Home Health Aide

Interim HealthCare
Published
October 15, 2020
Location
Waverly, OH
Category
Job Type

Description

Interim HealthCare is currently hiring Home Health Aides for our Pike County Ohio office. 

Why work for Interim HealthCare?

Here is what we offer to our Home Health Aides:

  • Weekly pay
  • Weekend Differential
  • Vacation Pay 
  • Employee incentive program
  • Family Atmosphere
  • Flexibile schedules
  • $300.00 sign on bonus to employees hired in response to this ad.

Here's what some of our Home Health Aides say about working for Interim HealthCare

  • "It feels like family"
  • "They really care about their employees and patients"
  • "This is the best company I have ever worked for"

Come join our family of caring, compasionate caregivers!!!  EOE

General Purpose:

Are members of the interdisciplinary team who provide hands-on personal care, report changes in the patient’s/client’s condition, perform simple procedures as an extension of therapy or nursing services, and provide incidental/instrumental activities of daily living as assigned to patients/clients in the home setting as permitted by the policies and procedures of Interim HealthCare and any other federal, state and local law or regulation.   

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Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Eighteen (18) years of age or older.
  • Six (6) months of experience in healthcare or completion of the Office's preceptor program.
  • A school of nursing student in the last year of a program or has documentation from the school of successful demonstration of personal care aide skills or graduate RN or LPN/LVN with proof of graduation; OR Successfully completed:
    • A specific aide training and competency evaluation program as required by State and the federal regulations (42 CFR §484.80); or
    • An aide competency evaluation program as required by State and the federal regulations (42 CFR §484.80); or
    • A nurse aide training and competency evaluation program approved by State and meets the requirements of the federal regulations (§483.151 through §483.154) and is currently listed in good standing on the state nurse aide registry; or
    • The requirements of a state licensure program that meets training and competency evaluation provisions per State and the federal regulations (42 CFR §484.80);

         AND

    • Has not had a lapse in work for compensation for the period of 24 consecutive months as a home health aide or nurse aide.
      • If there has been a 24-month lapse in furnishing services for compensation, the individual must successfully complete another program, as specified above in this section, before providing services.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: 

  • Two (2) positive references
  • Evidence of passing a home health aide written knowledge exam.
  • Pass state required criminal and abuse background checks where required.
  • Able to effectively communicate in English with all levels of the workforce, both clinical and non-clinical
  • Able to effectively communicate, including the ability to read, write, and verbally report clinical information to patients, patient representatives (if any), patient’s caregivers and family, and agency staff.
  • Able to perform and prioritize multiple tasks or functions.
  • Able to provide proof of valid driver's license, if applicable.
  • Able to provide proof of valid auto liability insurance if assignment(s) include driving own vehicle to transport patient.

Working Conditions & Physical Effort: 

  • Able to constantly travel within geographic area serviced by office from assignment to assignment.
  • Meets the applicable health requirements to provide patient care per applicable law or regulation.
  • Work is normally performed in patient’s home.
  • Occasional exposure to communicable diseases, bloodborne pathogens and/or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment (e.g. face masks, goggles, latex and or non-latex gloves).
  • Able to constantly stand, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach freely.
  • Able to frequently lift, reposition, and transfer clients/patients.
  • Able to frequently carry bundles such as groceries and laundry up or down stairs and lift with or without assistance.  
  • Able to constantly grasp with thumb in opposition to fingers of palm (i.e. DME supplies, knobs or objects).
  • Able to read 8 point or larger type.
  • Medium physical activity that may require frequent lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs.
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