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The home health aide 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 patients 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 patients care.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities of the home health aide include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Providing personal care including:
B. Back rubs
C. Oral hygiene
E. Changing bed linen
F. Assisting patients with dressing and undressing
G. Skin care to prevent breakdown
H. Assisting the patient with toileting activities
I. Keeping patients living area clean and orderly, as appropriate
Planning and preparing nutritious meals.
Assisting in feeding the patient, if necessary.
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).
Assisting patient in the self-administration of medication.
Doing patients laundry, as appropriate.
Meeting safety needs of patients and using equipment safely and properly (foot stools, side rails, etc.).
Reporting on patients condition and significant changes to the assigned nurse.
Adhering to the Organization's documentation and care procedures and standards of personal and professional conduct.
- Meets the training requirements in accordance with State and Federal laws.
Shows proof of registration on the Home Care Aide Registry through the Department of Social Services, Home Care Services Bureau, preferred.
At least 18 years of age.
Ability to read and follow written instructions and document care given.
Self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision.
Empathy for the needs of the ill, injured, frail and the impaired.
Possess and maintains current CPR certification.
Demonstrates tact, patience and good personal hygiene.
Licensed driver with automobile that is insured in accordance with Organization requirements and is in good working order.
- Home Health or Hospice experience, a plus
We are invested in our employees and their well-being. Benefits Include:
Fleet car program with insurance, maintenance coverage, and gas card.
Dynamic, fun, team-oriented work environment
Countless growth and development opportunities
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Company Paid Life insurance
Paid Sick Days
Employee Assistance Program
And so much more!
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex (including childbirth, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws
Requisition ID: 2022-4774
External Company Name: Bridge Home Health and Hospice
External Company URL: [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) Home Health - Full Time
Street: 1551 McCarthy Blvd. Ste 206
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