HSCHC Home Health Aide (PRN) - Pipeline

Washington, District of Columbia
Competitive
May 20, 2022
Jun 03, 2022
223973
Permanent
Full Time
Description
 

OB FUNCTIONS

Essential job duties:

  1. Safeguards the rights of the patient and protects all patient information in a confidential manner quickly and politely.
  2. Signs of suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation are recognized and reported to supervisor immediately.
  3. Reports to Supervisor at least at beginning and end of each work day per Agency policy. Established schedule is met.
  4. Ensure to wear the proper personal protective equipment is utilized such as gowns, gloves, eyewear, etc.
  5. Assist with learning experience for new Home Health Aide. Takes responsibility for patient’s welfare while with new Home Health Aide during Home Health Aide orientation.
  6. Equipment is available and kept in good condition and properly stored.
  7. All patient supplies are charged correctly and appropriately. Supplies are accounted for and waste is avoided.
  8. Ensure all work output is thorough, accurate, and meets quality standards.
  9. Meets average productivity standards on a timely basis.
  10. Able to be relied upon to meet work schedules and fulfill responsibilities and commitments.
  11. Awareness of and respect for others is exhibited. Is usually in control of self. Usually gets along well with fellow employees, supervisor and others.
  12. Flexible in thinking and responds to or conforms to changing, new, or unexpected.
  13. Takes responsibility for own clinical practice.
  14. Attends all clinical practice and all team conferences and attendance is documented.
  15. Attends all required in-services and attendance is documented.
  16. Appropriate care is given, documented, and reported to the responsible nursing staff.
  17. Primary nurse is notified promptly of any significant change in patient conditions.
  18. All clinical skills as demonstrated on the Skills Checklist & Demonstration (Attachment A)
  19. As warranted will assist cognitively capable adults by providing  medication reminders
  20. Certified Nursing Assistant will not administer medication to clients.

 

Other job duties:

  1. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 Qualifications 

Required Experience:

Must have one year previous experience or training as a PCA/CNA/GNA/Home Health Aide in health care; enabling them to successfully complete the HSC Home Care Competency Evaluation. Basic computing knowledge and skills preferred. Ability to speak read and write English fluently. Bi-lingual preferred.

 

License/Certifications:

Home Health Aide licensure from the District of Columbia and CPR certification

 

Required Education:

High school graduate or equivalent required. Home Health Aide Certification.