Home Health Aide
Company: Traditions Health, LLC
Posted on: January 23, 2023
Primary function is to provide personal healthcare and related
services to the patient/client in his or her place of residence; to
assist in providing a safe and clean environment, work
cooperatively with the patient/client and family and share
observations and problems with the supervisor. Works under the
direction and supervision of a registered nurse.
Education: High School Diploma Preferred.
Licensure: Must have a current driver's license.
Experience: At least one year experience preferred as a Home Health
Aide or Nursing Assistant in a hospital, nursing home or home
health agency. Must have successfully completed a State-established
or other training and competency evaluation program that meets
State and Federal requirements, or a competency evaluation program
that meets State and Federal requirements, or a State licensure
program that meets State and Federal requirements for aide training
and competency evaluation. An individual is not considered to have
completed a training and competency evaluation program, or a
competency evaluation program if, since the individuals most recent
completion of this program(s), there has been a continuous period
of 24 consecutive months during none of which the individual
furnished home health aide services described in 42CFR 409.45 for
Skills: Must be able to read, write, and verbally report clinical
information to patients, representatives, and caregivers, as well
as to other Agency staff. Demonstrates interest in the welfare of
the ill and elderly. Proof of current CPR. Successful completion of
the Aide Competency Evaluation Skills Checklist and written Skills
Transportation: Reliable transportation. Valid and current auto
Environmental and Working Conditions: Works in patients'/clients'
homes in various conditions, possible exposure to blood, body
fluids, and infectious diseases; Ability to work a flexible
schedule; Ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant
Physical and Mental Effort: Prolonged standing and walking
required. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and move
patients/clients. Requires working under some stressful conditions
to meet deadlines, to identify patient/client needs, to make quick
decisions and meet patient/client and family psychosocial needs.
Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. Ability to use
durable medical equipment in the home.
- Provides direct patient/client care under the direction of the
RN and according to the Aide Plan of Care.
- Provides necessary skills to assist patients/clients with safe
transfers and ambulation per Agency policy.
- Appropriately reports changes and documents pertinent
information and care rendered to patients/clients to ensure
continuity of care.
- Practices accepted infection control principles. Provides a
clean, safe, and comfortable environment.
- Promotes positive, supportive, respectful communication to
patients/clients, their families, and other employees.
- Provides an environment which promotes respect for
patients/clients and their privacy and property.
- Provides skills necessary to assist patients/clients with
proper nutrition and adequate fluid intake.
- Contributes to the management and efficient operation of the
Agency and demonstrates effective time management skills.
- Provides skills necessary to perform treatments and procedures
according to Agency policy.
- Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency by
attending 12 hours of in-services per year.
- Promotes the Agency philosophy and administrative policies to
ensure quality of care.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Traditions Health is an equal opportunity employer that is
committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit
discrimination of any kind based on race, color, sexual
orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information,
pregnancy or any other legally protected characteristic.
Traditions Health Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Policy:
Pursuant to the CMS Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination
Final Rule effective February 14, 2022 Traditions Health is
required to have policies and procedures in place to ensure all
facility staff, regardless of clinical responsibility or resident
contact (Home health and hospice employees, Licensed practitioners,
Students, trainees, and volunteers; and Individuals who provide
care, treatment, or other services for the home health and hospice
and/or its patients, under contract or by other arrangement), are
either fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have been granted a
qualifying religious or medical exemption. All applicants to whom
an offer of employment is made, shall be required, as a condition
of employment, to either be fully vaccinated by their start date,
or approved for a medical or religious exemption. The policies and
procedures specified do not apply to staff who exclusively provide
telehealth or telemedicine services, and staff who provide support
services for the home health and hospice agencies that are
performed exclusively outside of the settings where home health and
hospice services are directly provided to patients and who do not
have any direct contact with patients, families, and caregivers,
and other staff. For questions related to this policy, please
contact our talent acquisition team.
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