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Home Health Aide, Per Diem

Company: Centerwell
Location: Orange Park
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionResponsibilitiesA Home Health Aide ( HHA ):Provides direct patient care to patient under direction of the RN and according to the Aide Plan of Care (POC).Correctly assists the patient with self-administered medications by opening bottle caps for the patient, reading medication labels to the patient, checking the dose being self-administered against the prescribed dose on the container label and observing the patient takes the medicationConsistently takes accurate temperature, pulse and blood pressure measurements and recognizes and reports abnormal results to supervisorHelps patient maintain good personal hygiene by performing or supervising bathing, grooming, skin care, shaving, oral care, nail/foot care and other activitiesAssists in feeding patients. Is able to communicate basic principles of nutrition, observe and record food and fluid intake when necessary. Safely positions patient for meals and feeds or assists in self feedingAssists with patient toileting including use of bed pan/urinal, change and position catheter bags and bag change procedures on well-regulated ostomiesProvides necessary skills to safely assist the patient with patient mobility, exercises, positioning/turning, transfers and ambulation per Plan of Care and Kindred at Home policyProvides necessary skills to appropriately report changes and document pertinent information and care rendered to patient to ensure continuity of care. Documents interactions with patients, caregivers, doctors and other staff members appropriately, legibly, thoroughly and in the amount of time allowedPractice acceptable infection control principles. Provide a clean, safe and comfortable environmentWillingly assists with other household duties including light laundry, bed changing and bed making, light meal preparation, light housekeeping and shopping (if no other assistance is available and an MD order is present).Required Experience/Skills:High school diploma or equivalentCompletion of Certified Nursing Assistant or Certified Home Health Aide Program within the last 24 monthsMust meet applicable state certification requirementsMust be in good standing on the HHA Registry (if applicable) and have completed HHA/CNA course to work for a Medicare certified agency.At least one year experience in the last 24 months as a Home Health Aide or Certified Nursing Assistant in a hospital, nursing home, home health/hospice agency.Valid drivers license, auto insurance and reliable transportation.This role requires full COVID-19 vaccinationRequired QualificationsCPR certification

  • Current State License as a Certified Nursing Assistant
  • This role is considered patient facing and is part of Humana's Tuberculosis (TB) screening program. If selected for this role, you will be required to be screened for TB.
  • This role is part of Humana's Driver safety program and therefore requires an individual to have a valid state driver's license and proof of personal vehicle liability insurance with at least 100,000/300,000/100,000 limits
  • Excellent customer service
  • Strong clinical background
  • Strong sense of engagement to be a team player
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiencesPreferred Qualifications
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Knowledge of primary care medicine requirements (state specific).
    • Working knowledge of clinical operations
    • 3 - 5 years' experience in telephone triage
    • Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience
    • Previous RN or Medical Assistant experience
    • Ability to type 25-30 words per minutes accuratelyAdditional InformationScheduled Weekly Hours24Centerwell, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana, complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our full accessibility rights information and language options https://www.partnersinprimarycare.com/accessibility-resources

Keywords: Centerwell, Jacksonville , Home Health Aide, Per Diem, Healthcare , Orange Park, Florida

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