Home Health & Hospice Aide (DAYS)
Company: Interim Healthcare of Oakland County
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Interim Healthcare is hiring for a FT, Home Health & Hospice Aide
for Wayne & Oakland Counties.-- -
Pay Range for this position is $17.00/hour to $20.00/hour,
depending on experience.
The Home Health & Hospice Aides 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. -- --- -
-- --- - Reads and records temperature, pulse, and
-- --- - 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
-- --- - 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 administering medications ordinarily
-- --- - Utilizes infection prevention and control measures such as
universal precautions, hand washing, and personal protective
-- --- - 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 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
Home Health Aide MAY NOT :
-- --- - Perform any skilled nursing procedure, which is prohibited
by the State Nurse Practice Act, law or regulation.
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
-- --- - Eighteen (18) years of age or older.
-- --- - Six (6) months of experience in healthcare or completion
of the Office's preceptor program.
-- --- - A school of nursing student in the last year of a program
or has documentation from the school of successful demonstration of
personal care aide skills or graduate RN or LPN/LVN with proof of
graduation ; OR Successfully completed:
-- --- - A specific aide training and competency evaluation program
as required by State and the federal regulations (42 CFR --
-- --- - An aide competency evaluation program as required by State
and the federal regulations (42 CFR -- -484.80); or
-- --- - A nurse aide training and competency evaluation program
approved by State and meets the requirements of the federal
regulations (-- -483.151 through -- -483.154) and is currently
listed in good standing on the state nurse aide registry; or
-- --- - The requirements of a state licensure program that meets
training and competency evaluation provisions per State and the
federal regulations (42 CFR -- -484.80)-- - AND
-- --- -
-- --- - Has not had a lapse in work for compensation for the
period of 24 consecutive months as a home health aide or nurse
-- --- - If there has been a 24-month lapse in furnishing services
for compensation, the individual must successfully complete another
program, as specified above in this section, before providing
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:-- -
-- --- - Two (2) positive references
-- --- - 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, if
-- --- - 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, bloodborne
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
-- --- - 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.PandoLogic.
Keywords: Home Health Aide (HHA), Location: Novi, MI - 48376
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