Ensure quality and safe delivery of home health care services.
Participates in development and implementation of client plans of care per home health care agency policy and procedure, as appropriate.
Participates in client case conferences according to home health care agency policy and procedure.
Information regarding client plans of care is submitted to the Home Health Care Registered Nurse in a timely manner.
Client plans of care are discussed with the Home Health Care Registered Nurse on regular basis.
Client clinical records are documented per Home Health Care agency policy and procedure
Client assignments and reports are received from the Home Health Care Registered Nurse.
Observation, reporting, and documentation of a client’s status and the care or service furnished
Reading and recording temperatures, pulse, and respiration, and blood pressures
Basic infection control procedures and instruction on universal precautions
Recognizing emergencies and knowledge of emergency procedures
Appropriate and safe techniques in personal hygiene and grooming
High school graduation required
Home Health Aide certification required as obtained through successful completion of an approved program/ Active CNA certification
One year experience in home health care
one year experience in direct patient care in a home health agency
Ability to perform tasks involving physical activity, which may include heavy lifting and extensive bending and standing.
Attends twelve (12) hours of Aide oriented in services per year