CNA or HHA- Home Health Aide- Private Duty Caregiver- Home Health $15/hour
Company: Interim HealthCare
Posted on: January 12, 2022
General Purpose:Home Health Aides (HHAs) are members of the
interdisciplinary team 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 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
- Reads and records temperature, pulse, and respirations.
- 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
- 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
- Assists in medication reminding
- Assists in administering medications ordinarily
- Utilizes infection prevention and control measures such as
universal precautions, hand washing, and personal protective
- 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 Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement
(QAPI) program, as requested.
- Participates in the Office's Emergency Preparedness Program, as
- 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.Minimum Education &
- Eighteen (18) years of age or older.Knowledge, Skills &
Abilities Required: - -
- Evidence of passing a home health aide written knowledge
- 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
- Able to provide proof of valid driver's license.
- 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
- Able to frequently lift, reposition, and transfer
- 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).
- Able to read 8 point or larger type.
- Medium physical activity that may require frequent lifting,
carrying, pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs.
- Must be able to work rotating weekends -Benefits:
- Build Your Own Schedule
- Competitive Salary & Benefits
- Direct Deposit Available
- Flexible Scheduling & Assignments to fit your needs
- Mileage Reimbursement -
- Weekly Pay
- Performance based pay increases
- Free In-service continuing education CoursesPay Rate: $15You
can start THIS WEEK: - if your license is in good standing, you
have an active CPR certification, proof of a physical within the
last 6 months, proof of a TB test within the last 12 months, and a
passing drug screen! -Interim HealthCare is required to follow
Federal Guidelines regarding Covid-19 and vaccination
status..Interim HealthCare provides equal employment opportunities
(EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard
to race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national
origin, age, disability or veteran status. This policy applies to
all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting,
hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall,
transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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