Home Health Aide - PDN - Military veterans preferred

2021-01-04
Aveanna Healthcare
Medical/Healthcare

/yr

  full-time   part-time   employee   contract


Pacoima
California
91331
United States

Aveanna Healthcare, the largest pediatric home health care company in the U.S., is hiring compassionate Certified Home Health Aide (HHA) to provide skilled nursing care to patients in the home setting.  We are the hearts of 30,000 caregivers and trusted by over 33,000 families. This is the perfect time to join a home care company! Our nurses can work with just one patient in one home. It’s simply a safer place to care. With our one-on-one care and flexible schedules, we have a place for you at Aveanna.In neeed of a Certified Home Health Aide for a full time position day shifts in the Arleta area.  Position OverviewThe Home Health Aide is responsible for providing personal care, household assistance and assistance with daily living activities that improve quality of life by allowing our patients to remain in their home while adhering to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times.Essential Job Functions• Provide services that are ordered by the physician in the plan of care within the scope of practice per state law• Perform, assist, evaluate and document medical care, such as:o Basic first aido Read and record vital (temperature, pulse, respiration)o Range of motion exerciseso Ambulation, transfer and positioning with wheelchairs and other non-life support medical equipment and deviceso Prepare meals according to dietary and nutritional needso Care for patient’s special conditions and needs within scope of authorized tasks• Help patient maintain good personal hygiene, such as:o Assistance with bathing, toileting, grooming, shaving, skin and nail care, oral hygiene, dressing and eating• Assist with household management, such as:o Home safety and sanitationo Infection controlo General light housekeeping, laundry, and shopping specific to patient• Thorough completion and coordination of all required documentation, such as:o Maintaining and completing the necessary patient/family and Company documentation records upon conclusion of each visito Observe and report significant changes in patient’s condition to the (RN) Nursing SupervisorRequirements• High school graduate or GED• Current CPR certification•? Valid Driver’s License and Acceptable MVR• Ongoing Education:o A Home Health Aide must receive at least 12 hours of in-service training during each 12-month period. In-service training may occur while an aide is furnishing care to a patient.• Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with aide care and policies and proceduresAdditional state specific requirements:• Continuing Education as required by stateo Health Care or Personal Care credentialing program recognized and approved by the state; oro Successful completion of 40 hour training program provided by a private home care provider which addresses at least the areas specified in the PHCP rulesEnvironment• Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions• Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseasesOther Duties• Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.