Home Health Aid HHA Full Time AdventHealth Medical Group West Florida
Location Address:12470 Telecom Drive Suite 100, Tampa, Florida 33637
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Full Time Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
Comply with all department policies, procedures, practices and standards of care.
Perform personal care activities and support services for patients in their place of residence as specified in a written assignment.
Document personal care and patient care activities rendered according to Home Health Aide Plan of Care.
Communicate pertinent information to the RN Case Manager/Supervisor and other team members.
Participate in team meetings or review meetings as assigned.
Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team members, patients and families.
Maintains clinical record information in accordance with established standards and within established time frames.
Attends in service training as scheduled, but at a minimum of three (3) hours per quarter for a total of twelve (12) annually.
Demonstrate cost-effective practices.
Participate in the review process and the agency performance improvement program.
Participate in orientation, in-service and staff meetings as scheduled.
Secures patient confidentiality by protecting patient information on and off duty.
Displays flexibility in accepting assignment changes and readily accepts assignment and patient care responsibilities.
Develop skills through attendance at staff development meetings, pertinent educational activities.
Complete related tasks as assigned by the Supervisor, Manager or Director.
Maintains current driver’s license, automobile insurance and BLS.
What You Will Need:
Demonstrated knowledge of home health aide services/tasks.
Problem solving abilities.
Positive interpersonal communication skills.
Team and customer service oriented.
Basic computer skills required.
Completion of a minimum of seventy-five (75) hours of documented home health aide training with at least sixteen (16) hours of supervised practical training by a qualified RN covering the following areas:
a. Communication skills
b. Observation, reporting and documentation of patient status and care or service rendered.
c. Reading and recording of TPR.
d. Basic infection control procedures.
e. Basic elements of body functioning and changes in body function that must be reported to the RN or Supervisor.
f. Maintenance of clean, safe and healthy environment.
g. Emergencies and knowledge of emergency procedures.
h. Respect for the patient and their privacy and personal property.
i. Appropriate and safe techniques in personal hygiene and grooming including:
Sponge, tub or shower bath.
Shampoo, sink tub or bed.
Nail and skin care.
Toileting and elimination.
j. Safe transfer techniques and ambulation.
k. Passive range of motion and positioning.
l. Ability to record nutrition and fluid intake.
m. Other health-related topics or tasks pertinent to home health services.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
High school diploma or equivalent
Successful completion of a home health aide competency evaluation
Minimum of six (6) months to twelve (12) months experience in a patient care facility
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Certified Nursing Assistant course
One (1) year of experience in home health.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
Certified Nursing Assistant License
Accountable for assisting the health professional by providing personal health care services and assistance with activities of daily living to the patient as specifically identified in a written assignment and necessary for the accomplishment of patient care plan goals. Assist patient with personal hygiene, assist with ambulation and transfers, record vital signs (temperature, pulse and respirations only), prepare meals as directed. Promote patients’ mental alertness, report changes in the patients’ condition to a Registered Nurse Case Manager or Supervisor. Assist in providing a safe and healthful environment for patient care. Continued employment with the agency is contingent upon your ability to perform job duties as outlined in this job description.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.