Location: Newark, Delaware
Are you a compassionate CNA or HHA who loves the idea of working one on one with your patient in the home health setting? If so, ChristianaCare Home Health might be a good fit for you! ChristianaCare HomeHealth aides serve pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients throughout the state of DE!
The Home Health Assistant (HHA) is a member of the Community Health Service team working under the supervision of a registered nurse and/or therapist responsible for the client. The caregiver provides services to clients as established in the client's Plan of Care. (The Home Health Assistant's/Homemaker's duties may be adjusted at the discretion of the Professional nurse and/or therapist based on an evaluation of the patient's needs.) The HHA reports to the Client Service Supervisor.
Principal duties and responsibilities:
Follows Plan of Care developed by RN/Therapist.
Adheres to infection control policies and HIPPA guidelines.
Follows responsibilities outlined in the Plan of Care such as: personal care, light housekeeping, meal preparation, accompany patient to physician appointments or clinics.
Assists with simple exercise programs, application of prosthesis and braces, ambulation, and transfers as outlined.
Provides stimulation and encouragement towards independence and achieving the goals established by the professional staff and the patient's stated goal.
Other patient care skills as indicated on additional skills checklist.
Education and experience requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of CNA or Home Health Aide training program of 75 hours or greater.
- If there has been a 24 month or greater gap in work as an aide, then there must be proof of a training competency evaluation program or attendance and completion of a renewal course.
Knowledge, skill, and ability requirements:
Ability to work independently in client's home. Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job. Empathetic attitude toward the care of the sick. Ability to communicate effectively; reading, writing, and ability to understand and follow directions
Proof of a valid driver's license and active auto insurance is required. Alternative transportation arrangements may be considered based on operational need.
Diverse home environments with a variety of physical environments and resources.
ChristianaCare HomeHealth offers:
- Competitive pay
- Flexible Schedule
- iPad and documentation system training
- Professional development
- 403(b) plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Paid time off for full time staff