Home Health Aide - Contract

ATC Healthcare Services - Harbor City, CA

Contract$26 an hour
Skills

ATC Healthcare-*West is currently hiring Home Health Aides with at least 2* years experience for aprominent Harbor City, CaliforniaHealthcare System.

Make $26.00 per hour

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • ·Minimum of 2 years experience in a procedural based ambulatory setting
  • Shift Hours: 8A-5P, 40 hours a week
  • Computer literate; Experience in automated clinical information systems preferred
  • Must willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting patients with personal hygiene such as skin, mouth, hair care and bathing.
  • Assisting patients in and out of bed and assisting with ambulation.
  • Assisting with prescribed exercises which patients and appropriate health personnel have taught aides.
  • Preparing meals, including therapeutic diets, and assisting patients with eating.
  • Assisting patients to the bathroom or in using commodes, bedpans or urinals.
  • Performing household services, which will facilitate the patients, self care at home and are necessary to prevent or postpone institutionalization.
  • Assisting patients with medications, which are ordinarily self-administered. The home health aide shall not administer medications of any kind.
  • Performing other activities taught by a health professional for a specific patient. These may include such services as changing colostomy bags, changing of non-sterile dressings, taking of vital signs, and non-sterile bowel and bladder hygiene care.
  • Reporting changes in the patients condition and needs to the supervising nurse or therapist.
  • Completing records regarding services performed.
  • Takes action in emergent patient situations and immediately report to supervisor.

Documentation and Communication:

  • Prepares timely legible and complete documentation of all care provided.
  • Documents all communication with other providers.
  • Reports stated or observed changes in patient status to case manager.
  • Submits schedule logs changes in schedule and daily progress notes with expected time frame per agency policy.
  • Participates in care coordination meetings

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • ·Current resume (7 years work history or from graduation, whichever is less)
  • ·Resume must include; Unit Size, Hospital Size, Trauma Level, Teaching Facility, and Duties for each facility listed on resume
  • ·Any gaps greater than 30 days accounted for on the resume
  • ·1 supervisor reference within the last year worked in the unit being submitted -
  • ·1 peer reference within the last 3 years worked.

Must have address 50 miles away from facility for Traveler Rate (please ask)

***We are unable to hire New Grads at this time!

ATC Healthcare is a Joint Commission Certified company and is committed to Excellence in Patient Care.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $26.00 /hour

Experience:

  • home care: 2 years (Required)

License:

  • Home Health Aide (Required)
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (Required)
  • Drivers License (Required)