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Home Health Aide (HHA)

Company: Advanced Nursing Concepts (ANC)
Location: Ocala
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Home Health Aide (HHA)

 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

A paraprofessional person who is specifically trained, competent and performs assigned functions of personal care to the patient in their residence under the direction, instruction and supervision of the registered nurse (RN).

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  1. Must meet Medicare Conditions of Participation for Home Health Aide training program and competency.
  2. Have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and elderly.
  3. Ability to carry out directions, read and write.
  4. Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  1. Understands and adheres to established Agency policies and procedures.
  2. Performs personal care and bath as ordered.
  3. Completes appropriate visit records in a timely manner as per Agency policy.
  4. Reports changes in the patient's condition and needs to the RN.
  5. Performs household services essential to health care in the home as assigned.
  6. Ambulates and exercises the patient as assigned.
  7. Performs simple procedures as an extension of the therapy services, e.g., range of motion (ROM) exercises as assigned.
  8. Assists with medications that are ordinarily self-administered as assigned.
  9. Attends inservice and continuing education programs as scheduled and necessary.
  10. Attends patient care conferences as scheduled.

 

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

 

Works indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels to/from patient homes.

 

 

JOB RELATIONSHIPS:

 

  1. Supervised by: Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor/RNs, PTs, 

OTs, SLPs

 

 

RISK EXPOSURE:

 

High risk

 

 

LIFTING REQUIREMENTS:

 

Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary:

  • Ability to participate in physical activity.
  • Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.
  • Heavy lifting.
  • Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.

 

Keywords: Advanced Nursing Concepts (ANC), Ocala , Home Health Aide (HHA), Other , Ocala, Florida

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