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Home Health Aide (HHA)

Company: Interim HealthCare
Location: Texas City
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

HHA - Home Care AideInterim HealthCare Houston Southeast & Staffing is America's leading provider of home care services. We offer one of the most comprehensive selections of career opportunities in the industry ranging from per diem to full-time. Interim HealthCare strives to make a difference with specialized skills that provide effectively, and efficient patient care in the lives of the people in the Houston Southeast area.We are seeking Home Care Aides to provide effective and efficient patient care in the Houston Southeast area, under the supervision of a registered nurse and in accordance with the patient's plan of care, applicable law, and regulation, accepted standards of caregiver practices, payor requirements, and Interim HealthCare policies and procedures.General Purpose: To 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 activities of daily living as assigned to clients in the home setting.Essential Functions:

  • Accesses personal health information ("PHI") necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities.
  • Assists in medication reminding.
  • Assists perform and train patient/client and family in activities of ADL's
  • Assists with ambulation, transfers, and/or range of motion exercises.
  • Document observations, activities, and services provided in an accurate, complete, and timely manner.
  • Honors patient rights.
  • Organizes self to carry out visits/shifts and tasks.
  • Utilizes infection control measures such as hand washing, and personal protective equipment.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 experienceKnowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
        • Two (2) positive references
        • Evidence of passing a home health aide written knowledge exam.
        • Pass state-required criminal background checks where required.
        • Able to effectively communicate in English with all levels of the workforce.Working Conditions & Physical Effort:
          • Meets the applicable health requirements to provide patient care per applicable law or regulation. Including the ability to constantly stand, bend, stoop, squat, kneel, and reach freely.
          • 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 frequently lift, reposition, and transfer clients/patients.Benefits
            • 24/7 Office Support
            • Direct Deposit
            • Flexible Assignments to fit your needs.
            • FREE Education Courses
            • Locally Owned and Operated
            • Paid Orientation
            • Weekly PayIf you are looking for a stable career opportunity, look no further. We offer the security of working for an established company. Nationally, Interim HealthCare has been providing great jobs to great people for over 50 plus years and there are more than 350 offices across the country. That kind of stability combined with our commitment to integrity makes us your perfect career partner.Interim HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Each Interim HealthCare location is independently owned and operated. 2020 Interim HealthCare Inc.#CB

Keywords: Interim HealthCare, Texas City , Home Health Aide (HHA), Healthcare , Texas City, Texas

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