Certified Hospice Home Health Aide - Houston, Texas - Full Time - Military veterans preferred



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United States

Position: Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)Reports to: Clinical SupervisorJob Description/Requirements:As a Certified Home Health Aide you will:* Communicate effectively with patients, supervisors and co-workers.* Utilize basic knowledge to carry out agency philosophy and goals of agency in provision of patient care.* Document observations and provision of care according to agency policy/procedure.* Maintain a clean, safe, healthy environment and assist in teaching family members and patient’s ways to simplify household tasks and cope with disabilities.* Recognize the physical, emotional, and developmental characteristics of the populations served by agency, including need for respect for the patient, his/her privacy and his/her property.Requirements of Qualified Candidates:* This position requires a current Home Health Aide/Nurse Aide Certificate if required by the state in which the aide is employed* Home Health Aide Certification meeting HCFA requirements plus one (1) year experience as Home Health Aide and successful completion of competency evaluation* Must possess and maintain valid CPR certification while employed in a clinical role* Ability to perform tasks involving physical activity (which may include heavy lifting and extensive bending and standing)* Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working orderIND3