direct clinic locations in Los Angeles, North Orange County and the Inland Empire, as well as outpatient support to almost 700 private Residential Care facilities, our core value of exceeding patient relationships in a culturally sensitive manner translate into an environment where the welfare of our patients always comes first. We seek the best trained clinical and professional staff and strive to provide care in a culturally sensitive manner.

To support our mission we have an immediate need for Program Aide Driver

In this critical role you will be responsible for the following key tasks:

Under the supervision of a licensed nurse, responsible for assisting participants with activities of daily living, administrative duties supporting primary care providers and some direct care to patients, including the following:

  • Observe participants for any physical, mental, or behavioral changes.
  • Report any observed changes to the nurse.
  • Provide support to group and recreational activities.
  • Assist in preparation, serving, and clean-up of all nutritional services including breakfast, snacks, and lunches.
  • Maintain daily charting of services provided.
  • Assist with arranging appointments for participants outside CCCHC.
  • May provide maintenance therapy programs as assigned, trained by the appropriate professional, and supervised by the R.N.
  • May provide participant transportation to and from the CCCHC and perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director.
  • Maintain positive working relationship with all staff members, volunteers, families, and participants.
  • Attend all in-service training programs and staff meetings.
  • Comply with health and safety standards including licensing, fire and disaster preparedness regulations, and agency policies.
  • Conform to all applicable policies of CCCHC.
  • Drive clients to set appointments.
  • Perform facility walks every two hours:
  • Including the client’s residential quarters and surroundings of the facility.
  • Perform daily client and staff interaction in person, on the phone, via email and the internet, and through informational documents.
  • Responsible for detailed and accurate documentation.
  • Consistently demonstrate and uphold CCCHC’s principle of providing quality health and human services to the medically underserved and low-income populations in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • All other duties, as assigned.

Special Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Attributes:

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to plan and be organized.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, take initiative and be flexible and cooperative.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information and Company records.
  • Ability to exhibit good interpersonal skills and demonstrate competence as a helping professional.
  • Ability to convey a positive and professional image to patients and employees.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in various PC applications, including E-mail, Internet and networking devices.
  • Required to know, follow and enforce safe work practices, and be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations.
  • Understand the elements of a therapeutic environment and work with the staff to encourage maximum functioning and benefit to the participants.
  • Will be trained and will be required to know how to monitor medications.
  • Demonstrated good English language skills that allow the aide to carry out his/her duties.
  • Reliable transportation, automobile insurance, and a current Class B CA Driver License.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Must be either a Certified Nurse Assistant or Certified Home Health Aide.
  • Nurse Assistant or Home Health Aide certification must be current.
  • Current certification in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation required or be completed within the first 6 months of employment.
  • Required to submit a health record from a physician completed within the past 12 months stating there are no health conditions that would prohibit fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of this position.
  • Required to provide negative test result, no older than 12 months prior from the date of hire, for tuberculosis.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.
  • Experience working with older adults in a care setting preferred.

Prior experience working with undeserved populations preferred

We offer a dynamic work environment with competitive salaries and benefits. Central City provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Central City complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Job Type: Full-time

Working Conditions

Normal office environment with:

  • Occasional walking, reaching with hands and arms, stooping and kneeling
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks while also being tactful, diplomatic, and empathetic.
  • Ability to organize and schedule work effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with staff, managers and other levels of personnel, in person and on the telephone.

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