2583-Home Health Aide
Published: March 17, 2023
Contact:Ileana Enriquez - email@example.com
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Job class: 2583-Home Health Aide
Salary range: $49,582.00 - $60,112.00
Role type: Permanent Civil Service What does this mean?
Exam type: Continuous
Rule: Rule of the List What does this mean?
List type: Entrance
The Department of Public Health prioritizes equitable and inclusive access to quality healthcare for its community and values the importance of diversity in its workforce. All employees at the Department of Public Health work to advance equity, inclusion, and diversity with a specific lens and focus on race, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexuality, disability, and immigration status.
- Application Opening: Thursday, March 16, 2023
- Salary: $49,582 to $60,112 Annually
- Appointment Type: Permanent Civil Service
- Recruitment ID: CCT-2583-H00043
The Mission of the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) is to protect and promote the health of all San Franciscans. SFDPH strives to achieve its mission through the work of two main Divisions - the San Francisco Health Network and Population Health. The San Francisco Health Network is the City’s only complete system of care and has locations throughout the City, including Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, and over 15 primary care health centers.
The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be utilized to fill future and current vacancies in this class at other locations within the DPH for the duration of the eligible list.
- START with this T&E, MQSQ etc. ✅ (2583) - Home Health Aide Supplemental Questionnaire Examination at the link below:
- Then, submit an online application
The 2583 may perform other duties as assigned/required.
Under immediate supervision of licensed professional staff, the Home Health Aide assists clients with activities of daily living including personal hygiene, ambulation, prescribed exercises, preparing meals including therapeutic diets, and keeping client’s environment organized and neat, and performing related duties.
The Home Health Aide performs the following essential duties:
- Assists clients with personal hygiene including skin and mouth cleansing, hair care, and bathing; assists clients in and out of bed, and with ambulation.
- Assists clients with prescribed exercises as instructed by professional staff.
- Assists in keeping client environment neat, safe and organized; changes bed linens as needed; prepares meals, including therapeutic diets; assists clients with eating.
- Takes client blood pressure and weighs client as assigned.
- Participates in developing and implementing client care plans according to Home Health Agency policy; communicates client needs and information relating to client care plan to professional staff.
- Adheres to Home Health Agency administrative and clinical policies and procedures; implements infection control and safety policies and procedures according to established guidelines; maintains confidentiality of client information; provides care in compliance with Home Health Agency, State and Federal regulations, and documents care as assigned.
- Participates in weekly case conferences related to needs assessments of clients; assists in promoting health education for clients and client families.
- The Home Health Aide may perform other duties as assigned/required.
How to qualify
- CERTIFICATION: Possession of a Home Health Aide Certificate issued by the State of California; AND
- EXPERIENCE: Six (6) months of experience performing Home Health Aide job duties in a home health care setting within the last five (5) years.
One year of full-time employment is equivalent to 2,000 hours (2,000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40-hour work week). Any overtime hours that you work above 40 hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time employment.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.
Special Conditions: The above minimum qualifications reflect special conditions associated with the position(s) to be filled. They may differ from the standard minimum qualifications associated with this classification.
Some positions may require the following:
- Bilingual fluency in a variety of languages depending upon the department's bilingual needs. Only those eligible candidates who pass the bilingual proficiency test will be considered for bilingual positions. Applicants must indicate on the application form the language(s) in which they claim proficiency.
- Possession of a valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate issued by the American Heart Association. Applicants must indicate on the application form the certifications that they possess.
Important Note: Please make sure it is absolutely clear in your application exactly how you meet the minimum qualifications. Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. Please be aware that any misrepresentation of this information may disqualify you from this recruitment or future job opportunities. For more information, visit https://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process#verification:~:text=Verification%20of%20Experience%20and/or%20Education.
After application submission, candidates deemed qualified must complete all subsequent steps to advance in this selection process, which includes the following:
Training and Experience Evaluation/Supplemental Questionnaire (SQ) (Weight: 100%)
The SQ will be sent to those qualified candidates who demonstrate to meet the minimum qualifications. Candidates will be required to submit the completed SQ in the time frame indicated and responses on the SQ cannot be changed once submitted. A passing score must be achieved on the SQ in order to be placed/ranked on the Eligible List. Candidates will be placed in rank order according to their final score on the SQ. After the confidential eligible list/score report is adopted, the department may administer additional selection procedures to make a final hiring decision. The SQ is designed to measure knowledge, skills, and/or abilities in job-related areas that have been identified as critical for satisfactory performance in this position. All relevant experience, education and/or training must be included in the application to be reviewed during the scoring process. The department may administer additional position-specific selection procedures to make final hiring decisions.
Additional selection processes may be conducted by the hiring department prior to making final hiring decisions.
What else should I know?
Eligible List/Score Report:
Once you pass the exam, you will be placed onto an eligible list and given a score and a rank. For more information, visit https://careers.sf.gov/knowledge/process/
The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be 12 months and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit careers.sf.gov and begin the application process.
Our e-mail communications may come from more than one department so please make sure your email is set to accept messages from all of us at this link.
Applicants may be contacted by email about this recruitment therefore, it is their responsibility to contact the Analyst if they update their email address.
Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.
Terms of Announcement and Appeal Rights:
Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. [Note: The correction of clerical errors in an announcement may be posted on the Department of Human Resources website at careers.sf.gov. The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 110.4. Such appeals must be submitted in writing to the Department of Human Resources, 1 S Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103-5413 by close of business on the 5th business day following the issuance date of this examination announcement. Information concerning other Civil Service Commission Rules involving announcements, applications and examination policies, including applicant appeal rights, can be found on the Civil Service Commission website at http://sfgov.org/civilservice/rules.
DPH Health Critical Requirements and Information: Please review the following policies regarding DPH employment requirements that safeguard yourself and others.
- COVID-19 Policies
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Medical Examination Prior to Hiring
- Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Additional information regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco:
- Information about the Hiring Process
- Conviction History
- Employee Benefits Overview
- Equal Employment Opportunity
- Disaster Service Workers
- Reasonable Accommodation
- Veterans Preference
- Right to Work
- Copies of Application Documents
- Diversity Statement
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Ileana Enriquez at Ileana.Enriquez@sfdph.org or (628)271-6708.
We may use text messaging to communicate with you on the phone number provided in your application. The first message will ask you to opt in to text messaging.”
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.
The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.