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HHA - Northside of Indianapolis

Company: Tendercare Home Health Services
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Home Health Aide Northside of IndyHHA Sign-On BonusReferral BonusCompetitive WagesBenefits401KJob Statement: The HHA shall have training in those supportive services which are required to provide and maintain bodily and emotional comfort and to assist the patient toward independent living in a safe environment. The HHA shall pass the written state test and clinical skills check-off. The HHA must also maintain current certification with the state board. The HHA must maintain the minimum 12 hours/year of inservice training to remain in good standing with Tendercare Home Health Services.____________________________________________________________________________________________Duties:The duties of a home health aide include: the provision of hands-on personal care, the performance of simple procedures as an extension of therapy or nursing services, assistance in ambulation or exercises that are outlined in a RN-directed home health aide care plan.Maintaining records of personal health care activities.Maintain patient care areas in a clean, safe environment, adequate for the provision of care.Provides assistance in administering medications ordinarily self-administered (by the patient). Follow and document assignments in accordance with the home health aide care plan. Only document care actually given. Falsification of visit documents is grounds for immediate termination. It is also against the law and prosecution may ensueTransfer patients in a safe manner, in accordance with standards of care.*Home health aides are members of the interdisciplinary team. The home health aides must report changes in the patient's condition to a RN or other appropriate skilled professional.Electronically document care given on each visit/shift. Call any shift time changes to the office. Call for authorization for extending a shift or adding a shift to assure that there is a payer source for the care. All hours/shifts must be assigned and approved by the Tendercare office prior to working. Failure to do so can lead to disciplinary action.Employees must be able to pass a fit-to-work physical exam including the essential functions including the ability to bend, lift 50 pounds, push, pull, walk, stand, climb stairs, full range of motion of all extremities, and able to get up and down off of the floor. Additionally, free from communicable disease.Any Tendercare employee that raises reasonable belief based on objective evidence that their ability to perform basic job functions is impaired, and that they pose a direct threat (to themselves or to their patients) will be referred to Occupational Health for a Fit-to-Work physical exam. PI183137958

Keywords: Tendercare Home Health Services, Indianapolis , HHA - Northside of Indianapolis, Other , Indianapolis, Indiana

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