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Home Health Aide (HHA) - El Dorado

Company: Interim HealthCare of Wichita
Location: El Dorado
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

At Interim Healthcare our Mission is to "Improve People's Lives"! - Come help us make a difference as a Home Health Aide who serves patients from the comfort of their own home.General Purpose:Home Health 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.
  • Promotes safe environment and maintain unobstructed pathways while providing care.
  • 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 medication reminding
  • Utilizes infection prevention and control measures such as universal precautions, hand washing, and personal protective equipment.
  • Follows the assignment sheet/service plan performing only tasks that are assigned. -
  • 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.
  • 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: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.#pandoPandoLogic. Keywords: Home Health Aide (HHA), Location: El Dorado, KS - 67042

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