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Home Health Aide (HHA)

Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Location: West Springfield
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

The 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 proceduresAs an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.Notice for Job Applicants Residing in California

Keywords: Aveanna Healthcare, Springfield , Home Health Aide (HHA), Healthcare , West Springfield, Massachusetts

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