Experienced Home Health Aide- Part-Time - North Chesterfield, Virginia - NurseRecruiter.com

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James River Home Health has a growing patient census and is looking for a motivated Home Health Aide to join our team! We offer competitive pay working with a caring and conscientious group of professional health care providers. This is a part-time position for 15-20 hours each week.We are a locally owned home health agency serving the greater Richmond metro area. Our office is located in the Arboretum office park; the Home Health Aide will be visiting patients in their homes under the supervision of one of our Case Managers in the Richmond metro area and assisting in the office as needed. James River Home Health is a fast growing home health agency with an expanding base of patients. We provide quality care in the home and pride ourselves on being responsive and supportive of our patients and their families. Responsibilities: The Home Health Aide provides personal care and related services in the home, under the supervision of the Case Manager RN and/or the Director of Therapy and provides the following services:Follows the plan of care to provide, safe, competent care to the client.Helps the client to maintain good personal hygiene and assists in maintaining a healthful, safe environment for the patient.Plans and prepares nutritious meals, markets when instructed to do so by the nurse.Assists the client with ambulation as ordered by the physician and approved and supervised by the nurse.Assists the therapy personnel as needed with rehabilitative processes.Encourages the client to become as independent as possible according to the nursing care plan.Attempts to promote client's mental alertness through involvement in activities of interest.Gives simple emotional and psychological support to the client and other members of the household and establishes a relationship with client and family which transmit trust and confidentiality.Reports any change in the client's mental or physical condition or in the home situation to the staff nurse, or to the Attendant supervisor.Performs routine housekeeping tasks as related to a safe and comfortable environment for the client, as instructed by the professional nurse. Documents services and prepares a visit report promptly, incorporating documentation in the clinical record weekly.Confirms on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits so that other necessary visits by staff members can be coordinated.Works with personnel of other community agencies involved in the client's care as directed by the nurse.Attends in-service as required by regulation.Taking and recording vital signs, if specified in the plan of service.QUALIFICATIONSHave at least 75 hours of classroom and supervised practical training with at least 16 hours devoted to supervised practical training and with at least 16 hours of classroom instruction completed. One year of experience as a CNA or Home Health Aide.Must be a licensed driver, at least 18 years old, with an insured automobile in good working order.Must be able to speak, read and write in English and have satisfactorily completed a nursing education program prepaSecure and maintain current CPR certification

Job Requirements

Must have at least one year of home health experience

Location

North Chesterfield, Virginia , 23236

Employment Type

Permanent

Employer

James River Home Health and Hospice

Date Posted

Jun 11th, 2018

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