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Home Health Aide - Santa Fe

Interim HealthCare Santa Fe, NM Full-Time/Part-Time
$14.00 - $15.00 / hour
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Interim Healthcare is voted "A fastest growing company" by Albuquerque Business First magazine!!

We are seeking a Passionate, Reliable, and Caring team member to join our team! No Previous Experience is Necessary!

Culture Statement: " Hire the Best People, Demand the Best Results, Be the Best Place to Work "

General Purpose:

Home health aides provide hands-on personal care, report changes in the patient’s/client’s condition, perform simple procedures as an extension of therapy or nursing services, and provide incidental/instrumental activities of daily living as assigned to patients/clients in the home setting as permitted by the policies and procedures of Interim HealthCare and any other federal, state and local law or regulation.

Essential Functions:

  • Promotes a healthy living environment in the client’s home
  • Assists with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, oral hygiene, toileting, elimination, and adequate nutritional intake.
  • Assists with ambulation, transfers and/or range of motion exercises.
  • Assists with incidental/instrumental activities of daily living such as shopping, meal preparation, socialization activities, homemaking and maintaining a clean and safe physical environment.
  • Utilizes infection prevention and control measures such as universal precautions, hand washing, and the use of personal protective equipment.
  • Follows the Plan of Care / Task List; performs only tasks that are assigned
  • Completes all documentation as required by Interim Healthcare.
  • Recognizes, reports, and records changes in patient/client condition and safety concerns to supervisor
  • Reads and records temperature, pulse, and respiration as requested by the client
  • Maintains confidentiality of client personal health information (“PHI”) as required by state and federal law.

MUST HAVE AVAILABILITY: Monday - Friday 8am to 6pm

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Eighteen (18) years of age or older.
  • HHAs – Ability to pass a home health aide written knowledge exam and skills lab demonstration (offered by Interim Healthcare)
  • Preferred: 6 months of experience in a healthcare setting

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Requirements:

  • Two (2) positive references
  • Must be comfortable with a diverse clientele
  • Must pass state required criminal and abuse background checks
  • Able to effectively communicate in English with all levels of the workforce, both clinical and non-clinical
  • Able to effectively communicate, including the ability to read, write, and verbally report clinical information to patients, patient representatives (if any), patient’s caregivers and family, and agency staff.
  • Able to perform and prioritize multiple tasks or functions.
  • Able to provide proof of valid driver's license.
  • Able to provide proof of valid auto liability insurance.
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs

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