Make Your Own Schedule! Part Time or Full Time
MUST POSSESS A NJ CHHA/CNA LICENSE
10 hour case open in Sewell
21 hour case in Sicklerville
Dedicated home health aides who 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 and assist with 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.
- Assists, performs and trains patient/client and family in activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, nail and skin care, oral hygiene, toileting and elimination and adequate nutritional intake.
- Promotes safe environment and maintain unobstructed pathways while providing care.
- 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.
- Assists in medication reminding
- Utilizes infection prevention and control measures such as universal precautions, hand washing, and personal protective equipment.
- Follows the assignment sheet/service plan performing only tasks that are assigned.
- Recognizes, reports, and records/documents changes in patient/client condition and safety to supervisor.
- Document observations, activities and service provided in an accurate, complete and timely manner.
- Organizes self to carry out visits/shifts and tasks.
- Completes mandatory Interim HealthCare in-services and provides requested documents to keep employee file current.
- Participates in the Office’s Emergency Preparedness Program, as requested.
- Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
- Honors patient rights.
- Accesses personal health information (“PHI”) necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department.
Home Health Aide MAY NOT:
- Perform any skilled nursing procedure, which is prohibited by the State Nurse Practice Act, law or regulation.
- Administer any prescribed medications
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
- Eighteen (18) years of age or older.
- Six (6) months of experience in healthcare
- A CHHA license from the State of NJ or a CNA license from the State of NJ
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
- Two (2) positive references
- Evidence of passing a home health aide written knowledge exam.
- Pass state required criminal and abuse background checks where required.
- 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, if applicable.
- Able to provide proof of valid auto liability insurance if assignment(s) include driving own vehicle to transport patient.
Working Conditions & Physical Effort:
- Able to constantly travel within geographic area serviced by office from assignment to assignment.
- Meets the applicable health requirements to provide patient care per applicable law or regulation.
- Work is normally performed in patient’s home.
- Occasional exposure to communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens and/or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment (e.g. face masks, goggles, latex and or non-latex gloves).
- Able to constantly stand, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach freely.
- Able to frequently lift, reposition, and transfer clients/patients.
- Able to frequently carry bundles such as groceries and laundry up or down stairs and lift with or without assistance.
- Able to constantly grasp with thumb in opposition to fingers of palm (i.e. DME supplies, knobs or objects).
- Medium physical activity that may require frequent lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs.