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Certified Home Health Aide ( CHHA)

Company: Interim HealthCare
Location: Wayne
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Interim HealthCare--- -Wayne NJ -- -is seeking a Full time, Part time and Per-diem-- --- -Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)-- -. -- -We are proud to be able to offer the opportunity that you deserve on a flexible schedule. Interim-- -HealthCare has been around for over 50 years, and our mission is simple, "We Improve People's Lives"-- -. -- -Interim HealthCarer is America's leading provider of home care, hospice and healthcare staffing. We offer one of the most comprehensive selections of career opportunities in the industry ranging from per diem to full-time.If you're looking for a stable career opportunity, look no further. We offer the security of working for an established company. Nationally, Interim HealthCare has been providing great jobs to great people for over 50 years and there are more than 300 offices across the country. That kind of stability combined with our commitment to integrity makes us your perfect career partner.Job Benefits:Create your own schedule of when and where you want to workWeekend, weekday and evening opportunitiesWeekly pay with direct depositMultiple locations based on preference.Competitive hourly and per visit ratesFlexible Assignment to fit your NeedsEmployee Appreciation ProgramContinuing Education-- -Bonus programGeneral Purpose:Are members of the interdisciplinary team who provide hands-on personal care, report changes in the patient's/client's condition, perform simple procedures as an extension of therapy or nursing services, and provide incidental/instrumental activities of daily living as assigned to patients/clients in the home setting as permitted by the policies and procedures of Interim HealthCare and any other federal, state and local law or regulation. -- --- -Essential Functions:Reads and records temperature, pulse, and respirations.Assists, performs and trains patient/client and family in activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, nail and skin care, oral hygiene, toileting and elimination and adequate nutritional intake.Promotes safe environment and maintain unobstructed pathways while providing care.Assists with ambulation, transfers and/or range of motion exercises.-- --- -Assists with incidental/instrumental activities of daily living such as shopping, meal preparation, socialization activities, homemaking and maintaining a clean and safe physical environment.Assists in medication remindingAssists in administering medications ordinarily self-administered.Utilizes infection prevention and control measures such as universal precautions, hand washing, and personal protective equipment.Follows the assignment sheet/service plan performing only tasks that are assigned.-- -Recognizes, reports, and records/documents changes in patient/client condition and safety to supervisor.-- -Document observations, activities and service provided in an accurate, complete and timely manner.Organizes self to carry out visits/shifts and tasks.Completes mandatory Interim HealthCare in-services and provides requested documents to keep employee file current.Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:-- - Evidence of passing a home health aide written knowledge exam.Pass state required criminal and abuse background checks where required.Able to effectively communicate in English with all levels of the workforce, both clinical and non-clinicalAble to effectively communicate, including the ability to read, write, and verbally report clinical information to patients, patient representatives (if any), patient's caregivers and family, and agency staff.Able to perform and prioritize multiple tasks or functions.Able to provide proof of valid driver's license, if applicable.Able to provide proof of valid auto liability insurance if assignment(s) include driving own vehicle to transport patient.Working Conditions & Physical Effort:-- - Able to constantly travel within geographic area serviced by office from assignment to assignment.Meets the applicable health requirements to provide patient care per applicable law or regulation.Work is normally performed in patient's home.Occasional exposure to communicable diseases, bloodborne pathogens and/or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment (e.g. face masks, goggles, latex and or non-latex gloves).Able to constantly stand, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach freely.Able to frequently lift, reposition, and transfer clients/patients.Able to frequently carry bundles such as groceries and laundry up or down stairs and lift with or without assistance.-- --- -Able to constantly grasp with thumb in opposition to fingers of palm (i.e. DME supplies, knobs or objects).Able to read 8 point or larger type.Medium physical activity that may require frequent lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs.

Keywords: Interim HealthCare, Wayne , Certified Home Health Aide ( CHHA), Healthcare , Wayne, New Jersey

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