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Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Location: West Springfield, MA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

The Home Health Aide is responsible for providing personal care, household assistance and assistance with daily living activities that improve quality of life by allowing our patients to remain in their home while adhering to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times.

Essential Job Functions
Provide services that are ordered by the physician in the plan of care within the scope of practice per state law
Perform, assist, evaluate and document medical care, such as:
o Basic first aid
o Read and record vital (temperature, pulse, respiration)
o Range of motion exercises
o Ambulation, transfer and positioning with wheelchairs and other non-life support medical equipment and devices
o Prepare meals according to dietary and nutritional needs
o Care for patients special conditions and needs within scope of authorized tasks
Help patient maintain good personal hygiene, such as:
o Assistance with bathing, toileting, grooming, shaving, skin and nail care, oral hygiene, dressing and eating
Assist with household management, such as:
o Home safety and sanitation
o Infection control
o General light housekeeping, laundry, and shopping specific to patient
Thorough completion and coordination of all required documentation, such as:
o Maintaining and completing the necessary patient/family and Company documentation records upon conclusion of each visit
o Observe and report significant changes in patients condition to the (RN) Nursing Supervisor

Requirements
High school graduate or GED
Current CPR certification
Valid Drivers License and Acceptable MVR
Ongoing Education:
o A Home Health Aide must receive at least 12 hours of in-service training during each 12-month period. In-service training may occur while an aide is furnishing care to a patient.
Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with aide care and policies and procedures

As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.

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