CHHA - Certified Nurse Aide
Company: Traditions Health
Posted on: January 8, 2021
Traditions Health is seeking experienced, self-driven and highly
motivated individuals to join our team.Job Summary:Primary function
is to provide personal healthcare and related services to the
patient/client in his or her place of residence; to assist in
providing a safe and clean environment, work cooperatively with the
patient/client and family and share observations and problems with
the supervisor. Works under the direction and supervision of a
registered nurse.Job Qualifications:Education: High School Diploma
Preferred.Licensure: CHHA Required in the state of California; must
have a current drivers license.Experience:At least one year
experience preferred as a Home Health Aide or Nursing Assistant in
a hospital, nursinghome or home health agency. Must have
successfully completed a State-established or other training
andcompetency evaluation program that meets State and Federal
requirements, or a competency evaluationprogram that meets State
and Federal requirements, or a State licensure program that meets
State and Federal requirements for aide training and competency
evaluation. An individual is not considered to have completed a
training and competency evaluation program, or a competency
evaluation program if, since the individuals most recent completion
of this program(s), there has been a continuous period of 24
consecutive months during none of which the individual furnished
home health aide services described in 42CFR 409.45 for
compensation.Skills: Must be able to read, write, and verbally
report clinical information to patients, representatives,
andcaregivers, as well as to other Agency staff. Demonstrates
interest in the welfare of the ill and elderly. Proofof current
CPR. Successful completion of the Aide Competency Evaluation Skills
Checklist and written Skills Test.Transportation: Reliable
transportation. Valid and current auto liability
insurance.Environmental and Working Conditions:Works in
patients/clients homes in various conditions, possible exposure to
blood, body fluids, and infectious diseases; Ability to work a
flexible schedule; Ability to travel locally; some exposure to
unpleasant weather.Physical and Mental Effort:Prolonged standing
and walking required. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and move
patients/clients. Requires working under some stressful conditions
to meet deadlines, to identify patient/client needs, to make quick
decisions and meet patient/client and family psychosocial needs.
Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. Ability to use
durable medical equipment in the home.Essential Functions:
- Provides direct patient/client care under the direction of the
RN and according to the Aide Plan of Care.
- Provides necessary skills to assist patients/clients with safe
transfers and ambulation per Agency policy.
- Appropriately reports changes and documents pertinent
information and care rendered to patients/clients to ensure
continuity of care.
- Practices accepted infection control principles. Provides a
clean, safe, and comfortable environment.
- Promotes positive, supportive, respectful communication to
patients/clients, their families, and other employees.
- Provides an environment which promotes respect for
patients/clients and their privacy and property.
- Provides skills necessary to assist patients/clients with
proper nutrition and adequate fluid intake.
- Contributes to the management and efficient operation of the
Agency and demonstrates effective time management skills.
- Provides skills necessary to perform treatments and procedures
according to Agency policy.
- Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency by
attending 12 hours of in-services per year.
- Promotes the Agency philosophy and administrative policies to
ensure quality of care.Benefits:*Benefit eligibility is dependent
on employment status*
- Competitive Pay
- Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical Insurance
- Dental and Vision
- Company Sponsored Life Insurance
- Short and Long-term Disability Insurance
- 401K Matching
- Continuing Education OpportunitiesTraditions Health is an Equal
Opportunity Employer.About Us:Traditions Health is a rapidly
growing, innovative provider in home health care and hospice. It is
our mission to promote health and independence in the patients we
serve, to attract and retain exceptional healthcare professionals
and to conduct our business with compassion and integrity. We
believe that our core values of Integrity, Compassion, Patient
Satisfaction, Team Attitude, Compliance, Professionalism, and
Commitment are the foundation of our success.
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