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Certified Home Health Aid | Islands Home Health

Ensign Services Anacortes Full-Time
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Certified Home Health Aide

The Home Health Aide (HHA) is a paraprofessional member of the home care team who works under the supervision of a registered nurse or therapist and performs various personal care services as necessary to meet the patient’s needs.  The home health aide is responsible for observing patients, reporting these observations and documenting observations and care performed. The home health aide will be assigned in a manner that promotes quality, continuity and safety of a patient’s care, and only after successful completion of a competency evaluation program. HHA is also a part of the interdisciplinary team.

Responsibilities of the home health aide include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Providing personal care including:
    • Baths
    • Back rubs
    • Oral hygiene
    • Shampoos
    • Changing bed linen
    • Assisting patients with dressing and undressing
    • Nail & Skin care to prevent breakdown
    • Assisting the patient with toileting activities
    • Keeping patient’s living area clean and orderly, as appropriate
  • Taking and recording oral, rectal and axillary temperatures, pulse, respiration and blood pressure when ordered (with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency).
  • Assisting in ambulation and exercise according to the plan of care.
  • Performing range of motion and other simple procedures as an extensional therapy service as ordered (with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency).

Qualifications:

  • Must have successfully completed a training and competency evaluation program that is approved by the respective state as meeting all requirements and listed in good standing in the state nurse registry. (Note: Home health aide or nurse aide will not be considered completed in a program if there has been a continuous 24 months or greater period-of-time where the described aide services have not been provided.  For lapses of this time-period or greater, the individual must complete another training and competency program prior to delivering any services.)
  • Possess and maintains current CPR certification.
  • Licensed driver with automobile that is insured in accordance with Organization requirements and is in good working order.

At Islands Home Health, we believe in making sure that we have the right team in place. Our team is skilled and passionate about providing care that exceeds expectations. We have created a culture of teamwork and support for our staff that is unlike any in the industry. This allows our talented team to focus on what they do best.

Will you live CAPLICO?

CAPLICO

Customer Second (Employee First)

Accountability

Passion For Learning

Love One Another

Intelligent Risk Taking

Celebration

Ownership

We would love to meet you and hear your commitment to live CAPLICO with us.

In addition to hiring a certified home health aide who exhibits the above qualities that help us create a world class culture, we offer competitive wages, mentorship and training for new graduates, tuition reimbursement for our employees, and dependent care and public transportation FSAs. Also, we offer cell phone and movie ticket discounts, 401(k) with matching contributions, career advancement opportunities, and medical, dental, and health insurance.

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Islands Home Health

2601 M Ave, Ste B

Anacortes, WA. 98221

360-299-1302

The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. Ensign Services, Inc. provides recruiting services for operations in the skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice industries.

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Ensign Services's independent operating subsidiaries provide a broad spectrum of skilled nursing and assisted living services, physical, occupational and speech therapies, home health and hospice services, and other rehabilitative, healthcare and diagnostic services for both long-term residents and short-stay rehabilitation patients at 119 post-acute, assisted living and seniors housing facilities, nine home health companies, seven hospice companies, five urgent care locations and a mobile diagnostic business, all spread across California, Arizona, Texas, Washington, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Nevada, Iowa, Nebraska and Oregon. Each of these operations is operated by a separate, independent operating subsidiary that has its own management, employees and assets. References herein to the consolidated "company" and "its" assets and activities, as well as the use of the terms "we," "us," "its" and similar verbiage, are not meant to imply that Ensign Services has direct operating assets, employees or revenue, or that any of the facilities, the home health and hospice businesses, the Service Center or the captive insurance subsidiary are operated by the same entity.

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