A Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide is a non‑licensed member of the home health care team who assists the client with the tasks of daily living as outlined in a written care plan that is established by a Care Manager/Clinician. Certified Nursing Assistants/Home Health Aides are supervised by the Clinical Supervisor.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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
Assistance in administering medications ordinarily self-administered.
Recording pertinent information pertaining to the client’s care and strict adherence to the HHA care plan that is on the client’s chart.
Planning and preparing meals according to specific dietary requirements of the client, and if necessary, feeding the client.
Assisting with changing bed linens.
Participates in an on-call rotation as assigned for holiday and weekend coverage.
Taking client’s vital signs and recording input and output as specified on the HHA plan of care.
Observing and reporting changes in client's condition to the Care Manager/clinician, and /or Clinical Services Supervisor.
Complies with documentation and reporting requirements as assigned.
Consistently demonstrates timely communication with agency staff, supervisors, clients, client family and representatives, etc. Promptly returns phone calls.
Participating in in‑service education programs so as to meet regulatory guidelines.
Carries out duties and responsibilities of position in a manner that exemplifies excellent customer service.
Consistently represents all AHN Healthcare@Home entities to all internal and external customers with integrity and professionalism.
Thorough knowledge of and strict adherence to AHN Healthcare@Home’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values.
Encourages and maintains safety standards in the workplace and home.
Performs other duties as assigned by management.
CNA Certification required (*for Certified Nursing Assistant position only).
Related work experience required.
CPR Certification required.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must be physically able to perform the duties of the position.
Must exhibit mature responsible behavior, and understand the need for patient confidentiality.
Must be able to follow direction and accurately report to the Care Manager/clinician any changes in client's condition.
Driver’s License and Auto Insurance is required.
High School or better.
Technical/other training or better.
A Certified Nurses Assistant must have related work experience, which is verifiable through references, and must complete the agency’s employment process.
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