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Home Health & Hospice Aide (DAYS)

Company: Interim Healthcare of Oakland County
Location: Novi
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

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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.

General Purpose:

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. -- --- -

Essential Functions:

-- --- - 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 nutritional intake.
-- --- - 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 environment.
-- --- - Assists in administering medications ordinarily self-administered.
-- --- - Utilizes infection prevention and control measures such as universal precautions, hand washing, and personal protective equipment.
-- --- - 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 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 & 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 -- -484.80); or
-- --- - 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
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-- --- - Has not had a lapse in work for compensation for the period of 24 consecutive months as a home health aide or nurse aide.
-- --- - 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 services.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:-- -

-- --- - Two (2) positive references
-- --- - Evidence of passing a home health aide written knowledge exam.
-- --- - Pass state required criminal and abuse background checks where required.
-- --- - 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 functions.
-- --- - Able to provide proof of valid driver's license, if applicable.
-- --- - 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 reach freely.
-- --- - Able to frequently lift, reposition, and transfer clients/patients.
-- --- - 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

Keywords: Interim Healthcare of Oakland County, Novi , Home Health & Hospice Aide (DAYS), Healthcare , Novi, Michigan

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