Home Health Aide - CHHA -CNA

Employer
Aveanna Healthcare
Location
Palmdale California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 21, 2021
Closes
Jan 27, 2021
Ref
8357_94854
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time

  Aveanna Healthcare, the largest pediatric home health care company in the U.S., is hiring compassionate Certified Home Heaalth Aide's to provide  care to patients in the home setting.  We are the hearts of 30,000 caregivers and trusted by over 33,000 families. 

Position Overview
The Credentialed Home Health Aide is responsible for providing personal care, household assistance and assistance with daily living activities that always improve quality of life by allowing our patients to remain in their home while adhering to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries.

Credentials Required:

  • Valid CHHA in California
  • Valid CNA in California

Essential Job Functions
• Provide services that are ordered by the physician in the plan of care within the scope of practice per state law
• Perform, assist, evaluate and document medical care, such as:
o Basic first aid
o Read and record vital (temperature, pulse, respiration)
o Range of motion exercises
o Ambulation, transfer and positioning with wheelchairs and other non-life support medical equipment and devices
o Prepare meals according to dietary and nutritional needs
o Care for patient’s special conditions and needs within scope of authorized tasks
• Help patient maintain good personal hygiene, such as:
o Assistance with bathing, toileting, grooming, shaving, skin and nail care, oral hygiene, dressing and eating
• Assist with household management, such as:
o Home safety and sanitation
o Infection control
o General light housekeeping, laundry, and shopping specific to patient
• Thorough completion and coordination of all required documentation, such as:
o Maintaining and completing the necessary patient/family and Company documentation records upon conclusion of each visit
o Observe and report significant changes in patient’s condition to the (RN) Nursing Supervisor

Requirements:

  • High school graduate or GED
  • Valid CHHA -California
  • Valid CNA - California

Other Skills:

• Attention to detail
• Time Management
• Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution
• Good organization and communication skills

• Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
• Must be able to travel
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds
• Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting
• Must be able to sit and climb stairs
• Must have visual and hearing acuity
• Must have strong sense of smell and touch
• Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance
• Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transport

Environment
• Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions
• Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases

Other Duties

• Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Aveanna provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aveanna complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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