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Home Health Aide

Company: Home Services Unlimited
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Our home health aides deliver essential care and work with a group that is like family. Please join us!Job Description

  • Demonstrates communication skills, including the ability to read, write, and verbally report clinical information to patients; representatives, and caregivers, as well as to other personnel.
    • Observes, reports and documents patient status and the care or service provided.
      • Accurately obtains and records temperature, pulse and respiration.
        • Implements appropriate standard precautions and other infection control practices.
          • Reports and documents patient changes in body function to nursing supervisor in a timely manner.
            • Promotes personal safety and a clean, safe, and healthy environment for patients and coworkers.
              • Recognizes emergencies and follows appropriate emergency measures.
                • Demonstrates an understanding of the holistic needs of patients, as well as respect for privacy, confidentiality and property.
                  • Utilizes appropriate and safe techniques (including transferring, ambulation, positioning and assisting with ROM) while providing personal care to patients.
                    • Completes appropriate documentation and submits in a timely manner.
                      • Provides quality patient care per the Aide Service Plan and contributes to revisions.
                        • Obtains required inservice hours per agency policy.
                          • Seeks assistance appropriately.
                            • Complies with agency policies and procedures.
                              • Participates in interdisciplinary evaluation of the patient care and the development and/or changes to the plan of care.
                                • Participates in QAPI process.17.Fulfills additional responsibilities as assigned.POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:Successfully completing training & competency program OR completing competency requirements for Indiana. Needs empathetic attitude, ability to write and read, carry out directions, deal effectively with job requirements.POSITION DESCRIPTION:Provides home health aide care in patient's place of residence under direction of RN or qualified therapist and functions as integral team member.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Ability to: squat, bend, kneel, twist; extensively stand; push/pull 180 lbs.; lift/carry 25 lbs.; wear respirator for patient care. Visual and hearing sufficient to provide patient care. Ability to drive car and/or arrange own transportation

Keywords: Home Services Unlimited, Indianapolis , Home Health Aide, Healthcare , Indianapolis, Indiana

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