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Home Health Aide (HHA)

Company: LHC Group
Location: Hamburg
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview

Currently Hiring Per Diem Home Health Aides to provide service to patients in the Hamburg Area!

We offer WEEKLY PAY and Flexible Schedules.

"Earn Paid Time Off when you work 32 hours or more in a week yet still receive the flexibility and perks of being part-time."

The PRN Home Health Aide helps patients stay in their homes by monitoring and reporting on a patient's condition, providing support and personal services, and by educating patients and family members. The Full Time Staff Aide must be flexible with regard to patient assignments and available on a full-time basis to accept assignments as patient needs arise.

OMNI Personal Care Services, a part of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Essential Functions

  • Reports observations of the client's condition to the Agency Director or accounts manager. Notifies the Agency Director immediately if any incidents or accidents occur.
  • Utilize the E.V.V. (Electronic Visit Verification) program as applicable.
  • Drives safely, complies with traffic regulations, and wears a seat belt when business travel is required.
  • May provide or assist clients with activities of daily living including: bathing in bed, tub or shower; care of hair including shampoo, combing and brushing; care of teeth and mouth including denture care; nail care, filing only; skin care including pericare and applying lotion; transfer of patient from bed to chair and to wheelchair. Transfer of patients on and off bedpan, commode and toilet. Assist client in preparing for bed. Position patient in bed as directed. Assists with ambulation including with cane, walker and crutches. Personal care dressing of client. Medication reminder.
  • Assists with household tasks directly essential to client's personal care.
  • Accompanies client to medical appointments or shopping and performing other essential errands, if necessary.
  • Measures and records oral, rectal, and auxiliary temperatures, pulse and respiration, and blood pressure when ordered within the training limitations of the aide.
  • Prepares meals as required based upon client's preferred diet. May need to feed client if required.
  • Provides clean and safe environment within the home including safe use of equipment such as side rails, oxygen, wheelchairs, Hoyer lifts, etc.
  • Ensures confidentiality of client records and information.
  • Records and reports activities related to personal care responsibilities, as required.
  • Responds promptly to client requests
  • Documents all client related activities in a timely manner.
  • Participates in performance improvement inservices.
  • Reacts to change productively and performs other job-related tasks and duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

Experience Desired

  • Six months experience in personal care or home community based services preferred.

License Requirements

  • Current driver's license, vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.
  • Current CPR certification required (Kentucky, Tennessee, Wisconsin only)

Skill / Availability Requirements

  • Ability to work on a full-time basis and willingness to work flexible schedules based on patient and agency needs.
  • Ability to function competently and professionally in any home situation regardless of protected status including but not limited to age, race, creed, color, sex, disability, or financial condition of the patient.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good communication, writing, and organizational skills

Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.

Keywords: LHC Group, Reading , Home Health Aide (HHA), Other , Hamburg, Pennsylvania

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