Home Health Aide

Home Health Aide

Caretenders | Holyoke, MA, 01040, US
Salary Range:$29,000 – $39,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 9 days ago

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Description

Company Overview:
At Caretenders,a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve-it truly is all about helping people. You can find a home for your career here.

As a prn Home Health Aide, you can expect:
  • Opportunities to build trusted relationships as you care & connect with people of all ages
  • Flexibility for true work-life balance
  • Continuing education and tuition reimbursement
  • Career mobility and growth opportunities

If you have a passion for care and want to strengthen your nursing career, this is a great opportunity for you.
Essential Functions:
  • Reports any unusual circumstance in the patient's condition or home environment to the primary RN/Patient Care Manager.
  • Follows current written aide assignment sheet to provide personal care and assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) to include mobility transfer, walking, grooming, bathing, dressing or undressing, eating, or toileting.
  • As assigned, performs incidental household services essential to the patient's health care at home that are necessary to prevent or postpone institutionalization.
  • Completes a clinical note for each visit within required timeframes, which must be incorporated into the patient's record.
  • Participates in the in-services program. Completes at least six hours of in-services every six months.
  • Participates in daily report. Adheres to and supports care management model within the agency.
  • Participates in staff conference regarding patient care.
  • Participates in QA/QI plan or process.
  • Provides care according to the aide plan of care-assignment sheet and in accordance to State Practice Act or regulations.
  • Records and notifies RN-Patient Care Manager of any variations from the established parameters or changes in the patients condition.
Education & Experience:
License Requirements
  • Successful completion of a competency evaluation.
  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Current driver's license, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.

Skill Requirements
  • Must be mature and able to deal effectively with the demands of a home health aide position.
  • Able to read, write, and carry out directions promptly and accurately.

Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.

Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required. If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.

Company Description:

Our company was founded over 20 years ago on the principle that “it’s all about helping people,” and we live by those words today. It’s our mission to provide exceptional care and unparalleled service to patients and families who have placed their trust in us. We grow to fulfill this mission. When you become part of the LHC Group family, you’re choosing a career path that will challenge you to grow both personally and professionally.

Every day, all across the country, our LHC Group family is helping people. There are 10,000 of us, standing shoulder to shoulder, helping the patients in our care live, fuller, healthier lives. We do this because helping people is, quite simply, the reason we exist. It’s our purpose.